Us Embassy In Nigeria Is Hiring, Salary ₦2,541,000 Per Month.

The Field Engineer monitors and evaluates the construction work through field observations and inspections and the review of quality control reports to ensure contract compliance and proper standards of quality are achieved. Serve as Government Technical Monitor (GTM) to assist in the day-to-day quality assurance, as well as the longer-term coordination of a construction contract.

The position will inspect construction, review plans, recommend approval of shop drawings and submittals, maintain a daily log of construction activities, develop change orders including preparing cost estimates, and other construction engineering duties related to the electrical project as directed by the OBO Project Director (PD), Construction Manager (CM) or project designee.

The position is directly responsible to the OBO Project Director (PD) or Construction Manager (CM) in the performance of her/his duties under this contract. Services shall generally be provided eight (8) hours a day, 40 hours a week.

Qualifications and Evaluations

All selected candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust security clearance.

All selected candidates will be subject to a background investigation and, may be subject to a pre-employment medical exam.

Selected candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (6 weeks) upon receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Education Requirements:
University Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution is required. NYSC Certification/Exclusion/Exemption is required.

Please address this factor in your ERA application under Education. 

You will be evaluated against the qualifications and requirements in this vacancy announcement.

You may be asked to complete a pre-employment language or skills test.

You must complete the application form and provide the required documents.  Your application must address all the position qualification and requirements including education, experience, language, and any knowledge/skills/abilities listed.  If you fail to submit a complete application, then your application may be disqualified for this position.  


Option 1: At least two (2) years of experience in electrical engineering related to engineer design, quality control and/or inspection for construction projects is required.


Option 2: At least five (5) years of working experiences related to management, administration, logistics, data, and information analysis and/or performing research is required.

Please address this factor in your ERA application under Major Duties and Responsibilities.

Language: Good working knowledge in Speaking/Reading/Writing English Language is required.

Please address this language requirement in your ERA application. 

Job Knowledge: Knowledge of electrical principles and practices is required.

Please address this factor in your ERA application under Major Duties and Responsibilities

Skills And Abilities:

• Good organizational and computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite) are required.
• Ability to review technical documents is required.
• Ability to interpret and carry out instructions received is required.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.

Please address this factor in your ERA application under Major Duties and Responsibilities.

Benefits and Other Info

Agency Benefits:
The U.S. Mission offers a competitive compensation and benefits package for local employees.

For Eligible Family Member (EFM) applicants, benefits should be discussed with the HR Office. The pay plan is assigned by the HR Office and confirmed by Washington, D.C.

Other Information:

A hiring preference is extended to eligible and qualified applicants in the order listed below.  It is essential you accurately describe your status in your application, failure to do so may result in a determination that you are not eligible for a hiring preference. 


    1. Appointment Eligible Family Member (AEFM) / U.S. citizen Eligible Family Member (USEFM) who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran* 
    1. AEFM / USEFM 
    1. Foreign Service (FS) on Leave without Pay (LWOP) and Civil Service (CS) with reemployment rights 

* IMPORTANT:  US citizen Eligible Family Member (USEFM) applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”) preferably Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs which indicates the present existence of a service-connected disability, equivalent documentation, or certification.  A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.  

This level of preference applies to all FS employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau. 

For complete definitions of AEFM, USEFM, EFM, Member of Household, etc., please visit the 3 FAM 7210 Definitions. 


The following apply to EFMs, USEFMs, and AEFMs only 

    • Current employees who used a hiring preference to gain employment who are within their first 90 calendar days of employment are not eligible. This does not apply when the hiring mechanism is TEMP or the work schedule is intermittent or irregular. 
    • Candidates with a hiring preference who have already accepted a conditional offer of employment may NOT be extended a second conditional offer of employment unless and until they withdraw their candidacy for the first position in writing. 

The following apply to Locally Employed (LE) staff only 

    • Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible.
    • Current employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement, Unsatisfactory, or an MBC score of less than 100 points on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible.

How to Apply

    How to Apply:Click the “Apply to This Vacancy” button at the top of the page to begin your application. Click on the “Submit Application” button to complete your application process. For an instructional video on how to apply click here.

    Please address all relevant experience, education, language skills (including English), and job related skills or requirements in your application.

    You may edit your application any time before the vacancy closing date. If you fail to submit a complete application by the vacancy closing date of this vacancy, then your application may be disqualified for this position.

    For a copy of the complete position description, please contact the HR Office.

    To request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the HR Office.

    We foster a diverse, equitable, inclusive, and accessible workplace where employees can be themselves.  We invite qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

    Required Documents:Please upload all applicable documents to your application. If you fail to submit a complete application, then your application may be disqualified for this position.

    All Applicants:

      • Residency Permit (if applicable)
      • Work Permit (if applicable)
      • University Degree Certificate
      • NYSC Certification/Exemption/Exclusion
  • In addition, Eligible Family Member (EFM) Applicants must submit:

      • Copy of Sponsor’s Travel Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
      • Passport copy
      • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
      • SF-50 (if applicable)
  • Next Steps:The HR Office will contact successful applicants.  For more information on applying for jobs or employment with us, please visit the U.S. Mission website.

    Thank you for your application and your interest in working with us.