U.S. Embassy in Ghana Lead Maintenance Technician Jobs

U.S. Embassy in Ghana Lead Maintenance Technician Jobs


  • The Electrical/Mechanical Team lead is in charge of critical and complex systems and projects, requiring the distribution of labor for an electrical team and managing scopes of the work that ranges from the large-scale down to the details.

  • The incumbent is responsible for providing on-site direction and leadership for workers in order to complete jobs within specific guidelines that include quality standards, time requirements, and budget considerations.

  • The Team Lead is responsible for many different aspects of the job, including planning, customer relations, material management, and quality control. Supervised by Maintenance.

  • There are 2 incumbents in this position. Each oversees 6 Preventive maintenance team and Electricians respectively.

    Qualifications and Evaluations


  • Minimum of 5 years journey-level experience in the repair and maintenance of electrical equipment and systems, power generation and electrical distribution systems, grounding, and control circuitry is required.

    Job Knowledge:

  • Knowledge in any other trade associated with the building trade is required. Good knowledge of US building, electrical, mechanical, fire and life safety codes; building and trade standards is required.

  • Must have an understanding of how the local electrical company operates and contact personnel within the company. Must know the capabilities of the systems/electrical grids serving our properties.

    Education Requirements:

  • Mandatory: Completion of secondary school education is required. Plus 2 years technical or vocational training in the electrical field from a recognized institution is required.


  • Language: Mandatory: Good working knowledge ( Level III)speaking/reading/writing is required. Job holder will be able to read and understand, for example, regulations, instructions and related
    material concerning the field of work, and to prepare correspondence and standardized reports.

  • Job holder will be able to communicate effectively with staff and members of the public in the language. (Language proficiency may be tested).

    Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers Basic typing skills is required. Ability to use state department software like ILMS is required.

  • Must posses valid driver's license.

  • Ability to lift material, rated at 70 lbs and equipment for the job. Basic Supervisory skills is required. Must have basic numerical skill.

    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.


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

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; U.S. Embassy in Ghana Lead Maintenance Technician Jobs

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