Inspector: Mechanics – Midrand 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is an agency of the Department of Transport (DoT), established on 01 October 1998, following the enactment of the now repealed South African Civil Aviation Authority Act, 1998 (Act No. 40 of 1998).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: Mechanics – Midrand

Job Type Full Time
Qualification Matric , National Certificate
Experience 5 years
Location Gauteng
City Johannesburg
Job Field Aviation / Airline&nbsp , Engineering / Technical&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, SMS, Quality, Maintenance Control Manuals and Aircraft Maintenance Programmes), 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

Maintenance and Acquisition of Specialist Skills

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

Proposals and Revision of Standards

Proactively research, develop and propose the specific standards to be applied in 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.


Grade 12 (Matric) and Hold or has held Aircraft Maintenance Engineers License


Relevant National Diploma equivalent to NQF level 6


5 years as an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer of civil or military air transport aircraft


Experience with the problems of operating or maintaining transport aircraft

Method of Application

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

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