• British Embassy in Kuwait Careers | Electrician

    British Embassy in Kuwait Careers | Electrician

    Location: Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Job Description

    Type of Post: British Embassy in Kuwait

    Job Category: Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Operations and Corporate Services)

    Job Subcategory: Estates

    The British Embassy in Kuwait has a vacancy for the post of an Electrician

    Joining a small Maintenance Team, you will have extensive experience of working on commercial and residential electrical installations and have the ability to use your technical knowledge of such systems to conduct routine maintenance, fault finding and repairs. You will also be required to carry out minor electrical installation work, principally small power and lighting systems.

    You will deliver high quality work, compliant with the relevant technical standards / regulations, whilst maintaining high standards of health and safety.

    Having a good command of both written and spoken English, you will be a strong and confident communicator with the ability to remain calm in stressful situations and be able to work unsupervised or within a team.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Your main responsibilities in this role include the following:

    • Routine maintenance of electrical installations within offices and residential accommodation;

    • Inspection and testing of electrical installations;

    • Electrical fault finding and repair;

    • Rewiring of electrical circuits / systems,

    • Identifying/scheduling parts and materials for electrical jobs;

    • Assisting other Trades as required

    • Assist in setting up of electricals for events

    • Routine maintenance checks for generators

    • Routine maintenance of fire alarm equipments

    Job Requirements

    • Good command of written and spoken communication skills in English.

    • At least 2 years of relevant work experience in a similar field

    • Good general IT skills: use of word processing, email and calendar management (eg, knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes such as Word, Excel and Outlook).

    • Internet-based research skills.

    • Qualified electrician with a sound grasp of electrical theory;

    • Electrical fault finding;

    • An understanding of BS (British Standard) 7671;

    • Professional approach to duties;

    • Proactive team working;

    • Basic electrical certificate/diploma

    Desirable qualifications, skills and experience

    • Knowledge of Satellite TV Installation;

    • Knowledge of Air Conditioning DX Split Units;

    • Hold a clean Kuwaiti driving licence and have a willingness to drive an Embassy vehicle;

    • A willingness to participate in an on-call roster to attend to emergencies outside of normal working hours;

    • Qualified to Diploma level in Electrical Engineering;

    • Hold a recognised qualification for the inspection and testing of electrical installations e.g. the C&G 2392-10 Inspection & Testing Course.

    Required competencies

    • Changing and Improving, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace

    Job Details

    Company/Organization: British Embassy in Kuwait

    Employment Type: Full-time

    Job Location: Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Duration of Post: Permanent

    Compensation/Salary: KWD 563.150 Per Month