EXPERIENCE: Four years of journeyman level experience as a journeyman electrician or refrigeration and air conditioning mechanic with two additional years of experience, as a foreman/supervisor/team leader is required.
Full journeyman-level knowledge of skills, materials, job-site safety practices in Plumbing, Air Conditioning, Heating Electrical and Mechanical/Welding. Full knowledge of preventive and regular maintenance of residential equipment and systems. Knowledge of local/international/EPA safety regulations and industry best practices.
Must have a solid technical understanding of major building mechanical systems and equipment
Must have full knowledge on: Methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in construction, maintenance, and repair work of the trade; Codes, rules, regulations, safety orders and safety practices;
Must understand and use the Embassy methods in requisitioning, receiving, checking, storing, and issuing materials and supplies;
General Computer literacy is required
- Education Requirements:
EDUCATION: Completion of high school and completion of vocational training or apprenticeship recognized as producing skilled journeyman electrician or refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics, or equivalent experience is required.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Must have valid, current driver's license for the class of vehicle(s) assigned or authorized to drive. Must have had driver's license for a minimum of five years.
Must have skills in supervisory functions such as interpersonal communication, team leading; oral and written communication; computer literacy. Ability to maintain simple records. Ability to formulate work order plans; set priorities; be able to identify and use properly all tools of the trades and operate a full range of shop and maintenance equipment. Skill in the use of test instruments and equipment. The incumbent must be able to read and interpret building and system drawings, schematic diagrams and technical manuals pertaining to facility maintenance and construction. Must have the ability to train team members in safe use of tools and equipment; ability to track use of materials and prepare material requisitions. Must maintain a valid local driver’s license. Incumbent must be able to respond within one hour to after-hour emergency service calls when designated to be on "stand-by duty". Establish and meet schedules and time lines. May be required to lift up to 75 lbs. Must verbally report all job related accidents to the Facilities Supervisor or Manager immediately after an occurrence.
The incumbent must be able to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with others and take leadership role in coordinating with other supervisor, shops, trades and supervisors.
LANGUAGE: Level III English (good working knowledge) and level IV Romanian (fluent), required.
This will be tested.
All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications and complete a mandatory probationary period for LE Staff.
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.