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Fresher O’ Level Jobs – Equipment Operator – Uganda Airlines

 

Job Title:    Equipment Operator

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 Equipment Operator is responsible for the
operation of lower and high deck loaders, passenger steps and buses, aircraft
servicing equipment such as Ambu-lift and delivery of baggage and cargo. The
Operator is responsible for working as an individual or as part of a team to
safely undertake all manual and technical ground handling activities; provide,
drive and operate of diverse technical equipment for which he is qualified and
licensed. Safe operation of equipment must be carried out at all times as well
as providing excellent customer service.

 

Ensure thorough
inspection of all Ground Service equipment in terms of Serviceability,
Cleanliness and Safety and to report any concerns to GSE Supervisor and Ramp
Supervisor.

 

Ensure all safety
standards are adhered to whilst performing tasks or operating equipment
assigned. Multitask and undertake any additional activities to achieve the
department objectives which may include but is not limited to positioning of
chocks, cones, marshaling, handling dead-load, aircraft washing and monitoring,
and operating all equipment for which qualified and licensed.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Ensure
the serviceability of Ground Service Equipment prior positioning it onto the
aircraft.

·       
Arrange
the required equipment at the staging area prior to the arrival / departure of
the aircraft.

·       
Provide
and operate GPU, ASU, ACU for aircraft ground operation as requested.

·       
Provide
and operate Water & Toilet Servicing as per the SOP and according to the
Uganda Airline’s standing instructions.

·       
Provide
and operate passenger step for access to aircraft.

·       
Operate
aircraft cargo hold doors and loading / offloading cargo.

·       
Perform
Flight Deck – Ground communication via headset as per SOP.

·       
Perform
Pushback / Towing and wing-tip walking and signaling as necessary.

·       
Communicate
with Ramp Supervisor and GSE Supervisor in regards to equipment utilization
times in order to accurately record details for invoicing purposes.

·       
Position
multipurpose high-lift for Aircraft Cabin Configuration Change.

·       
Provide
access to vertical fin for flag installation or other maintenance requirement
for parties that require vertical high access to the aircraft.

·       
Transport
Aircraft wheels from PF to RJ and vice versa.

·       
Replace
nitrogen and oxygen bottle from the cart by sending it to PF for bottle
replacement.

·       
Install
Aircraft Jet engine covers prior to aircraft washing.

·       
Provide
access door opening/closing to aircraft for authorized stakeholders that
require access to the aircraft.

·       
Schedule
and perform aircraft movement during prolonged stay as to ensure aircraft
wheels’ durability and safety.

·       
Perform
cleaning activities of cockpit windshield as well as passenger windows.

·       
Prepare
appropriate handover / takeover equipment during shift changeover.

·       
Position
aircraft wheel chocks and safety cones and connect the Ground Support
Equipment.

·       
Perform
all service to the aircraft as per the SOP while exercising all the safety
regulations and procedures.

·       
Operate
emergency evacuation system and remove the equipment in case of equipment
malfunction.

·       
F.O.D.
Checks conducted daily as well as prior to aircraft arrival/departure. Any
findings shall be reported to supervisor immediately.

·       
To
dispose of and handle aircraft waste fluids such as fuel, oils and hydraulic.

·       
Inspection
of safety equipment like fire extinguishers for expiry dates placed in the
ramp.

·       
Responsible
for proper chocking of the aircraft parked on the ramp during sand storms and
bad weather conditions. 

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant for the Uganda Airlines Equipment Operator job must hold a UCE
Certificate or equivalent

·       
One year
of experience driving and operating GSE on ramp with a clean work record.

·       
General
knowledge in Airside Safety, Airside Driving and DGR.

·       
National
Driving Permit

·       
Airside
Driving Permit (ADP)

 

Relevant Competencies:

·       
Fluent
in both oral and written English.

·       
Good
knowledge of Excel and Word applications.

·       
Interpersonal,
motivational and excellent communication skills.

·       
Good
team player.

·       
Establish
and maintain effective working relationships with teammates.

·       
Good
judgement.

·       
Flexible
and ability to cope with pressure

 

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, 
Click
Here
 or by post quoting
the Job Reference number accordingly.

 

Applications should
be addressed to:

 

The Manager Human
Resources.

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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