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Technical, Electrical & Electronics Branch

The Bureau of Standards Jamaica invites applications to fill the position of: Technical, Electrical & Electronics Branch

Interested? Get the details here how to apply.

Applications must be submitted no later than 29 April 2019 at 4:00 p.m. by email to:

Manager, Human Resource Management & Development

Bureau of Standards Jamaica

6 Winchester Road

Kingston 10

HRMD@bsj.org.jm

Please note that while we appreciate all applications, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

Job Summary

The Technician under the general guidance of a Senior Technical Officer or a Senior Metrologist, applies knowledge of measurement science and electrical/electronics engineering to calibrate electrical measuring instruments, maintain calibration standards and test equipment and/or conduct conformity tests on electrical/electronic products to ensure conformance to local and international safety or performance standards in the interest of public safety and fair trade. 

Core Functions:

  • Prepare test items in accordance with technical standards and/or work instructions

  • Perform conformance testing and assessment of electrical/electronic products/appliances

  • Update Job Management Database to ensure easy monitoring and tracking of test/calibration items

  • Assist with research for the development of national standards for electrical practices, processes and products

  • Perform routine maintenance on testing/calibration equipment according to schedule and relevant procedures

  • Assist in development projects for the product testing laboratories and/or metrology laboratories by making recommendations for equipment and accessories

  • Calibrate voltage, current and resistance measuring instruments and/or temperature measuring instruments/devices

  • Assist  in maintaining primary and/or intrinsic calibration standards

  • Prepare calibration/test reports as required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required:

  • Working knowledge of the Standards and Weights and Measures Act

  • Working knowledge of maintenance practices and procedures

  • Working knowledge of technical report writing

  • Working knowledge of quality management systems

  • Ability to meet stipulated deadlines

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Ability to demonstrate initiative

  • Excellent trouble-shooting skills

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Good written and oral communication skills

  • Good customer service attitude

Minimum Qualification and Experience:

  • Diploma in Electrical/Electronics Engineering or its equivalent, from a recognized tertiary institution

  • Competent in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Access)

  • At least two (2) years related experience in a laboratory environment

Quick overview

  • Engineering
  • Jamaica, Kingston
  • Bureau of Standards Jamaica
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Diploma
  • At least Two (2) years
  • Early Career
  • Electrical, Electronics Engineering or equivalent
  • Maintenance, Technical & Technician
  • Direct Employer

Interested? Get the details here how to apply.

Applications must be submitted no later than 29 April 2019 at 4:00 p.m. by email to:

Manager, Human Resource Management & Development

Bureau of Standards Jamaica

6 Winchester Road

Kingston 10

HRMD@bsj.org.jm

Please note that while we appreciate all applications, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

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