Security Electronics Technician

US Embassy, Nepal
Location: Kathmandu
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2016-05-25 Deadline: 2016-06-08
  • Location : Kathmandu
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : : Successful completion of three years Diploma in Electronics or Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : Technician
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description


The American Embassy in Kathmandu is seeking an individual for the position of
Security Electronics Technician.

OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates
The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.
The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in
this vacancy announcement.
POSITION: Security Electronics Technician, FSN – 7; FP – 7
OPENING DATE: May 25, 2016
CLOSING DATE: June 8, 2016
WORK HOURS: Full-time; 48 hours/week

BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION

The incumbent conducts inspection, installation, maintenance and repair of security
equipment and devices at the U.S. Government facilities and residential properties. The
incumbent performs preventive, predictive, corrective and breakdown maintenance of the
hydraulic vehicle barrier systems and slide gates. Performs troubleshooting and repair to keep
these systems operational at all times. Maintains records of maintenance, work schedules and
keeps records of spare parts and expendable items required for regular maintenance.

 

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

NOTE: Applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific and
comprehensive information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a
determination that the applicant is not qualified.

1. EDUCATION:

  • Successful completion of three years Diploma in Electronics or Electricalor Mechanical Engineering is required.

2. EXPERIENCE:

  • Three years of hands on experience in repair and installation ofElectronics, Electrical or Mechanical equipment is required.

3. LANGUAGE:

  • Level III (Good working knowledge) speaking/reading/writing English is required. Level III (Good Working Knowledge) speaking/reading/writing Nepali is required. English language ability will be tested.

4. KNOWLEDGE:

  • Good knowledge of power systems and use of test equipment is required. This will be tested.

5. SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to read blueprints and schematic diagrams of electronics, electrical and mechanical drawings is required. This ability will be tested.

6. A valid local driver’s Class B license is required.
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OR-

1. EDUCATION:

  • Successful completion of two years Diploma in Electronics or Electrical or Mechanical Engineering is required.

2. EXPERIENCE:

  • Four years of hands on experience in repair and installation of Electronics, Electrical or Mechanical equipment is required.

3. LANGUAGE:

  • Level III (Good working knowledge) speaking/reading/writing English is required. Level III (Good Working Knowledge) speaking/reading/writing Nepali is required. English language ability will be tested.

4. KNOWLEDGE:

  • Good knowledge of power systems and use of test equipment is required. This will be tested.

5. SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to read blueprints and schematic diagrams of electronics, electrical and mechanical drawings is required. This ability will be tested.

6. A valid local driver’s Class B license is required.

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: The complete position description listing all of the duties and
responsibilities may be obtained on our website at http://nepal.usembassy.gov/about_the_embassy/job-opportunities.html
HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: When qualified, applicants in the following
hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is
essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may
result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.
HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:
(1) AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
(2) AEFM / USEFM
(3) FS on LWOP**

 

* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a
copy of the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge
from Active Duty, and, if applicable, a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. If
claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of
conditional eligibility. If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR
office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be
considered in the application process. Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’
preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.
** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP.
ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA:
1. Management may consider any of the following when determining successful candidacy:
nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.
2. Current OR employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. Current OR
employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their
most recent Employee Performance Report (EPR) are not eligible to apply.
3. Current NOR employees hired on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Personal Service
Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment,
unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.
4. The candidate must be able to obtain and hold a security clearance.

 

 

Apply Instructions

HOW TO APPLY:
Applicants must submit the following documents or the application will not be considered.
1. Universal Application for Employment (UAE) (Form DS-174), which is available on our website
at http://nepal.usembassy.gov/about_the_embassy/job-opportunities.html or by contacting Human
Resources Office at the Embassy.

2. Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g.
copies of education certificates, transcripts, degrees, awards etc.)
WHERE TO APPLY:
E-mail Address: Recruitktm1@state.gov
(Write “Application for Security Electronics Technician” in the Subject Line)
Or
Human Resources Office
G.P.O. Box 295
Kathmandu, Nepal
(Please clearly mark your envelope as “Application for Security Electronics Technician)”

Organization Summary

The mission of the U.S. Embassy in Nepal is to assist Nepal’s development as a peaceful, prosperous, and democratic nation that contributes positively to regional stability.  In pursuit of this goal, the United States encourages multi-party democracy, including respect for human rights and the rule of law, and sustainable, market-oriented, and private-sector-led economic development.

Industry Type Embassy / Diplomatic Agency
Location Kathmandu
Organization Size 1-10
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