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Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

November 11, 2023 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

Job Title

Maintenance Mechanic-Generator job at U.S. Mission

Job Description

Responds to scheduled, unscheduled and preventive maintenance work orders generated by the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).

Summary:
The U.S. Mission in Uganda is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Maintenance Mechanic-Generator

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 following receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties:

  • The incumbent reports to the Building Engineer Supervisor.

  • The incumbent is employed as the Maintenance Mechanic – Generator to carry out skilled maintenance and repair work on prime and stand-by emergency generators for the Chancery/GSO Warehouse compounds) and residential owned/leased properties.

  • Responds to scheduled, unscheduled and preventive maintenance work orders generated by the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).

Qualifications and Competencies

Qualifications and Evaluations

EDUCATION:

  • Completion of secondary school is required. Completion of training program from an accredited institute recognized as producing power generation diesel engine mechanics is required.

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE:

  • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in the operation, maintenance, and repair of prime or standby power generators for large commercial properties such as high-rise office buildings, a hospital or college campus, or for the local utility company is required.

  • One year of which should be in the operations, maintenance, and repair of 1000 KVA or larger generators.


Evaluations: (This may be tested)

LANGUAGE:

  • English level III (Limited Knowledge) Written/Speaking/Reading is required.


SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must have the skills and abilities in the following areas: diagnosing and repairing diesel engines, large, packaged generator and alternator units; testing electrical components and taking equipment readings with various meters, hand, power, and specialty tools to determine appropriate repairs. Lifting and carrying tools, equipment, or parts, maximum weight 25 kilos.

  • Additional skills include installation of emergency standby generator systems; installation of plumbing lines required for the transmission and distribution of diesel fuel; distinguishing frequencies and sounds, color codes and odors in the operation of equipment in order to troubleshoot for repairs.

  • Additional abilities include responding to emergency situations in an efficient and timely manner to effect immediate repairs; work in various adverse conditions such as tight or enclosed spaces, on ladders at various heights, and in temperature extremes, indoors or outdoors to complete work assignments; communicate orally and in writing with co-workers, contractors and vendors to obtain and provide pertinent information.

  • Must have good computer skills, and able to write e-mails and research information on the Internet. A valid driver’s license is required.

  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to handle a large workload and multiple tasks. Must be organized, with a keen aptitude to work independently, impeccable integrity, strong initiative, and good judgment and to maintain confidentiality.


How to Apply

APPLICATION FOR THIS POSITION MUST BE DONE ONLINE:
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