Aviation Careers – Maintenance Engineer – Uganda Airlines


Organisation: Uganda

Duty Station: Entebbe
International Airport, Uganda

About US:

Uganda Airlines is
the National Carrier of the Republic of Uganda based at Entebbe International
Airport. It is headquartered in Entebbe, Wakiso District, Uganda, and operates
from its hub in Entebbe International Airport. 

Job Summary:    The Maintenance Engineer will do daily work
on the aircraft and 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 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 organisation. In addition, he/she shall also:
  • Carry 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.
  • Strict compliance to airworthiness regulations and applicable
    approved data/instructions for maintenance tasks carried out.
  • Ensuring that all defects are rectified and aircraft/aircraft
    component certified on time prior to release to service.
  • Ensuring that safety standards are adhered to before attempting any
    maintenance tasks to avoid injury of personnel and/or equipment damage.
  • Review of cabin defects and rectifying them before releasing an
    aircraft for flight.
  • Ensuring that all aircraft certificates/licenses and manuals are
    up-to-date and amended before use.
  • Meeting 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 assigned.
  • Reporting and recording any abnormal conditions of wear, damage etc.
    on aircraft, part or component when identified.
  • Ensuring that all defective components/ parts removed from the
    aircraft have appropriately filled and signed documentation before handing
    them over to the stores.
  • Performing Pre-flight Inspections and aircraft technical dispatch
  • Supervising 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
  • Responsible for toolbox and tools management and control during and
    after maintenance
  • Accomplishment of any work assigned to him by his/her superior

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda Airlines Maintenance Engineer job
    placement must hold a current Aircraft Maintenance Engineering License
    Airframes, Engines (Gas turbine engines) or Avionics (Electrical,
    Instruments, Autopilots, Radios).
  • At least two years in the capacity of returning aircraft to service;
  • Equivalent experience of five years in an aviation line maintenance
  • A type rating on Uganda Airlines Fleet or CRJ aircraft will be an
    added advantage.
  • Customer focused and hospitable.
  • Integrity.
  • Team player.
  • Proactive/results orientated.
  • Warm, friendly, pleasant & presentable.
  • Good communication and intrapersonal skills.
  • Resilient.
  • Self-motivated.

How to Apply:

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
 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.

Deadline: 8th June 2019

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