Waste Treatment Plant Technician - UNDP in Timor Leste

Waste Treatment Plant Technician - UNDP in Timor Leste

Waste Treatment Plant Technician - UNDP in Timor Leste


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V a c a n c y A n n o u n c e m e n t<br />

Project Title:<br />

Common Premises<br />

Post Title:<br />

<strong>Waste</strong> <strong>Treatment</strong> <strong>Plant</strong> <strong>Technician</strong> (1 post)<br />

Type of Contract:<br />

Service Contract<br />

Level:<br />

SB-2<br />

Duration:<br />

1 Year (with possibility extension)<br />

Duty Station:<br />

Dili<br />

Expected Start<strong>in</strong>g date: April 2013<br />

Organizational Unit: <strong>UNDP</strong>, Operations Unit<br />

Entitlement:<br />

Please Obta<strong>in</strong> from the <strong>UNDP</strong> Human Resources Unit<br />

1. Background<br />

With the turnover of a <strong>Waste</strong> Water <strong>Treatment</strong> <strong>Plant</strong> (WWTP) from UNMIT to UNCT it was<br />

decided and approved by UNCT with<strong>in</strong> the UN Agency Common Premises Budget for 2013 to create<br />

Water and Sanitation Ma<strong>in</strong>tenance Services to provide waste water treatment and disposal acceptable<br />

standards to the environment with<strong>in</strong> the UN Common Premises <strong>in</strong> Dili, <strong>Timor</strong>-<strong>Leste</strong>.<br />

2. Scope of Water and Sanitation Ma<strong>in</strong>tenance services<br />

In order to achieve all the objectives, the <strong>Waste</strong> <strong>Treatment</strong> <strong>Plant</strong> <strong>Technician</strong> (WTPT) shall perform the<br />

follow<strong>in</strong>g tasks with collaboration of Build<strong>in</strong>g and Ground Ma<strong>in</strong>tenance services provider under direct<br />

supervision of the Common Premises Manager (CPM).<br />

The specific Water and Sanitation Ma<strong>in</strong>tenance services shall <strong>in</strong>clude but not limited to the follow<strong>in</strong>g.<br />

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Monitor<strong>in</strong>g proper un<strong>in</strong>terruptable work of the WWTP and repair <strong>in</strong> case of malfunctions.<br />

Install, repair and ma<strong>in</strong>ta<strong>in</strong> WWTP equipment, pip<strong>in</strong>g and controls.<br />

Assess ma<strong>in</strong>tenance and repair<strong>in</strong>g work to be done for the WTPT and submit to CPM for<br />

further necessary action and subsequent approval. Purchas<strong>in</strong>g of all required items will be<br />

susta<strong>in</strong>ed by the UN Agencies Common Premises Budget with item quality consultation from<br />

the WTPT.<br />

Install, repair and ma<strong>in</strong>ta<strong>in</strong> underground storm sanitary and water pip<strong>in</strong>g systems.<br />

Install, repair and ma<strong>in</strong>ta<strong>in</strong> s<strong>in</strong>ks, tubs and toilets.<br />

Install, repair and ma<strong>in</strong>ta<strong>in</strong> plumb<strong>in</strong>g fixtures, appliances and trim.<br />

Test pipe systems and fixtures for leaks.<br />

Identify required tools and special equipment.<br />

Select the type and size of pipe required.<br />

Locate and mark positions for connections and fixtures.<br />

Install supports and hangers for pipe, fixtures and equipment.

Assemble and <strong>in</strong>stall valves and fitt<strong>in</strong>gs.<br />

Installation and repair all k<strong>in</strong>d water & submersible pump related to water and sanitation.<br />

In close collaboration with Build<strong>in</strong>g and Ground Ma<strong>in</strong>tenance Team, provide relevant <strong>in</strong>formation<br />

to prepare detailed reports describ<strong>in</strong>g <strong>in</strong>spections, repairs and other works & services conducted<br />

for WWTP.<br />

In close collaboration with Build<strong>in</strong>g and Ground Ma<strong>in</strong>tenance Team, provide relevant <strong>in</strong>formation<br />

to prepare a technical report about condition of UN Premises water/ dra<strong>in</strong>age/ sewer work<strong>in</strong>g<br />

systems ones per month.<br />

In close collaboration with Build<strong>in</strong>g and Ground Ma<strong>in</strong>tenance team, provide relevant <strong>in</strong>formation<br />

to prepare preventive ma<strong>in</strong>tenance plan for UN Premises water/ dra<strong>in</strong>age/ sewer work<strong>in</strong>g<br />

systems a period of one follow<strong>in</strong>g month and present <strong>in</strong> prior to CPM for review and approval and<br />

carry out preventive ma<strong>in</strong>tenance work as authorized. The ma<strong>in</strong>tenance plan for each follow<strong>in</strong>g<br />

month has to be presented with<strong>in</strong> a first week of previous month.<br />

In close collaboration with Build<strong>in</strong>g and Ground Ma<strong>in</strong>tenance team, the WTPT shall monitor the<br />

conditions of the water and sanitation systems and assure that they are at all times <strong>in</strong> good order<br />

and all toilets, showers, washbas<strong>in</strong>s with appliances are not hazardous to use by UN staff<br />

members and guests.<br />

The WTPT shall assist staff with any special requirements that may come up from time to time<br />

and respond<strong>in</strong>g to any emergencies which may arise at UN Agency Premises.<br />

