World Food Programme Electrician Jobs in Ethiopia

World Food Programme Electrician Jobs in Ethiopia

About WFP

The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.

Background & Purpose of the Assignment

This job is found in the WFP Ethiopia Country office based in Bahir Dar. The incumbents under the direct supervision of the Head of Unit, the Senior Electrician or the designate will be responsible for the accountabilities identified hereunder.

The incumbent is expected to provide a full range of skillful electrical services including installation, maintenance and repair of electrical equipment/appliances to support safety, comfortable and reliable working environment.

Key Accountabilities

Under the direct supervision of the Head of Unit, the Senior Electrician or the designate, the incumbents will be responsible for the following duties in all WFP offices in ETHIOPIA:

  • Provide, installation and maintenance of electrical services operations, be it installation or supervision of installation;

  • Carry out works to WFP and IEC standards for all electricity services, including wiring and sizing standards and maintenance services;

  • Carry out the installation and maintenance of the electricity wiring and distribution systems for all WFP offices and warehouses in any WFP operation as required, ensuring a safe and reliable working environment according to the WFP and IEC electrical standards;

  • Troubleshoot and resolve
    electrical outages.

  • Provide written requests for materials and keep detailed reports on storage and usage of these materials.

  • UPS, voltage stabilizer, automatic transfer switch and Air-condition (AC) installation and maintenance

  • Perform other related duties as required

    Qualifications & Experience Required

  • Education :**Completion of secondary school education, plus demonstrated qualification in electricity. Completion of technical/vocational school or electrical certification is desirable.

  • Experience: At least four or more years of progressively responsible and proven effective, hands-on electrical experience in single and three-phase industrial and commercial electrical installations up to 1000V. Strong experience with International Electrical rule and regulation.

    Knowledge & Skills:

  • Experience working in an international organization or multicultural environment. Preferably hands-on experience in deploying, troubleshooting and maintaining single and three-phase generators, diesel or petrol-fueled, in the range from 2 KVA to 250 KVA;

  • Knowledge and experience in maintaining and troubleshooting the Air-conditioners is a plus.

  • Hands-on experience in deploying, troubleshooting and maintaining UPS and voltage regulator systems ranging from 0.5 to 160 KVA.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; World Food Programme Electrician Jobs in Ethiopia

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