Technical Officer Jobs at Civil Aviation Authority Uganda

Job Title : Technical Officer

JOB REF : CAA/ADV/EXT/11/2011

JOB TITLE : Technical Officer (Trainee)

REPORTS TO : Manager Communication, Navigation &
Surveillance

VACANCIES : 06

AGE : 26 years and below

REMUNERATION : CAA Salary Grade 10


PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

 Participate in installation, commissioning and calibration of aeronautical telecommunication facilities.

 Participate in preventive and corrective maintenance of Communication Navigation & Surveillance (CNS) systems and associated equipment and to ensure that they meet the required system performance levels.

 Carry out equipment assessments, spares inventory and stock taking duties.
 Prepare and submit technical reports about the operational status of CNS equipment.
 Actively participate in the day-to-day running of the station in a 24 hour roster system.

 Be able to travel upcountry and abroad on short notice.

The successful candidate will undergo on-job training for a period of two years



PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION
A good University degree in Electrical (light current), Electronics, Telecommunication Engineering or Computer Software Engineering

OR

A Higher National Diploma in Electrical (light current), Electronics or Telecommunication Engineering with two (2) years relevant work experience.

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
• Knowledge of Solid State Electronics, Integrated Circuits (ICs), Microwaves & Radio Frequency (RF) Engineering, Signal Propagation and Antennas

• Knowledge of Digital Signal Processing (DSP) techniques and Microprocessor Applications

• Exposure in the use of modern test equipment such as Oscilloscopes, Analyzers, Power Meters, etc;

• Demonstrable computer programming skills in C/C++ and Java. Knowledge of additional programming languages such as Visual C will be an added advantage

• Knowledge and experience in managing and using operating systems (OSs) such as Microsoft OSs and Linux

• Knowledge of relational databases and software development is essential

• Must be trainable with the ability to work effectively for long hours

• Previous experience and certification in LAN/WAN technologies will be added advantage.





Hand written applications with detailed CV and copies of academic certificates and transcripts with the job reference number clearly marked at the top left hand corner of the envelope should be sent to the address shown below. Please indicate your (day time) phone contact.

The Director Human Resource & Administration
Civil Aviation Authority Head Office
P.O. Box 5536
KAMPALA

To be received not later than 3:00 pm, 30th December, 2011.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applicants, who would not have heard from us by 20th February, 2012 should consider their applications unsuccessful.


CAA is an equal opportunity employer.


Deadline: 30th December, 2011

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