Saudi Arabia

Vacancy Details

About

Announcement Number:
RIYADH-2020-045
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Riyadh
Position Title:
ELECTRICIAN
Open Period:
11/18/2020 - 12/02/2020 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
GMT+3
Series/Grade:
LE - 1210 6
Salary:
SAR ﷼127,499
Work Schedule:
Full-time - 40
Promotion Potential:
LE-6
Duty Location(s):
1210 Vacancy in

Riyadh, SA
Telework Eligible:
No
For More Info:
HR Section
000-000-0000
HRORiyadh@state.gov

Overview

Hiring Path:
• Competitive service
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
For USEFM - Foreign services, FP- 08* USD$ 38,468.  Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.
•    All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Appointment Type
Permanent
Appointment Type Details:
•    Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
Marketing Statement:

We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.

Summary:

The U.S. Mission in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Electrician for the Facility Management Office.  This position is open for nationals and residents of Saudi Arabia only. The applicant should hold a valid national ID or Iqama.


Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (4 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position:
No
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
No
Travel Required:
Not Required

Duties

The incumbent reports directly to the Electrical Supervisor in the Facility Management Office. The position holder is employed as an Electrician to accomplish skilled maintenance and repair work at the journeyman electrician level, to International Building Code standards, throughout all facilities on the Embassy Compound to include office buildings, grounds, out buildings, ancillary structures, and residential owned/leased properties.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE: 


A minimum of three (3) years 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 configuration 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.

Education Requirements:

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 capacity 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.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:


English level III (Good working knowledge; read/write/speak) is required.


Skills and Abilities:


The incumbent shall have superior skills and abilities in the following areas: 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 be able to lift maximum weight of 25Kgs.


Must have substantial skill in comprehending engineering reports, specifications, and related materials in English. 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 a 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, the supervising engineer, the FM, and upper management providing pertinent information and technical jargon and translating it into terminology. A driver's license is required. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to handle a large workload and multiple tasks. Must be organized.

Qualifications:

All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

Benefits and Other Info

Benefits:
Agency Benefits:

Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.


For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.


The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.

Other Information:

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS:  Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.


HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:



  1. AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*

  2. AEFM / USEFM

  3. FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **


* IMPORTANT:  Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification.  A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given. 


** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.


For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.

How to Apply

How to Apply:

Make sure you complete the provided universal application form with details on education, work experience and languages as per your CV.


All candidates must be able to obtain and hold an Appropriate clearance after selection.


To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.  For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.

Required Documents:

Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:



  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (for Diplomats) - if applicable

  • Residency and/or Work Permit

  • Passport copy

  • High School Diploma

  • Certificate or License

  • DD-214 - Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (for U.S. Veterans) - if applicable

  • SF-50 (for EFMs) - if applicable

  • Letter(s) of recommendation

  • List of references

  • Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above.

Next Steps:

Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email. Make sure your email address is valid and that your emails are not saved under spam/junk mail.


Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.