189-11 Airport Electrical Engineering Expert (Prospective Post)

Field Projects
ICAO Duty Station
ABW Post Reference

Qualifications Requirements:

1.  University degree in electrical engineering or equivalent academic qualifications and training.

2.  Extensive experience at a responsible level in the installation, maintenance and operation of electrical facilities, specifically for airports such as power generation, electrical power distribution, airfield lighting, and communications.

3.  At least seven years of operation and maintenance experience in electrical engineering at airports.

4.  Familiar with the latest manufacturing and design criteria; familiarity and work experience with electronically operated equipment.

5.  Knowledge of ICAO and other international electrical standards.

6.  Report preparation ability is essential.

7.  Ability to train other electrical engineers.

8.  A good command of oral and written English, French or Spanish is essential.


1.  Judgment/decision–making: Proven ability to take ownership of all responsibilities and to honour commitments, to exercise mature judgment, to recognize key issues and analyze relevant information, to make feasible recommendations and to take sound decisions.

2.  Communication: Ability to write clearly and concisely and to present articulate verbal reports.

3.  Teamwork: Ability to work with colleagues to achieve the project goals and maintain harmonious working relationships in a multinational environment.

4.  Leadership, vision and management of performance: Demonstrated ability to plan and guide the work of a technical team in a multinational environment, to identified priorities and adjust them as required.

5.  Client Orientation: Ability to establish and maintain partnerships with external collaborators, to work and advocate effectively in a consensus-based system and to successfully manage and resolve conflict.

6.  Commitment to continuous learning: Willingness to keep abreast of new developments in professional field.

7.  Technological awareness: Ability to use contemporary office automation equipment, software, databases.


1.  Serve as senior electrical engineer for maintenance activities.

2.  Supervise the other staff members in the field of electrical engineering.

3.  Review proposals for projects covering design, specifications, and construction for electrical facilities.

4.  Initiate proposals for corrective action on deficiencies in existing facilities in the electrical field.

5.  Review the preventive maintenance programme in regards to electrical facilities.

6.  Review, when required, budgetary estimates for electrical facilities.

7.  Co-ordinate with chiefs of other disciplines within the maintenance organization.

8.  Train national counterpart engineers where required.

9.  Perform other related duties as may be required.


In accordance with the ICAO Technical Co-operation Bureau (TCB) grading system.