Civil Engineer Job at Civil Aviation Authority in Uganda


Job Title: Chief Civil Engineer

JOB REF : CAA/ADV/EXT/02/2013
POST : CHIEF CIVIL ENGINEER
REPORTS TO : Manager Aerodrome Maintenance
SALARY LEVEL : 12
VACANCIES : 01
JOB PURPOSE
To ensure that all engineering civil works are carried out efficiently and effectively and ensure that the Airport is in a state of good maintenance and repair so that the promised level of service can be delivered to users
EDUCATION
A good Bachelor of Science Engineering (Civil) degree. A postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline will be an added advantage.
EXPERIENCE
7 years relevant working experience 3 of which should have been at managerial level.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
 Must be a member of the Uganda Institution of Professional Engineers and registered with the Engineer’s Registration Board.
 Must have proven managerial skills.
 Must be computer literate.
 Must have knowledge of relevant ICAO SARPs.
 Must have working knowledge of computerised engineering designs.
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES
1.
Input into Strategic Planning
1. Participates in the development of input into the business plan, budgets and reviews
2. Prepares input in the development of the Aerodrome Maintenance (AM) strategic milestones
3. Participates in the implementation of departmental operational plans for the AM
2.
Aerodrome Maintenance Processes
1. Participates in developing and implementing a comprehensive planned maintenance systems that ensures maximum availability of adequate and efficient civil infrastructure at the airports
2. Ensures a comprehensive response and repair time programme that maximises infrastructure availability
3. Be sensitive to airport security issues and understand the role and contribution of equipment under AM’s control
4. Ensures accurate the evaluation of current state and future requirements of infrastructure
at the Airport and prepares in put into reports for submission to the Chief Civil Engineer in terms of adequacy, condition and lifespan.
5. Participates in determining renovation/rehabilitation requirements for existing facilities
6. Maintains Aerodrome civil works in a good state of repair and maintenance
7. Prepares civil engineering designs and checks as per requirements and ensures that designs meet international standards and comply with the Local Council requirements
8. Leads installations, maintenance works and repairs
9. Ensures that work specifications and programmes are followed in accordance with established standards and quality work is done.
10. Prepares input into Project Progress Reports and monthly progress reports to ensure project milestones are being achieved.
11. Monitors actual costs against expenditure on an ongoing basis and reports accordingly
12. Prepares bills of quantities, specifications, drawings and other tender documents depending on the method of procurement to be used
13. Participates in the tender process and answers queries and facilitates inspections by tenderers
14. Liaises with departments where works are being carried out to facilitate work b contractors
15. Supervises the work done by contractors to ensure quality, duration and approved standards
16. Prepares certificate of payment (for approval by the Chief Civil Engineer) for contractors after evaluating and confirming that the work meets all the conditions of the contract
17. Participates in the evaluation of civil engineering plans to ensure that they meet and comply with ICAO regulations especially Annex 14
18. Provides civil engineering services at Upcountry Airports /airfields as required
19. Offers these same services to Upcountry Airports Manager
20. Ensures that buildings are maintained in a good state of repair and maintenance
21. Ensures proper maintenance of all movement areas such as access roads, car parks, compounds, taxi ways are well maintained and there are no potholes, no cracks and no open manholes, and grounds are all well maintained and neat.
22. Maintains adequate stocks of spares to carry out required maintenance without creating a major liability financially
23. Ensures proper maintenance of all equipment and tools and ensures that they are accounted for
24. Ensures accurate and up to date maintenance of records and information in the department
25. Ensures the existence and implementation of SAFETY regulations for personnel & equipment in accordance with the British Standard Codes of practice and the recommended ICAO practices and regulations on SAFETY
3.
Human Resources Management
 Participates in the attraction, retention, motivation and development of staff that are dedicated to outstanding performance in the department.
 Advises management on the Departments manpower requirements and ensures staff development within the Department
 Implements performance management. on own staff in the department
 Ensures that all regulations are followed in all civil engineering works carried out by staff
 Conducts and ensures adequate training for civil engineering staff internally and/or using outside resource personnel as appropriate


