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Generator Mechanic 11 May 2021 Int. Specialist UNAMA Afghanistan
Open

Generator Mechanic

International Specialist
UNAMA
Afghanistan
Kabul (AFG)
English,Dari
01 July 2021
until 31 December 2021
11 May 2021

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the direct supervision of Electromechanical unit, Engineering and facility maintenance Section, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Apply commonly used engineering calculations, standard practices and precedents for sizing the Diesel engine generators their Installation, commissioning, overhauling, regular/preventive and breakdown maintenance of generating sets and related equipment’s;
  • Ensures the smooth operation of all generator in accordance with UN rules regulations and guidelines;
  • Troubleshoot, repair, and maintain different make model of Diesel Engine power generators utilizing diagnostics tool (EST- Electronic service tool
  • Troubleshoot on generator controller fault, rewiring of sensors, controllers and their programming.
  • Install/replace new or used generators at powerhouse, synchronize it in a group of generators and integrate new/replaced generator with solar hybrid system.
  • Evaluates spare parts stock levels of each category of generators and advises the Unit/Section Chief and/or Technical units for requirements and surplus quantities of spare parts, assets and related equipment to ensure adequate stock are maintained to meet the operational requirements of the Mission;
  • Responsible for Generator operation data log sheet (Fuel, Lubricants, KWh, Running Hour, Temperature, Pressure etc.) compilation and maintaining generator sets related equipment records within mission.
  • Prepare presentations for generator operation, diesel fuel consumption, generator operation cost for per Kilo wat/hour (Kw-Hr) and analyze the efficiency of individual generators monthly and advise to Electromechanical unit
  • Develop the generator history card and maintain the records of maintenance, overhaul, and spare used at the mission generators.
  • Estimate cost of repairs of generator, and/or determine whether maintenance burdens are economic, cost effective or feasible or not;
  • Assist in preparation of acquisition plan, performance reports and budget proposal for all generators supplies and requirements;
  • Troubleshoot, repair, and maintain the Diesel Engine power generators;
  • Provide technical support to a team of generator operator & technician and repair crew for generator maintenance and overhauling;
  • Monitor generator service contractors and assist national generator maintenance personnel and technicians assigned to the Engineering and Maintenance Section in the Mission.
  • Liaise with other engineering personnel in the mission and mission logisticians to resolve challenges through teamwork;
  • Coordinate with the other technical units to ensure correct and proper accountability and maintenance of generators;
  • Prepares reports as required and performs any other duties related to electromechanical unit requested by Unit/Section Chief;
  • Undertake research to gather information related to economic power generation, online remote data acquisition & monitoring of Diesel Engine Power Generators;
  • UNV will develop and implement a Capacity building/mentoring/coaching and formal on the-job training programme for national staff, Contractor’s generator mechanic/technician within the Power/Generator Unit.
Technical/Vocational diploma

Diploma degree in Mechanical or Equivalent Engineering with a relevant combination of academic qualifications and experience in diesel engines.

36 Months

A minimum of 3 years progressively experience in the field of Diesel engines & Generators; Experience in Training/Capacity Building, Mentoring as he/she will be expected to be building the capacity of national staff within the electromechanical.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Dari(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Mechanical engineering
  • Troubleshoot, repair, and maintain different make model of Diesel Engine power generators utilizing diagnostics tool (EST- Electronic Service Tool)
  • Troubleshoot on generator controller fault, rewiring of sensors, controllers and their programming.
  • Install/replace new or used generators at powerhouse, synchronize it in a group of generators and integrate new/replaced generator with solar hybrid system.
Yes

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.

Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile.

Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 11 May 2021

Air Operations Assistant 13 May 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

Air Operations Assistant

International Specialist
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Kinshasa, Bukavu, Goma (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
13 May 2021

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the direct supervision of the Chief Air Region/Unit Chief the duties of the Operations Coordinator will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Plans and coordinates air transportation activities in accordance with the Standard Operating Procedures, UN directives, Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) Aviation Manual, UN Aviation Standards for Peacekeeping and Humanitarian Air Transport Operations (UN AVSTADS), ICAO standards and recommended practices and the host country's Aeronautical Information Publications (AIPs).

  • Ensure that air operations are conducted in compliance with Air Tasking Orders (ATOs)/Daily Flight Schedule (DFS), DPKO Aviation Manual, MONUSCO Aviation SOP and other relevant SOPs, UN directives, ICAO, IATA and the host country’s aviation standards, practices, procedures and regulations.

