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US Embassy Dakar hiring HVAC Control Technician.

Salary: 11,065,937 CFA/year

Closing date: 31 July 2023


The incumbent reports directly to the Building Engineer Supervisor. The incumbent is employed as a journeyman level Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Controls Technician to carry out skilled maintenance and repair work throughout the New Embassy Compound (NEC) on critical and non-critical electrical components within the functional/office buildings, on-compound ancillary support and residential buildings, above and below ground infrastructures, recreational facilities, and other owned/leased properties.

Job requirements

  • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience at the journey-level in the installation, repair, and maintenance of commercial HVAC and/or other mechanical system digital building controls with interfacing to the building automation systems.
  • Work experience must show a progression of increased responsibility, and the ability to repair complex equipment, components, and systems.

Job knowledge

  • The incumbent is required to know electrical theory, ohms law, circuit wiring, the laws of thermodynamics and their application to HVAC system design, installation, repair, and operations and maintenance.
  • The incumbent must have detailed technical knowledge of HVAC control systems and basic knowledge of how control systems interface with the other operating systems including the building automation system.
  • His/her knowledge base must be broad, encompassing many different makes and models, able to perform the required maintenance on each system.
  • Must have a very good technical understanding of major building electrical/mechanical systems and equipment.
  • Knowledge of International Building Code standards including electrical and mechanical requirements, and fire and life safety codes is required.

Education Requirements:

Completion of secondary school required. Successful completion of specialized vocational training program from an accredited institute recognized as producing journeyman level HVAC mechanical technicians and mechanical system specialist trained in the maintenance of commercial or industrial buildings/facilities is required.  A portion of the training must be in HVAC Controls and the interfacing with Building Automated Systems Technology.


  • English level III (Good Working Knowledge) Written/Speaking/Reading in English is required in order to understand verbal requests, read some technical material, and prepare simple reports.
  • French level III (Good knowledge) Written/Speaking/Reading is required. In order to communicate with local contractors and other LE Staff.
  • Level III (fluent) verbal and written skills using the local language in order to communicate with local contractors and other LE Staff

Skills and abilities

  • The incumbent must be able to read and interpret mechanical layout drawings, electrical drawings, riser diagrams, wiring schematics, various equipment schedules, operations and maintenance manuals, as-built drawings, and other construction documents.
  • The incumbent shall have skills and abilities in the following areas: testing mechanical components and taking equipment readings with various meters, hand tools, power tools, and specialty tools to determine the root cause of a problem, and the appropriate repairs.
  • Must be able to use tools of the trade in order to install, troubleshoot, and repair the components associated with the HVAC mechanical controls and their interface devices with the building automation systems.
  • Additional skills include working with the building automation systems, emergency power sources including UPS’s and standby generator; distinguishing frequencies and sounds, color codes and odors in the operation of equipment in order to troubleshoot for repairs.
  • Must have substantial skill in comprehending engineering reports, specifications and related materials in English.
  • Additional abilities include responding to emergency situations in an efficient and timely manner to effect immediate repairs; work in various adverse conditions such as tight or enclosed spaces, working on ladders at various heights, and working in temperature extremes, indoors or outdoors, to complete work assignments; communicate orally and in writing with co-workers, contractors and vendors to obtain and provide pertinent information.
  • Must be computer literate, able to use the Microsoft Office Suite software including MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point; able to draft reports and create spreadsheets, and able to write e-mails and research information on the Internet.
  • A valid driver’s license is required.  Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to handle a large workload and multiple tasks.
  • Must be organized.


  • date de publication:
  • Date d'expiration: 31 août 2023
  • Fermé:31 août 2023
  • Emplacement: Dakar, Sénégal
  • Titre d'emploi: HVAC Control Technician

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