Maintenance Worker (Welder)

  • Full Time
  • Kathmandu
  • Applications have closed

Website U.S. Embassy Kathmandu

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Announcement Number: Kathmandu-2022-037
Hiring Agency: Embassy Kathmandu

Position Title: Maintenance Worker (Welder) – All Interested Applicants

Open Period: 11/04/2022 – 11/18/2022
Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone: GMT+5.75
Series/Grade: LE – 1210 5
Salary: NPR ₨728,648
Work Schedule: Full-time – Full time 40 hours per week.
Promotion Potential: LE-5
Duty Location(s): 1 Vacancy in Kathmandu, NP
Telework Eligible: No
For More Info:
HR Section
977-1-4234000
Recruitktm1@state.gov

Overview
Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency: All Interested Applicants/All Sources
For applicants who are USEFMs, the final grade/step for this position will be determined by Washington DC. The proposed grade is FP-9.
Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
Appointment Type: Permanent
Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.

Summary:
The U.S. Mission in Kathmandu, Nepal is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Welder. This vacancy is open to all interested applicants.

The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (40 hours per week)

Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position: No
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
Travel Required: Not Required

Duties
The incumbent carries out scheduled and unscheduled preventive maintenance and repair work in fabrication, modification, welding of steel structures. The incumbent performs electrical and gas welding works in all mission buildings and facilities including residential owned and leased properties. The incumbent receives work orders and other instructions in order to accomplish the necessary maintenance, repair, or installation of steel structures in accordance with established trade practices and methods.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Requirements:
EXPERIENCE: Minimum three (3) years of experience as a journey man welder is required. At least one year in sheet metal, welding and fabrication work is required.

Education Requirements:
Successful completion of Secondary School is required and/or completion of vocational training from an accredited institute recognized as producing journeyman level technicians with a concentration in Automobile/Mechanical/Welding trade is required OR Skill Test Level-2 from CTEVT (Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training) in Automobile/Mechanical/Welding trade is required.

Evaluations: These may be tested (Language, Skills and Abilities):

LANGUAGE: Limited speaking/reading/writing English is required. Good Working Knowledge speaking/reading/writing Nepali is required.

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

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Valid Class A and B driving license is required. Basic computer skills in MS Outlook, Word and Excel are required. Must be able to set-up, operate and utilize wide variety of mechanical and welding tools, including power and hand held tools that meet accepted trade practices and safety procedures.

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.

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

Benefits and Other Info
Benefits:
Agency Benefits: Benefits will be explained 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.

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:

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

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.

For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.

How to Apply
How to Apply: All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a security clearance.

Applications must be completed and submitted through Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA).

Applicants must address each required qualification with specific information supporting each item. Failure to do so will result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

To apply, please click the “APPLY TO THIS VACANCY” button, create or log-in to your ERA account and begin the application process.

For information on ERA and detailed instructions on how to apply, please visit the ERA information page in our internet site below:

ERA information page-Internet site:

https://np.usembassy.gov/jobs/

Paper or e-mailed applications are not accepted.

Required Documents: To qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. Failure to provide requested information, or the information is insufficient to verify eligibility, may result in disqualification for this position.

Required Documents

All Applicants

  • Proof of Citizenship
  • Education Transcript
  • Vocational Training Certificate/transcript
  • Copy of Driver’s license
  • Other Documents (e.g. Experience Certificates)
  • List of References

Eligible Family Member (EFM) applicants should also submit the following documents

  • Copy of Sponsor’s Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
  • Passport copy
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (if applicable)

Next Steps: Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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