Mechanical Engineer Supervisor (NEC/NCC)
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Announcement Number: PAP-2021-015
Hiring Agency: Embassy Port au Prince
Position Title: Mechanical Engineer Supervisor (NEC/NCC) (Open to All Interested Applicants / All Sources)
Open Period: 02/12/2021 - 02/26/2021
Vacancy Time Zone: GMT-5
Series/Grade: LE - 1105 11
Salary: Not Specified
Work Schedule: Full-time -
Promotion Potential: LE-11
Duty Location(s): 1 Vacancy in Port-Au-Prince, HA
Telework Eligible: No
For More Info: HR Section
(509) 2229 8000
Hiring Path: • Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency: • 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.
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 (6 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
Under the supervision of the Senior/Deputy Facility Manager, the Mechanical Engineer is responsible for maintaining all of the components of the New Embassy Compound (NEC) Mechanical Systems including the Building Automation System, Chiller Plant, Air Handling Units, Variable Air Volume (VAV) System, the Potable Water treatment plant and distribution system, Sanitary Sewage and storm water management systems, the irrigation system, the swimming pool equipment, and the Oil Water Separator Systems. Responsibilities include supervision of the posts maintenance staff that maintains all mechanical equipment and systems throughout the New Embassy Compound/New Consulate Compound (NEC/NCC) office, residential and ancillary buildings, and the grounds.
Qualifications and Evaluations
EXPERIENCE: Must have a minimum of five years’ experience working as a project engineer / engineer at a manufacturing plant, major resort, hospital, office complex or a large university/school system managing a preventative maintenance program that incorporates and utilizes a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to track scheduled and unscheduled maintenance requests and their related expenses. The incumbents work experience must demonstrate a progression of increased responsibility throughout their career, including developing scopes of work, construction documents (plans and specifications) and cost estimates for new construction projects, building repairs, equipment overhauls, and equipment replacement schedules. In addition, the candidate should have a minimum of one year experience in management and supervisory.
Completion of Secondary Education required. The completion of a 4-year Bachelor of Science degree, or equivalent, in Mechanical Engineering, or similar engineering degree that is close in degree course requirements, from an accredited university program is required. To be acceptable, the curriculum must: (1) be in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited or equivalent by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), or an equivalent host-country engineering board, as a professional engineering curriculum.
English level IV (Fluent) Written/Speaking/Reading is required. * This will be tested
Frewnch level IV (Fluent) Written/Speaking/Reading is required.
Creole level IV (Fluent) Written/Speaking/Reading 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.
All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
Benefits and Other Info
Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Port-au-Prince 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.
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:
- AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
- AEFM / USEFM
- 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 Public-Trust clearance.
To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.
In order to qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested diploma and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to provide requested information, or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you will not be considered for this position.
- Degree (not transcript)
- Driver’s License
- Certificate or License
Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.
For further information - the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.
Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Port-au-Prince.
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