Airworthiness Inspector – Air Frames and Power Plants Careers – Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)

Organization: Civil Aviation
Authority (CAA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Job Ref: CAA/ADV/EXT/05/2016
Reports to: Principal
Airworthiness Inspector -AF/PP
About CAA:
Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is a corporate body responsible for the
regulation of Civil Aviation in Uganda. It manages Entebbe International Airport
and 13 other aerodromes upcountry. CAA carries out its work in conformity with
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Standards and Recommended
Practices (SARPS). The Authority now plans to recruit suitably qualified
Ugandans of impeccable integrity and commitment to fill the following positions
in its establishment.
Job Summary: The
Airworthiness Inspector – Air Frames and Power Plants will ensure that all
aircraft on the CAA register meet Airframe and Power Plants requirements for
Key Duties and
  • Surveys aircraft for renewal of
    certificate of airworthiness,
  • Issues and renews approvals for aircraft
    maintenance, overhaul and repair organizations.
  • The jobholder also participates in the
    development of  the Uganda CAA
    Examination Avionics Examination bank.
  • Actively participates in the evaluation
    activities for the renewal of Air Operators Certificates.
  • Develops and keeps record of airworthiness
    directives for small and large aircraft.
  • Supervises subordinates, leads and
    develops subordinate staff.
  • Carries our examinations for granting
    extension and validation of licenses for aircraft maintenance engineers
    and pilot ratings.
  • Performs any other lawful duties as allocated by the immediate
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicants for the Civil Aviation
    Authority (CAA) Airworthiness Inspector – Air Frames and Power Plants job
    opportunity should hold an honours Bachelor of Science Degree in
    Mechanical, Electrical or Aeronautical Engineering OR an Aircraft
    Maintenance Engineer’s License in “A” and “C, Airframe and power
  • At least four years’ experience in
    Aircraft and Power Engines Maintenance or Inspections in a reputable Civil
    Aviation or Airline.
  • Broad process aeronautical knowledge in
    areas that apply to aeroplane and helicopter aircraft categories.
  • Acquired skill as a pilot or aircraft
    maintenance engineer or air traffic controller or aviation qualification
    other than the above.
  • Age: Between 28 to 40 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who desire to join the
aviation industry should send their hand-written applications with detailed CV
and copies of academic certificates plus transcripts with the Job reference
number clearly marked at the top left hand corner of the envelope should be
sent to the address below. Please indicate your (day time) phone contact.   
The Director, Human Resource and Administration,
Civil Aviation Authority (Head Office),
P.O. BOX 5536, Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 26th August
2016 by 5:00 PM
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