Job Title

Maintenance Technician

Location

Erbil

Type of Position

Service Contract, Part-time – On-Call

Length of Contract

12 months

Compensation and Benefits

Competitive benefits commensurate with skills and experience. Compensation amounts will be based on a price list that will be attached to the contract and being discussed in the interview

About SEED Foundation

SEED Foundation is a locally registered NGO in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. SEED’s mission is to protect, empower, and support the recovery of survivors of violence and others at risk. SEED is committed to delivering quality and holistic approaches, combining international expertise and local know-how to achieve results for the people of Iraq and Kurdistan. SEED’s programming focuses on four key objectives: 1) the delivery of transformational, comprehensive MHPSS services including case management, mental health, and legal services, as well as psychosocial support activities; 2) strengthening the capacity of service providers through education, training, and capacity-building programs; 3) promoting policy and social change to strengthen the rights of, and protections for, vulnerable groups and individuals; and, 4) supporting the protection and recovery of survivors of trafficking, including through SEED’s shelter for victims of trafficking and those at risk, after care services, and prevention work to reduce the risk of trafficking through public awareness, technical assistance, and advocacy for legal, regulatory, policy, process, and institutional changes.

Role of the Technician

SEED Foundation is seeking an experienced Technician Service Provider Company or Individual to perform upkeep tasks such as repairs and fixings to SEED Foundation Offices and Centers in Erbil. The Service Provider will be responsible for applying basic fixes to equipment and building systems and ensure facilities are tidy and functional.

Being reliable with a keen eye for detail is the first step to getting this role. The ideal candidate will have experience and solid technical knowledge. The Service Provider must also possess manual dexterity and physical stamina.

Specific Tasks

  • Respond quickly in the event of an emergency, notify appropriate personnel and follow safety protocol
  • Identify and report the need for major repairs
  • Perform fixes and maintenance such as repairing broken locks, changing and repairing lights, filling gaps on walls, etc.
  • Perform minor fixes and maintenance of (HVAC – Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) systems and troubleshoot them
  • Repairing broken or leaking plumbing to avoid water damage and restore full use of water fixtures
  • Working on damaged electrical wiring when a shortage or severed wire occurs
  • Fixing potential safety hazards to avoid injuries
  • Fixing damaged Furniture, and have knowledge in carpentering works
  • Inspect and troubleshoot equipment and systems (e.g., ventilation)
  • Check control panels and electrical wiring to identify issues
  • Check functionality of safety systems (e.g., fire alarms, and Fire extinguisher systems)
  • Install appliances and equipment
  • Painting the building when old paint has become faded or chipped
  • perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor
  • Collaborate with team and other professionals during renovations
  • Report to facilities or supervisor for issues
  • Providing periodically service and maintenance report to supervisor.

Essential Criteria

  • The Service Provider must have experience in working with NGOs in the KRI
  • The Service Provider Must be fluent in the Kurdish language and have basic knowledge of English
  • Proven experience as maintenance or technician person or other similar position
  • The Service Provider must have knowledge of HVAC, plumbing, and electrical systems
  • Ability to read technical manuals and drawings
  • Have Basic Maintenance and Technician hand tools and equipment to perform the job 
  • Very good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Physical stamina and dexterity
  • High school diploma or equivalent

How to Apply

  • Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via this link: https://seedkurdistan.odoo.com/jobs/detail/maintenance-technician-199?
  • Please NOTE, in case the applicant faces any problem on submitting through the SEED system, kindly Send One PDF with cover letter, CV, and contact information for 3 references to jobs@seedkurdistan.org using “ Maintenance Technician” as the subject of your email.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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