HOW TO APPLY:-
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 below, before close of business on 6th June, 2013 at 5:00p.m.
The previous applicants for position No.11 who applied in 2011 may re-apply if still interested.
THE DIRECTOR HUMAN RESOURCE AND ADMINISTRATION
CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY (HEAD OFFICE)
P .O. BOX 5536
KAMPALA
Applicants, who will not have heard from us by 6th September, 2013 should regard their applications unsuccessful
 Quantifies the capability gaps in terms of skills and competencies and implement programs to close the capability gap through on the job training and development programmes


Deadline:06/06/2013






Jobs at Civil Aviation Authority in Uganda - Chief Fire Officer


Job Title: Chief Fire Officer

1. JOB REF : CAA/ADV/EXT/07/2013
POST : CHIEF FIRE OFFICER
REPORTS TO : General Manager
SALARY LEVEL : 13
VACANCIES : 01
JOB PURPOSE
The position exists to provide the Airports with Fire, Search, Marine and Rescue services in the case of an accident or disaster
EDUCATION
A good relevant University degree.
EXPERIENCE
Must have at least 12 years working experience in Fire or Marine services of which 5 years should be at senior officer level or 2 years at Deputy Fire Officer Level
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
 Must have successfully completed the officer command course from a recognized Fire Training School
 Must have acquired experience and training in Leadership/Supervision/Management of Fire Units;
 Must have the skills to repair/maintain different fire fighting vehicles and equipment
 Must be computer literate.
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES
1.
Plans, organises and establishes fire protection activities.
 Ensures that Business Plan provisions contain adequate allocations for staff manpower equipment, vehicles staff training and fitness drilling of staff.
 Oversees the recruitment of the most qualified fire fighting staff.
 Ensures approved allocations for equipment, tools and vehicles are implemented and agrees to ICAO Annexe 9.
 Ensures that approved fire training is implemented in terms of routines and frequency.
2.
Prepares, establishes and prescribes operational schedules and procedures for the section.
 Ensures Airport Operational Manual is reviewed in accordance with ICAO Regulations and Procedures.
 Ensures Airport Emergency Exercises are carried out as required under ICAO Regulations.
 Ensures Weekly Emergency Drills are carried out as scheduled.
3.
Supervises the section’s staff.
 Ensures correct manning of fire fighting vehicles, in accordance with operating standards.
4.
Establishes procedures, plans and takes charge of the Fire Fighting Training Programmes, pre-fire drill planning, rescue operations and fire prevention activities.
 Ensures ICAO standards and recommended practices for fire fighting are adopted for fire fighting training.
 Ensures ICAO manual is complied with on pre-fire planning.
 Ensures compliance to ICAO Regulations and Standards on rescue operations.
 Ensures staff is knowledgeable about first aid, fire appliances and no smoking requirements through scheduled training.
5.
Responsible for preparing Fire Incidents Drills, Fire Extinguishers and Planning reports.
 Ensures periodic examination and accurate report of the state of fire extinguishers and undertakes follow-up action that is deemed necessary.
 Heads the preparations for Fire Incident Drills ensuring availability of firemen vehicles, equipment, tools and supplies.
6.
In-Charge of preparing for and conducting fire prevention, first aid and fire appliance demonstrations for personnel using Uganda Airport Facilities.
 Plans and carries out Fire Prevention Demonstrations.
 Plans and carries out First Aid demonstrations.
 Plans and carries out Fire Appliance demonstrations.
 Prepares and distributes the plans to all personnel situated at and using Uganda Airports, making them understand the schedules set.
7.
Establishes and organises auxiliary Fire Brigade Teams.
 Establishes Kampala Fire Brigade as an auxiliary Fire Brigade Team and signs binding agreements.
 Ensures joint exercise with Kampala Fire Brigade is carried out twice annually.
 Trains Kampala Fire Brigade on aircraft fire-fighting twice a year.
8.
Responds to aircraft crash/fire alarms and other related emergency calls.
 Ensures high level of preparedness at all times, and adherence to ICAO standards for preparedness, aircraft emergencies.
9.
Responsible for preparation of the Section’s Financial Budget.
 On a timely basis, initiates all proposals for recurrent and capital budgetary requirements and gains approval.
10.
Enforces regulations and standards for safety and fire protection.
 Oversees the compliance with all Regulations and Standards and ensures there is no breach at any time.


