Electrical Maintenance Worker (Electrician) – (December 21)


Working in the Facility Management section of the Embassy, the Electrical Maintenance Worker must carry out scheduled and unscheduled electrical preventive maintenance and repair work to all mission buildings and facilities including residential owned and leased properties. The Electrician repairs malfunctioning electrical systems and ensures that all tasks are completed in accordance with applicable codes and manufacturers’ recommendations. Incumbent plans the layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures, including drawing preliminary sketches and making cost estimates for materials and services. S/he monitors and inspects generator equipment to detect problems; controls generator output; installs standby generators and ensures operational condition in emergencies. The Electrician responds to emergency calls during off-duty hours when critical systems stop functioning or when there is an imminent threat to the safety of personnel or structural integrity. S/he performs preventive maintenance by inspecting, adjusting, and troubleshooting electrical systems to ensure reliable operation and uninterrupted electrical current to critical facilities. Incumbent inspects electrical systems and equipment to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with the reporting requirements of the Overseas Buildings Operations Annual Facility Condition Survey and Annual Inspection Summary. The Electrician performs other duties, as required.


EXPERIENCE:  A minimum of three (3) years of experience in repair and maintenance of electrical systems, equipment and components, and experience as an electrical apprentice or installer is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Good knowledge of maintenance and repair of power and lighting circuits associated with switchboards and control gear in single-phase and polyphase systems, is required.

EDUCATION: Completion of Secondary School is required and/or completion of vocational training from an accredited institute recognized as producing journeyman level technicians with a concentration in electrical principles and applications is required.

LANGUAGE: Level III Hungarian /good working knowledge/ is required (This may be tested). Level II English /basic knowledge / is required (This may be tested)

Open Period:

12/21/2020 – 01/21/2021

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 )