UNIFIL-95913

HEATING, VENTILATION AND A/C ASSISTANT, G4
UNIFIL - Naqoura, Lebanon

Posting Title:HEATING, VENTILATION AND A/C ASSISTANT, G4
Job Code Title:HEATING, VENTILATION AND A/C ASSISTANT
Department/Office:United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon
Duty Station:NAQOURA
Posting Period:08 May 2018 – 06 June 2018
Job Opening Number:18-Facilities Management-UNIFIL-95913-R-Naqoura (M)
Staffing ExerciseN/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

Org. Setting and Reporting

This position is located in HVAC Unit / Engineering Services Section, United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), Naqoura. The incumbent will report to the Chief Electro-Mechanical unit (Electrical / HVAC unit supervisor) or his/her designate.

Responsibilities

-Install, provide preventive maintenance, repair and modify HVAC equipment including refrigeration of domestic use (Wall mounted, cassette and floor standing type A/Cs) and commercial (chilled water central cooling units, Variable Refrigerant Volume “DC Inverter and digital scroll units). 
-Provide technical assistance in the installation and use of the new kitchen appliances.
-Install temperatures monitoring equipment and data logger on all the sensitive HVAC and refrigeration’s equipment such as food storages, server room and VHF repeaters on side.
-Install, maintain, repair and modify all types of walk-in freezer/cooler units up to 650-meter cubic, including mobile trucks and reefer containers Thermo king units.
-Carry out maintenance and repairs of any diagnosed faults of all types of equipment related to HVAC Unit. 
-Recognize faults, troubleshooting and repair of all types of commercial and domestic appliances such as refrigerators, chest/cabinet freezers, juice dispensers, gas cooking equipment, electrical cooking equipments (potato peelers, meat slicers and saws, vegetables choppers, microwave ovens), dishwashers, electric water heaters, water boilers, washing machines and dryers.
-Provide technical specifications and list of spare parts required in advance of defects occurring and liaise with other engineering units, sections and military personnel / battalions for all the HVAC and kitchen appliances projects / works.
-Perform other duties as and when required including emergency call-out and stand-by duties.

Competencies

Professionalism: Knowledge of relevant UN rules, regulations, administrative procedures, policies and directives, and of inventory and control guidelines, directives and procedures. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations; Commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of work.

Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals, Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; Places team agenda before personal agenda; Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings

Client Orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients ” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view; Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; Identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; Keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; Meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.

Education

High School diploma or equivalent is required. Supplemental courses / technical certificate in HVAC engineering or other related field is required.

Work Experience

A minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience in commercial and industrial HVAC and refrigeration installations is required.
Experience of heavy-duty kitchen appliance and central cooling plants is desirable.
A valid national driving license is desirable.

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English (both oral and written) is required. Knowledge of Arabic language is desirable.

Assessment

Evaluation of qualified candidates may include a technical test which may be followed by competency-based interview.

Special Notice

Recruitment against this position is on a local basis; applicants in the General Service category shall meet the relevant employment requirements of the host country (Lebanon), including fulfilling visa or work permit stipulations. If you fulfill the visa and work permit stipulations for Lebanon, please specify in your cover letter and attach a copy of your visa and work permit under ‘attachments” of your application in Inspira.
The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

United Nations Considerations

According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation or sexual abuse, or crimes other than minor traffic offences, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term “sexual exploitation” means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term “sexual abuse” means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions.

Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.

The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.

Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.


No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

Above texts are copied from United Nations Official Web Page (careers.un.org) 
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