Building Engineer at U.S. Embassy in Rwanda

  • Full Time
  • Rwanda
  • Applications have closed

Website U.S. Embassy in Rwanda

U.S. Embassy in Rwanda Building Engineer Jobs


  • Under the supervision of the Senior/Deputy Facility Manager, the Engineer leads a team of skilled tradespersons responsible for maintaining all of the Embassy Compound.
  • Included among these are the Mechanical and Electrical Systems, Building Automation System (BAS), Chiller Plant, Air Handling Units, VAV System (variable air volume damper for HVAC systems), Potable Water, Sanitary Sewage, Storm Sewage, Oil Water Separator Systems, Fuel Delivery, Distribution, and Fuel Monitoring Systems, and the Fire Alarm and Fire Suppression Systems; Electrical Power Generation and Distribution Systems; Voltage Regulators; Transformers; Switchgear; Panel boards, Automatic Transfer Switches; Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) motors and controllers; and Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) Systems.
  • Additional responsibilities include supervision of the custodial and grounds maintenance staff, and overseeing an aggressive recycling and energy conservation program.

    Qualifications and Evaluations


  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience working as a project manager/ supervisor/foreman at a manufacturing plant, major resort, hospital, office complex, or a large university/school system managing a preventative maintenance program that incorporates or utilizes a CMMS (computerized maintenance management system) to track scheduled and unscheduled maintenance requests and their related expenses is required.
  • The incumbents work experience

    must demonstrate a progression of increased responsibility throughout their career, including developing scopes of work, construction documents (plans and specifications) and cost estimates for new construction projects, building repairs, equipment overhauls, and equipment replacement schedules.

  • In addition, the candidate should have a minimum of one year of experience in management and supervisory duties.

    Education Requirements:

  • Completion of a 4-year Bachelor of Science degree, or equivalent, in Mechanical/Electrical/ General/Civil Engineering from an accredited university program is required.
  • Having been in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited or equivalent by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) (or a host-country engineering board equivalent) as a professional engineering curriculum is required.


  • Language: Fluency in English and Kinyarwanda is required. (This may be tested).

    Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO):

  • The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.


  • All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; U.S. Embassy in Rwanda Building Engineer Jobs