KETRACO Company Pilot - Jobs in Kenya

KETRACO Company Pilot - Jobs in Kenya

Reporting to the Chief Pilot, the successful candidate will be responsible for operating Company helicopter in conducive weather conditions over varied terrain in supporting inspection and maintenance of Transmission Lines under general supervision of the Chief Pilot.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervising maintenance and conduct maintenance flights;

  • Supervising loading ensuring conformity to limitations;

  • Supervising and maintain written aircraft flight logs and records;

  • Supervising and mentor newly recruited crew/Ppilots;

  • Commanding Pilot in all assigned flights and missions;

  • Exercising authority for safe ground and flight operations;

  • Ensuring safe overall operation of Company helicopter.

    Operational Responsibilities:

  • Operating Company helicopter over all types of terrain to support line construction, inspection maintenance and repair works;

  • Reviewing and maintaining written and computerized flight logs and records;

  • Confirming that pre-flights and post flights checks are carried out in adherence to Quick Reference Handbook (QRH);

  • Transporting essential crew and personnel relevant to assigned mission(s);

  • Operating special helicopter equipment accessory to carry out line construction and maintenance/repair including but not limited to live line slinging, rescue hoists, sling loads and specialized line inspection cameras;

  • Undertaking recurrent simulator and refresher ground training of Air Wing pilots by the manufacturer in accordance to KCAA regulations, 2018 to avoid compromising safety

  • Maintaining self and helicopter in a constant state of readiness for dispatch to emergency and non-emergency duty calls from base station or assigned locations;

  • Developing and writing procedures for company helicopter program;

  • Ensuring cleanliness and maintenance of the helicopter;

  • Supervising general housekeeping duties at the base station;

  • Ensuring availability of company helicopter for operational use;

  • Using maps, interpreting aviation publications/charts and operating aviation radios.

    Qualifications & Skills required:

  • Form 4 KCSE graded C+;

  • KCAA Valid Airline Transport Licence on Helicopters (ATPL-H) or KCAA Valid Commercial Pilot Licence on Helicopters (CPL-H);

  • Level six (6) Proficiency in English;

  • Multi-Engine rating in both visual and instruments flight rules;

  • Meets and fulfils the requirement of the provisions of Chapter 6 of the constitution of Kenya 2U1U;

  • Minimum 2000 logged hours of flight time on helicopters and 1000 flight hours as PIC including experience in power off auto rotational landings;

  • Experience in flying Augusta 109 twin engine will be an added advantage;

  • Demonstrated experience in flying in mountainous terrain at altitudes over 4,000 feet on map survey work, power line patrol or construction work, rescue operations work, or similar assignments requiring take-offs and landings with maximum loads on unimproved landing areas under adverse weather conditions.

    Working conditions - Office and Field setting

    For more information and job application details, see; KETRACO Company Pilot - Jobs in Kenya

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