The current honorarium on entry is $22,020 per month. The above amount of honorarium and the terms of engagement are subject to changes at the time the offer of engagement is made. Graduate trainees are not civil servants and their training honoraria are independent of the civil service pay.
(I) A degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related subject or a qualification from a Hong Kong university or equivalent (obtained in 2018 or after), which satisfies the academic requirements for corporate membership of the Mechanical discipline of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) and for admission into the HKIE Training Scheme “A” in the Mechanical discipline; and (II) Be a permanent resident of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of engagement unless specified otherwise.
(i) Applicants who have obtained a relevant degree/qualification before the date mentioned in (I) of the “Entry Requirements” above and are pursuing or have just obtained in 2018 or after another degree on a related subject on a full time basis may also be considered provided that the break between completion of the first relevant degree/qualification and commencement of the related degree is not more than 18 months. If an applicant has pursued more than one related degrees, the aggregate period of breaks between the degrees should also not be more than 18 months.
(ii) Applicants sitting their final examinations in the summer of 2019 may also apply. If selected, their engagement will be subject to their acquiring the requisite academic qualification not later than 31 August 2019 .
(iii) Applicants who are receiving or have ever received training under the Training Scheme “A” of the HKIE will not be considered. Successful applicants will be required to make a declaration to that effect.
Successful candidates will receive practical training under professional guidance meeting the training requirements of the relevant professional institutions.
Terms of Appointment:
The training vacancies are temporary posts. Graduate trainees are not civil servants and are not engaged on civil service terms and conditions. Their training honoraria are also independent of the civil service pay. The training period is two years. There is no guarantee for further engagement in the Government after completion of the training but suitable engineering graduate trainees may be selected for appointment as Assistant Contract Engineer for a specified period on the prevailing terms of employment.
(i) It is Government policy to place people with a disability in appropriate jobs wherever possible. If a disabled candidate meets the entry requirements, he/she will be invited to attend the selection interview/written examination without being subject to any further shortlisting. Applicants who have declared disabilities found suitable for appointment may be given an appropriate degree of preference over other applicants whose suitability for appointment is considered comparable to that of the former. The Government policy and other related measures on employment of persons with disabilities are set out in the booklet “Employ People Based on Their Abilities – Application for Government Jobs by Persons with Disabilities” which is available for reference on the Civil Service Bureau's website at http://www.csb.gov.hk under “Administration of the Civil Service – Appointments”.
(ii) As an Equal Opportunities Employer, the Government is committed to eliminating discrimination in employment. The vacancies advertised are open to all applicants meeting the basic entry requirements irrespective of their disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, age, family status, sexual orientation and race.
(iii) Interviews are tentatively scheduled to be conducted in Hong Kong during the period from March to May 2019. Applicants should make themselves available for the interview during that period. Unsuccessful applicants will not be notified. Applicants may enquire about their application situation at Tel. No. 2808 3823 if necessary.
(iv) The interview schedule stated in item (iii) above is subject to change at the discretion of the Government without prior notification to applicants.
(v) All Mechanical Engineering Graduates are normally expected to commence their training on 1 August 2019 (tentative).
How to apply:
Please refer to attachment.
Recruitment and Promotion Section, Electrical and Mechanical Services Department, 7/F, 3 Kai Shing Street, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s):
South China Morning Post (07/12/2018) and Ming Po (07/12/2018)