Engineering Technician

The Hague, Netherlands

Job summary

Webrecruit Ltd
€48,707 annual base salary
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Engineering Technician
The Hague, Netherlands

About Us

The U.S. Embassy in the Netherlands (The Hague) is the diplomatic mission of the United States in the Netherlands.

We provide assistance to U.S. citizens living in the Netherlands on a range of matters working alongside the U.S. Consulate.

Promoting strong bilateral ties between the United States and the Netherlands, we actively work to increase cooperation on counter terrorism, enhance U.S. economic prosperity, and fight international crime and drugs.

Now, we are seeking an experienced Engineering Technician, to join our team on a full-time basis working 40 hours per week.

The Benefits 

- €48,707 annual base salary
- An additional 20.2% will be added to the listed Locally Employed (LE) Staff salary for allowances and premiums
- Comprehensive benefits package

This is a rare and exciting opportunity for an experienced engineering professional looking to advance their career and take on an active role throughout our New Embassy Compound.

In this rare opportunity to join our outstanding Embassy Team, no two days will be the same, as you play an integral supporting role, allowing the continued operational success of our embassy. 

Working across a range of complex mechanical and electrical components, this is a fantastic opportunity to test your skills in a varied and enjoyable environment. 

The Role 

As an Engineering Technician, you will carry out skilled installation, maintenance and repair work throughout our New Embassy Compound/New Consulate Compound (NEC/NCC). 

Working with large, complex mechanical and electrical systems and their control equipment, you will act as an expert in the planning and maintenance of this equipment throughout our compound. 

Specifically, you will carry out skilled analysis and diagnostic maintenance on all major systems and critical equipment. 

About You

To be considered an Engineering Technician, you will need:

- A minimum of five years’ experience in the operation and maintenance of building automation systems (BAS)
- A minimum of two years’ experience conducting direct maintenance of BAS specific components 
- Experience of repairing large, complex commercial or government building systems
- To be fluent in English to Level Four (or equivalent)
- To have completed a four-year undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in either engineering, mechanical systems, electronics or computerised systems
- A full, valid driving licence

This position is advertised using the policy Substitution of Experience for Education.  Review the requirements for both THEHAGUE-2022-00RA2 and THEHAGUE-2022-006RA2 S and apply for the vacancy announcement that matches your current experience and education. 

The closing date for this position is 18th July 2022.

All applicants under consideration will be required to pass security certification and may be required to obtain a Certificate of Conduct for Natural Persons (VOG) from the Ministry of Safety and Justice of the Netherlands.

This role is only open to candidates who are eligible to work in the EU.

Other organisations may call this role Maintenance Engineer, Building Automation System Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Technician, or Field Service Engineer.

Webrecruit and The US Embassy are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you’re ready to join our organisation as an Engineering Technician, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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