Job Opportunities at Air Tanzania: Pilots-in-Command, Co-Pilots,Aircraft Maintenance Engineers and Cabin Crews.

Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL) is in the process of revamping its operations and has introduced new equipment to its fleet. The Company is therefore inviting application from qualified personnel to fill various positions.

1.1 Pilot-in-Command – Dash 8 (11 Posts)
a) Qualifications:
Must possess Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL) and with performance “A”.Must additionally achieve the following:-
·         Minimum of 4000 hours flying experience of which 2000 hours must be command on multi-engine aircraft; Above 17 ton.
·         Group 1 endorsement on DASH 8 or Equivalent with a minimum of 500 hours command on type;
·         Pass an oral interview and flying acceptance check conducted by the Company;
·         Must pass a Base and Route check with an Instrument Rating within 10 and 70 hours respectively;
·         Track record of good performance as a Commander and no accident record.

b) Duties and responsibilities:
·         To command the aircraft with due regard for safety and comfort of passengers at all times.
·         To maintain a high standard of discipline, appearance, uniformity and promptness on their Co-Pilots and Cabin Crew.
·         To determine that commercial aspects of their flights are achieved and whenever safety is not impaired to obtain additional revenue load for the Company.
·         To ascertain that they are briefed of Flight Plans, Notam, Fleet Notices, Weather and any pertinent documentation and service items that their flight may require.
·         To verify that the loading of their aircraft has been performed in accordance with laid down procedures.
·         To report all incidents and accidents.
·         To verify that all documents/certificates required being on board the aircraft are available and valid.
·         To report any flights.
·         To accept and sign for diplomatic mail, precious cargo and supervise their stowage aboard the aircraft and handover to destinations.

1.2 Co-Pilot – DASH 8 (8 Posts)
a) Qualifications:
Holder of Commercial Pilots License (CPL IR & ME) plus performance “A” subject to passing the following:-
·         Successful completion of the Base Training within 10 hours.
·         Successful completion of the Route Training within 100 hours (Minimum 70 hours)
·         Passing Instrument Rating Examination done by a TCAA approved examiner.
·         Passing an English proficiency test (level 4 or better).
·         Passing Oral interview and acceptance check conducted by the Company.

b) Duties and Responsibilities:
·         To collect the Navigation Bag containing aircraft Library from Operations Control and ensure that the relevant documents are in order to return same to Operations Control after completion of flights.
·         To check all documents and inform Pilot-in-Command of any Notam, Fleet Notices of any information that may affect their flights.
·         To supervise refueling of aircraft and enter details in their relevant documents.
·         To maintain continuous watch on the available communication frequencies with the appropriate Air Traffic Control.
·         To maintain cabin and cockpit temperatures at comfortable levels during flight.
·         To complete Voyage Report Forms, Technical Log entries, computation of take off, approach and landing speeds and to ensure that the Pilot-in-command signs them at the end of flights.
·         To command the aircraft on instruction from the Pilot-in-Command or on incapacitation of Pilot-in-Command and assume responsibility for the safety of the aircraft.
·         To verify that the control locks, engine locks and any other locks are properly fitted on the aircraft at night stations where night stops are made.

1.3 Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (6 Posts)
(a) Qualifications:
·         Holder of Aircraft Maintenance Engineers License (ICAO Type II) and/or
·         Holder of a Degree in Aircraft Maintenance or any other Degree in relevant Engineering field from a recognized institution
·         Possession of a Type Rated Aircraft Maintenance License will be an added advantage
·         Conversant with the Tanzania Civil Aviation Regulations (TCARs)
·         Must be computer literate

(b) Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Perform both scheduled and nonscheduled Line and Base aircraft Maintenance
·         Perform aircraft maintenance activities in accordance with TCARs and Air Tanzania Company Limited requirements
·         Carry out Airframes, Engines and Avionics systems maintenance on aircraft as per work packages prepared and assigned by the Planning Section of the Technical Department
·         Use a wide variety of diagnostic devices e.g. computers and mechanical tools to troubleshoot and rectify aircraft defects.
·         Perform removal and installation of aircraft components, repair, assembling and testing of aircraft systems
·         To carry out minor repairs of ground support equipment, upholstery and aircraft components

1.4 Cabin Crew (5 Posts)
a) Qualifications
·         A minimum of “O” level Secondary Certificate with passes in Geography, English & History.
·         Fluent in both written and spoken English and Swahili, additional language is an added advantage preferably Hindi, Arabic & Chinese.
·         Aged between 18-25 (for experienced applicants a maximum of 30 years)
·         Must be an Ab initio trained with valid cabin crew license.
·         Medical examination class 2
·         Height of 5.2” feet and above with standard B.M.I.
·         Outgoing personality, team player good interpersonal skills and displinned.

b).Duties and Responsibilities:
·         To attend pre-flight briefing and debriefing.
·         To carry out pre-flight duties.
·         To inform passengers of the aircraft safety procedures.
·         To follow all directions given by the Flight Purser.
·         Ensures the safety of passengers, crew and aircraft through adherence to Company policies and standard operating procedures.
·         To deliver high level of passenger service and assist in on-time performance.
·         To make safety announcement and answer passenger questions during the flight.
·         To reassure passengers in emergency situation and ensure that they follow safety procedures correctly.
·         To promote ATCL product through effective communication with passengers.

