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Fields of Education: Completion of vocational training from an accredited institute recognized as producing journeyman electrician is require

 

Organization: U.S. Embassy

 

Salary : Starting Salary – 10,624USD per year

 

Posted:2016-10-07

 

Application Dead line:2016-10-21

 





Electrical Foreman (NEC), FSN-07; FP-0

RE-ADVERTISED VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER:  53A-2016

(Applicants who have already applied for Vac. No 53-2016 must re-apply to be considered for this Position)

OPEN TO:-All interested candidates

POSITION:-Electrical Foreman (NEC), FSN-07; FP-07                                  

OPENING DATE:-October 7, 2016

CLOSING DATE:-October 21, 2016

WORK HOURS:- Full-time (44 hours/week)

SALARY: -*Not Ordinarily Resident: FP-07 (Starting salary to be determined by Washington)

Ordinarily Resident (OR): Starting Salary – 10,624USD per year (Position Grade:  FSN-07)

NOTE:   For ordinarily resident employees, salary will be paid in local currency using the established exchange rate.

ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS (See Appendix A for definition) MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

The U.S. Mission Addis Ababa is seeking an individual for employment in country for the position of Electrical Foreman (NEC) in the Facility Section of the Embassy.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION

The Electrical Controls Technician manages maintenance and repair electricians and performs maintenance and repair work on all electrical building controls under general supervision of the Maintenance Engineers. Electrical Controls Technician also performs preventive maintenance and repair tasks on all equipment associated with building services. The Electrical Controls Technician provides coverage for emergency service on electrical systems as required for 24 hours per day, seven days per week (24/7) operation.        

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

Applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

  1. Required Education: Completion of vocational training from an accredited institute recognized as producing journeyman electrician is required.
  2. Required Experience: Five years’ experience working with building, trade, construction, fire and safety codes and standards are required. Out of the five years’ work experience, two years’ work experience must be in the supervisory capacity.
  3. Language Requirement: Level 2 (Limited Knowledge) Speaking/Reading English is required. (Language proficiency will be tested)
  4. Skills and Abilities: Ability to use a variety of powered and non-powered hand tools of the electrical and mechanical trades. Must be able to use voltage and current measuring tools and data collections devices.  Ability to read and understand electrical layout drawings, ladder logic and electrical schematic diagrams is required. Grade II driving license is also required.
  5. Knowledge: Must have an excellent technical understanding of control systems, and a good knowledge of refrigeration and air conditioning systems. Computer literacy is required. Knowledge of US building, trade, construction, fire and safety codes and standards is required. (written and skill test will be tested)

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: The complete position description listing all of the duties and responsibilities may be obtained by E-Mail:HROaddisababa@state.gov or by Phone: 251-11-130-60-00 Ext: 6383.

SELECTION PROCESS

When qualified, applicants who are U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and/or preference-eligible U.S. Veterans are given a preference in hiring.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants make themselves known as having a hiring preference and specifically address the required qualifications above in their application.

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:

(1)   USEFM who is ALSO a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran

(2)   USEFM OR a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran

(3)   FS on LWOP

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

1. Management may consider the following when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.

2. Current OR employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. Current OR employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report (EPR) are not eligible to apply.

3. Current NOR employees hired on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

4. The candidate must be able to obtain and hold a security clearance.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered:  

1. Universal Application for Employment (UAE) (Form DS-174), which is available on our website or by contacting Human Resources. (See “For Further Information” above); and

2. Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. transcripts, degrees, etc.)

 

IMPORTANT: Applicants claiming a U.S. Veterans preference must submit written documentation confirming eligibility (e.g. Member Copy 4 of Form DD-214, letter from the Veteran’s Administration, or certification documenting eligibility under VOW Act with an expected discharge no later than 120 days after the certification is submitted) by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veteran’s preference will not be considered in the application process. Specific criteria for receiving a U.S. Veteran’s preference may be found in HR/OE’s Family Member Employment Policy (FMEP)

 

WHERE TO APPLY:
U.S. Embassy
Human Resources Office
P.O. Box: 1014
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Preferred method of sending applications is by email.

E-Mail:HROaddisababa@state.gov

 
POINT OF CONTACT
Human Resources Office
Telephone: 251-11-130-60-00, Ext. 6383

E-Mail: HROaddisababa@state.gov

FAX: 251-11-124-24-03


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:
 
 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.  The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.  The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation.  Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief. 

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