Welder – Embassy of the United States of America in Kigali


The Embassy of the United States of America in Kigali is recruiting for the position of Welder. The position is open to All Interested Candidates/All Sources and available to start immediately.


The position reports to the Facility Management Section’s Maintenance Foreman Mechanic within the residential maintenance team. The incumbent performs full journeyman welder level maintenance, repair, and fabrication work including but not limited to security grilles, doors, gates, and furniture.  The position receives direct supervision from the Maintenance Foreman Mechanic and has exercises no supervision over staff.

Qualifications and Evaluations


EXPERIENCE: A Minimum of 2 years of hands-on working experience in welding and metal woks at the journeyman level is required.

Education Requirements:Completion of Secondary School; and trade school (one year) training certificate in welding/metalworking -related studies is required.

Evaluations:LANGUAGE: Level II (Limited knowledge) reading/writing/speaking of English, and level III (good working knowledge) reading/writing/speaking of Kinyarwanda is required (This may be tested)


All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications and complete a mandatory probationary period for LE Staff.


All applications must be submitted via Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) by COB (5:30 pm) September 23, 2019.

Full announcement and application procedures are available on

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Office on KigaliHRRecruitment@state.gov


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