Maintenance Mechanic at US Embassy May, 2022

Posted on

Announcement Number: Lagos-2021-062RA
Location: Lagos
Series/Grade: LE – 1210 6
Work Schedule: Full-time – 48 hour per week
Promotion Potential: LE-6
Appointment Type: Permanent


  • Hiring Path: Open to the general public
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite topic to profitable completion of probationary interval.
  • Start Date: Candidate should have the ability to start working inside an inexpensive time frame (6 weeks) of receipt of company authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy might finish.
  • Supervisory Position: No
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
  • Travel Required: Not Required.


  • Basic Function of the Position – The incumbent is assigned to the Facilities Maintenance Section and is instantly supervised by the Building Engineer for all assigned duties.
  • Job holder carries out preventive upkeep, restore, set up, modification, trouble-shooting, overhaul, testing adjustment and calibration of assorted diesel mills, automated switch switches, gas tanks, batteries and chargers, transformers and related mechanical and electrical techniques.
  • Incumbent receives written or verbal requests for upkeep providers and ascertains the entire data to find out whether or not the work is of a routine or emergency nature.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Education Requirements:

  • Completion of Secondary School or Technical Training College and three (3) years of journey man information in upkeep and restore of standby generator and/or uninterrupted energy provide techniques is required.


  • Minimum of 5 (5) years expertise in generator trouble-shooting, repairing and set up is required. 

Job Knowledge:

  • Must possess job information to incorporate basic laptop literacy. Knowledge of regular, diesel engines, electrical alternators, full preventive upkeep procedures is required.


  • This could also be examined. Please specify your degree of proficiency within the language listed.
  • Must maintain a legitimate Nigerian driver’s license.
  • All candidates into consideration will probably be required to cross medical and safety certifications.


  • Good working information in talking/studying/writing of English is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to make use of measurement instruments wanted to put out and reduce formed, threaded, and joined supplies is required.
  • Ability to elevate and carry instruments, tools, or components with a most weight of 25 kg in addition to climb ladders to achieve tools platforms and roofs of buildings to entry management panels is required.
  • Ability to function forklifts for lifting or shifting of mills, diesel tanks and different heavy objects associated to the job is required. 

Equal Employment Opportunity (Eeo)

  • The U.S. Mission supplies equal alternative and truthful and equitable therapy in employment to all individuals with out regard to race, colour, faith, intercourse, nationwide origin, age, incapacity, political affiliation, marital standing, or sexual orientation.

Other Information:

  • For the present COVID-19 Requirements please go to the next hyperlink.

Hiring Preference Selection Process

  • Applicants within the following hiring desire classes are prolonged a hiring desire within the order listed beneath.  Therefore, it’s important that these candidates precisely describe their standing on the application. Failure to take action might lead to a willpower that the applicant shouldn’t be eligible for a hiring desire.

Hiring Preference Order:

  • AEFM / USEFM who’s a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran
  • FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights.


  • Applicants who declare standing as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran should submit a duplicate of their most up-to-date DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), Letter from Veterans’ Affairs which signifies the current existence of a service-connected incapacity dated inside the previous six months, equal documentation, or certification. 
  • A “certification” is any written doc from the armed forces that certifies the service member is predicted to be discharged or launched from lively responsibility service within the armed forces beneath honorable circumstances inside 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant.
  • The certification letter must be on letterhead of the suitable army department of the service and include (1) the army service dates together with the anticipated discharge or launch date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation have to be submitted to ensure that the desire to be given. 
  • This degree of desire applies to all Foreign Service workers on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights again to their company or bureau.
  • For extra data (i.e., what’s an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, and so on.?) and for extra employment concerns, please go to the next hyperlink.

Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:

  • For USEFM – FP is 08.  Actual FP wage decided by Washington D.C.
  • All Interested Applicants / All Sources.

Marketing Statement:

  • We encourage you to learn and perceive the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees earlier than you apply.


  • NGN 5,800,916 yearly.
  • USD $34,021 yearly.

Benefits and Other Info
Agency Benefits:

  • Locally Employed Staff, together with Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working on the U.S. Mission in Lagos, Nigeria might obtain a compensation package deal that will embrace well being, separation, and different advantages.
  • For EFMs, advantages must be mentioned with the Human Resources Office.
  • The pay plan is assigned on the time of the conditional provide letter by the HR Office.

Important Information

  • All candidates should have the ability to receive and maintain a Public Trust clearance.
  • To apply for this place click on the “APPLY TO THIS VACANCY” button on the prime of the web page. Click on the “Submit Application” button to finish your application course of. For extra data on easy methods to apply go to the Mission web web site.

Required Documents
To qualify primarily based on schooling, you MUST submit the requested diploma and / or transcripts as verification of instructional requirement by the deadline of this announcement. Failure to offer requested data, or the data is inadequate to confirm eligibility, might lead to disqualification for this place.

All Applicants:

  • Residency and / or Work Permit
  • Secondary School / High School Diploma
  • Training / Trade Certificates
  • Drivers License

Eligible Family Member Applicants:

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

Next Steps:

  • Applicants who’re invited to take a language or abilities take a look at, or who’re chosen for an interview will probably be contacted through electronic mail.
  • For additional data – the entire place description itemizing the entire duties, tasks, required {qualifications}, and so on. could also be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.
  • Thank you on your application and your curiosity in working on the U.S. Mission in Lagos, Nigeria.

Interested and certified? Go to US Embassy on to use

Leave a Reply