Applications are invited from suitably qualified Candidates to fill the position of JUNIOR MECHANIC – Generation Department.


The successful applicant should:

  • Possess the minimum of a High School Diploma.
  • Possess CARILEC Diesel Mechanic Level 1 and 2 Certificate.
  • Possess a Wartsila Mechanical Training Certificate.
  • Have at least two (2) years working experience in a similar capacity in power generation with some electrical utility background.
  1. SALARY:

Salary will be determined commensurate with qualification and experience.


  1. Assist with the performance of all mechanical work at the Power Station, including the seawater pump house, reverse osmosis system, oily water treatment system, the fire auxiliaries and fuel and lube oil purification system.
  2. Assist in performing preventative and corrective maintenance and services on engines and auxiliary equipment.
  3. Assist with the performance of checks for all plant equipment including the recording and reporting of any abnormal operating conditions promptly to the Mechanic Foreman.
  4. Assist with maintaining, troubleshooting and ensuring the safe and continuous operation of all engines and their respective air intake systems, fuel systems, oil systems, compressed air systems, cooling water systems, exhaust gas systems and electrical systems.
  5. Assist with the performance of scheduled overhauls on engines and auxiliary equipment.
  6. Assist with maintaining the mechanic workshop area, ensuring that all tools are returned to the designated location in a clean and orderly fashion.
  7. Check separator oil, governor oil, compressor oil and fuel system daily.
  8. Being available/on call to work outside normal working hours.

How to Apply

 Candidates meeting the above criteria should submit a BVI Electricity Corporation application form, cover letter, resume, one business reference and one personal reference to or the below address:

The General Manager

BVI Electricity Corporation P. O. Box 268

Road Town, Tortola

British Virgin Islands



This description of the position is meant to outline the general nature and level of work required.  The responsibilities, duties and skills listed for the position are non-exhaustive and the successful candidate will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested.

 CLOSING DATE: November 7, 2022