GSE Technician Electrical at Kenya Airways

Posted 4 months ago

Brief Description        

To service, maintain and repair Electrically/Electronically related issues in Ground Handling Support Equipment for service delivery in a safe and cost-effective manner.

Detailed Description        

  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements, policies, processes, procedures, organization standards and local procedures is achieved so that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner.
  • Promote and maintain a positive safety culture, healthy, secure, and cost-effective operations for Kenya Airways and ensure compliance with the relevant industry/legislative requirements, GSE manufacturers’ relevant requirements and company procedures.
  • Identify and report hazards, near misses, incidents, and accidents.
  • Service, maintain and repair Electrical/Electronic failures in ground handling equipment and motor-vehicles as per the maintenance schedule for effective service delivery in a cost-effective manner.
  • Assess Electrical/Electronic/PLC’s defects on GSE and motor vehicles, perform root cause analysis and carry out corrective measures.
  • Effectively respond to GSE emergency Electrical/Electronic/PLC’s breakdowns for timely service deliver and avoid A/C delays.
  • Carry out Electrical/Electronic/PLC’s repairs, overhauls and modifications on major equipment components which include engines, Gear boxes, and transmission systems, hydraulic and electrical systems.
  • Identify and requisition materials for the task at hand in order to ensure timely release and availability of GSE and motor-vehicles for ground operations.
  • Document and maintain records of all Electrical/Electronic/PLC’s maintenance activities & equipment history.
  • Offer quality workmanship on all GH equipment and motor vehicles in order to enhance safety & project the organization’s image positively.
  • Conduct pre-delivery and post maintenance serviceability checks on all GSE delivered to the workshop. ·Facilitate preventive maintenance of all GSE
  • Conduct quality spot checks to ensure compliance with safety and security procedures, service standards and recommended practices.
  • Carry out overhauls on major electrical components and PLC’S that control transmission systems, hydraulic and electrical systems.
  • Guide, Train and Mentor newly recruited and current GSE technicians
  • Adhere to KQ WAY principals and best practices.

Job Requirements 

  • Diploma or Degree in Electrical/Electronics/Mechatronics Engineering.
  • 2-3 years’ Experience in Automotive / Heavy diesel/ Mobile plant environment electrical, wirings and schematics
  • Experience in computerised, PLC Repairs
  • General sound understanding of electrical power/Electronics.
  • Sound understanding of electrical schematics.
  • Experience in PLC operations, diagnosis, and related Repairs
  • Sound knowledge of various electronic components, systems and testing equipment.
  • Good knowledge of hydraulic and Pneumatic electrical circuits.
  • Basic workshop operations like welding, lathe works etc
  • Have a valid driving license.

Additional Details

  • Technical awareness
  • Innovative and objective
  • Cost Conscious
  • Safety conscious
  • Team player, good interpersonal skills and result oriented.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks without compromising quality.
  • Analytical
  • Unquestionable integrity

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