Technical Facilities Technician

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  • Function title: Technical Facilities Technician
  • Reference: MA-2024-AST/775
  • Location: Maastricht
  • The selected candidate must reside either at this location or within a reasonable proximity that allows for the satisfactory execution of their dutiesInformation about living in Maastricht
  • Nature of competition: Internal and external competition
  • Applicable regulations: General conditions of employment governing servants at the EUROCONTROL Maastricht Centre
  • Type of post: Assistant
  • Job level: AST4-AST6 – Check salary simulations for the basic grade
  • Generic job title: Specialised Technical/Administrative Assistant
  • Number of posts: 1
  • Duration of appointment: 5 Year(s) – extension or conversion of the contract is possible – see “Useful information” section
  • Security clearance: Security vetting may be required in accordance with the relevant EUROCONTROL security provisions
  • Directorate/Service: MAAS/ATM – Air Traffic Management
  • Working arrangement: Onsite only
  • Competition publication date: 11/04/2024
  • Competition closing date: 09/05/2024(23:59 Brussels time)
  • Reserve list: Applicable – See details in the “Useful information” section

Your team

Within the Directorate Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre, the “Facilities” service is responsible for the provision of soft and hard facility management and physical security services.

Your role

Your role will be to:

  • Act as a Point of Contact (POC), and as a backup POC, for assigned ATC critical supporting systems and installations (e.g., UPS, diesel generators, chillers, etc.) by:
    o participating in the set-up of the preventive maintenance plan and ensuring execution and follow-up of
    interventions and remedial actions in case of defects
    o conducting regular inspections, reporting anomalies, and providing input for the replacement maintenance plan
    o ensuring efficiency by monitoring and adapting the settings of these installations as required and the safe running
    of the technical installations including quality and legal compliance (e.g., NEN1010, NEN3140)
    o initiating, executing, and ensuring follow-up for the second-line maintenance of systems and installations, and
    supervising the interventions of external contractors/service providers
    o assisting in drafting technical and emergency procedures
    o following up on actions in the maintenance management system and keeping technical documentation up-to-date
    o ensuring relevant information on the status and handover of systems and installations to the assigned backup and
    ensuring the provision of training when required.
  • Ensure continuity of the service on-site, including a 24/7h standby first-line maintenance service on ATC critical supporting electrical and HVAC installations and infrastructure, including BHV (primary intervention team) emergencies.
  • Take on responsibility for interventions as per the Health and Safety Policy (i.e., issue work permits)
  • Provide input, when required, on technical improvements and replacements/modifications, and participate in projects within the area of expertise.
  • Carry out any other task in line with the main purpose of the job.

Required qualifications, experience & competencies

  • Post-secondary education in a relevant area (e.g., Electricity (ELEC), Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC), Engineering, etc.). A relevant Bachelor’s degree would be an asset.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ relevant working experience in, at least, one of the relevant technical domains: HVAC, ELEC and/or Building Management Systems (BMS).
  • Internal candidates can check on the intranet to see what level of in-house experience is considered equivalent to educational qualifications where appropriate.
  • The following certificates would be considered an advantage when applying and/or will need to be obtained by the end of the probation period:
    o Certification BHV (Primary Intervention Team)
    o Certification NEN1010*
    o Certification NEN3140*
    o Certification VCAVOL*
    o Certification Fire Detection and Public Address System
    *Certifications required for the Netherlands and Belgium
  • This job is subject to the following internal certificates:
    o Air Traffic Safety Electronics Personnel (ATSEP) Competence
  • Experience with Electrical, Electro-mechanical, and HVAC systems, including maintenance and emergency procedures.
  • Knowledge of PLC (Programmable Logic Controller).
  • Knowledge of Document Management (e.g., Sharepoint).
  • Knowledge of Security systems (e.g., Access Control, CCTV).
  • Knowledge of Maintenance Management systems (e.g., Ultimo).
  • Technical writing skills (English).
  • Physical aptitude to work in shifts.
  • Awareness of the social impact of shift work and adaptability to shift work.
  • Commitment to undertake 24/7 shift work.
  • Staff working in shift, on-call or on standby will receive allowances pursuant to the applicable legal provisions in the Staff Regulations. (Ref. Article 56 of the General Conditions of Employment).
  • Communication: You foster two-way communication.
  • Teamwork: You foster teamwork.
  • Quality Focus: You set and foster high-quality standards.
  • Problem-Solving: You anticipate and solve business issues.
  • Planning & Organising: You know how to plan ahead and adapt as required.
  • Professional conduct in line with the corporate behaviours of the Agency, i.e. result-driven, readiness to change, customer focus, integrity and team-player approach.
  • The working languages of the Agency are English and French. For this particular job, candidates must be proficient users of English at level C1. Candidates with at least an intermediate level of Dutch (B1/B2) would have an advantage.
    The levels relate to the Common European Framework of References for languages (CEFR).

Useful information

  • Applications will be accepted from nationals of EUROCONTROL Member States only.
  • The selected candidate will be offered a contract of 5 Year (s) pursuant to the provisions of the Staff Regulations governing officials at EUROCONTROL. The contract may be renewed up to a maximum of 9 years or converted into an undetermined contract. Before being established in the post, the selected candidate will be requested to provide certified copies of their degrees and successfully serve a probationary period of 9 months.
  • Internal candidates
    If selected, the person will keep their current type of appointment duration (undetermined or determined).
    The internal staff member with a determined contract will be offered, in principle, an appointment for 5 Year(s) with a maximum total duration of 9 years.
  • The successful candidate shall be appointed at the grade set out in this vacancy notice, or if a group of grades has been published for a job level, in principle at the basic grade of the published job level.
  • Candidates declared suitable who are not selected for the post will be placed on a reserve list for similar roles. The reserve list will be valid for one year from the closing date of applications.
  • Information on salary and benefits can be found on our Careers site
  • EUROCONTROL is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to equality and diversity. In the event of equal merit, preference may be given to the applicant from the under-represented diversity characteristics in order to complement diversity of teams and rebalance the workforce.
  • Candidates should go to our Careers site and read the tips on how to apply.
Maastricht, Netherlands
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