Earn 44m as 1 of 3 Electricians at United States US Embassy / US Mission


Job Title:    Electrician (3 Job

Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in

Duty Station: Kampala,

Salary:  UGX 44,197,171 /=

Position Number: Kampala-2021-008


About US Embassy:

The United States
Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over
30 years.  Ambassador Natalie E. Brown currently heads the U.S Mission to
Uganda.  The Mission is composed of several offices and organizations all
working under the auspices of the Embassy and at the direction of the


Among the offices
operating under the U.S Mission to Uganda are:

  • United States Agency for International
    Development (USAID)
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Peace Corps


Job Summary:  The Electrician reports directly to the
Building Engineer Supervisor in the Facility Management office. The position
holder is employed as an Electrical Technician to accomplish skilled
maintenance and repair work at the journeyman electrician level, to
International Building Code standards, throughout all facilities on the
Chancery or GSO Ware house ( to include office buildings, grounds, out
buildings, ancillary structures, and residential owned/leased properties)


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed
below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

applicants for the United States US Embassy Electrician job opportunity should
have completed secondary school is required.

of vocational training program from an accredited institute recognized as
producing journeyman level technicians with specialization in the Electrical
field is required. 

At least
three years’ experience journey-level experience in the repair and maintenance
of electrical equipment and systems, power generation and electrical
distribution systems, grounding, and control circuitry.  This should include a minimum of two (2)
years’ work experience on similar sized equipment configurations and systems
with an increased level of complex work requirements. Use and implementation of
International Building Code (IBC) standards, building, electrical, mechanical,
and fire and life safety codes in the execution of projects.

incumbent must know how to install circuits and electrical apparatuses,
diagnose electrical problems in circuitry, make repairs that meet or exceed the
standards of the IBC, and what constitutes proper preventive maintenance. 

know how to use diagnostic equipment and be able to analyze readings to
determine what and where the electrical problem is located. 

know how to use safety equipment when working near energized equipment and

know how to read and interpret construction and as-built drawings, schematics,
manufacturers shop drawings, and performance curve charts and graphs. 

have a thorough knowledge of ohms law and how to apply its formulas to circuit

have a very good technical understanding of major building electrical systems,
switchgear, panel boards, lighting and power outlets, equipment, and control

of reading technical documents, interpreting maintenance plans and technical
literature is required and highly emphasized. 

computer literacy is required in multiple applications (MS Office). 

Incumbent  will have completed courses of
study covering the principles of AC and DC circuitry, power distribution,
control wiring, circuit ampacity and safe wiring practices for office and
residential buildings, use of diagnostic equipment and electrical meters, and
commercial wiring standards including power generation and distribution.

English level III (Good
working knowledge) Written/Speaking/Reading is required. Luganda level III
(Good knowledge) Written/Speaking/Reading is required. 


How to Apply:

All those interested
in working with the US mission in Kampala should send their applications online
at the link below.




Deadline: 23rd March 2021


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