Building Automation Systems Technician - AMBASSADE DES ETATS-UNIS AU MALI

The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (40 hours per week)

Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time of receipt of a conditional offer of employment.

Salary: (XOF) CFA15,473,415 – (XOF) CFA15,473,415/Per Year

Series/Grade: LE – 1105 – 9

Agency: Embassy Bamako

Position Info:

Location: Bamako, ML

Close Date: (MM/DD/YYYY) 06/22/2023


Basic Function of the Position:

Under the supervision of the Building Engineer, the Building Automation Systems Technician is responsible for the efficient operation of all U.S. Embassy building automation systems including: Building Automation System (BAS) and associated sub-systems controls (HVAC, chiller plants, emergency power generators, fuel systems); the Fire Alarm Systems and power management system. Responsibilities also include supervision of maintenance staff that maintains all BAS and associated system equipment throughout the Embassy Compounds buildings, and grounds. Other duties shall include: Contracting Officer Technical Representative (COTR) for embassy maintenance contracts assigned.

Qualifications and Evaluations



Applicant must have a minimum of three years of experience as Building Automation Systems Technician and 2 years supervisory experience working on Building Automation Systems, Power Monitoring Systems, HVAC, and power generation.


Must have a thorough professional knowledge of  the field of building automation systems as it relates to mechanical and electrical systems. Must have an understanding of building construction practices and codes and contracting procedures, project scheduling, and materials of construction. Candidates must have a good knowledge of computer systems, including those related to Building Automation System. Must have working knowledge of BAS systems. Must be able to develop scopes of work, and estimates for small and medium projects. Must be able to lead, instruct and direct local staff to perform assigned tasks and perform quality inspections upon completion work. Must have knowledge of the building and construction trades, fire and safety standards. Knowledge of MS Word and Excel is required. Candidate must be able to coordinate with other technical disciplines at the Professional level.

Education Requirements:

Completion of BS or equivalent degree in Building Automation Systems, Computer Science, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a recognized engineering program.



English Level III Good Working Knowledge – Good vocabulary and understanding of grammar and able to construct sentences. Able to use English as part of normal work duties including having conversations with customers and answer questions. This may be tested.

French  Fluent – Able to use the language fluently and accurately, making only minor errors of pronunciation and grammar.  Able to conduct all work in French.  Almost as proficient in French as in your native language.  This may be tested.


Candidate must be able to identify, troubleshoot and to independently correct or direct in-house maintenance staff and service contractors to remedy maintenance/repair issues. Example: BAS system does not provide correct temperature and building pressure, failed automatic transfer to back up generator, failures with potable water treatment/pacification system, Fire alarm panel faults and sewage treatment systems. Must be able to prepare written reports. Must be able to read and interpret building plans and specifications, safety requirements. Ability to use Microsoft Office Programs, Excel, Word, Power Point and Access. Ability to operate digital camera to provide photographic records.

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.

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  • Secteur : Coopérations, Intégration , Affaires Etrangères
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