Building Automation Systems (BAS) Engineering Technician (February 5)


The Building Automated Systems Engineering Technician (BASET) will report directly to the Senior/Deputy Facility Manager and be responsible for the operation and maintenance, which may include a Reliability Centered Maintenance program (RCM), of computer and microprocessor-controlled systems located throughout the New Embassy Compound/New Consulate Compound (NEC/NCC).


EXPERIENCE:  Minimum of five (5) years field experience in the operation and maintenance of a building automation system (BAS), including computer and microprocessor control system installation and programming is required (The experience may have been gained as a result of performing general maintenance on computer controlled systems and equipment; however, at least two (2) years must have been spent in direct maintenance of BAS specific components in a similar environment  in addition to three (3) years of experience with large, modern, commercial or Government office building  operations and maintenance.) Experience working with U.S. building, trade, construction, fire, and safety codes and standards is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE:  Superior knowledge, exceptional technical skills, and a thorough understanding of building automation systems, their components including sensors and actuators is required.

EDUCATION: The completion of a four-year Bachelor of Science degree, or equivalent, in Mechanical/Electrical/General Engineering or Computerized systems, control and sensor technology is required. Applicants must have proof of specialized technical training to match background requirements.

LANGUAGE: English level IV (Fluent) written/speaking/reading is required . Hungarian level IV (Fluent) written/speaking/reading is required in order to communicate with local contractors and other locally employed (LE) Staff. The incumbent will be required to translate local technical information and documents into English for the Senior/Deputy Facility Manager. ENGLISH and/or Hungarian language may be tested.

Open Period:

02/05/2020 – 03/26/2021

How to apply:

For further information and to apply, please visit the Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) website.

Tools for applicants:

ERA Application Tutorial (video)

ERA Applicant User Guide (PDF, 2.1MB – get Adobe Reader )