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Pilots (PIC) vacancies at Precision Air

Precision Air Services Plc invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill in these challenging positions.
Precision Air shall fully cover type rating costs for the successful candidates subject to specified terms and conditions of a service bond agreement.


To plan, supervise and execute company flights in accordance with legal and company policies and procedures for safe, efficient and economic conduct of flights.

(a) Duties and Responsibilities
i. It is the responsibility of the PIC to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the aircraft in all stages of ground and flight operations. Plan, and supervise the
execution of company flights in accordance with legal and company policies and procedures, authorized checklists and to ensure safe, efficient and economical operation.
ii. The PIC will co-ordinate the flight preparation according to directives and procedures in this manual and other relevant Manuals and ascertains that all aspects are covered.
iii. The PIC will ensure that the checklist and standard operating procedures are adhered to and thoroughly carried out.
iv. It is company policy in order to check the adequacy and ability of each aircraft
commander to operate the aircraft efficiently and safely during the mandatory competency check or at any other time that may be decided by the Chief Pilot.
v. Be responsible for the operation and safety of the aircraft from the moment the aircraft is ready to move for the purpose of taking off until the moment it finally
comes to rest at the end of the flight and the engines are shut down. The PIC must
ensure that:
vi. The prescribed instruments, radios, life jackets, first aid kits and all necessary
equipment are installed and serviceable.
vii. The aircraft is serviceable, and that the current certificate of maintenance/release is in force and that the previously reported defects have been notified in the Technical Log as rectified or transferred to the defect log.
viii. The aircraft has been correctly loaded and that the load and balance sheet has been accurately completed in duplicate.
ix. That sufficient fuel and oil is carried for the flight including reserve specified by the company.
x. That the performance of the aircraft is adequate for prevailing conditions.
xi. The route information, radio facilities, alternate airfield(s), danger and prohibited
areas and any other route information are available.
xii. That a meteorological forecast has been obtained to cover the route destination and alternate.
xiii. The PIC as a senior member is expected at all times and in all circumstances to behave correctly. He has to set a high standard of behavior, as he is responsible for the discipline and appearance of his flight crew and cabin crew at all times both in the air and on ground.
xiv. Be responsible for the safety of all crew members, passengers and cargo onboard when the doors are closed.
xv. Have authority to give all commands he deems necessary for the purpose of securing the safety of the aircraft and of persons or property carried therein, and all persons carried in he aircraft shall obey such commands. The PIC will take any action deemed necessary to ensure the safety of the flight; if these actions divert from prescribed procedures he will do so in consultation with other crewmembers and submit a report about his action to the applicable Fleet Manager.
xvi. Have authority to disembark any person, or any part of the cargo, which in his opinion, may represent a potential hazard to the safety of the aircraft or its
xvii. Not allow a person to be carried in the aircraft who appears to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs to the extent that the safety of the aircraft or its occupants is likely to be endangered.
xviii. Have the right to refuse transportation of inadmissible passengers, deportees or persons in custody if their carriage poses any risk to the safety of the aircraft or its occupants.
xix. Ensure that any passengers are briefed on the location of emergency exits and the location and use of relevant safety and emergency equipment.
xx. Confirm that the aircraft performance will enable it to complete safely the proposed flight.
xxi. Not permit any crew member to perform any activity during take-off, initial climb, final approach and landing except those duties required for the safe operation of the aircraft.
xxii. Other duties as may be assigned by the company

(b) Minimum Qualifications
i. In possession of Airline Transport Pilot License with a maximum of 5000 HRS total
flying hours of which 1500 as PIC and 500 as PIC on 16 tons and above.
ii. Operational background – at least 5 years experience in commercial air transport
iii. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
iv. License qualification and recency as per GOM and TCAA requirements
v. CRM trained

Closing Date:
Not later than 20th January 2017

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

Director of Human Resources and Administration
Precision Air Services Plc
Mail Box 70770
Dar es Salaam
E‐mail: or


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