Electrical Technician – maintenance

Countries
Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Sierra Leone, Sudan

Required languages
English or French (requested only for Bangui)

Type of contract
Paid - 6 months

Necessary requirements
Professional experience in plant and systems maintenance

Are you interested?
Read the full Job Description; if you are qualified, please apply online.

This role requires complete and autonomous ability in the operation and maintenance of high-power electrical generators, electronic transformers, stabilizers, power factor corrector, electrical and electromechanical apparatus.

BACKGROUND AND ORGANISATION OF WORK

The international electrical technician functionally reports to the Coordinator of the Project and to the Technical Office of EMERGENCY in Italy (HQ). He/she will coordinate, supervise and work alongside the local staff in his/her area of responsibility. A propensity for teaching would also be useful to enable the professional growth of the national staff team members.
He/she will work in close collaboration with the international staff of the project.

He/she will work in the following areas of the Centre:

  • TECHNICAL AREA;
  • HOSPITAL AREA;
  • SERVICE AREA;
  • LODGINGS;
  • STORES.

Further information on the equipment, apparatus and organisational set-up will be provided at interview.

DUTIES AND REPONSIBILITIES

The main duties and responsibilities of the electrical maintenance technician are:

plant and systems maintenance in the hospital and residential areas;
maintenance of the hospital electrical systems;
identification and resolution/repair of electromechanical automation systems;
management and resolution/repair of breakdowns of high-power electrical generators;

MANAGEMENT OF STORES AND SUPPLY ORDERS

The technician is in charge of managing supply orders in his/her area of responsibility, in collaboration with the head technician of the Centre and the Technical Office in Italy (HQ). Close attention must be paid to the management of technical stores, under the supervision of the coordinator of the project.

MANAGEMENT OF LOCAL PERSONNEL

You will contribute to the professional training and development of the national maintenance technicians.

SYSTEMS AND EQUIPMENT

Further information on the equipment, apparatus and organisational set-up will be provided at interview and during the pre-departure briefing.

GUIDELINES, PROTOCOLS AND EQUIPMENT

Further information on the guidelines, management processes and protocols relevant to the post will be provided at interview and during the period of preparation for the mission.
The general requirements and conditions are the same as for other international personnel roles.

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

  • Technical or professional Diploma in electrical and electronic engineering;
  • good working knowledge of electrics and electronics;
  • good working knowledge of plumbing systems, and advanced manual skills;
  • previous professional experience in plant and systems maintenance, professional installations;
  • skilled work involving apparatus with comprehensive electronic circuitry.

REQUIRED AVAILABILITY

6 months’ overseas stay including a period of leave to be taken at the end of the mission in agreement with the coordinator.

HOW TO APPLY

For further information and inquiries (not for applications): fo.recruiting@emergency.it. To apply, please complete the on-line application form: applications sent to this e-mail account will not be considered.

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