Technical Specialist (HVAC & ELEC)

Brussels, Belgium, EUROCONTROL [NOC-HR-2020-FCO/194]

Field(s) of expertise
Electronics Engineering Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
Job type

About this job

Within the Division Human Resources and Agency Services, the Agency Infrastructure & Facilities Management provides technical infrastructure, facilities management and logistics services (except for the Maastricht Upper Airspace Centre in The Netherlands).


  • Contribute to proper functioning of the technical installations with the support of IT tools, intervene as required and/or propose remedial actions in case of malfunctioning and defects;
  • Coordinate and monitor technical systems deployments and identify issues in a timely manner to avoid any negative impact on systems and installations;
  • Validate all operational deployments of the technical systems by:
    • validating the level of support for new systems;
    • verifying, approving and controlling the completeness of the deployment scenarios;
    • validating security measures, in particular their compliance with national legislation;
  • Participate to projects and relevant activities; contribute to requirements analyses, technical solutions, security and safety matters, operational assessments and audits, call for tenders (define needs, draft technical specifications, assist in evaluating providers) etc.;
  • Coordinate and supervise the activities of external service providers, and supervise the interventions (“Chargé des travaux”);
  • Draft various reports on services (stocktaking), activities, problems, service contracts, etc. for different audiences (management, technical services);
  • Act, as required, as the person with delegated responsibility to operate the electrical installation (“Chargé d’installation délégué”);
  • Assist or act (on request or by delegation) the team leader of “Exploitation Facilities” and/or the service delivery manager;
  • Draft and maintain various procedures (technical & administrative) to respond to obligations related to internal certifications, standards and national legal requirements (BA4/5, VCA);
  • Update and keep records (registry) to ensure traceability of plans relating to technical systems, in particular BMS, electrical, hydraulic, air treatment, fire protection and fire detection;
  • Ensure the follow-up and traceability of remarks, changes, etc. in reports resulting from inspections and audits (internal/external);
  • Perform any other task in line with the main purpose of the job.


  • Secondary education attested by a diploma giving access to post-secondary education or relevant equivalent professional experience of at least three years. A Bachelor degree in a relevant area (e.g. HVAC, ELEC, BMS) would be considered a strong advantage;
  • Relevant training in Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC), Electricity (ELEC) or Building Management Systems (BMS) would be considered a strong advantage;
  • In addition, a minimum of 5 years’ relevant working experience in a relevant technical domain (e.g. HVAC, ELEC, BMS, etc.);
  • Experience in HVAC installations, industrial electricity and building management (technology, standards, maintenance procedures, safety regulations);
  • Experience in operational critical centers and data centers;
  • Knowledge or understanding of the facilities industry and motivation and commitment to stay abreast of any developments in this area;
  • Understanding of the safety rules and procedures required to ensure compliance with national legislation would be an advantage;
  • Drafting skills in French;
  • Experience in the use of standard Office Application;
  • Problem Solving: Anticipates and solves business issues;
  • Quality focus: Sets and fosters high quality standards;
  • Planning & Organsing: Plans ahead and adapts as required;
  • Communication: Expresses information and ideas effectively;
  • Team Work: Displays a collaborative approach;
  • This function is subject to the following certifications;
    • BA4/5, VCA (required certifications in Belgium);
    • AOC (Attestation of Operational Competencies – internal certification);
  • Physical aptitude to work in shift;
  • Awareness of social impact of shift work and adaptability to shift work;
  • Commitment to undertake 24/7 shift work;
  • Ability to work in a multinational and multicultural environment;
  • Professional conduct in line with the corporate behaviours of the Agency, i.e. result-driven, readiness to change, customer focus, integrity and team-player approach;
  • The working languages of the Agency are French and English. For this particular job, a thorough knowledge of French and a satisfactory knowledge of English, to the extent necessary to perform the advertised tasks are required.


  • Applications will be accepted from nationals of EUROCONTROL Member States only. At the closing date of the notice of competition, internal candidates must have completed their probationary period.
  • If an external candidate is selected, he/she will be offered an appointment for an undetermined period. Before being established in the post, the external candidate will be required to provide certified copies of his/her degrees and successfully serve a probationary period of 9 months.

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