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Posting Title: Engineer  

Job Code Title: Engineer

Grade: P3  

Duty Station: Geneva  

Posting Period: 28 March, 201711 May, 2017  

Job Opening No: 17-Engineering-UNOG-76950-R-Geneva (X)

Special Notice

Extension of the appointment is subject to extension of the mandate and/or the availability of the funds.

Staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and to assignment by him or her. In this context, all staff are expected to move periodically to new functions in their careers in accordance with established rules and procedures.

Org. Setting and Reporting

This position is located in the Engineering Unit, Buildings and Engineering Section, Central Support Services, Division of Administration, United Nations Office at Geneva.

Responsibilities

Within delegated authority, the Engineer will apply professional engineering knowledge and expertise in performance of the following duties: 

•Applies commonly used engineering calculations, practices and precedents in completing portions of larger projects related to the design, construction, or repair of buildings, roads, bridges, airfields, helipads, railways, docks, waste disposal systems, flood control systems, water treatment facilities, electrical power generation and distribution systems, environmental control systems, field defenses, mine detection and clearance, and other related structures and activities in the field.
•Plans and designs specifications for projects. Drafts terms of reference and technical evaluation reports.
•Conducts preliminary site investigations to obtain field data such as soil characteristics, drainage and other data required for building site selection.
•Prepares design layout for smaller or less complex portions of buildings and facilities.
•Develops technical data regarding materials, sizes, dimensions, and quantities and costs to be incorporated in formal specifications.
•Estimates costs of repairs of damaged buildings, facilities and systems to determine feasibility of repairs or replacement.
•Liaises with other engineers and specialists responsible for related specialized phases to the Strategic Heritage Plan (SHP) to arrive at mutually satisfactory approaches to problems by exchanging and comparing data.
•Conducts investigations to develop improved designs and construction techniques.
•Produces cost data and estimates on engineering-related requirements. 
•Analyzes project proposals to ensure technical feasibility and to ensure that project objectives are attainable within prescribed resources.
•Conducts research on development of new technical systems, and follow development to identify improved methods and equipment.

Education

Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent degree) in engineering, architecture or other related field. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Work Experience

A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in engineering or related area.

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English and French is required. Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.

Assessment

Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which will be followed by competency-based interview.

United Nations Considerations

The United Nations shall place 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. (Charter of the United Nations - Chapter 3, article 8). The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

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.