HOW TO APPLY:-
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 below, before close of business on 6th June, 2013 at 5:00p.m.
The previous applicants for position No.11 who applied in 2011 may re-apply if still interested.
THE DIRECTOR HUMAN RESOURCE AND ADMINISTRATION
CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY (HEAD OFFICE)
P .O. BOX 5536
KAMPALA
Applicants, who will not have heard from us by 6th September, 2013 should regard their applications unsuccessful


Deadline: 06/06/2013





Electrical/ Electronics Engineer Jobs Vacancy at Civil Aviation Authority in Uganda



Job Title: Chief Electrical/ Electronics Engineer

JOB REF : CAA/ADV/EXT/03/2013
POST : CHIEF ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONICS ENGINEER
REPORTS TO : Manager Aerodrome Maintenance
SALARY LEVEL : 12
VACANCIES : 01
JOB PURPOSE
To ensure that equipment, plants, power supply/distribution/transmission systems, electronic and security control systems and the vehicle fleet at the Airport is in a state of good maintenance and repair so that the promised level of service can be delivered to users
EDUCATION
A good BSc. Engineering (Electrical/Electronics) degree
A postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline will be an added advantage
7 years relevant working experience 3 of which should have been at managerial level
EXPERIENCE
7 years relevant working experience 3 of which should have been at managerial level
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
 Must be a member of the Uganda Institution of Professional Engineers and registered with the Engineer’s Registration Board
 Must have proven managerial skills
 Must be computer literate
 Must have knowledge of relevant ICAO SARPs
 Must have working knowledge of computerised engineering designs
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES
1.
Input into Strategic Planning
1) Participates in the development of input into the business plan, budgets and reviews
2) Prepares input in the development of the Aerodrome Maintenance (AM) strategic milestones.
3) Participates in the implementation of departmental operational plans for the AM.
2.
Aerodrome Maintenance Processes
1) Participates in developing and implementing a comprehensive planned maintenance systems that ensures maximum availability of adequate and efficient civil infrastructure at the airports
2) Ensures a comprehensive response and repair time programme that maximises
equipment availability
3) Be sensitive to airport security issues and understand the role and contribution of equipment under AM’s control
4) Maintains Aerodrome electrical and mechanical equipment in a good state of repair and maintenance
5) Offers these same services to Upcountry Airports Manager
6) Leads installations, maintenance works and repairs
7) Ensures that work specifications and programmes are followed in accordance with established standards and quality work is done
8) Carries out regular scheduled and unscheduled technical inspections of all electrical installations to ensure continued serviceability and safety of operations.
9) Carries out monthly inspections to ensure installation/equipment/systems adheres to ICAO Standard and practices
10) Carries out the Bi-annual inspection to evaluate system stability and performance in line with ICAO standard and operating practices.
11) Carries out the annual inspection to evaluate system stability and performance in line with ICAO standard and operating practices
12) Monitors the work of hired contractors to ensure that CAA standards are maintained
13) Ensures the existence and implementation of SAFETY regulations for personnel & equipment in accordance with the British Standard Codes of practice and the recommended ICAO practices and regulations on SAFETY
14) Prepares input into Project Progress Reports and monthly progress reports to ensure project milestones are being achieved
15) Monitors actual costs against expenditure on an ongoing basis and reports accordingly
16) Prepares bills of quantities, specifications, drawings and other tender documents depending on the method of procurement to be used
17) Participates in the tender process and answers queries and facilitates inspections by tenderers
18) Liaises with departments where works are being carried out to facilitate work b contractors
19) Supervises the work done by contractors to ensure quality, duration and approved standards
20) Ensures continuous serviceability and availability of all Airport Electrical and Mechanical system and pavements.
21) Maintains an adequate stocks of spares to carry out required maintenance without creating a major liability financially
22) Prepares certificate of payment (for approval by the Chief Civil Engineer) for contractors after evaluating and confirming that the work meets all the conditions of the contract
23) Participates in the evaluation of civil engineering plans to ensure that they meet and comply with ICAO regulations especially Annex 14
24) Provides electrical/electronics engineering services at Upcountry Airports /airfields as required
25) Offers these same services to Upcountry Airports Manager
26) Ensures proper maintenance of all equipment and tools and ensures that they are accounted for
27) Ensures accurate and up to date maintenance of records and information in the department
3.
Human Resources Management
1) Participates in the attraction, retention, motivation and development of staff that are dedicated to outstanding performance in the department.
2) Advises management on the Departments manpower requirements and ensures staff development within the Department
3) Implements performance management. on own staff in the department
4) Ensures that all regulations are followed in all civil engineering works carried out by staff
5) Conducts and ensures adequate training for civil engineering staff internally and/or using outside resource personnel as appropriate
6) Quantifies the capability gaps in terms of skills and competencies and implement programs to close the capability gap through on the job training and development programmes


