South African Airways is hiring a Maintenance Safety Officer

Job Highlights

South African Airways (SAA) has a vacancy for a Flight/Maintenance Safety Officer.

Closing date: 12 July 2024

Reference NumberSAA240425-4
Job TitleFlight/Maintenance Safety Officer
Business UnitSafety
Job TypePermanent

Location: Kempton Park, Gauteng

Job Purpose

The incumbent of this role will be responsible to reduce and manage the risk of aviation safety hazards, occurrences, incidents, serious incidents, and more important prevent aircraft damage/accidents through the continuous process of conducting safety checks, audits and inspections.

The role will provide support in ensuring Safety and compliance. Lastly, as part of the Safety team the role will be required to support the optimization of the Group Safety function by ensuring Technical Safety and compliance.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates an understanding of the Safety’s strategy and plan relevant to own work outputs
  • Implements department strategy within own area of responsibility
  • Provides recommendations to support the implementation of the departmental strategy and plan
  • Contributes to the budget management and containment of costs
  • Applies cost saving initiatives continuously

  • Provides recommendations on profitability
  • Oversees the correct application of processes and systems in area of responsibility
  • Utilises resources in area of responsibility/ own area of work in a time and cost-effective manner
  • Utilises technology to enhance internal and external customer expectations
  • Executes work outputs according to customer requirements
  • Adheres to Governance and Risk Management policies, processes and systems

Qualifications and Experience

  • Grade12 (Matric) or equivalent at NQF level 4
  • A 3-year diploma in A/C Mechanical or Avionics / Safety Management at NQF level 6
  • Higher Tertiary Qualifications in Maintenance will be an advantage
  • Hold / have held Commercial Pilots License (Air Transport Pilot)
  • Aircraft Maintenance License will be an advantage

  • Certificate in Auditing
  • Aviation Medicine (AVMED)
  • Certificate in Human Factors
  • Related Tertiary Qualifications (Advantage)
  • Valid unendorsed driver’s license Code B
  • At least 2 – 3 years’ operational experience in Aircraft Maintenance or Quality Assurance

Knowledge and Skills

  • Sound knowledge of South African Civil Aviation Authority Civil Authority Technical Standards / Civil Authority Regulations (CAT’s / CAR’s)
  • Sound knowledge of Airline Operating procedures
  • Human Factors in Maintenance
  • Maintenance Operations

  • Safety Management understanding
  • Crew Resource Management (CRM)
  • Aviation Medicine (AVMED)
  • Dangerous Goods (DG) L6
  • Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) Category 11
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Airline Technical/ Flight Safety and Emergency Procedures

Key Competencies

  • Effective communication
  • Technical expertise
  • Stakeholder relationships
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Drives results
  • Organisational awareness
  • Ethics and integrity
  • Collaboration

How to Apply

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