United Nations
3d ago


  • Plans, schedules and supervises implementation of engineering projects such as electrical installation and maintenance.
  • Supervise and coordinate the installation, servicing, maintenance and repair, in compliance with recognized standards and regulations pertaining to safety and installation of codes, generators set including mechanical installations, refrigeration, air-conditioning, and HVAC .
  • Assesses requirements for the electrical installation, repairs and maintenance of engineering equipment. On the basis of the assessment, drafts technical or assessment reports;
  • determines work requirements, and issues work orders and work assignments to assistants and technicians.

  • Diagnoses problems and develops solutions for malfunctioning or defective engineering equipment or systems.
  • Supervises and coordinates the electrical installation, servicing, maintenance and repair of engineering equipment, in compliance with recognized standards and regulations pertaining to safety and installation codes.
  • Supervises work carried by national, international junior staff assigned to the team and contractors in accordance with set schedules.
  • Provides inputs related to their performance

  • Inspects and reports on construction, installation and maintenance projects carried out either by contractors or tradesmen and staff under supervision.
  • Apply and ensure adherence to safety programmes related to the safe operation of air-conditioning and refrigeration installations, electrical systems, generating sets or power tools and equipment of the building and maintenance trade.
  • Identify resources requirements for his / her area of responsibility in connection with budget preparations.

  • Monitor the daily electrical and HVAC issues work orders (iNeeds) and timely attend the issue and reporting.
  • Regular maintenance plan development for all the mission electrical infrastructures and supervision of the electrical installation and maintenance.
  • Identifies resource requirements for his / her area of responsibility in connection with budget preparations.
  • Assists in technical evaluation of bids and proposals for engineering projects and equipment.
  • Secures equipment, materials, supplies and spare parts for supervised works.
  • Reads and interprets specifications and technical drawings for construction, installations and upgrade of infrastructure.
  • Prepares bills of quantities and costing for engineering projects.
  • Responsible for the mission energy infrastructure management plan (EIMP) implementation and attend monthly energy and environment relevant Video teleconferencing (VTC).
  • Assist in the development of electrical and HVAC relevant scope of works (SOW), specifications, BOQs and designs.
  • Supervises the maintenance of records relating to inventories, work orders and general correspondence.
  • Reviews and approves work orders and assigns tasks to tradesmen and technicians being supervised.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
  • Professionalism :

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in implementing electromagnetically projects and equipment installation and maintenance;
  • demonstrated technical skills; initiative and practical problem-solving skills; ability to correctly interpret and assess diagnostic test results, faults or deficiencies and to determine the necessary corrective actions in an efficient and timely manner;
  • ability to maintain accurate records and inventories; Shows pride in work and in achievements; Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter;
  • Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns;
  • shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.

  • Teamwork : Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals. Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise;
  • is willing to learn from others. Places team agenda before personal agenda. Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position.

    Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

  • Communication : Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately;
  • asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience;
  • demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.


    High school diploma or equivalent is required.

    Technical training in electrical engineering technology or in a relevant technical discipline is required.

    Work Experience

    At least eight (8) years of relevant experience in construction project implementation in a private, commercial or military environment, in installing, servicing.

    Previous experience in a post conflict environment or other field operations is highly desirable


  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position(s) advertised, fluency in English both oral and written is required;
  • Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.


    Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.

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