HOW TO APPLY:-
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 below, before close of business on 6th June, 2013 at 5:00p.m.
The previous applicants for position No.11 who applied in 2011 may re-apply if still interested.
THE DIRECTOR HUMAN RESOURCE AND ADMINISTRATION
CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY (HEAD OFFICE)
P .O. BOX 5536
KAMPALA
Applicants, who will not have heard from us by 6th September, 2013 should regard their applications unsuccessful

Closing DAte; 06/06/2013





Plant & Equipment Technician Job at Civil Aviation Authority in Uganda


Job Title: Plant & Equipment Technician

JOB REF : CAA/ADV/EXT/10/2013
POST : PLANT & EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN
REPORTS TO : Senior Plant & Equipment Technician
SALARY LEVEL : 07
VACANCIES : 01
JOB PURPOSE
The position exists to carryout maintenance on plant and equipment systems and ensure reliable service to airport operations
EDUCATION
An Ordinary diploma in Mechanical and Production Engineering or Mechanical Engineering from a recognised institution.
EXPERIENCE
3 years relevant working experience
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
Technician membership of the Uganda Institute of Professional Engineers will be an added advantage
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES
1.
Mechanical maintenance and repairs
 Carries out daily inspection of fire fighting equipment, operational vehicles, power generating plants and baggage conveyor belts to ensure that they are properly working and records daily fault findings for immediate attention.
 Accurately identifies faults and prepares report for Senior Plant & Equipment Technician for actioning
 Carries out scheduled repairs and maintenance timeously and accurately
 Carries out emergency and unscheduled repairs and ensures reduced down time
 Maintains accurate and up to date records of all faults and repairs


HOW TO APPLY:-
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 below, before close of business on 6th June, 2013 at 5:00p.m.
The previous applicants for position No.11 who applied in 2011 may re-apply if still interested.
THE DIRECTOR HUMAN RESOURCE AND ADMINISTRATION
CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY (HEAD OFFICE)
P .O. BOX 5536
KAMPALA
Applicants, who will not have heard from us by 6th September, 2013 should regard their applications unsuccessful