The WTPT shall also perform miscellaneous services as maybe needed by staff which may<br />

<strong>in</strong>clude, but not limited to, mov<strong>in</strong>g furniture and relocat<strong>in</strong>g offices, attend<strong>in</strong>g to guests and runn<strong>in</strong>g<br />

errands with<strong>in</strong> or around the build<strong>in</strong>g.<br />

The WTPT shall also perform such tasks as may be requested by <strong>UNDP</strong> for itself or on behalf of<br />

any other Agency.<br />

Duration of Contract<br />

The Employee shall be contracted by the <strong>UNDP</strong> <strong>in</strong> behalf of the UN Agencies for the UN Common<br />

Premises <strong>in</strong> Dili, <strong>Timor</strong>-<strong>Leste</strong> for a period of one year. This contract will be renewed on an annual basis<br />

subject to their satisfactory performance as may be recommended.<br />

The Employee shall possess the follow<strong>in</strong>g requirements.<br />

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Proven track record <strong>in</strong> render<strong>in</strong>g satisfactory services to Common Premises for ma<strong>in</strong>tenance and<br />

operat<strong>in</strong>g of a <strong>Waste</strong> Water <strong>Treatment</strong> <strong>Plant</strong> or similar plants, and other related water and<br />

sanitation activities <strong>in</strong> various bus<strong>in</strong>ess/f<strong>in</strong>ancial <strong>in</strong>stitutions.<br />

Copies of education certificates and other permission documents to confirm ability to provide<br />

water and sanitation activities <strong>in</strong> <strong>Timor</strong>-<strong>Leste</strong>.<br />

Physically and mentally fit to efficiently and effectively perform the daily services required.<br />

Must possess utmost <strong>in</strong>tegrity, outstand<strong>in</strong>g moral character, emotionally stable and ethical <strong>in</strong> their<br />

behavior at all times.<br />

The Employee shall fully recognize that non compliance or violation of any of the above<br />

requirements and standards dur<strong>in</strong>g the contractor’s engagement with the UN may result to<br />

request for term<strong>in</strong>ation of the contract.<br />

ITEM<br />

NO.<br />



SUB<br />

ITEM<br />


1.0<br />

<strong>Waste</strong> <strong>Treatment</strong><br />

<strong>Plant</strong><br />

2.0 Water Tank<br />

1.1<br />

Ensure that the WTP is operat<strong>in</strong>g<br />

properly.<br />

Daily<br />


3.0<br />

Dra<strong>in</strong>ages and car<br />

park<br />

4.0 Sewerage<br />

5.0 Assessment<br />

2.1<br />

2.2<br />

3.1<br />

3.2<br />

4.1<br />

5.1<br />

Ensure that the level of water is always<br />

at maximum for supply<strong>in</strong>g the toilets and<br />

offices. All water pumps are operat<strong>in</strong>g<br />

properly.<br />

Ensure all water supply appliance (taps,<br />

fitt<strong>in</strong>gs, pipes etc.) are work<strong>in</strong>g and <strong>in</strong><br />

good condition at toilets, offices and<br />

external water distribut<strong>in</strong>g l<strong>in</strong>es.<br />

Ensure that dra<strong>in</strong>ages are not clogged<br />

with debris weekly and after heavy<br />

ra<strong>in</strong>falls.<br />

Ensure that all submersible pumps are<br />

operat<strong>in</strong>g properly.<br />

Ensure that sewerage pipes from toilets<br />

and offices are not clogged and clean<br />

when required. Ma<strong>in</strong>ta<strong>in</strong> level of liquid<br />

waste <strong>in</strong> five septic tanks and alert CPM<br />

for septic tanks clean<strong>in</strong>g action.<br />

Receive work orders and obta<strong>in</strong> cost<br />

estimate of repair work.<br />

Daily<br />

Daily<br />

As and when<br />

required<br />

Daily<br />

Daily<br />

As and when<br />

required<br />

A. Qualification and Professional Experience:<br />

High school certificate.<br />

Certificate <strong>in</strong> plumb<strong>in</strong>g, water and sanitation technician services, other professional or equivalent<br />

will be an asset but not as requirement.<br />

M<strong>in</strong>imum 3 years of experience <strong>in</strong> UN, private bus<strong>in</strong>ess or equivalent.<br />

Basic command of oral and written Tetum is required<br />

Ability to communicate fluent <strong>in</strong> English (understand and talk)<br />

Please submit your applications together with curriculum vitae, P11, <strong>in</strong>clud<strong>in</strong>g a list of<br />

references and relevant support<strong>in</strong>g documents (<strong>in</strong>clud<strong>in</strong>g academic qualifications) to the<br />

follow<strong>in</strong>g address:<br />

Human Resources Unit, Build<strong>in</strong>g 11, <strong>UNDP</strong><br />

UN House, Caicoli Street<br />

Dili, <strong>Timor</strong> <strong>Leste</strong><br />

Email: hr.staff.tp@undp.org<br />

The deadl<strong>in</strong>e for submitt<strong>in</strong>g applications is 25 March 2013. Only short-listed candidates will be<br />

notified. Women candidates are encouraged to apply.<br />


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