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  • Posted: Mar 20, 2023
    Deadline: Apr 3, 2023
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    Kenya Airways, the leading African airline flying to more African destinations than any other carrier, takes pride in being at the forefront of connecting Africa to the world and the World to Africa through its hub Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

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    Development Engineer

    Brief Description        

    The incumbent will be responsible for development definition ofengineering standards within his/her discipline in the company and third-partyfleets with a view of optimizing airline and customer aircraft product costwhilst maintaining safety standards.

    Detailed Description        

    • Carryout analysis for airworthiness directives (ADs); manufacturer’s servicebulletins (SBs), service information letters (SILs) and call out for accomplishmentas necessary.
    • Prepare engineering orders to provide procedures to be used in aircraft maintenanceactivities.
    • Carryout analysis of assigned defects, delays, and significant events to establishroot cause and necessary corrective actions recommendations.
    • Provide technical support to the maintenance team on technical matters.
    • Carryout fleet reliability analysis to contribute towards reliability reportsdevelopment.
    • Initiate preliminary investigations and formulate a recommendation of corrective andpreventive actions for conditions that are above alert limits.
    • Continuous monitoring of corrective actions to determine their effectives.
    • Liaisonon technical issues to respective original equipment manufacturers (OEM) with aview to improve reliability and cost effectiveness.
    • Developing ETOPS, MELs and Flight Test manuals to ensure that they meet the localauthority requirements.
    • Developing Aircraft interior Layout of Passenger Accommodations (LOPA) for differentaircraft in Kenya Airways fleet. During VVIP operations, prepare the VVIP LOPAand have it approved by the Director General of the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA).
    • Carryout component repair and overhaul capability for shops to facilitate regulatoryrequirements.
    • Transcribe worksheets from CMM for workshop floor use.
    • Liaise with manufacturers and vendors on reliability issues.

    Job Requirements        

    • Graduate from a recognized university (Mechanical, Aeronautical Electrical/Electronic,or equivalent).
    • Successfully completed graduate training programme or at least 3-year relevant engineeringexperience.
    • Successfullycompleted a full Type Course on one aircraft in the fleet is an addedadvantage.

    Additional Details        

    • Detailed knowledge on the KCAA/EASA/FAA regulations and the Kenya Airways engineering procedures.
    • Knowledge of analytical software.
    • Computerliterate.
    • Demonstrated competence in engineering practices.
    • Ethics-Firmbut fair.
    • Influence-Teamworking, but minimum of formal meetings, committees.
    • Ownership-Responsiblefor individual decision making.
    • Growth-Committed tosuccess.

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