Contract Building Services Engineering Assistant (1) Building Improvement Divisions
HK $35,930 per month
The candidate should -
(a) have a Diploma or Higher Certificate in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Building Services Engineering from a Hong Kong polytechnic university / polytechnic, the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education or a technical institute / technical college, or equivalent;
(b) possess not less than 12 years of relevant experience inclusive of 10 years or more post-qualification experience in building construction projects;
(c) have met the language proficiency requirements of Level 2 or above in Chinese Language and English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) or the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent (See Note); and
(d) possess general office computer skills.
(1) ‘Grade E’ in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in the HKCEE before 2007 is accepted administratively as comparable to ‘Level 2’ in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.
(2) Candidates with relevant experience in fire services field, including smoke control systems, and having a valid ‘Construction Industry Safety Training Certificate’ will be an advantage.
(a) To assist Principal Technical Officers (Building Improvement) and Senior Building Services Engineering Assistant in checking technical submission and fire service installations (FSIs) drawings submitted by authorized persons (APs), consultants and registered fire service installation contractors (RFSICs);
(b) To assist in coordinating all engineering matters associated with the provision / improvement of fire safety measures in various types of buildings and prescribed commercial premises;
(c) To solicit information and data in relation to the engineering aspects of design reports submitted by APs, consultants and RFSICs;
(d) To conduct technical surveys and investigation on site to ascertain feasibility of design;
(e) To update and maintain submission / drawing records; and
(f) To carry out any other duties in relation to the FSIs drawings.
Terms of Appointment:
Selected candidate will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for at least six months. The contract may be renewed subject to operational need and satisfactory performance of the post holder.
(a) An end-of contract gratuity may be granted upon satisfactory completion of the full contract period with consistently high standard of performance and conduct. The amount of the gratuity payable will be the sum which, when added to the Government’s contribution to a Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) Scheme as required by the MPF Schemes Ordinance (Cap.485), equals to 15% of the total basic salary drawn during the contract period; (b) 10 days’ annual leave under a continuous contract of employment for every 12 months. Rest days, statutory holidays (or substituted holidays), maternity / paternity leave, sickness allowance, where appropriate, will be granted in line with the provisions under the Employment Ordinance and the contract terms.
(a) Non-civil service vacancies are not posts on the civil service establishment. Candidates appointed are not on civil service terms of appointment and conditions of service. Candidates appointed are not civil servants and will not be eligible for posting, promotion or transfer to any posts in the Civil Service. (b) Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise. (c) The entry pay, terms of appointment and conditions of service to be offered are subject to the provisions prevailing at the time the offer of appointment is made. (d) As an Equal Opportunities Employer, the Government is committed to eliminating discrimination in employment. The vacancy advertised is open to all applicants meeting the basic entry requirement irrespective of their disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, age, family status, sexual orientation and race. (e) Where a large number of candidates meet the specified entry requirements, the recruiting department may devise shortlisting criteria to select the better qualified candidates for further processing. In these circumstances, only shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend recruitment examination and/or interview. (f) 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 further shortlisting. (g) Holders of academic qualifications other than those obtained from Hong Kong institutions / Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority may also apply but their qualifications will be subject to assessments on equivalence with the required entry qualifications. They should submit copies of their official transcripts and certificates by mail to the below address. (h) Towards the application deadline, the on-line system would likely be overloaded due to large volume of applications. To ensure timely completion of your on-line application, it is advisable to submit the application as early as possible.
How to apply:
Applicants should list in detail the relevant academic attainments and working experiences in the application form [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)]. Completed application form together with copies of documentary proof of possession of the required academic qualifications (e.g. transcripts, certificates, etc) and relevant working experiences, should be sent to the address indicated below on or before the closing date for application. Please mark on envelope the title of the job and the position (1 - for Building Improvement Divisions and / or 2 - for Railway Development Strategy Division) applied for. On-line application can also be made through the Civil Service Bureau's website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Applicants using on-line applications should separately send their copies of official transcripts and certificates and documentary proof of working experience within one week from the closing date of the application to the address below. Applications not made in the prescribed form or which are incomplete or late will not be considered. Application Forms [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)] are obtainable from any Public Enquiry Service Centres of District Offices, Home Affairs Department or any Job Centres of the Employment Services Division, Labour Department. The said form can also be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau’s website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about six to eight weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Appointments Registry, Fire Services Department, 8/F., Fire Services Headquarters Building, 1 Hong Chong Road, Tsimshatsui East, Kowloon
Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s):
Ming Pao on 12 December 2014 & 19 December 2014 (Chinese). South China Morning Post on 13 December 2014 & 20 December 2014 (English).