Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Jobs – Uganda Airlines


Job Title:    Aircraft Maintenance Engineer

Organisation: Uganda Airlines

Duty Station:  Entebbe, Uganda


About US:

Uganda Airlines is
the flag carrier of Uganda. The company is a revival of the older Uganda
Airlines which operated from 1977 until 2001. It began flying in August 2019.


Job Summary:  The Aircraft maintenance Engineer is
responsible for daily work on the aircraft and to ensure that the aircraft is
available and departs on time, all defects are rectified and troubleshooting is
done on time. He/she will also be responsible for ensuring that all scheduled
checks are completed on time


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

The line
maintenance engineer will be involved in the day to day work on the aircraft.
He shall be the initial point of contact whenever maintenance is to be done.
The line maintenance engineer shall report to the maintenance manager and shall
work hand in hand with the approved maintenance organization.

out maintenance tasks (scheduled and unscheduled) in the hangar and on line as
per approved maintenance program (i.e. inspections, repairs, defect
rectifications, alterations and modifications, replacements, functional tests)
to assure continued airworthiness, mechanical and structural integrity of
aircraft, engines, components, equipment and systems.

compliance to airworthiness regulations and applicable approved data/instructions
for maintenance tasks carried out.

that all defects are rectified and aircraft/aircraft component certified on
time prior to release to service.

that safety standards are adhered to before attempting any maintenance tasks to
avoid injury of personnel and/or equipment damage.

of cabin defects and rectifying them before releasing an aircraft for flight.

that all aircraft certificates/licenses and manuals are up-to-date and amended
before use.

and debriefing the pilots on every aircraft arrival and carrying out
appropriate tasks as outlined in the Approved Maintenance Program (prefight,
transit, weekly, daily, etc) and performing all other duties that he/she may be

and recording any abnormal conditions of wear, damage etc. on aircraft, part or
component when identified.

that all defective components/ parts removed from the aircraft have
appropriately filled and signed documentation before handing them over to the

Pre-flight Inspections and aircraft technical dispatch services

all tasks assigned to and carried out by aircraft technicians including but not
limited to aircraft fueling/defueling, aircraft external cleaning, tool and
equipment handling, etc

for toolbox and tools management and control during and after maintenance

of any work assigned to him by his/her superior


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant for the Uganda Airlines Aircraft Maintenance Engineer job must hold a
current Aircraft Maintenance Engineering License Airframes, Engines (Gas
turbine engines) or Avionics (Electrical, Instruments, Autopilots, Radios). Or
Hold a full EASA B1 or B2 license.

At least
two years in the capacity of returning aircraft to service; and Possess active
approval or recent experience in an approved maintenance organisation.

experience of 5 years in an aviation line maintenance setting.

A type
rating on Uganda Airlines Fleet (A330ceo/A330neo or CRJ 900 aircraft) will be
an added advantage.

in line & base maintenance and AOG management

Be able
to work autonomously and under pressure

experience, with broad knowledge of airline operational constraints and
maintenance/engineering experience.

experience working in outstations

leader with production control skills.


How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their application letters, complete with Curriculum Vitae giving
two (2) referees, and copies of academic and professional certificates with one
passport size photograph (one full size photograph for Cabin Crew applicants)
should be submitted online, 
 or by post quoting
the Job Reference number accordingly.


Applications should
be addressed to:


The Manager Human

Uganda National
Airlines Company Ltd.

P.O. Box 431,
Entebbe, Uganda.

Only successful
applicants will be contacted.


Deadline:  28th December 2020


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