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Saturday, September 8, 2018

Senior Aerodrome inspector- Aerodrome Design (Standards Unit) Job at Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Senior Aerodrome inspector- Aerodrome Design (Standards Unit) 

Jobs at:
Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)

Deadline of this Job:
21st September, 2018. 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda 

Date Posted: 7th September 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time 


About the Company
Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is a corporate body responsible tor regulation of civil aviation in Uganda. It manages Entebbe international Airport (EIA) and thirteen (13) other upcountry aerodromes. 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 till the following positions in its establishment as detailed below:

Job Ref: CAA/ADV/EXT/08/2018
Post: Senior Aerodrome inspector- Aerodrome Design (Standards Unit)
Reports To: Principal Aerodome Inspector
Salary Level: 11
Vacancies: 01
Age: Between 35 to 50 years of age

JOB PURPOSE : The main responsibility of this position is to carry out effective safety oversight activities in construction and operation of aerodromes with the objective ot enhancing sate operation of aircraft in compliance with national and international standards‘.

  • Developing and Reviewing Aerodrome Standards.
  • Receive and implement lCAO state letters regarding aerodromes, prepare responses and take action there on in a timely manner.
  • Develop and continuously review national standards and regulations for aerodrome design, operation and maintenance and engineering specifications.
  • Developing and reviewing Technical Guidance Material relating to Aerodrome Visual aids, maintenance
  • Develop and issue orders, rules, advisory circulars and guidance material relating to aerodrome standards and practices.
  • Provide guidance during design and construction ol new aerodrnmes, heliports, tacilities or equipment.
  • Provide guidance at the design and construction stages of Aerodrome proiects, particularly complex proiects or where there is significant work that may impact compliance with the regulations.
  • Review plans and designs for new aerodromes or further development or modification of existing aerodromes submitted to the CAA for approval to ensure that they meet ICAO SARPS and that state national regulations are complied with.
  • Participate in inspections and satety audits at aerodromes
  • Carry out inspection and audit of aerodrome visual aids and electrical systems.
  • Checking for potentially hazardous conditions during major installations or construction work such as excavations to ensure safety assessments have been done and adequate safety measures such as marking and fighting of temporary thresholds have been undertaken.
  • Participate in night inspections including the evaluation and checking for compliance with standards related to runway, taxiway, and apron lighting and signage, aerodrome beacons, wind direction indicators, obstacle lighting and marking and lighting of construction areas.
  • Verification of the aerodrome data in the aerodrome manual
  • Participate in review of aerodrome manuals submitted for certification and licensing.
  • Verify details of the aerodrome visual aids
  • On-site verification and audits of aerodrome operating procedures.
  • Verity procedures for inspection and maintenance of aerodrome visual aids.
  • Verity procedures for operator's daily inspection of the aerodrome
  • The planning and carrying out of aerodrome construction and maintenance work including compliance with construction safety requirements.
  • The monitoring of obstacle limitation surfaces and notification.
  • Check for the protection of radar and navigational aids including laser free zones.
  • Onsite checking and testing of aerodrome facilities and equipment.
  • Checks on Aeronautical ground lighting systems including flight checkl calibration records.
  • Carry out checks on Standby power supplies.
  • Check Landing Direction indicators, Aerodrome Markings and Markers.
  • Check Aerodrome Maintenance Equipment
  • Check for presence of dangerous lights.
  • Flying assessments and Aeronautical studies at aerodromes
  • Organize flying assessments at aerodromes and conduct aeronautical studies if and where permitted by standards and practices
Other Safety Functions
  • Evaluating the impact of proposed developments in the vicinity of aerodromes to ensure that such proposed developments do not penetrate the Obstacles Limitation Surfaces and advising potential developers accordingly.
  • Educate and advise aerodrome operatorsfinspectors on aerodrome standards and recommended practices.
  • An honours Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Professional qualification in Airport Engineering is an added advantage

At least 5 years’ relevant work experience, 3 of which should be at a Supervisory level position in aerodrome operations, airport planning/design, construction, or maintenance.

  • Detailed knowledge and understanding ct established principles, practices and procedures relevant to aerodrome safety regulation function, including ICAO Annex 14 standards and recommended practices and associated guidance material relating to the regulation of aerodromes;
  • Experience in quality or salety management systems is an added advantage.
  • Excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.
Job application procedure
Hand-written applications with detailed CV and copies of academic certificates and transcripts with the Job reference number clearly marked at the top left hand corner of the envelope should be sent to the address below, before close of business on 21st September, 2018. Please indicate your (day time) phone contact. THE DIRECTOR HUMAN RESOURCE AND ADMINISTRATION CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY (HEAD OFFICE), ENTEBBE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, P .O. BOX 5536 KAMPALA CAA is an equal opportunity employer. it is the duty of the applicant to ensure that his/her application is received by the indicated date. Late applications will not be entertained under any circumstances.