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Junior Aircraft Maintenance Engineer needed at South African National Parks

Job title : Junior Aircraft Maintenance Engineer

Job Location : Mpumalanga, Nelspruit

Deadline : April 07, 2024

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The organization requires the services of a Junior Aircraft Maintenance Engineer in the Air Services Department and will be based in Kruger National Park, Mpumalanga.




Key Qualifications and Experience:

  • Valid SACAA AME TYPE License
  • Driver’s License Code 08
  • 5 years of qualification as a SACAA AME
  • 3 5 years of SACAA logged experience with AS350 type as AME
  • Should have tracking experience.

Knowledge Areas:

  • Aviation Legislation
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Aircraft Technical Documentation
  • Aviation Publications (AIP, AIC, NOTAM)
  • Organisation-specific Procedures (MOP)
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Technical Competence
  • High-Level Computer Literacy
  • Communication Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Problem-Solving
  • Time Management
  • Attention to Detail
  • Adaptability
  • Continuous Learning
  • Compliance and Safety Orientation
  • Documentation and Reporting
  • Analytical Skills
  • Teamwork
  • Critical Thinking
  • Professionalism


  • Ensure strict compliance with approved maintenance procedures, executing tasks accurately, efficiently, and within specified timelines to maintain aircraft airworthiness standards.
  • Identify, diagnose, and resolve maintenance issues. Make sound and timely decisions related to aircraft maintenance tasks, considering safety, efficiency, and compliance with regulations and procedures.
  • Perform inspections, assess maintenance needs, troubleshoot, and verify the completion of tasks to maintain the integrity and safety of aircraft systems and uphold the highest quality standards.
  • Plan and coordinate maintenance activities, ensuring proper sequencing, resource allocation, and efficient utilisation of time and manpower to minimise aircraft downtime.
  • Collaborate with team members, technicians, and other stakeholders to achieve shared maintenance goals and objectives.
  • Communicate technical information, observations, and findings to colleagues and relevant stakeholders for efficient coordination and decision-making.
  • Communicate critical and maintenance-related information to aircrew members, conveying technical details and task progress in a clear and concise manner, and fostering open communication channels.
  • Assist in maintaining up-to-date maintenance records in accordance with regulatory requirements and organisational guidelines. Data entry, record keeping and documentation must be accurate and precise. Maintenance-related documents, both physical and digital must facilitate easy retrieval, proper storage, and confidentiality.
  • Prioritise safety in all maintenance operations; adhere to safety regulations, and actively promote a safety culture among the maintenance team and aircrew members.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of potential risks involved in aircraft maintenance operations and remain vigilant in identifying and assessing risks. Assist senior personnel in implementing risk mitigation strategies, following established protocols, and taking appropriate actions to address identified risks.
  • Demonstrate commitment to continuous professional development and stay updated with industry advancements.

Please Note

  • Applicants in possession of foreign qualifications are required to submit evaluated results by the South African Qualification Authority.

Closed: 08 March 2024

How to Apply for this Offer

How To Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should forward their applications accompanied by the required documentation listed below to the following:

Documents Required

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Certified copy of Driver’s License
  • Certified copy of ID
  • Certified copies of  relevant qualifications


Can be forwarded to Postal Address: P O Box 787, Pretoria, 0001 or via email;

Send your application to [email protected]

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