Facilities Management Technician

EUMETSAT - European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites

Facilities Management Technician

EUMETSAT - European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites

Darmstadt, Germany

EUMETSAT is Europe’s meteorological satellite agency - monitoring the weather and climate from space - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Working for EUMETSAT, you can make a world of difference and be a part of something that makes a positive impact on society. You will be at the cutting edge of satellite technology, with a meaningful role in an organisation focused on space-based observations of the Earth’s weather and climate.

Within the General Services Division, the Facility Management Technician supports the maintenance, installation and development of the EUMETSAT Headquarters Buildings, their facilities, infrastructure and services. This includes direct coordination and supervision of providers of maintenance services, performance of infrastructure testing and technical inspections, and hands-on activities in the area of technical building infrastructure. He/she participates in the activities of the stand-by and call-out team of the Division. The Facility Management Technician is member of a team of engineers and technicians reporting to the Technical Facilities Manager.

What you’ll be doing

  • Support the maintenance of the EUMETSAT technical building infrastructure at its Headquarters in Darmstadt; with a focus on the field of electrical power supply and electronic security systems and other building systems like HVAC systems, lifts, doors, building and fire security systems etc.;
  • Supervise and coordinate technical service providers for maintenance and installation activities. Coordinate, plan and schedule maintenance activities, extensions and refurbishments to assigned technical installations and systems;
  • Perform regular technical inspections of EUMETSAT’s building infrastructure including recording of anomalies and follow-up their processing. Perform regular functional checks of technical building infrastructure such as monthly sprinkler test, diesel generator exercises etc.;
  • Perform small installation works and repairs, resolve and follow-up trouble tickets related to technical infrastructure received via service desk;
  • Perform formal procurement activities for the assigned technical installations and systems;
  • Support the Facility Management documentation activities;
  • Participate in the Technical Facility Management stand-by and call out team.

What we offer

  • EUMETSAT is an intergovernmental agency that is exempt from German income tax. We offer an excellent salary, of up to 6000 NET (after internal deductions) which is negotiable based on skills and experience;
  • Flexible working time including additional flexi-leave;
  • Private medical coverage for employee and family;
  • Attractive final salary pension;
  • 30 days of annual leave + 14.5 days public holidays;
  • Training and development support;
  • Relocation allowance and support (if applicable).

Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Full secondary education and appropriate professional qualifications and experience as electrical technician;
  • A master craftsmen or state-certified-technician degree or similar education and training would be advantageous.

Skills and Experience:

  • Proven experience in the area of technical building systems and installation of such systems preferably in an ISO 9001-certified environment and according to formal documentation of working practices and procedures;
  • Knowledge of rules and standards applicable in the field of electrical installations and systems;
  • Computer skills and, in particular, a good knowledge of MS Office, Outlook, CAD Software (Autocad) and CAFM systems;
  • Knowledge of occupational health & safety, security and fire prevention;
  • Experience and skills in administrative/technical support and capacity to work independently;
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills, and the ability to work within a team.

Language:

  • Ability to work effectively in English and German.

More about us

EUMETSAT’s role is to establish and operate meteorological satellites to monitor the weather and climate from space - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This information is supplied to the National Meteorological Services of the organisation's Member and Cooperating States in Europe, as well as other users worldwide.

EUMETSAT also operates several Copernicus missions on behalf of the European Union and provide data services to the Copernicus marine and atmospheric services and their users.

As an intergovernmental European Organisation, EUMETSAT can recruit nationals only from the 30 Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom).

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