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Field Engineer at the U.S. Consulate

U.S. Mission Job Recruitment (8 Positions)
  • Full Time
  • Lagos

U.S. Consulate

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Field Engineer at the U.S. Consulate

Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Series/Grade: E – 1105 9
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential: LE-NA

Overview

  • Hiring Path: ?Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is 5 step 1 ($50,662). ?Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
    • All Interested Candidates
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Temporary
  • Appointment Type Details: Definite not to Exceed 5 years subject to successful completion of probationary period.

Summary

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  • The work schedule fo this position is: Full Time (40 number of hours per week)
  • Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (6 weeks) 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 Field Engineer monitors and evaluate the construction work through field observations and inspections and the review of quality control reports to ensure contract compliance and proper standards of quality are achieved.
  • Incumbent serves as a Government Technical Monitor (GTM) to assist in the day-to-day quality assurance, as well as the longer-term coordination of a construction contract.
  • Incumbent will inspect construction; review plans; 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 mechanical, electrical, civil, or architectural project as directed by the Project designee.

Job Knowledge

  • Knowledge of civil engineering principles and practices is required.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Education Requirements:

  • University Degree in Architectural, Mechanical, Electrical, Civil, or Construction Management Engineering from an accredited institution is required.
  • Note: NYSC Certificate or Exemption/Exclusion document is required.

Requirements:

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  • Two (2) years of experience in architectural engineering related to engineer design, quality control and/or inspection for construction projects is required OR
  • Five (5) years of working experiences related to management, administration, logistics, data, and information analysis and/or performing research is required.

Language:

  • Good working knowledge?in speaking, reading and writing English is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must possess Good organizational and computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite). ?Ability to review technical documents, to interpret and carry out instructions received, and excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.

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 Officer:

  • AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  • AEFM / USEFM
  • 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?),?Letter from Veterans? Affairs which indicates the present existence of a service-connected disability dated within the past six months, 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

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Benefits and Other Info
Benefits:

Agency Benefits:

  • Salary: USD30,488 Annually.
  • Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Abuja, Nigeria may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.
  • For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.
  • The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.

Application Closing Date
17th October, 2023.? Field Engineer at the U.S. Consulate

Application Instruction

  • To apply for this position click the??APPLY TO THIS VACANCY? button at the top of the page. Click on the ?Submit Application? button to complete your application process.? For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.

Required Documents
To qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested degree and / or 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.

All Applicants:

  • Residency and/or Work Permit
  • Degree (not transcript)
  • NYSC Certificate/Exemption/Exclusion

Eligible Family Member Applicants:

  • Copy of Sponsor’s Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
  • 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.
  • 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 Lagos, Nigeria.

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