Company Overview

For 30 years, clients in the private and public sectors have relied upon SOS International LLC (SOSi) for critical operations in the world’s most challenging environments. SOSi is privately held, was founded by its current ownership in 1989, maintains corporate headquarters in Reston, VA, and specializes in providing logistics, construction, training, intelligence, and information technology solutions to the defense, diplomatic, intelligence and law enforcement communities.

All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

4-190813-9458: Power Plant Manager
LocationOverseas - Iraq
Open Date8/13/2019

** This position is contingent upon a contract award**

SOS International LLC (SOSi) is seeking a Power Plant Manager to support a large Base Operations Support (BOS) program providing operations & maintenance (O&M) support services to our U.S. government customer in Iraq. The program shall support O&M, full supply chain fuel services, renovation and construction projects, and other limited logistics support. The ideal candidate will have experience working on other large O&M programs in contingency environments.


  • Manages daily operations of Power Plant and power generation personnel
  • Oversees the installation, maintenance and repair of all control panels, electrical, generator, power grids, substation, switch gear and transformers
  • Develops plans, prepares and executes scheduling for preventive, predicted and corrective maintenance are completed
  • Prepares estimates for various projects with material, labor and time requirements
  • Ensure all staff to include subcontractor's conducts work place safety practices in accordance with OSHA, NFPA, local codes, PWS and contract requirements.
  • Provides technical advice and oversight
  • Responsible to ensure work is accomplished in accordance with all applicable, maintenance manuals, codes and contract's Performance Work Statement (PWS)
  • Develop and enforce standard operating procedures (SOPs) and performance metrics for all Power Plant activities
  • Ensure completion of all inspections and testing are conducted with no degradation of services or outages
  • Conducts acceptance inspections on newly assigned power generation equipment.
  • Ensures Power Plant and power generation remain certified and licensed to conduct their assigned tasks
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited U.S. college or university; experience may be substituted in lieu of education.
  • 7 years of relevant experience
  • DoS or DoD Top Secret clearance
  • Advanced demonstrated Microsoft Office skills, to include: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Outlook.
  • Excellent demonstrated writing and speaking skills.
  • Excellent demonstrated organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent demonstrated interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent demonstrated critical thinking skills.


  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the U.S. Government Contracting industry.
  • Demonstrated experience with running large O&M programs in a contingency environment
  • Fluency in a foreign language is desired, but not required.

Work Environment

  • The environment is very arid, dusty and dry. Deployed personnel will be exposed to extreme heat over long periods. Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions.
  • Personnel may be exposed to hazardous conditions.