Electrical Support Technician Career at United Nation Development Programme (UNDP)

Electrical Support Technician Career at United Nation Development Programme (UNDP)

United Nation Development Programme (UNDP) is recruiting to fill under the service contract vacancy of Electrical Support Technician in Abuja, Nigeria. Candidates are required to apply online through UNDP’s website not later than 08 May 2012. More information regarding UNDP recruitment 2012 is given below.

Position name: Electrical Support Technician
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Post Level: SB-2
Duration of Initial Contract: Initial period of one year

The Electrical Support Technician works in close collaboration with the Networks team, Facility Management Unit at BPP and various IT projects and partially at CO for resolving ICT and electrical related issues.

Required Skills and Experience

A Secondary school or Technical Trade Test equivalent in Electrical Craft Work.

4 years of relevant working experience with electrical operations and maintenance, Expert skills in Electricals installations, Generators, UPS, and Cooling Systems maintenance; and familiarity with best practices in electrical engineering design and operations is a great asset.

Language Requirements:
Fluency in the UN and national language of the duty station.

Duties and Responsibilities

Summary of key functions:
Support to implementation of ICT systems;
Effective functioning of the Project electrical hardware packages;
Support to networks and facility management unit;
Provision of administrative support;
Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing.

Supports implementation of ICT management systems and strategies, focusing on achievement of the following results:
Compliance with corporate information management and technology standards, guidelines and procedures for the Project and CO technology and facility management environment;
Provision of inputs to the result-oriented Unit work plan.

Ensures effective functioning of the CO hardware packages, focusing on the achievement of the following results:
Performance of routine technical tasks, including changing of hardware electronic components (network racks and accessories, network wiring, power sources, etc.) and routine maintenance and repairs;
Support in the installation of network and IT equipment and accessories;
Support to systems administration team in the installation and removal of servers and IT equipment at the Data centre;
Ensure daily cleaning and maintenance of the raised floor, reporting changes to damaged tiles as and when due.

Supports networks and facility management unit, focusing on achievement of the following results:
Response to user needs and questions regarding electrical platform maintenance or troubleshooting for IT activities;
Installations of high voltage equipments analyze and interpret test information to resolve design-related problems;
Assemble electrical engineering system according to given specifications using hand tools and measuring instruments;
Troubleshoot and repair electrical instruments or testing equipment based on recommendation from a senior engineer;
Electrical local area network installations;
Carry out grounding and bonding formations based on instructions and recommendations from a senior engineer;
Ensure electrical wiring and cabling under the raised floor is accurate and constantly functioning.

Assist to provide administrative support with regards to electricity to the facility management unit of BPP Office by monitoring and reporting generator performance to the senior engineer; monitor and report all cooling systems performance to the senior engineer; install and maintain electrical control systems; and carryout all other electrical and other physical engineering installations & repairs as delegated and assigned.

Ensures facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the CO, focusing on achievement of the following results:
Participation and assistance in the organization of training for the CO staff on ICT issues;
Contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.

How to Apply:

Interested Candidates should apply online through this link http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=29644. The system will prompt you to upload a CV on the next page.

Please note that instead of a CV you're required to download the UNDP Personnel History Form (P11) from this link http://sas.undp.org/Documents/P11_Personal_history_form.doc. After complete it and upload when prompted.

Applications without a fully completed P11 form will not be considered. Only applicants that are shortlisted will be contacted.

The system will only allow for one attachment.

The UN is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

To more information visit http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=29644

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