Aircraft Engineer Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi


Job Description

KWS Airwing

The Service is in the process of strengthening its Aircraft Maintenance Wing in compliance with the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) Approved Maintenance Organization (AMO) requirements and therefore seeks to fill the under-listed positions at its Airwing located at Wilson Airport.

Licensed Aircraft Engineer Cat. “X” Electrical – Job Grade “5” – One (1) Post.

Duties & Responsibilities

Examine and inspect aircraft components and engine components.
Inspect completed work to certify that maintenance meets standards practices and that aircraft are ready for release to service / certification.
Read and interpret maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications to determine the feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.
Evaluate information to determine compliance with KCAA regulations and standards.
Diagnose electrical problems and solve them using standard procedures.
Carry out component replacement when time in service is over / expires.
Replace defective parts using hand tools or power tools.
Test aircraft parts with gauges and other diagnostic equipment.
Perform additional duties as assigned example like reweigh of aircraft preparing components for shipment.
Assisting in handling of unscheduled maintenance to support line maintenance.
Perform corrective action resulting from quality compliance monitoring.

Job Requirements

Diploma in aeronautical engineering from a recognized Institution.
A valid KCAA license holder in category X (Electrical)
Appropriate ratings in line with KWS AMO capability list.
Minimum of five (5) years working experience.
Comprehensive knowledge of the KCAA regulations.


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