USA Embassy Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya - Generator Technician Vacancies
USA Embassy Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya - Generator Technician Vacancies DutiesServes 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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