Announcement Number: Bamako -2018- 018-R
Position Title: OBO Electrical Engineer
Opening Period: 16 – April 2018– 30- April or until filled
Series/Grade: FSN-10 ; FS-05
Salary: 15,485,458 F CFA – US$ 53,844. Actual salary determined by Washington D.C.
For More Info: E-mail Address: Bamakojob@state.gov
Who May Apply? All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Security Clearance Required: Local Security Certification
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 Bamako is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of OBO Electrical Engineer
Duration appointment: This is a temporary position not to exceed 12 months from date of hire.
The work schedule for this position is full Time (number of hours per week – e.g. 40 hours per week)
Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
Supervisory Position: No
The electrical Engineer shall directly report to the Contracting Officer Representative and/or Overseas Building Operations Project Director in the performance of their duties under this contract. The Electrical Engineer will inspect daily construction activities; review and recommend approval of shop drawings and submittals; maintain a daily log of construction activities; develop change orders including preparing cost estimates; and other construction engineering duties related to the construction of the new Marine Security Guard Residence (MSGR) as required by the contract documents.
Qualifications and Evaluations
Education: Hold a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from an accredited institution or equivalent degree is required.
Experience: 2 years of this experience must be with International or United State codes and criteria.
Job knowledge: Must have knowledge in design and construction practices with United State electrical codes and specifications, thorough professional knowledge in electrical design calculations and criteria, preparation of engineering drawings and specification.
Language: Level IV English and Level III French are required. English Language will be tested.
Skills and abilities: MS Office package user for word processing and analysis. Ability to use engineering management software, maintain daily construction inspection logs. Ability to create electrical engineering cost estimates, review electrical construction drawings for code compliance and provide briefings to the Contracting Officer Representative and/or Overseas Building Operations Project Director on election issues. Ability to use Auto CAD to review required. Ability to use AutoCAD to design a plus.
Qualifications: All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
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
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 reemployment 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: https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/definitions-for-va
How to Apply: All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Local Security Certification. Applicants must submit a Universal Application for Employment DS-174 which is available on HR/OE Intranet Site.
To apply for this position, applicants should electronically submit the documents listed below All applications must be sent to Bamakojob@state.gov with the position title listed in the subject line of the email.
Required Documents: Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:
• Degree with transcript
• Letter(s) of recommendation( if any)
• List of references
What to Expect Next: Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.
For further information: the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources office.
Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Bamako.