Job Opening

Posting Title: DoA/FMS Electrical Power Systems/Generator Technicians - G4
Department/Office: Economic Commission for Africa
Duty Station: ADDIS ABABA
Posting Period: 11 April 2023 - 17 April 2023
Job Opening Number: 23-Economic Commission for Africa-205679-Individual Contractor
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Result of Service

Providing effective preventive and planned maintenance for BCP Generators

Work Location

Addis Ababa

Expected duration

9 Months

Duties and Responsibilities

This position is located at United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Division of Administration, in the Facilities Management Section. The technician is responsible for the following duties but not limited to;
1. Operation and Maintenance and Installation of Electrical Power systems/Generator Maintenance Works
- Conduct Installation, repair, maintenance and operation of backup generators in UNECA premises and all over critical staff residences to attain business continuity plan of the organization
- Assistance in the Supervision of day to day operation and maintenance activities of the electromechanical works of electromechanical contractor at UNECA premises.
- Assist in the construction, manufacturing installation, repair and maintenance of mechanical and minor civil works related to electromechanical works.
- Assistance in the Supervision of day to day operation and maintenance activities of the electrical works of electromechanical contractor at UNECA premises.
- Assistance and Supervision and hands on participation of all day today activities of electrical works of contractors on the basis of daily operation and maintenance schedule and update the maintenance manual, to do list and history card of the electrical systems.
- Hands on participation and supervision over contractor’s personnel whenever important intervention is required regarding major equipment maintenance and installation works like backup Generators, UPS units etc to ensure appropriate completion and compliance with applicable standards.
- Carry out planned preventive maintenance of electrical equipment’s, backup generators, UPS units, security systems, battery charging units, building automation system, fire alarm system kitchen and medical equipment’s as well as testing equipment’s as appropriate.
- Maintain good working relation with utility power authority in order to achieve uninterrupted and steady power supply, as well as review and settlement of electric bills.
2. Preparation of Spare Part list and Store Management
- Prepares a list of annual spare parts in collaboration with the Central store and Electromechanical contractors.
- Carry out and control daily issue of spare parts and consumable items for operation and maintenance works from central store or satellite store as required
- Carry out and control inventory on regular consumption of each spare part, monitors the available Stock and requests replenishment.
- Compiles list of needed spare parts, suggest suitable supplies and makes replenishment requests as appropriate.
- Uses manual, computer and UN systems as required such as Excel, UMOJA and other to complete tasks and assist the Electrical Team
3. Workshop Management and safety
- Supervise and ensure a good state of all tools and machineries in the workshop. Analyse the performance and identifies the faults in the equipment (if any), repair/maintain and re-order.
- Supervise and ensure implementation of proper safety procedures and ensure proper utilization of all safety gears, tools and machineries in the workshop and work place.
- Prepare daily operation and maintenance and other relevant activity reports to the supervisor using relevant software’s like AutoCAD, MS office, Ms project, etc
- conversant in using of emails, Fax, telephone in day to day reports and charts and assist the supervisor in the preparation of technical specification and BOQ, using the available resources in office and workshop. Performs other relevant duties commensurate with the skills and operational requirements of FMS.
4. The work varies from preparing draft BOQ, planning minor project activities, and complex
installation works, performing manual utility tasks (lubrication, equipment cleaning/painting, supervising small teams) and varied maintenance works from normal hour work weeks to having scheduled work hours for different shifts, evening, weekend, holiday shifts and emergency calls any time.

Qualifications/special skills

High school completion is required.
An electrical engineering experience is required


Fluency in oral and written English is required.

No Fee


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