2. Salary:
·         Attractive remuneration package in accordance with the Institution’s salary scale.

3. Terms Of Employment:
i) PILOTS – 5 years contract (renewable)
ii) Cabin Crew – 3 years contract (renewable)

4. Mode of Application:
Interested applicants must submit the following for consideration of the applications:
i) A curriculum vitae (CV);
ii) Certified copies of certificates, licenses testimonials birth certificate and other relevant certificates;
iii) Two recent passport size photographs;
iv) For Cabin Crew full size photo in addition.
v) Names and addresses of at least two reputable referees;
vi) Applicant’s reliable contact address, email address and telephone numbers.

5. Closing Date:
The application letters should reach the undersigned within 14 days from the first date of this announcement:-
Managing Director& Chief Executive Officer
Air Tanzania Company Limited,
P.O. Box 543,

Source Habari Leo: 18th February 2017.


Precision Air Services Plc wishes to invite applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill in this challenging position.


Perform continuous surveillance to technical activities, processes and systems to ensure compliance with TCAA and Precision Air standards for safe and efficient maintenance of aircraft, components and equipment for optimum airline operations.

The recruited candidate will undergo training to qualify and be assigned job functions in the Quality Assurance division which includes the following duties:-

Responsible to the Manager Quality Engineering for: -
Random checks on the Hangar, Line Maintenance and Workshops for adherence to the laid down procedures and standards.
·        Ensures that inspections performed on airframe, engines and components are in accordance with Company Policies and procedures, maintenance manuals and approved technical data  
·        Monitors workmanship and materials to verify that the Company and TCAA rules, regulations, and standards are complied with.
·        Ensures that receiving inspections of incoming parts, components, equipment supplies and materials is completed in accordance with the Company Maintenance Procedures Manual (MPM).
·        Ensure assistance in the classification of repairs and alterations in relation to Major or Minor Repairs. Ensure appropriate forms are completed to document any major repair or alteration.
·        Monitors/audits aircraft inspection reports, log pages and records for accuracy and completeness of entries prior to being sent to the Aircraft Records Department.
·        Conducts daily audits of aircraft work packages including checks/inspections forms, log pages, routines and non-routines, modification orders, etc. to ensure completion, correctness, use of appropriate references to approved data in all entries and forms.
·        Monitors the safety and housekeeping of the work areas.
·        Interact with Technical Records Sections with regards to aircraft records compliance.
·        Participating in periodic audit of all Technical Divisions and outstations and daily audit of maintenance paperwork generated in the Hangar and Line maintenance. Ensuring accomplishment of all these inspection duties within scheduled time, without compromising safety.
·        Responsible of inspection duties in the Hangar, Line Maintenance and stores.
·        Ensuring proper recording and certification of all maintenance activities on the Aircraft.
·        Ensuring high standard of Airworthiness is maintained in all Precision Air Aircraft.
·        Ensuring use of appropriate tools, equipment, manuals, Techniques and methods for Inspection and maintenance of Aircraft.
·        Ensuring duplicate Inspection on Engines and flight controls is carried out at the base.
·        Ensuring that maintenance work is performed in accordance with the standards and procedures of the Approved Maintenance Schedule.
·        Ensuring Approved Maintenance Schedules, comply with the applicable TCARs, TCAA requirements, and directives from Foreign Airworthiness Authorities if they are applicable to Precision Air Aircraft.
·        Ensuring issuance of Release Certificates (CRS) after Hangar checks and ensuring that all C of A documents are on board the Aircraft before final release to service.
·        Ensuring all components and equipments are properly labelled
·        Ensuring proper inspection coverage in areas where airworthiness may be affected such as fuel tanks, compliance with MODs, ADs or SBs, structural repairs, corrosion control, power plant installation, flight control surfaces installation, duplicate inspection, landing gear retraction checks and Engine ground runs.
·        Participation in Auditing work being done on Aircraft during Hangar checks and ensuring that work is completed and paper work promptly signed and certified soon after each task has been completed.
·        Participation in Engine ground runs, observing and recording of all Engine parameters.
·        Ensuring Engine run and component change sheets are available and are appropriately signed and certified after completion of each task.
·        Ensuring final walk around checks are performed and all mandatory documents are valid and on board prior to releasing the Aircraft for service.
·        Ensure all the maintenance manuals are updated.
·        Enforcing company and Regulations requirements which relate to Airworthiness of Aircraft.
·        Responsible as reference to Safety Management Manual [SMM] Doc ref. PW/CM/002 Chapter 1.6.2[i]-[vii].

 Inspection feedbacks
 Completed work-pack audits
 Incidents/discrepancies
 Audit frequency
 Audits from regulatory authorities
 Multiple type licenses/ approvals

 Sensitive to details
 Observant
 Ethical
 Independent minded
 Organized
 Precise and conservative
 Effective communicator
 Team player
 Safety conscious
 Knowledge seeking
 Must be able to multi-task

 Diploma/FTC in either Mechanical, Aeronautical, Electrical, Electronics or Telecommunications.
 Engineering degree and aircraft engineering background would be an added advantage.
 Broad overview of the maintenance system
 Computer literate, must be proficient in Microsoft Windows/Microsoft Office (Word & Excel) and internet.
 Must have good verbal and written communication skills.
 Company Indoctrination, MPM training required
 Must receive General Familiarization Training on all airframe operated by the company.

Closing Date:
Not later than 20th February 2017

Mode of Application:
If you feel you meet the above requirements please send your application and CV to the address below. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Director of Human Resources and Administration
Precision Air Services Plc
Mail Box 70770
Dar es Salaam