HEATING, VENTILATION AND A/C TECHNICIAN

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  • Wau

UNMISS - United Nations Mission in South Sudan


Org. Setting and Reporting
This position is located in the Engineering of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan, with duty station Wau. Wau is classified in the “E” category and as a non-family duty station. The incumbent will report to the Unit/Section Chief or the Chief Engineer.
Responsibilities
Within delegated authority, the Heating, Ventilation and A/C Technician will be responsible for the following responsibilities: • Install, operate, maintenance, and repair electrical power supply and control systems, including critical equipment like UPS and ATS. • Maintenance and installation of distribution and transmission systems across low, medium, and high voltage systems, with some expertise in MV & HV transformers. • Install, service, maintain and repair, in compliance with recognized standards and regulations pertaining to safety and installation codes, air-conditioning and refrigeration installations. • Diagnose technical faults and carry-out remedy for malfunctioning or defective air-conditioning and refrigeration installations. • Operate a wide variety of tools and power equipment including saws, drills, common workshop machinery, voltage testers, ohmmeters, oscilloscopes, welding/soldering equipment and other tools and equipment. • Perform diagnostics and preventive maintenance of air-conditioning and refrigeration installations. • Perform technical or other assessments of air-conditioning and refrigeration installations and prepare technical or other reports. • Apply and ensure adherence to safety program related to the safe operations of air conditioning and refrigeration installations and equipment of the building and maintenance trade. • Conduct in-house training to tradesmen and artisans on the imaging technical skills in the new installation of specialized equipment, fault finding and remedy. • Review and recommend for approval work orders and assign day to day repair and maintenance tasks to tradesmen and technicians being supervised. • Inspect and report on construction project work and maintenance work carried out either by contractors or tradesmen and staff under supervision and ensure proper utilization of available resources. • Read and interpret specifications and technical drawings, schedules, manuals for installations and upgrade repair. • Resolve problems; inspect quality of work and work performance. Administration: • Advise on requirements for ordering equipment, spare parts, materials and supplies for air-conditioning and related works. • Assist in preparation of bills of quantities and costing for air-conditioning and related projects. Resolve problems; inspect quality of work and work performance by inhouse team or external contractors. • Assist in technically evaluating bids and proposals for air-conditioning or related projects. • Follow up on correction of defects in material related to air-conditioning and related works. • Maintain records relating to work orders projects and general correspondences. • Report on air-conditioning or related project work and maintenance work carried out by tradesmen, vendors and contractors and ensure proper utilization of available resources. • Provide inputs periodically for assessment performance levels of assigned local and international staff. • Alert the Chief of Unit/Section of unusual occurrence and/or damage that have taken place or likely to occur. • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor or the Chief of Section/Unit.
Competencies
• PROFESSIONALISM: Knowledge and experience in construction, infrastructure and maintenance project implementation Demonstrated technical skills; initiative and practical problem-solving skills; 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 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. • PLANNING AND ORGANIZING: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.
Education
High school diploma or equivalent is required.
Job – Specific Qualification
Certifiable proof of license to practice on domestic, commercial electrical and HVAC installations in accordance with the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE), UK codes or equivalent is desirable. Technical and vocational certificate in one of the following trades: air-conditioning, refrigeration, heating systems, power supply and electrical systems is required. Technical training in HVAC installations from a recognized Technical/Trade School is required.
Work Experience
At least six (6) years of progressively responsible experience in commercial and industrial HVAC, refrigeration and electrical installations is required. Experience working with the latest editions of the IEE wiring regulations is desirable. Experience in international operations in a post conflict environment is desirable.
Languages
French and English are the working languages of the UN Secretariat. For this post advertised, fluency in English (both oral and written) is required.
Assessment
Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.
Special Notice
•This position is temporarily available through 31 December 2024 with possibility of extension subject to availability of funds. If the selected candidate is a staff member from the United Nations Secretariat, the selection will be administered as a temporary assignment. • While this temporary assignment may provide the successful applicant with an opportunity to gain new work experience, the selection for this position is for a limited period and has no bearing on the future incumbency of the post. • Subject to the funding source of the position, the eligibility for this temporary job opening may be limited to candidates based at the duty station. • This temporary job opening may be limited to “internal candidates,” who have been recruited through a competitive examination administered according to staff rule 4.16 or staff selection process including the review of a central review body established according to staff rule 4.15. • Staff members of the United Nations common system organizations who will reach the mandatory age of separation or retirement within the duration of the current temporary need period are not eligible to apply. Submitting an application or selection for the current temporary job opening does not delay or increase the mandatory age of separation. • Retirees above the mandatory age of separation who wish to be considered for the current temporary job opening must indicate the reason for their last separation as “retirement.” Such retirees shall not be employed by the Organization, unless (a) the operational requirements of the Organization cannot be met by staff members who are qualified and available to perform the required functions; and (b) the proposed employment would not adversely affect the career development or redeployment opportunities of other staff members and represents both a cost effective and operationally sound solution to meet the needs of the service. •Qualified women that meet the requirements of this job opening are particularly encouraged to apply and will be given full consideration in accordance with the United Nations efforts to increase women participation in its workforce.
United Nations Considerations
According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term “sexual exploitation” means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term “sexual abuse” means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions. The term “sexual harassment” means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that might reasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the perpetrator’s working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment. Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment. Reasonable accommodation may be provided to applicants with disabilities upon request, to support their participation in the recruitment process. By accepting a letter of appointment, staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General, who may assign them to any of the activities or offices of the United Nations in accordance with staff regulation 1.2 (c). Further, staff members in the Professional and higher category up to and including the D-2 level and the Field Service category are normally required to move periodically to discharge functions in different duty stations under conditions established in ST/AI/2023/3 on Mobility, as may be amended or revised. This condition of service applies to all position specific job openings and does not apply to temporary positions. Applicants are urged to carefully follow all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira, and to refer to the Applicant Guide by clicking on “Manuals” in the “Help” tile of the inspira account-holder homepage. The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application. Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.
No Fee
THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

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