SENIOR PILOT

Applications are hereby invited for the following vacancy with Kenya Power.

SENIOR PILOT

Job Ref: HR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/933

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Reporting to the Chief Pilot, the Senior Pilot will undertake the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Operating Company helicopter
  • Train and qualify in the execution of air-mobile work on transmission lines
  • Observing compliance with operating limitations in the helicopter flight manual
  • Ensuring helicopter maintenance is carried out in accordance with the maintenance manual to avoid unnecessary grounding of helicopter
  • Carrying out appropriate flight tests for timely issuance of certificate of maintenance
  • Ensuring compliance with mandatory modifications as required by the manufacturer
  • Ensuring helicopter availability for transmission network inspections, system breakdowns and other ground requirements
  • Ensuring availability of radio communication at all times between the helicopter, the working tower and ground co-ordinator when on transmission line work
  • Ensuring the safety of the helicopter and personnel at all times the helicopter is in operation
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned

The successful candidate will also be required to undergo a six months’ training in long line referencing to quality.

Appointment Requirements

  • KCSE Grade C or its equivalent. Possession of additional qualifications will be and added advantage
  • Commercial Pilots License (CPL)
  • Helicopter License
  • Five years’ relevant experience with at least 2000 flight hours
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Leadership and team building skills
  • IT User skills

HOW TO APPLY

Interested persons should submit their applications online through visiting Kenya Power website on http://www.kplc.co.ke Applications should be received not later than Tuesday, 25th July 2017.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Kenya Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer.