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Assistant O&M Manager

Government and Military

Dental Assistant


Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq

The Assistant O&M Manager will be based one of three Amentum sites in Iraq and serve the Operations and Maintenance Support Services (OMSS) contract in support of the U.S. Department of State. This position will be responsible for supporting Operations Manager in directing the daily performance of the organization, planning, scheduling and training processes to meet the requirements of this contract and will report to the O&M Manager. The additional duties and responsibilities listed below are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.


  • Responsible for maintaining a safe workplace and ensuring that safety is the highest priority in the workplace.
  • Comply with all Environmental Health & Safety and Quality Assurance requirements and goals. Provide information and materials to these divisions as necessary to ensure adequate and legal documentation.
  • Supports the Operations Manager in the management of all O&M functions, including ensuring that there are qualified personnel to meet staffing requirements, and the central planning, coordination, control, and actual performance of these functions.
  • Assists in managing the O&M functions and other assigned functions on the NEC to ensure overall contract performance, which requires getting information to and from critical operating and supporting elements and directing and coordinating actions to ensure that the resources are at the right place at the right time to properly perform he mission.
  • Monitors system readiness, identifies problem areas, and responds to mission requirements to perform contract requirements.
  • Directs and monitors the preventive maintenance program.
  • Accepts, processes, coordinates, and assign work orders, projects and large task assignments.
  • Controls resources; monitors staff proficiency and qualifications.
  • Monitors staff endurance; Monitors the locations and activities of assets; and coordinates the flow of information to and from the operations staff.
  • Assumes full duties as the Operations Manager in the absence of the Operations Manager.
  • Performs any other duties assigned.


  • Minimum Acceptable Experience Level: Must have a minimum of 7 years operations and maintenance experience compatible with program requirements.
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Solid knowledge of all trade’s skills.
  • Education:
    • A high school diploma or GED.
    • A bachelor’s degree is preferred.
    • Should have a trade certification (HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, Construction, etc.) and experience at a Journeyman level.
    • Must have a demonstrated working knowledge Operations and Maintenance activities in at least one area.
  • Passport, Licenses and Certifications: As part of pre-contingency requirements, by the time the visa process starts, candidates must possess a valid passport with a minimum of 18 months remaining to expiration date with 8 blank pages.
    • Valid drivers’ license.
  • Security Vetting: Already possess an active DoD or DoS Secret clearance or be able to obtain a favorable Secret clearance prior to being hired. Must maintain eligibility for the duration of the contract.
  • Language Skills: Satisfactory English proficiency to meet job requirements and to adhere and comply with safety, health, and security measures.
  • Medical: Successfully complete and pass the medical and dental examinations as required by Amentum and our customer for deployment to Iraq. Must maintain physical and dental requirements for duration of deployment.


  • Relevant overseas experience, preferably in the Middle East.
  • Experience working with Amentum and Department of State programs.


  • Knowledge of principles and processes involved in supporting O&M contract responsibilities at an overseas facility.
  • Six Sigma.
  • Experience providing excellent customer services.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment that requires handling multiple tasks at a given time and rapidly adapting to changing priorities and schedules.
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity with an international perspective.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Expert computer skills, specifically in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Ability to become an active and functioning member of a team.
  • Must have the ability to be innovative and be an agent for change.
  • Expert communication skills to facilitate and disseminate information.

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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