Flight Operations Inspector Careers – Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)

Job Title:   Flight Operations Inspector        
Organization: Civil Aviation
Authority (CAA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Job Ref: CAA/ADV/EXT/04/2016
Reports to: Principal Flight
Operations Inspector
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 Flight
Operations Inspector will ensure progressive raising of the technical standards
of private and professional flight crew through the implementation of the appropriate
ICAO licensing standards and recommendations.
Key Duties and
Delivering In-Flight Flight Operation Activities:
  • Examines and reviews procedures submitted
    by operators on application for the issue or renewal of Air Operator’s
  • Approves operations and training manuals
    of air operators.
  • Examines submitted manuals while referring
    to CAA  and ICAO guidelines.
  • Originates aeronautical information
    circulars and disseminates them.
  • Flight tests pilots for the following:
    • Issue or PPLs and CPLs
    • Instruments ratings
    • Instructor and Assistant
      Instructor Ratings
    • Type Ratings
    • Flight Engineers licences
    • Periodic Flight Tests
    • Issues and renewals of
      Certificate of Airworthiness (Cs of As)
    • Performance evaluations
  • Carries out oral examinations for issuance
    and renewal of Instructor and Assistant Instructor Ratings.
  • Checks and signs licenses plus
  • Administers
    Aviation Regulations with particular reference to Personnel Licensing,
    Flight Time Limitations, Displays and Air Rallies, Performance of Aircraft
    and Safety Equipment.
  • Supervises flying club activities,
    agricultural aviation, parachuting clubs and Training Schools.
  • Inspects Commercial Operators routinely.
  • Maintains proficiency on relevant aircraft
    and technical proficiency on relevant aircraft.
  • Flight tests for Certificate of
  • Develops instrument let down procedures in
    conjunction with Principal Flight Operations Officer -Ground.
  • Produces Flight Manual Performance Charts in
    consultation with Principal Flight Operations Officer -Ground.
  • Prepares Flight Safety Circulars in
    consultation with Principal Flight Operations Officer -Ground.
  • Investigates breaches of Regulations.
  • Flies the CAA aircraft on inspection
    visits, air navigation calibrations.
  • Approves Operations Manuals and Load
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicants for the Civil Aviation
    Authority (CAA) Flight Operations Inspector job opportunity should hold an
    honours degree in Electronic, Electrical Engineering, or in IT and a Pilot
    with at least ATPL, safety oversight inspections and flight operations
    inspections training and experience and
  • The license must be current and must have
    been a pilot in-command of at least one of the largest aircrafts on Uganda’s
    Civil Aircraft Register and
  • A minimum of 3000 total flying hours in
    airline or civil aviation organization.
  • Possession of a Flight Examiner’s Course
    and an Instructor’s rating will be desirable.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Should be well conversant with relevant
  • 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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