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Reporting: Reports to the Chief Airworthiness Inspector

Main function of the job:
To conduct safety oversight in accordance with the Civil Aviation
(Airworthiness) Regulations under supervision of a qualified Airworthiness Inspector. The incumbent will undergo training for inspectorate functions under the ITS protocol or equivalent system / To process applications for aviation personnel licenses, authorizations, examinations, training and any other personnel license matters in line with approved regulations and standards.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The recruited candidate will undergo training to qualify and be assigned job functions in the airworthiness inspectorate section which includes the following duties:-
1. To conduct Surveillance of aircraft for certificate of airworthiness renewals and reparation of detailed reports on inspections and surveillance activities
2. To conduct routine surveillance of work performed in the hangars,
workshops and repair facilities of approved airworthiness organizations
3. To review of continued airworthiness documents (maintenance manuals, flight manuals)
4. To report defects noted to aircraft operators/owners and approved airworthiness organizations for remedial actions
5. To monitor airworthiness certification to ensure that they are carried out by persons who are properly authorized and that certifications made are for the purpose and in accordance to the requirements of the applicable airworthiness regulations
6. To familiarize with the contents of all airworthiness directives, service bulletins and similar documents in respect of the aircraft, power plants and equipment and monitor extent of implementation
7. To monitor the implementation of the relevant airworthiness regulations issued by the authority
8. To perform any other related duties as assigned by Supervisor

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor Degree in either aeronautical, mechanical, electrical, electronic or telecommunication or equivalent academic qualifications. He/she must possess aircraft maintenance engineer’s licenses, ratings or appropriate approvals, commensurate with their job responsibilities, i.e, Category A and C (mechanical) Licenses with airframe and power plant ratings, category X or R (Avionics) License with ratings in Electrical, Instrument or Radio.

Minimum experience:
Must have (3) three years working experience in an Aircraft Maintenance Organization as aircraft maintenance engineer.

Salary: Within salary grade of TCAA SS.7

  • Successful candidates will be appointed initially under a one year probation period and thereafter upon confirmation, on a unspecified or specified period contract depending on the age of the employee.  
  • All employees of the Authority are required to observe the TCAA Code of Conduct.  
  • Other terms and conditions of service are as promulgated in the TCAA Staff Rules.  
  • TCAA is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Only successful candidates will be contacted.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to meet their own costs of travel, accommodation and other matters in relation to the interview.
Mode of Application:
Qualifying candidates should apply or lodge their applications at the address below enclosing:
·         Updated Curriculum Vitae;
·         Copies of certificates including birth certificate;
·         Two recent passport size photographs;
·         Contact address of candidates including telephone number(s) and email addresses; and  
·         Names and contact address of two referees, one of whom should be work related from the current employer.

All applications for respective positions should be clearly marked on top of the envelope e.g. “APPLICATION FOR A POSITION OF ....................”

Deadline for submission of applications is 4th January, 2017

All applications must be forwarded to the undersigned address:

Director General
Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority,
Nyerere/Kitunda Road Junction,
Banana Area,
P.O. Box 2819,


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