Airworthiness Engineers Jobs, Engineering Jobs, Kenya Airways Jobs

Role Purpose

The Airworthiness Engineer report directly to the AMO Head of Safety and Quality. Their principal function is to ensure that, during base maintenance work, all relevant tasks or inspections have been carried out to the required standard before the appropriately rated certifying staff (KCAA categories A & C or proposed new category C) issues the certificate of release to service. They are also responsible for ensuring aircraft maintain their C of A validity status. They are independent of production and are not accountable of the CRS issuance i.e. do not double up as certifying staff during base maintenance work.


  • Ensure that all work required by Kenya Airways and the customer has been accomplished to the required standards and correctly signed for. ​
  • Ensure the final release to service certifying staff has assessed the impact of any work not carried out with a view to either requiring its accomplishment or agreeing with the operator to defer such work to another specified check or time limit. ​
  • Sign off on the final release certificate to confirm all work has been carried out before appropriately rated certifying staff makes CRS sign off. ​
  • Ensuring that Kenya Airways aircraft maintains the validity of Certificate of Airworthiness (C of A) by ensuring that: ​
  1. i) Aircraft are inspected and confirmed to comply with all C of A requirements.​             ii) KCAA C of A issuance/renewal inspection findings are closed​.

iii) Compile and submit C of A issuance/renewal package​

  1. iv) Valid C of A is on board the aircraft at all times​..


  • Licensed maintenance engineer with at least two license categories (OR any of the proposed KCAA category B1 or B2). ​
  • Must be holding aircraft type approvals. ​
  • Must have current aircraft maintenance experience​.
  • Trained on records management. ​
  • Trained on quality management. ​
  • Must be current on mandatory trainings (HF, FTS, EWIS, Organization Procedures, Legislation, SMS, Operator Procedures).
  • Must be current on competence assessment​.
  • Attentive to detail​.
  • Must have Safety and Quality Focus.
  • Must be a person of integrity. ​

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