Technician

British High Commission (BHC)

The British High Commission in Rwanda is responsible for developing and maintaining relations between the UK and Rwanda.

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Vacancy - Technician S1 (03/22 KG)

Main purpose of job:

To provide general technical repairs and installations (Plumbing, white goods and Electrical mainly) to BHC Properties: office and Residential buildings.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • The general technician will be supervised by the Technical Work Group Leader and s/he will be working closely with the Estates and Technician Team.
  • Carrying out general Electrical, white goods &Plumbing repairs as requested by Technical Works Groupe Leader (TWG)
  • Follow up Preventive maintenance plan as directed by Technical Work Group Leader(TWGL) or Estate Manager.
  • Carrying out the Electrical and plumbing routine maintenance
  • Carrying out PCA records  for all Properties  and office and filling them.
  • Ensure the contractors complete the work as per agreed and meet FCDO Standards.
  • Any other work related to Estates assigned by Line manager

Resources managed (staff and expenditure):

  • Supervision of different contractors as assigned by Line Manager
  • Responsible for own work and accountable for the effective use of own time.

Essential qualifications, skills and experience  

  • Should have at least an Electrical and white goods repairs certificates,
  •  Should have a minimum of 3 years experience in similar works (Electrical and white goods maintenance and repairs), a training certificate or working in plumbing maintenance in Residential/small Offices would be an advantage.
  • Having excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Knowledge of water distribution and waste water disposal in residential, commercial and industrial buildings
  •  Valid Rwanda driving licence, category B

Desirable qualifications, skills and experience  

  • Knowledge in white goods (fridge, washing machine, electrical cooker, etc )
  • To be able to read, interpret and implement complex electrical drawings
  • Knowledge of international health and safety standards
  • Basic knowledge of technical specifications and purchasing

Type of Position : Permanent

Salary : RWF 399,591

Start Date : 1 August 2022

Working patterns:    From 08.00 to 17.00 Monday to Thursday; 0800-1200 Friday; out of hours emergency response as necessary. 

To apply submit your application here: Technician S1 (03/22 KG) - FCO Local Posts (tal.net)

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