Inspector Airworthiness – Airframes and Engines (x2) at Civil Aviation Authority

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • 000 USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: 000

Civil Aviation Authority

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), a Statutory Body established by the Government of the Republic of Zambia under Section 3 of the Civil Aviation Authority Act No. 7 of 2012 to provide for the regulation and promotion of Civil Aviation in Zambia, is inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons who are ambitious, innovative, energetic and performance driven to fill the vacancy of Inspector Airworthiness – Airframes and Engines.

The Civil Aviation Authority is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill two positions of Inspector Airworthiness – Airframes and Engines.


To undertake all Airworthiness and engineering matters associated with the maintenance of Airframe, Engines, Propellers and Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS). Provide Safety Oversight of Air Operator Certificate (AOC) holders, Airlines and Aircraft Maintenance Organisations (AMOs). Carry out regular audits of all non-AOC holder’s Aircraft, Maintenance Organisations (AMOs) and RPAS in order to ensure compliance with laid down standards and regulations thus assuring safe air travel through Continued Aircraft maintenance.


The job holders will be required to develop, maintain and implement ICAO Annexes 7, 8, and 19 Standards and Recommended Practices, in particular the following:
• Undertake timely preparation of work plans for the Airworthiness section in order to facilitate enforcement of regulatory programs and activities;
• Ensure timely compliance of airworthiness standards by stakeholders through Surveillance in order to ensure compliance with the Aviation Act, Subsidiary Legislation and ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices;
• Ensure timely provision of examination question papers for aircraft maintenance engineers for the purpose of issuance of licenses and endorsements;
• Ensure regular assessment of aircraft and performance in order to establish the airworthiness of aircraft in pursuance of continuing airworthiness;
• Undertake timely aircraft incidents investigation in order to facilitate appropriate interventions;
• Participate in the implementation of performance management systems in order to enhance individual and organizational performance;
• Undertake the utilization of resources in order to facilitate attainment of set objectives;


a) Minimum Primary/Secondary Education:

• Full-Form V /Grade 12 Certificate with a minimum of five (5) “O” Levels with credits in English, Mathematics and Physics/Physical Science.

b) Minimum Vocational/Professional Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Aeronautical Engineering or Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering;
• Aircraft Maintenance Engineer’s Licence in Airframes and Engines
• Member of the Engineering Institute of Zambia (EIZ) with current ERB practicing licence.

c) Minimum Relevant Pre-Job Experience:

• 5 years in relevant field.

d) Other Skills/Attributes

• Leadership
• Communication
• Team Player
• Decision Making
• Negotiation
• Analytical skills
• Result Oriented

Applicants who meet the above qualifications MUST:

• submit a signed application letter accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae including three (3) traceable referees and day time telephone numbers and contact address.
• Submit listed relevant qualifications.
• Submit a National Registration Card.
• Foreign qualifications or certificates should be accompanied by verification from Zambia

Qualifications Authority.

All applications should reach the undersigned not later than 21 May, 2024.

Note: CAA is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages females and differently abled Zambian individuals to apply.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Apply to:

The Director-General
Civil Aviation Authority
Former Zambia Airways Technical Base Hanger 38/947
Kenneth Kaunda International Airport
P.O. Box 50137