The U.S. Embassy in Brussels is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Heating Technician in the Facility Management Office.
The job holder is part of the Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) / Appliance repair shop located in Zaventem. Performs scheduled, unscheduled and emergency maintenance services for all heating systems, boilers and heating equipment to include gas boilers and furnaces, electric boilers and furnaces, piping, wiring and control systems, VAV dampers, variable frequency drivers, duct work, filters, fan coil units, radiators, heat exchangers, motorized valves, circulation valves, actuators, and dampers. Conducts inspections, calibrations and cleaning functions using equipment such as volt/ohm meters, meggers, amp meters, thermal imagers, combustion analyzers, and gas leak detectors. Drives a truck with equipment in the greater Brussels area. Administrative tasks include completing work orders in the Global Maintenance Management System (GMMS), and filing proper paperwork to purchase repair/replacement parts.
Education: Secondary school degree and technical training as a Heating Technician.
Experience: Minimum three years of experience as a Heating Technician.
Job Knoweledge: : Thorough knowledge of the Heating trade at a journeyman level. Basic computer skills to include the Microsoft software suite (Word, Excel and Outlook).
Language Skills: Speaking, reading, and writing: Level 3 (good working knowledge) in Dutch or French, and level 2 (working knowledge) in English.
Skills and Abilities: Must have a valid G1 and L certificate for gas burners and liquid fuels in the regions of Flanders and Brussels. Must have the ability to perform most tasks with minimal supervision. Must be able to read and understand drawings and technical manuals. Must have a valid class “B” driver’s license.