Inspector: Flight Operations- Aerial Works at Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA)

  • Full Time
  • Johannesburg

Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA)

The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) is an agency of the Department of Transport (DoT), established on 01 October 1998, following the enactment of the now repealed South African Civil Aviation Authority Act, 1998 (Act No. 40 of 1998). This Act was replaced by the Civil Aviation Act, 2009 (Act No. 13 of 2009), which came into effect on 31 Mar…

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Inspector: Flight Operations- Aerial Works

Job Type Full Time
Qualification Matric , National Certificate
Location Gauteng
City Johannesburg
Job Field Aviation / Airline&nbsp

Site and Airline Inspections

 conduct routine inspections such as the inspection of a station facility, apron, en-route operation and base and carry out oversight or checks  considered necessary at prescribed intervals;
 assess the effectiveness of the operator’s SMS and the level of resources allocated to it;
 conduct such inspections or oversight in accordance with an established work programme and applicable standard procedures and instructions;
 advise the operator, in writing, of any significant deficiency, requesting a proposal for remedial action;
 conduct follow-up on inspection reports to ensure that appropriate action has been taken in a timely manner;
 submit reports on each inspection or investigation in the manner prescribed, and complete and process the applicable inspection forms;
 investigate and report, as required, possible violations of the basic aviation law or related safety operating regulations and rules;
 continuously review the operator’s pertinent documentation (e.g. operations, training and MCMs), company policies, operating instructions and information to staff and system of amendments to determine whether they are accurate and made available in a timely manner to persons requiring their use;
 keep appropriate CAA inspectorate staff informed on all aspects of the current operation and projected developments in the company including changes in executive personnel, in assigned responsibilities and in the operator’s organization in general; and
 conduct qualification, approval and supervisory activities with respect to personnel proposed as designated examiners by an operator

Maintenance and Acquisition of Specialist Skills

 Keep abreast and remain proficient in specialist skills, human factors and new developments aviation technology.

Proposals and Revision of Standards

 Proactively research, develop and propose the specific standards to be applied in the area of operator operations.

Communications and Safety Promotion

 Project a satisfactory image of the SACAA to all stakeholders.
 Provide industry feedback to the Authority.
 Promote aviation safety by proposing improvements in operational requirements.

Minimum Qualification:

Grade 12 (Matric) and Hold or has held Helicopter Pilot License

Ideal Qualification:

National Diploma equivalent to NQF level 6


500 hours as a helicopter pilot or pilot-in-command


Experience with the problems of operating or maintaining transport aircraft, general aviation aircraft, helicopters
Meteorological and climatological knowledge and experience
Experience in technical training including visual aids, training devices and aircraft flight simulation training devices

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) on to apply

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