  • Review all operational and logistical mission requests sent by JMCC/MOVCON and Force Air Operations.

  • Manage CASEVAC/MEDEVAC flights, VIP flights and other special missions.

  • Participate in the integrated Search and Rescue operations for MONUSCO air assets and other aircraft upon request.

  • Review, plan and coordinate daily projected task orders and air support requirements.

  • Conduct risk analysis and determine risk mitigation measures in order to bring risks to acceptable levels.

  • Ensure airframes are selected and allocated to achieve maximum cost effectiveness in mission support.

  • Any other duties as requested by the supervisor.

Technical/Vocational diploma

Technical or vocational Diploma/License in Air Transport/Flight Operations, Air Traffic Control or graduation from equivalent military establishment is required.

36 Months

At least 3 years of progressively responsible experience in aviation industry including at least 2 years of experience in an occupation directly related to air transportation operations

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Air transport, air traffic control and safety
  • Air transport, air traffic control or safety are mandatory;

  • Other transport related experience Optional;

  • Computer skills: Proficient in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word,) and other IT applications.

  • Receptiveness towards client needs is very important, including the ability to maintain tact and diplomacy always.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Technical or vocational certificate in Air Transportation at Commercial Pilot License level as a minimum, Safety Management, Air Traffic Control or graduation from equivalent military establishment or military/air traffic control training is required;

  • At least 3 years of progressively responsible experience in aviation industry including at least 2 years of experience in an occupation directly related to air transportation operations;

  • Good knowledge of Aviation and of the recommendations of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is needed;

  • Relevant training/experience in flight operations management, scheduling and support is highly desirable

  • Fluency in written and spoken English is essential and French is desirable.

    • Solid computer skills including proficiency and in-depth knowledge of MS office applications (Excel, Word, Power Point); High school diploma or equivalent.

Yes

Client Orientation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 13-05-2021

Air Operations Assistant 12 May 2021 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
Open

Air Operations Assistant

International Specialist
UNMISS
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English
Immediate
until 30 June 2022
12 May 2021

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the direct supervision of Chief Air Operations MAOC /OIC Flight Following, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Monitor aircarft daily movements to ensure that all missions are executed safely, according to published schedule and that all necessary clearances are in place;
  • Follow up flights and aircraft tracking, recording all operational and non-operational events related to movement of aircraf;
  • Maintan UN aircraft actual time of arrival and departure within or outside the mission area;
  • Monitor and contact, through Radio, all UNMISS aircraft in flight.in AOR and Out of the Mission area when required;
  • Perfom in relaying messages to and/or from aircraft regarding any changes affecting the flight schedule;
  • Coordinate activities in cases of immediate requirement of MEDEVAC and CASEVAC as per mission directives;
  • Provide Air Traffic Advisory services;
  • Coordinate with Juba tower and all South Sudan Air Traffic Control Tower and Flight Information service offices for air traffic activities;
  • Collect Pilot Weather Reports (PIREPS) and weather reports from the weather specialist and providing flying crews with updated weather information to their destination/arrival airports and en route;
  • Ensure all flights Satellite tracking is Operational and continuously monitor the satellite tracking to know exact position of the Aircraft on the Air;
  • Initiate alerting actions (Search and Rescue) after proper Authorizations by Chief Aviation Officer;
  • Respond to queries from state’s other UNMISS Sections or other Organizations, regarding issues related to UNMISS Air traffic Flight in a timely manner;
  • Liaise with the ground and Air Ops personnel in other missions regarding flight information;
  • Assist the Sectors in all questions related to Air Communications procedures and flight planning;
  • Maintain and keep records of all operational and non-operational events in Flight Following Logbook in chronological order;
  • Ensure crew are NOT on the persona non grata list;
  • Perform other duties as directed by the Chief Air Operations/Chief Planning on all matters pertaining to flight following and Air Safety.
Secondary education

Should have reasonable training in the Aviation Industry.

Air Traffic Control certificate, Private Pilot License(PPL), Commercial Pilot License(CPL),Cabin crew certificate/Aircraft dispatch License, Aircraft Engineering certificate are all desirable.

36 Months

At least 3 Years of experience in the Aviation industry.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Air transport, air traffic control and safety

Computer skills: Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word etc.)

Yes

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections

of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink.

Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at

https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to

apply.

Application deadline: 12 May 2021