Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) Chief Pilot Jobs

Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) Chief Pilot Jobs


  • The Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) Limited is a State Corporation established under the Companies Act (CAP 486) of the Laws of Kenya to provide efficient, reliable, safe and cost-effective means of transporting quality oil and gas from source to the customer.

  • Pursuant to this objective, the Company is seeking to recruit highly motivated visionary, dynamic and results oriented candidates to fill the undermentioned position.

    Job Specification

  • To provide air services in support of Management, Engineering & Security Departments as a Platform for enhancing pipeline system surveillance and prompt emergency response.

  • Perform aerial right of way patrol, surveillance and sanctioned flying duties by Management.

  • Respond to pipeline emergencies.

  • Check on maintenance status, fuel requirements and fuel quantities of Helicopter prior to flight and conduct post flight inspections as necessary.

  • Prepare flight plans based on weather forecasts and operational Information.

  • Fly company helicopter according to established operations and safety procedures, including abnormal and emergency situations as prescribed in all the relevant manuals.

  • Strict adherence to the Pilot Operating Handbook/Flight Manual and the Kenya Civil Aviation Regulations (KCARS) while executing flying duties.

  • Support management in provision of air transport.

  • Participate in the execution of performance management system and ensure that set targets are aligned with the strategic direction and that they are achieved.

  • Participate in the development and implementation of strategies for creating a high performing organizational culture based on transparency, integrity, accountability, performance measurement and results to ensure that programme activities are undertaken on sound management principles and practices.

  • Participate in organizational performance reviews and business process improvement programmes as well as undertake special investigations aimed at improving organizational effectiveness.

    Person Specification

  • Minimum eight (8) years’ experience in the aviation
    industry as a Pilot

  • KCSE B plain and above.

  • Experience on Aerial Right of Way Patrols is an added advantage.

  • Kenya Civil Aviation Authority Commercial Pilot License (Helicopters)

  • Valid Class 1 medical

  • AS 350 Helicopter Type Rating

  • Current CRM, AVSEC and Dangerous Goods

  • Minimum 2000 Hrs Total Time

  • Minimum 1000 Hrs on AS 350

  • A valid instructor rating is an added advantage

    Key Skills & Competencies

  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of commercial civil aviation including broad knowledge of international and local standards.

  • Ability to interpret and apply Civil Aviation policies and procedures.

  • Must have good communication skills with excellent abilities to speak, write and understanding of English and aviation language.

  • Must be able to make quick accurate judgements and handle extraordinary situations calmly.

  • Ability to maintain professional status and keep abreast of evolving trends in piloting through continuing professional education programmes.

  • Demonstrate technical expertise in risk management, quality assurance in aviation industry.

  • Ability to deliver Kenya Pipeline Company’s articulated vision for change, create a sense of urgency around change and motivate staff to join change efforts.

  • Must be a team player.

  • Demonstrable ability to work without supervision, confidentiality and initiative are key attributes.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) Chief Pilot Jobs


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