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Job Title: 3 Electricians – US Embassy Uganda Jobs 2021
Organization: US Embassy Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala
Announcement Number: Kampala 2021-008
Series/Grade: 1210 / FSN-06/FP-08
US Embassy Uganda Profile:
The mission of the United States Embassy is to advance the interests of the United States, and to serve and protect U.S. citizens in Uganda.
The incumbent reports directly to the Building Engineer Supervisor in the Facility Management office.
Roles and responsibilities:
The position holder is employed as an Electrical Technician to accomplish skilled maintenance and repair work at the journeyman electrician level, to International Building Code standards, throughout all facilities on the Chancery or GSO Ware house (to include office buildings, grounds, out buildings, ancillary structures, and residential owned/leased properties)
EDUCATION: Completion of secondary school is required. Completion of vocational training program from an accredited institute recognized as producing journeyman level technicians with specialization in the Electrical field is required. The Incumbent will have completed courses of study covering the principles of AC and DC circuitry, power distribution, control wiring, circuit ampacity and safe wiring practices for office and residential buildings, use of diagnostic equipment and electrical meters, and commercial wiring standards including power generation and distribution.
EXPERIENCE: A minimum of three (3) years’ experience journey-level experience in the repair and maintenance of electrical equipment and systems, power generation and electrical distribution systems, grounding, and control circuitry. This should include a minimum of two (2) years’ work experience on similar sized equipment configurations and systems with an increased level of complex work requirements.
Use and implementation of International Building Code (IBC) standards, building, electrical, mechanical, and fire and life safety codes in the execution of projects.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: The incumbent must know how to install circuits and electrical apparatuses, diagnose electrical problems in circuitry, make repairs that meet or exceed the standards of the IBC, and what constitutes proper preventive maintenance. Must know how to use diagnostic equipment and be able to analyze readings to determine what and where the electrical problem is located. Must know how to use safety equipment when working near energized equipment and parts. Must know how to read and interpret construction and as-built drawings, schematics, manufacturers shop drawings, and performance curve charts and graphs. Must have a thorough knowledge of ohms law and how to apply its formulas to circuit analysis.
Must have a very good technical understanding of major building electrical systems, switchgear, panel boards, lighting and power outlets, equipment, and control wiring. Knowledge of reading technical documents, interpreting maintenance plans and technical literature is required and highly emphasized. General computer literacy is required in multiple applications (MS Office).
How To Apply for US Embassy Uganda Jobs 2021
1. All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Local Security Certification or Public Trust clearance.
All applications must be submitted online. Applicants shall be required to register under the careers page for U.S. Embassy Kampala following instructions on the link below:
2. For further assistance call 0414-306001
3. You will receive confirmation of registration and proceed to apply.
4. On completion of this process, you will receive an auto response via your email.
What to Expect Next: Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.
Closing Date: 23rd March 2021
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