United Nations-World Food Programme (UN-WFP)
  Afghanistan Unspecified 238
Date Posted:Feb 6, 2011
Closing Date:Feb 19, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:IT - Hardware
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About United Nations-World Food Programme (UN-WFP):


The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world's largest humanitarian Agency, fighting hunger worldwide. WFP has been working in Afghanistan since 1963. In 2014, WFP fed over 3.6 million vulnerable Afghans and our operations include: capacity building, Purchase of Progress (P4P), Food Voucher, Food for Assets, Food for Work, Food for Training, Food for Education, Mother-and-Child Health and Nutrition and Emergency Relief. WFP food assistance aims to help the most vulnerable, food insecure Afghans, including women and children, as well as families affected by conflict and natural disasters.

Job Summary:

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:
Under the general supervision of the ICT Officer, the Electrician will perform the following duties:

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Provide, installation and maintenance of electrical services for emergency operations, be it installation or supervision of installation;
• Carry out works to WFP standards for all electricity services, including wiring and sizing standards and maintenance services;
• Carry out the installation and maintenance of the electricity wiring and distribution systems for all WFP offices and warehouses in any WFP operation as required, ensuring a safe and reliable working environment according to the WFP electrical standards;
• Coordinate with any required external contracting, servicing or intervention needed for any electrical installation;
• Provide written requests for materials and keep detailed reports on storage and usage of these materials;
• Perform other related duties as required.

Results Expected:
Organized and precise records and well analyzed data with minimal supervision; moderately complex operational problems resolved or brought to the attention of the appropriate person for resolution.

Critical Success Factors:
• Ability to carry out installation of the equipment expertly and under sometimes difficult and awkward physical circumstances.
• Ability to deal with and resolve operational problems.
• Ability to communicate complex matters orally.

Job Requirement:

Essential Qualifications/Requirements:
• High school (12th Grade) education, plus qualified in electricity. Official certification as domestic or semi-industrial electrician preferred.
• At least three years of progressively responsible progressively responsible and proven effective, hands-on electrical or electronics experience.
• Basic computer skills including keyboard/mouse skills and knowledge of common basic software packages. Knowledge of commonly used office equipment.
• Fluency in both oral and written English and Dari/Pashto.

Desirable Skills:
• Preferably hands-on experience in deploying, troubleshooting and maintaining single and three phase generators, diesel or petrol-fuelled, in the range from 2 KVA to 250 KVA.
• Knowledge and experience in the maintaining and troubleshooting the mechanical part of generators is a plus.
• Hands-on experience in deploying, troubleshooting and maintaining UPS and voltage regulator systems ranging from 0.5 to 60 KVA.

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