Dec 02, 2017
British Government View Vacancy - Electricians X 2 (27/17 ADD) The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow. Job Category Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Operations and Corporate Services) Job Subcategory RCSH (Regional Corporate Service Hubs) Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities) Main purpose of job: To carry out electrical installation, inspect, isolate, troubleshoot and repair electrical malfunctions using various test instruments; maintain and repair fire, alarm, test electrical equipment for safety and efficiency to BS7671:2008 Roles and responsibilities / what will the jobholder be expected to achieve: Inspect, maintain repair and overhaul electromechanical and solid state electrical equipment, using a variety of electrical test equipment, meters, powered and non-powered tools and equipment. Carry out electrical work in residential, office and workshop buildings, including consumer unit changes, electrical rewires, wiring upgrades, minor works repairs and fault finding, Install new electrical and electronic equipment and electrical wiring according to BS 7671:2008 IET Wiring Regulations and FCO electrical standards. Carry out periodic inspection and testing and completing of the necessary test certification in accordance with BS 7671:2008 and FCO Regulations. Also to complete other electrical certification where required. To undertake testing of all portable and fixed electrical equipment (PAT Testing). Carry out and complete all works to high quality and in a competent manner and with the property being left in a clean and tidy condition. Maintain and repair electrical and electronic systems for Project facilities and equipment. Troubleshoots repairs and maintains electrical distribution systems including electric motors, electric. Ensures campus fire alarms and emergency electrical systems are operational; performs certification testing on alarm system. Comply with and practice proper equipment clearance procedures. Perform all work in compliance with applicable codes, standards, safety and environment regulations. Carry out maintenance of stand by generators keep records on log books. Maintains appropriate service and on call 24/7 as required. Assist store manager to Prepare orders of supplies electrical materials. Liaise with Eth. Electric Power Company as required. To carry out any other tasks or instructions given by the line manager. Resources managed (staff and expenditure) : Monitors work done by outside contractors for adherence to FCO Requirements and reports back to line manager/ TWS. Work safely and cooperatively with co-workers and the public. Lead a work party in performing maintenance or repair work. To liaise with other staff and contractors as necessary to ensure the timely completion of works within agreed contract. Essential qualifications and experience Electrical Craft Certificate At least 5 years previous installation/maintenance experience to BS7671:2008 Fluent in English and Arhamic Desirable qualifications and experience Experience in Multi-trade organisation Current full driving licence. Required competencies Changing and Improving, Making Effective Decisions, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace Application deadline 13 December 2017 Grade A1 (L) Type of Position Permanent Region Africa Country/Territory Ethiopia Location (City) Addis Ababa Type of Post British Embassy Number of vacancies 2 Starting monthly salary () ETB 13 226 gross Start Date 1 February 2018 Other benefits and conditions of employment Learning and development opportunities : Generator course on Analogue Control Systems BS 7671 Test and Inspection. Additional information Please complete the application form in full as the information provided is used during screening. Please check your application carefully before you submit, as no changes can be made once submitted. The British Embassy will never request any payment or fees to apply for a position. Employees recruited locally by the British Embassy in Addis are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Ethiopia. All candidates must be legally able to work and reside in Ethiopia with the correct visa/work permit status. Employees who are not eligible to pay local income tax: e.g. certain third-country nationals and spouses/partners of UK diplomats will have their salaries abated by an equivalent amount. Information about the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Competency Framework can be found on this link: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/civil-service-competency-framework Please note: Job grade AA=A1, AO=A2, EO=B3, HEO=C4, SEO=C5 Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted on successful candidates.
British Embassy in Ethiopia Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full time