Kenya Power Job Vacancy : Senior Pilot


Job Ref: HR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/933

Reporting to the Chief Pilot, the Senior Pilot will undertake the following duties and responsibilities:

Responsibilities for the Senior Pilot Job

  • 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.

Qualifications for the Senior Pilot Job

  • 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
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Leadership and team building skills
  • IT User skills

How to Apply

Interested persons should submit their applications online through visiting Kenya Power website on Applications should be received not later than Tuesday, 25th July 2017. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.