Generator Mechanic – FP-9/FSN-6
Vacancy Announcement : No. 2016-24
Opening Date : October 21, 2016
Closing Date : November 04, 2016 at 12:00
Work Hours : Full-time ; 40 hours/week
Employed as a Maintenance Mechanic to carry out skilled maintenance and repair work to the facilities electrical power and generator systems throughout the New Embassy Compound (NEC) buildings, grounds and residential owned/leased properties. Incumbent receives written or verbal request for maintenance services and ascertains all of the necessary information to determine whether the work is of a routine or emergency nature. Familiarization of general mechanical and electrical systems is required
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS :
Education : The position requires successful completion of secondary school and two (2) years of journey-level experience in the repair and maintenance of standby generator and/or uninterrupted power supply systems. Education or technical training in a field related to power generating plants or related electrical equipment through a recognized trade union, technical school or equivalent ; accredited trade school, college or university may substitute for one (1) year of the required experience. One year of work experience is equivalent to thirty (30) semester hours of coursework from an accredited trade school, college or university.Work Experience : Minimum of three to five (3-5) years experience as a repair mechanic or maintenance technician working with power generators is required. Language Proficiency : Level II or higher in English, host country or Swahili written and spoken proficiency is strongly required.
TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION
The application form is available at http://burundi.usembassy.gov/employment-opportunities.html. Interested applicants for this position must submit the DS-174 application form and a current résumé or a curriculum vitae that provides additional information.