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Senior Pilot

  • High, secondary school
  • Transportation, logistics, driving
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Reporting to the Chief Pilot.
HR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/939
• 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
• Certificate of Good Conduct
• Good communication and interpersonal skills
• Leadership and team building skills
• IT User skills


• 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

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Transportation, logistics, driving
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: High, secondary school
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Air traffic control; Air safety; Airship piloting; Vehicle maintenance and repair; Aircraft handling (refueling, ground handling); Work place safety
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Kenya Power

Energy, utilities, environment

Kenya Power owns and operates most of the electricity transmission and distribution system in the country and sells electricity to over 2.6 million customers (as at April 2014). The Company’s key mandate is to plan for sufficient electricity generation and transmission capacity to meet demand; building and maintaining the power distribution and transmission network and retailing of electricity to its customers.

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