Hungary

Vacancy Details

About

Announcement Number:
Budapest-2019-08 RA 5
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Budapest
Position Title:
Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Controls Technician - All Interested Applicants
Open Period:
02/07/2020 - 03/07/2020 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
GMT+1
Series/Grade:
LE - 1210 7
Salary:
HUF Ft4.973.747
Work Schedule:
Full-time -
Promotion Potential:
LE-7
Duty Location(s):
1
in
Budapest, HU
Telework Eligible:
No
For More Info:
.Human Resources Office
.475-4400
budapestrecruitment@state.gov

Overview

Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
For USEFM - FP is 7.  Actual FP 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 work schedule for this position is:



  • Full Time (40 hours per week)


Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time 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 to the Building Engineer Supervisor. The HVAC Controls Technician is employed as a journeyman level Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Controls Technician to carry out skilled maintenance and repair work throughout the New Embassy Compound/New Consulate Compound (NEC/NCC) on critical and non-critical electrical components within the functional/office buildings, on-compound ancillary support and residential buildings, above and below ground infrastructures, recreational facilities, and other owned/leased properties.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE: A minimum of three (3) years’ experience at the journey-level in the installation, repair, and maintenance of commercial HVAC and/or other mechanical system digital building controls with interfacing to the building automation systems. Work experience must show a progression of increased responsibility, and the ability to repair complex equipment, components, and systems.


JOB KNOWLEDGE: The incumbent is required to know electrical theory, ohms law, circuit wiring, the laws of thermodynamics and their application to HVAC system design, installation, repair, and operations and maintenance. S/he must have detailed technical knowledge of HVAC control systems and basic knowledge of how control systems interface with the other operating systems including the building automation system. Incumbent must have a very good technical understanding of major building electrical/mechanical systems and equipment, and knowledge of International Building Code standards including electrical and mechanical requirements, and fire and life safety codes is required.  

Education Requirements:

EDUCATION: Completion of secondary school required. Successful completion of specialized vocational training program from an accredited institute recognized as producing journeyman level HVAC mechanical technicians and mechanical system specialist trained in the maintenance of commercial or industrial buildings/facilities is required. A portion of the training must be in HVAC Controls and the interfacing with Building Automated Systems Technology.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:  English level III (Good Working Knowledge) Written/Speaking/Reading is required in order to translate from the local language into English for the Supervising Building Engineer and the Senior/Deputy Facility Manager. Hungarian level III (Good working knowledge) Written/Speaking/Reading is required.
In order to communicate with local contractors and other locally employed.This may be tested.


SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Ability to read and interpret mechanical layout drawings, electrical drawings, riser diagrams, wiring schematics, various equipment schedules, operations and maintenance manuals, as-built drawings, and other construction documents is required. Skills and abilities in the following areas are essential: testing mechanical components and taking equipment readings with various meters, hand tools, power tools, and specialty tools to determine the root cause of a problem, and the appropriate repairs. Ability to use tools of the trade in order to install, troubleshoot, and repair the components associated with the HVAC mechanical controls and their interface devices with the building automation systems is required. Ability to respond to emergencies to effect immediate repairs and to work in various adverse conditions is required. Incumbent must be computer literate, able to use the Microsoft Office Suite software. A valid driver’s license B is required.


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.

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 (insert post and/or country name) may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.


Locally Employed Staff receive a 13th month bonus, performance related annual awards, American paid holidays, Gym.


For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources 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:

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a local security clearance. 


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

Required Documents:

Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:



  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)

  • Residency and/or Work Permit

  • ID or Passport copy

  • Degree (not transcript)

  • Driver’s License

  • Certificate or License

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

  • SF-50 (if applicable)

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. 


Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Budapest.