USA Embassy Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya - Generator Technician Vacancies

USA Embassy Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya - Generator Technician Vacancies

  • Serves as a Electrical (Gen) Technician, and provides the preventive and emergency electrical service for over 90 Government owned (GO) and 170 plus short term leased properties and a 16 acre Embassy compound with 10 buildings totaling 129,382,000 Sq feet of floor space supporting USAID /STATE tenants totaling over 1200 personnel and over 300 US Embassy families.
  • The generators serviced range from 16KVA to 1000KVA with diesel engines and automatic switch gear and power distribution systems.
  • Duties include installation and recording power consumption measurements and ensuring associated systems components and hardware are electrically and mechanically compatible with systems at installation location.
  • Conducts preventive maintenance requirements in accordance to established maintenance procedures and recommendations.
  • Provides troubleshooting and diagnostic service using relevant electrical tools and testers. Generate inspection reports reflecting condition of appliances.

  • Minimum of at least three (3) years working experience in a wide range of power plants, including trouble shooting , repairing and installation of diesel and petrol generators and distribution systems.
  • Working experience in electrical equipment, maintenance and repairs of pumps, motors, electrical panels & circuits, office and residential wiring.
  • Knowledge of the fundamentals of electrical theory relating to the installation and testing of electrical systems.
  • Considerable knowledge of and ability to comprehend and apply relevant electrical and safety codes.
  • Have working experience in general welding (ARC and GAS), knowledge of fire fighting and prevention, knowledge of first aid and broad experience in safety procedures.
  • Completion of secondary school is required
  • Government Trade test Grade 1 certificate is also required.
  • Level III (Good) Speaking/Reading/Writing English and Kiswahili language skills are required. (This may be tested).

    Skills and Abilities:
  • Must have the ability to read and interpret electrical drawing and schematics.
  • Must be able to disassemble and reassemble equipment and associated components.
  • Must have ability to comprehend relevant safety requirement in the application of chemicals and
    the disposals procedures in accordance to international safety standards.
  • Must have a valid driving license and at least 3 years experience
  • Have basic knowledge and skills in other building trades such as plumbing, masonry, carpentry, and painting.

    How to Apply
  • All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a local security clearance.
  • To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.
  • For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.

    Required Documents:

  • Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:
  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent) ( If applicable)
  • DD-214 - Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (if applicable)
  • Letter(s) of recommendation
  • List of references
  • Medical qualification (United States MD or local equivalent)
  • A Master’s degree in Public Health, or equivalent qualification relevant to health and HIV/AIDS care, treatment and prevention.

    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.
  • 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.
  • Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 25th October 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; USA Embassy Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya - Generator Technician Vacancies

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