Building Automation Systems (BAS) Engineering Technician (October 7)


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).



    • 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


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.


    • 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


    • strong  computer skills with ability to; navigate through the Microsoft Office Suite software (Word, Office, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, etc.),  create various documents including reports, spreadsheets, cost estimates, inspection logs, utility consumption charts and graphs, write e-mails and research information on the Internet
    • proficiency in AutoCAD, with ability to; create usable engineering drawings to assist  operations and maintenance processes, or renovation projects
    • a valid driver’s license (B) with a clean driving record
    • excellent interpersonal skills
    • ability to handle a large workload and multiple tasks simultaneously
    • highly organized


Open Period:

10/07/2020 – 10/21/2020



Please apply through our Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) system

Tools for applicants:

ERA Application Tutorial (video)

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