• Senior Pilot at Kenya Power

  • Posted on: 10 July, 2017 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Kenya Power owns and operates most of the electricity transmission and distribution system in the country and sells electricity to over 4.8 million customers (as at June 29, 2016). The Company’s key mandate is to plan for sufficient electricity generation and transmission capacity to meet demand; building and maintaining the power distribution and transmission network and retailing of electricity to its customers. The Government has a controlling stake at 50.1% of shareholding with private investors at 49.9%. Kenya Power is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange. Mission Powering people for better lives. Vision To provide world-class power that delights our customers Core Values Customer First One Team Passion Integrity Excellence Quality Policy We are committed to providing high quality customer service by efficiently transmitting and distributing high quality electricity that is safe, adequate and reliable at cost effective tariffs. The Board, Management and staff of Kenya Power are committed to effective implementation and continual improvement of the Quality Management System that complies with the requirements of ISO 9001:2008 in order to consistently meet its customers and other stakeholder's requirements and expectations.

    Senior Pilot


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

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

    Responsibilities for the Senior Pilot Job

    • 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.

    Qualifications for the Senior Pilot Job

    • 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

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya Power career website on www.kplc.co.ke to apply

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