Plantroom Technician, Grade- S2, Islamabad

Foreign & Commonwealth Office
Full time Full day
Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities) 1

Note: All applicants are required to mandatorily fill the complete online application form including the employment and educational details, experience-based segment and the behaviours and technical/ professional skills-based questions. We will be thoroughly reviewing the application forms only for all the required details. Forms that are incomplete in any respect will not be considered while shortlisting for the next stage.’’

Main purpose of job:

To assist Plant Engineers in Plant room operations.

Roles and responsibilities / what will the jobholder be expected to achieve?

Plantroom Technicians will be required to work within the plantroom following the established shift routines within. Working closely with the Boiler Engineers, the Technicians will monitor and record running machinery measured parameters and report to the Boiler Engineers any abnormalities. Trained (locally) to have an understanding in HVAC systems, electrical supply and distribution systems via generators and WAPDA, water supply and distribution, including chemical addition and measuring ensuring that water quality remains within specified limits. Follow Standard Operating Procedures and carry out the correct actions should an emergency occur.

  • Cleaning of all motors, pipes, equipment, motors and floors at chancery, HOIO, generator room, WAPDA room, Jinnah building area, residence plant, and softener room - 20%

  • Provide chemical samples daily from 13 sampling points- 05%

  • Feeding of chemical daily to all system water according to analysis/ instructions and chemical balance reports. 10%

  • Taking chlorine samples from all tanks and tap points at chancery and HOIO plant, Dozing of chlorine to all tanks as per requirements and instructions. - 05%

  • Daily, salt feeding softener - 05%

  • Attending /participating in day-to-day maintenance such as replacements of belts and AHU filters brine tank preparation – 05%

  • Greasing of plant motors. When required 05%

  • Tower sump cleaning of immigration and domestic after 2 months 05%

  • Diesel level checking from time to time at chancery and domestic -02%

  • Gas and electric meter readings with WAPDA and Gas personals-02%

  • Cleaning of conductivity cell, for cooling tower- 05%

  • Setting diffuser in the Elizabeth building with the help of boilers engineer. 02%

  • Purging and vacuum of chillers at domestic and chancery -05%

  • Photocopies of logbooks sheets and other required documents - 02%

  • Cleaning of chilled water system of Jinnah Building thrice in a year- 02%

  • Fully involved in maintenance of plant from October to March and BV inspections in the month of February - 10%

  • Day to day maintenance task with plant engineer -10%

  • Provide leave cover to the Plant Engineer and Technician.

  • Any other Task assigned by LM

Essential qualifications, skills and experience 1

  • C Class Boiler Engineer certificate from Boiler Board.

  • Technically minded with the capacity to be further trained and to take on new responsibilities.

  • Have a methodical approach to identifying problems early and respond quickly to developing situations where further actions may be required.

Language requirements:

Language: English/Urdu

Level of language required: Good

Desirable qualifications, skills and experience 1

Able to be trained in basic First Aid, and to understand the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.

Required behaviours 1

Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace, Communicating and Influencing, Working Together

Application deadline 1

7 April 2024

Grade 1


Type of Position 1

Full-time, Permanent

Working hours per week 1


Region 1

South Asia & Afghanistan

Country/Territory 1


Location (City) 1


Type of Post 1

British High Commission

Number of vacancies 1


Salary Currency 1


Salary 1

PKR 76,747 per month

Start Date 1

1 May 2024

Other benefits and conditions of employment 1

For BHC candidates, the Country Based Staff BHC Terms & Conditions will apply. For other than BHC candidates the basic salary will be PKR 76,747 per month. This salary is non-negotiable.

'Please note that the current salaries are being dollarized and processed in USD (using a fixed corporate exchange rate from November 2022) to provide cushion against the current external market conditions. This is a temporary measure and is subject to review at regular intervals. The payroll will revert to local currency processing once the external market conditions are normalised.

The BHC is recognised as a good employer, with a robust, fair and transparent performance management & appraisal system linked to increments and staff bonuses. We have a 5-day working week, plus annual leave, public holidays, maternity leave provision, special leave, paid sick leave provision; ample development opportunities, travel opportunities, a good organisational culture, and excellent work/life balance.

Around half of our work forces are women. We treat people with respect and equality and have a policy of zero tolerance for any form of discrimination, bullying, or harassment.

This is a good opportunity to be part of a strong, diverse team, working in the biggest network that FCDO has anywhere across the globe. We are aiming to make it the best.

Additional information 1

"Note : All applicants are required to mandatorily fill the complete online application form including the employment and educational details, motivational segment and the behaviour-based questions. We will be thoroughly reviewing the application forms only for all the required details. Forms that are incomplete in any respect will not be considered while shortlisting for the next stage.’’

To Apply:

Please note applications without (a) and (b) will not be considered.

A. Complete the Online Application Form

B. Complete the Motivation and Competency Segment in the Online Application Form

Internal candidates applying for this position need to inform their current line managers, else the applications will not be considered.

We will accept only online applications by 07th April 2024 (latest by 23:55 hours PST).

Please note that all the applicants will be required to strictly adhere to the security guidelines for British High Commission

Employees who are not liable to pay local income tax on their Mission salary may have their salaries reduced by the equivalent local income tax amount.

Applicants who do not have the required qualification & experience should kindly abstain from applying, as their applications will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, and no telephone enquires will be dealt with. Appointable candidates who were unsuccessful may be placed on a ‘reserve list’. If during the reserve period of 6 months the same or a largely similar role becomes available, that role may be offered to the second or subsequent candidate.

The appointment will be subject to Police Verification and other checks including references, medical, educational and professional.

We welcome all applications irrespective of age, race, colour, gender, disability, sexual orientation, religion, belief or creed. We are also open to applications from people who want to work flexibly.

Please be aware that you will only be able to apply to vacancies for Country Based Staff roles with the British Government through this official site (operated by Oleeo). Jobs may be advertised on third party websites, however our adverts will always link back to the official site. If you complete and send an application through any other site, we will not receive it

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