Facility Maintenance Assistant – Substitution at U.S. Embassy to Kenya

Application Ends: March 30, 2023
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Job Description


Performs construction project inspections and assists the Facility Manager (FM) with oversight of locally employed staff and American escorts in the Facility Management Office (FAC). In accordance with the local building code and safety requirements, oversees maintenance and construction projects in Government owned and leased properties. Serve as Contracting Officer Representative (COR) on construction and maintenance contracts for FAC. Manages the staff responsible for work orders and authorizing procurement requests. Partners with the FM to provide direction and managerial functions to support FAC staff. Assist with performance management, conduct reviews, and hiring. The jobholder will be directly supervised by the Senior Facility Manager. This position requires a Top Secret Security Clearance.



  • Secondary School Plus 5 years experience in facility management, maintenance operations, construction, or real estate property management, including managing multidisciplinary personnel is required.


  • Understanding of construction principles and construction drawings is required.
  • Working knowledge of maintenance operations and procedures, international building codes and inspection practices is required.
  • Knowledge of general safety principles that apply to work and living spaces is required.