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Job in U.S. Embassy – Electrician, Salary Rs. 66,502 (4591 views)


Organization: U.S. Embassy in Kathmandu

Position: Electrician (Electrical Technician)

Open Period:05/15/2020 – 05/29/2020Format MM/DD/YYYY

Vacancy Time Zone: GMT+5.75

Series/Grade: LE – 1210 6

Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week.

Promotion Potential: LE-6

Duty Location(s): 2 Vacancy in Kathmandu, NP

Telework Eligible: No

Salary:NPR ₨798,032


The incumbent performs skilled maintenance and repair work at the journeyman electrician level, to International Building Code standards, throughout all U.S.Mission facilities to include office buildings, grounds, out buildings, ancillary structures, and residential owned/leased properties. The incumbent performs hands-on installation and repairs of the electrical power and lighting system, control circuitry, and other building electrical systems. The incumbent performs preventive maintenance on the electrical power and lighting distribution systems and related components to maintain system operation and reliability to ensure uninterrupted power to critical facilities, equipment, and critical systems.

Qualifications and Evaluations


EXPERIENCE: Minimum of three (3) years’ experience journey-level experience in the repair and maintenance of electrical equipment and systems, power generation and electrical distribution systems, grounding, and control circuitry is required. This should include a minimum of two (2) years work experience on similar sized equipment configurations and systems with an increased level of complex work requirements. Use and implementation of International Building Code (IBC) standards, building, electrical, mechanical, and fire and life safety codes in the execution of projects.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Very good technical understanding of building electrical systems, switchgear, panelboards, lighting and power outlets, equipment, and control wiring is required. General computer literacy is required in multiple MS Office applications.

Education Requirements:

Completion of secondary school is required. Completion of vocational training program from an accredited institute recognized as producing journeyman level technicians with specialization in the Electrical field is required. The Incumbent will have completed courses of study covering the principles of AC and DC circuitry, power distribution, control wiring, circuit ampacity and safe wiring practices for office and residential buildings, use of diagnostic equipment and electrical meters, and commercial wiring standards including power generation and distribution.


These may be tested ( Language, Skills, and Abilities).

LANGUAGE: Limited Knowledge of Reading/Writing/Speaking English is required. Good Working Knowledge of Reading/Writing/Speaking Nepali is required.

Please specify in your application your level of proficiency in ALL languages listed above.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Excellent skills and abilities are required in diagnosing and repairing electrical power generating and distribution systems, lighting and power branch circuit systems and components, and taking equipment readings with various meters. Ability to use tools of the trade in order to install, troubleshoot and repair building electrical systems is required. Valid Class A and B driving license is required.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.


All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

Benefits and Other Info

Benefits: Agency Benefits:

Benefits will be discussed during job offer.

Other Information:

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: 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.


1. AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*


3. FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification. A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.

Last date to apply: 29 May 2020


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