Fitter M&E (Mechanical & Electrical) in Pokhara

British Gurkhas Nepal

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Job Information

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    Duty Station Pokhara
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary 73146 / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 3+ years
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    Job Category Development & Project
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    Job Qualification : Diploma
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    Posted Date : Jun 24, 2022

Job Description

Grade: SZ3 Fitter M&E (Mechanical & Electrical)

Location: DIO-N (Pokhara)

Req No: 1

British Gurkhas Nepal

Application Closing Date: 10 July 2022

(issue date: 24 July 2022, Ref No 19)


Defence Infrastructure Organisation (Nepal) (DIO (N)) British Gurkhas Pokhara has 26 civilian staff who provide technical/engineering support to Pokhara. DIO (N) is to deliver repairs, maintenance, minor new works and infrastructure projects on the British Gurkhas Nepal estates in order to meet its operational requirements and provide all personal and dependents with a living environment commensurate with that found in the UK, where we believe in 6 important values that underpin our objectives and mission – safety first, collaboration, integrity, agility, accountability and enthusiasm.

BGN Equal Opportunity Protocol: 

HQ BGN believes in and promotes equality and diversity and therefore will not discriminate on grounds of gender, orientation, ethnicity, caste, belief, age, disability or communal background. Attempts to manipulate the recruitment process may lead to disqualification of the application.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Repair and maintain IC Engines such as Standby Generators, Portable generators, grounds maintenance equipment etc. Report unsolved issues to line manager accurately.
  • Safely and efficiently operate commonly used power tools such as pillar drills, power saws, abrasive wheels, circular saw, Godwin pump and small electrical portable power tools.
  • You will be required to interpret simple drawings and produce the required task from these documents.
  • Carry out repairs and maintenance of boiler, air compressor, roller shutters, Local Exhaust Ventilation System and various electro-mechanical and hydraulic equipment.
  • Carry out planned maintenance on electro-mechanical equipment and system mentioned above including updating of various documentations and planned maintenance Log Books as per Schedule ‘C’ 005.
  • Work and organize own tasks, problems, rectification of faults using a range of technical knowledge including scope to make minor alterations to work processes to achieve quicker or better results with little or no supervision of line manager (Foreman).
  • Decide methods of repair and materials needed for the task, the serviceability of equipment, to assist decision-making, usually those made by Line Manager relating to operational or process matters considering Health and Safety aspect and ensuring errors are likely to result in a waste of resources, delays in the delivery of products or services, and a reduction in quality standards affecting schedules and output mainly in own work area. Give advice and recommendations when equipment is beyond economic repair.
  • Apply little physical effort and normal dexterity to heavy physical effort or the very highest level of dexterity dependent upon the type of job.
  • Work in workshops, noisy generator house, accommodation quarters, commercial buildings and hot and humid kitchens.
  • Support line management in their tasks, including deputising for them when required.
  • Any other tasks commensurate with grade and competence, as directed by line management.

Required Qualification & Experience

  • The candidates should have at least the following qualification/criteria:
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (full three years course) or equivalent from reputed institution.
  • Minimum of 2 years as a Fitter M&E (Mechanical & Electrical) working with reputed organisation or have similar experience up to the equivalent standard.
  • Fair command of written and spoken English and Nepali.

The successful candidates will be tested by a written and practical test to establish their competence. 

The following behaviours1 will be assessed at interview: Changing and Improving, Working Together, Delivering at Pace, Developing self and others, Communicating and influencing, and Leadership. (Please visit the footnote for better understanding).


Internal candidates: SZ1/SZ2 for promotion and SZ3/ E1 for level transfer.

External candidates: Nepali Citizen between 18 to 58 years

Benefits & Working Environment: 

  • Salary 73,146.00 NPR per month, weekly working hours – 40hrs (Full Time, Permanent).
  • Gratuity after completing 3 years’ service
  • Dashain Bonus & Retirement Funds (EPF & CIT).
  • Annual leave 25 days and public holidays 10 days.
  • 100% reimbursement of Medical expenses for Job Holder and limited reimbursement for immediate dependents.
  • Child allowance up to 18 years.

How to Apply

Application form is available here. It must be fully completed and returned to the Human Resources Office (HRO) via email ( ) ONLY by 10 July 2022

Note: Please note that INCOMPLETE Application Form will be REJECTED Straight away.   You can elaborate or add extra page/space in MS Word Format to complete your application.   Please DON’T send your CV/Biodata or other Certificates with your application form.

Interviews for candidates successful at sift will take place in the mid of July 2022.

Definitions of the listed Behaviours may be found at: