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  • Posted on: 11 October, 2018 Deadline: 19 October, 2018
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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.

    Principal Pilot

     

    Job Ref: HR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/940

    Roles

    Reporting to the Chief Pilot, the Principal 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

    Job 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
    • Certificate of Good Conduct
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills
    • Leadership and team building skills
    • IT User skills

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    Chief Pilot

     

    Job Ref: HR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/938

    Roles

    Reporting to the Manager, Network Maintenance, the Chief Pilot will undertake the following duties and responsibilities:

    • Providing air mobile services in the maintenance of the network
    • Providing other related aerial support services to the business
    • Facilitating routine aerial inspection of power system lines
    • Operating aircraft in accordance with Air-Navigation Orders and Regulations of Kenya Civil Aviation Authority
    • Ensuring that the company aircraft insurance schedules are compiled with
    • Maintaining company aircraft technical records
    • Planning and executing preventive and corrective maintenance schedules of company aircraft
    • Facilitating air transportation as and when required
    • Nurturing relationships with other stakeholders in provision of air mobile services
    • Performing any other duties as may be assigned

    Job Requirements

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

    Key Competencies

    • Analytical thinker
    • Safety awareness
    • Communication and Interpersonal Skills
    • Drive for results and achievement
    • Creativity and innovation
    • Commitment to Company Vision and Values

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

    Method of Application

    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 Friday, 19th October 2018.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

    Kenya Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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