The U.S. Mission Lilongwe, Malawi is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Electrician. The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (40 hours per week)
The incumbent reports directly to the Building Engineer Supervisor in the Facility Management office. The position holder is employed as an Electrical Technician to accomplish skilled maintenance and repair work at the journeyman electrician level, to International Building Code standards, throughout all facilities on the Compound to include office buildings, grounds, out buildings, ancillary structures, and residential owned/leased properties.
Qualifications and Evaluations
EXPERIENCE: A minimum of three (3) years’ experience 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 configurations 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.
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 ampacity 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.