EXPERIENCE: Prior work experience of professional electrical services required. Prior experience in electrical services in commercial or industrial installations is required.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: The incumbent must know how to install circuits and electrical apparatuses, diagnose electrical problem 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, manufactures 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, panelboards, lighting and power outlets, equipment, and control wiring. Knowledge of reading technical documents, interpreting maintenance plans and technical literature is required and highly emphasized.
LANGUAGE: (This may be tested) Good working knowledge in Portuguese is required (reading/writing/speaking). Basic knowledge in English is required (reading/writing/speaking).
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: (This may be tested) Must be skilled in diagnosing and repairing electrical power generating and distribution systems, lighting and power branch circuit systems and components, and taking equipment readings with various meters. Must be skilled and comfortable using hand tools, power tools, and specialty tools to determine appropriate repairs. Must be able to use tools of the trade in order to install, troubleshoot and repair building electrical systems, and work with the mechanical technicians when repairs or replacement of control circuits, wiring, and associated devices needs to be performed. Must have substantial skill in comprehending engineering reports, specifications, and related materials. Must have an analytical mind to take cause and affect problems and diagnose the root cause creating the deficiency in the operating system or equipment. Additional abilities include responding to emergency situations in an efficient and timely manner to effect immediate repairs; work in various adverse conditions such as tight or enclosed spaces, heights, and temperature extremes, indoors or outdoors to complete work assignments; communicate orally and in writing with co-workers, contractors and vendors, as well as FAC Management providing pertinent and technical information in laymen terminology. A valid class B driver's license is required. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to handle a large workload and multiple tasks. Must be organized.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): 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.