Maintenance Engineer - RN/NG (P-3)

Maintenance Engineer - RN/NG (P-3)

CTBTO Preparatory Commission

Vienna, Austria

Organizational Setting

This position is located in the International Monitoring System (IMS) Division that applies engineering and science to develop, instantiate, and operate measurement stations around the world and to receive, process and disseminate the data collected by these stations as well as related analysis products.

Reporting Lines

Under the supervision of the Head, Maintenance Unit.

Duties and Responsibilties

  • Participate in the implementation of maintenance activities for the radionuclide/noble gas facilities of the International Monitoring System (IMS), including corrective and preventative maintenance, overhauls, replacements, and discussions with equipment providers, station operators, and other contractors;
  • Contribute to the management of contractual arrangements and agreements with designated institutions in host countries and other institutions for services required to sustain IMS facilities and the evaluation of station performance, including preliminary review and evaluation reports, and upkeep of station records;
  • Keep under review the development and implementation of procedures for the operation, maintenance and overall sustainment of IMS facilities, and contribute to the development and review of station specific technical documentation;
  • Perform IMS station troubleshooting, participate in on-site visits to inspect, maintain or repair installations as needed, and contribute to the preparation of related reports;
  • In cooperation with Logistics Support staff, track equipment downtime, problem history, and provide support to sustain IMS stations;
  • Contact government officials in countries that host IMS facilities on matters relating to the maintenance and support of IMS stations as required;
  • Prepare information and present material for the IMS technical training program and Workshops;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Qualifications

  • University degree in nuclear science/engineering or a related field.

Work Experience

  • At least five (5) years relevant working experience in radionuclide/noble gas monitoring; radiation, computer interfacing and networking, communication technology, power systems as well as familiarity with maintenance of installations in harsh/remote environments and of computer-based systems;
  • Work experience within national or international monitoring networks is desirable.


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English are essential.
  • Knowledge of other languages is desirable.


  • Professionalism - Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations.
  • Communication- Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match the audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
  • Planning and organizing - Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts printouts as requested; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently
  • Teamwork - Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organisational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; builds consensus for task purpose and direction with team members; supports and acts in accordance with final group decisions, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
  • Accountability - Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honors commitments; delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards; operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules; supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments; takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.
  • Creativity - Actively seeks to improve programmes or services; offers new and different options to solve problems or meet client needs; promotes and persuades others to consider new ideas; takes calculated risks on new and unusual ideas; thinks “outside the box”; takes an interest in new ideas and new ways of doing things; is not bound by current thinking or traditional approaches.
  • Client orientation – Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view; establishes and maintains productive relationships with clients by gaining their trust and respect.; identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress and setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to clients.
  • Commitment to continuous learning - Keeps abreast of new developments in own occupation/profession; actively seeks to develop oneself professionally and personally; contributes to the learning of colleagues and subordinates; shows willingness to learn from others; seeks feedback to learn and improve.
  • Technological Awareness - Keeps abreast of available technology; understands applicability and limitations of technology to the work of the office; actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks, shows willingness to learn new technology.

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