Base Maintenance Engineer Jobs – Aerolink Uganda

Job Title:   Base Maintenance Engineer   

Organisation: Aerolink Uganda

Duty Station:  Entebbe International Airport, Uganda


About US:

Aerolink Uganda is a privately owned airline in Uganda, licensed by the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority with an air operator’s certificate. It specializes in transporting tourists to Uganda’s National Parks, saving their time and allowing them to see more. Aerolink is a leading domestic airline in Uganda offering both scheduled and charter flights into Uganda’s national parks and other important destinations within East Africa.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and monitor all aircraft, support equipment and component maintenance.
  • Plan, coordinate and schedule the aircraft maintenance procedures.
  • Develop process improvements for aircraft installation and maintenance activities.
  • Ensure aircraft maintenance is performed in compliance with federal regulations and industry standards.
  • Troubleshoot and repair discrepancies of electrical, flight control, hydraulic, landing gear, engine and fuel systems.
  • Identify the nature of discrepancy and establish process to correct the problem in a timely manner.
  • Perform aircraft servicing, fueling, ground handling and equipment installation.
  • Perform aircraft maintenance/ inspection before takeoff.
  • Assist in documenting maintenance discrepancies and actions.
  • Update maintenance action documentation to ensure accuracy.
  • Perform routine maintenance and Cleaning of aircraft interiors and exteriors.
  • Guide and train team members in proper maintenance activities.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a diploma or degree in aeronautical engineering or equivalent from a recognized institution
  • Hold a valid dual UCAA and KCAA license without type rating in the relevant field ie, mechanical or avionics
  • Have Successfully completed an approved type course for the aircraft type under consideration C208.
  • At least five years of total aircraft maintenance experience, three as a certifying staff.
  • Completed personal log book demonstrating a period of six months practical working experience on the aircraft type under the supervision of an authorized engineer who must sign the appropriate entries or Hold a type rating or authorization on the aircraft type under consideration and provide evidence of having been excising certification privileges on the aircraft type for periods totaling at least 6 months during the preceding 24 months.
  • Should have demonstrated integrity, ability and competence to perform these duties without supervision.
  • Pass an assessment process conducted by the maintenance management team.
  • Have good communication skills & be a team player
  • Computer Literate and knowledge of Pentagon System of maintenance is a MUST have.
  • Experience and knowledge on the Dash 8, Dash 7 and Dash 6 is a MUST requirement.


How to Apply:

If you meet the above requirements, please forward your application, CV and copies of academic qualifications to


NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


Deadline: 25th July 2022


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