Engineer (Mechanical Engineer) (U.S. EMBASSY HANOI)

Job Description

  • OPEN TO:                 All Interested Candidates

  • POSITION:               Engineer (Mechanical Engineer)    

  • OPEN PERIOD:         Dec 4 – Dec19, 2023

  • WORK HOURS:      Full-time, 40 hours/week. This is a 3-year fixed term position with a possible extension upon funding availability.

  • SALARY:                   US$34,313.00/year

  • ALLOWANCEAND BENEFITS: Tet Bonus, annual salary increase, local social insurance scheme, supplemental health insurance, other allowances, and benefits.



Incumbent of this position will work under the Construction Manager/Project Director of the Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) team.  The incumbent will be responsible for overseeing and inspecting all work elements of the construction site, reviewing shop drawings and other construction plans, developing change orders and cost estimates for the New Embassy Compound (NEC) Hanoi.  The incumbent will be capable of working independently.


  • Education: University degree in mechanical engineering from an accredited institution is required.
  • Experience: At least five years of experience in mechanical engineering related to building construction and renovation on large scale residential or commercial development projects, of which, two years of experience in construction project management and oversight is required.
  • Languages:    Fluentin Speaking/Reading/Writing English is required (this will be tested). 
  • Fluent in Speaking/Reading/Writing Vietnamese is required.


  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook) and Internet Research.
  • Professional skills and experience in using construction management software such as Microsoft Project and Primavera.
  • Ability to create mechanical engineering cost estimates and review mechanical plan for code compliance.
  • Ability to operate documenting and measuring equipment such as cameras, infrared thermometers, flow meters, calipers and measuring tools.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Must have/Must be

  • Knowledge of local building and construction codes, local safety and security rules.
  • Familiar with the local government structure and jurisdictions and the key personnel in order to facilitate authorization and related engagement.
  • Professional knowledge in mechanical design calculations and criteria, preparation of engineering drawings and specifications.


To be considered, all applicants MUST submit their applications through Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) by December 19, 2023 by clicking the link HANOI-2023-62 .  Position description and guidance on how to apply are available on the Embassy’s website.
If you have specific questionsregarding this position, please contact us via or phone: 84-24-3850-5000 ext. 5127/5136
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