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Embassy of United States of America

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Position: Maintenance Mechanic Generator (Residential)
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Permanent
Place of Work: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Salary: USD $9,253
Posted date: 11 months ago
Application Deadline: Submition date is over

Overview

Hiring Path: Open to the public

Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:

  • For USEFM - FP is 08. Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
  • All Interested Applicants/All Sources

Security Clearance Required: Public Trust - Background Investigation

Appointment Type: Permanent

Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of the probationary period

Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.

Summary:

The U.S. Mission in Addis Ababa/Ethiopia is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Maintenance Mechanic-Generator (Residential).

The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (44 hours per week)

Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (4 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position: No

Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No

Travel Required: Not Required

Duties

The incumbent reports to the Supervisory Building Engineer. The incumbent is employed as the Maintenance Mechanic - Generator to carry out skilled maintenance and repair work on prime and stand-by emergency generators for the residential owned/leased properties. Responds to scheduled, unscheduled, and preventive maintenance work orders generated by the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE: A minimum of three (3) years experience in the operation, maintenance, and repair of prime or standby power generators for large commercial properties such as high-rise office buildings, a hospital or college campus, or for the local utility company is required. One year of which should be in the operations, maintenance, and repair of 1000 KVA or larger generators.

Education Requirements:

EDUCATION: Completion of secondary school is required. Completion of the training program from an accredited institution recognized as producing power generation diesel engine mechanics is required.

Note: Please upload all copies of your Education under "High School Diploma or equivalent"

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE: Level 3 (Good working knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing Amharic is required.

                    Level 2 (Limited knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing English is required (These may be tested).

Skills and Abilities:- Must have the skills and abilities in the following areas: diagnosing and repairing diesel engines, large packaged generator and alternator units; testing electrical components and taking equipment readings with various meters, hand, power, and specialty tools to determine appropriate repairs, lifting and carrying tools, equipment, or parts, maximum weight 25 kilos. Additional skills include installation of emergency standby generator systems; installation of plumbing lines required for the transmission and distribution of diesel fuel; distinguishing frequencies and sounds, color codes and odors in the operation of equipment in order to troubleshoot for repairs. Additional abilities include responding to emergency situations in an efficient and timely manner to effect immediate repairs; working in various adverse conditions such as tight or enclosed spaces, on ladders at various heights, and in temperature extremes, indoors or outdoors to complete work assignments; communicating orally and in writing with co-workers, contractors and vendors to obtain and provide pertinent information. Must have good computer skills, and able to write e-mails and research information on the Internet. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to handle a large workload and multiple tasks. Must be organized, with a keen aptitude to work independently, impeccable integrity, strong initiative, good judgment, and the ability to maintain confidentiality. A 2nd-grade valid driver’s license is required (This may be tested)

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.

Qualifications:

All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

Benefits:

Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Addis Ababa/Ethiopia may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.

For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.

The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.

Other Information:

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference. of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.

For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link: https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/definitions-for-va

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:

(1) AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*

(2) AEFM / USEFM

(3) FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification. A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust clearance.

To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site. https://et.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/

Required Documents:

In order to qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested completion of a High/Secondary school diploma is required. as verification of educational requirements by the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to provide the requested information, or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you will not be considered for this position.

  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent) (if applicable)
  • Residency and/or Work Permit (if applicable)
  • Passport copy (if applicable)
  • High/Secondary school diploma (required)
  • Work experience (required)
  • Driving License (required)
  • Certificate or License (if applicable)
  • DD-214 - Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (if applicable)

Next Steps:

Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email or phone.

For further information - the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.