Deadline: 06/06/2013





Principal Estates Officer Job Vacancy at Civil Aviation Authority in Uganda





Job Title: Principal Estates Officer

1. JOB REF : CAA/ADV/EXT/06/2013
POST : PRINCIPAL ESTATES OFFICER
REPORTS TO : Director Human Resource & Administration (DHRA)
SALARY LEVEL : 12
VACANCIES : 01
JOB PURPOSE
The position exists to ensure that CAA Estates and Lands including Aerodromes, Terminal buildings and other Estates associated with Entebbe International Airport & Up-country Aerodromes, residential houses as well as various CAA owned land in Entebbe, Kampala and up-country are well managed..
EDUCATION:
A good first degree in civil engineering or business administration or Bachelor of Science degree in Land Economics and Bachelor of Science degree in Quantity Surveying or any other relevant qualifications obtained from a reputable institution.
EXPERIENCE:
5 years’ relevant work experience in a reputable organization and especially institutional Estates Management 3 of which should have been obtained at a senior level.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
 Should have good interpersonal skills
 Should have working knowledge of computers
 Should have impeccable integrity.
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
1. Maintains a record of company land and premises owned and rented at EIA, CAA Headquarters’ and throughout the company.
2. Provides DHRA with monthly regular reports on all tenants, status of assets, status of agreements and leases.
3. Visits the Estates regularly to establish their maintenance status and develop a maintenance schedule.
4. Visit the Estates to monitor the conditions of the amenity and ensure that all are functioning properly and if not evaluate if its according to tear and wear or negligence of the occupants and make reports.
5. |Ensures that tenants and users pay their bills on time to avoid disconnections or leaving unsettled bills on exit from the houses.
6. Ensures that planned maintenance is carried out as per plan.
7. In liaison with Airports & Aviation Security ensures that acceptance standards of cleanliness are maintained for the common areas like the stairs, corridors, and the gardens.
8. Keep all records pertaining to the occupation of the Estates.
9. Act as Secretary to the Housing Allocation Committee.
10. In liaison with the CAA engineering department carries out day to day supervision of properties, including coordinating, maintaining and repairing of premises in order to meet customer requirements and improve working conditions.
11. Participates in planning and management of all land and buildings.
12. In liaison with Marketing and Commercial Department to ensure that all rentable space in the premises is rented out timely and appropriately.
13. In liaison with the Marketing & Commercial Department maintains and reconciles on a monthly basis all rental collections.
14. Participates in the negotiations with Land Lords for hired premises and ensures that agreements exist and are implemented.
15. In liaison with the legal department, process required tenancy agreements for signature by both parties including renewals.
16. In liaison with the legal department to ensure that all CAA land is titled, fenced and date of renewals of leases are complied with.
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17. Maintains close contact with National and District authorities that deal with land rates and ensures that payment and settlement of dues is maintained up to date.
18. Attends to matters relating to utilities and ensures that payments are up to date.
19. In liaison with Administration ensures that the premises are cleaned in order to maintain high levels of cleanliness in accordance with required standards.


HOW TO APPLY:-
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 below, before close of business on 6th June, 2013 at 5:00p.m.
The previous applicants for position No.11 who applied in 2011 may re-apply if still interested.
THE DIRECTOR HUMAN RESOURCE AND ADMINISTRATION
CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY (HEAD OFFICE)
P .O. BOX 5536
KAMPALA
Applicants, who will not have heard from us by 6th September, 2013 should regard their applications unsuccessful


Closing Date; 06/06/2013






Jobs at Civil Aviation Authority in Uganda - Transport & Maintenance Officer


Job Title: Principal Transport & Maintenance Officer

JOB REF : CAA/ADV/EXT/15/2013 POST : PRINCIPAL TRANSPORT & MAINTENANCE OFFICER REPORTS TO : MANAGER ADMINISTRATION SALARY LEVEL : 12 VACANCIES : 1 PURPOSE To ensure that equipment and the vehicle fleet owned by CAA are in a state of good maintenance and repair so that the promised level of service can be delivered to users. EDUCATION
 A good Bsc. Engineering (Mechanical) degree or
 Full membership of the chartered institute of Logistics and Transport.
 A good post graduate qualification in a relevant discipline will be of an added advantage.
EXPERIENCE 7 years relevant working experience, 3 of which should be at a senior supervisory level. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
 May be a member of the Uganda Institute of Professional Engineers and registered with the engineers’ registration board for those with Engineering qualification.
 Must have proven supervisory/managerial skills.
 Must be computer literate.
 Must have knowledge of relevant ICAO SARPS.
SOME OF THE PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES INCLUDE:
 Participates in the development of input into the business plan, budgets and reviews as well as drawing operational plans for vehicle maintenance.
 Develops and implements a comprehensive planned maintenance system that ensures maximum availability of adequate and efficient vehicles at the airport other CAA operational areas.
 Daily maintenance of vehicles and boats to ensure availability.
 Fleet management in accordance with policy.
 Establishing a system for a proper Fleet Management System including registration and licensing.
 Ensures economy in fuel management and reconciliation of inputs to actual usage.
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 Supervising of staff under the Transport and Mechanical section and also ensures staff development within the section.


HOW TO APPLY:-
 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 below, before close of business on 6th June, 2013 at 5:00p.m. The previous applicants for position No.11 who applied in 2011 may re-apply if still interested. THE DIRECTOR HUMAN RESOURCE AND ADMINISTRATION CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY (HEAD OFFICE) P .O. BOX 5536 KAMPALA Applicants, who will not have heard from us by 6th September, 2013 should regard their applications unsuccessful.


Deadline: 06/06/2013



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