To develop & maintain a system for the oversight & surveillance of training standards and ensure the effective and correct administration of aviation training organisations conducting pilot training in accordance with Part 141 of the South African Civil Aviation Regulations 2011, (As amended), ICAO Annex 1 and internal company policy and standards.
To conduct research and development, keep abreast of international best practice and develop civil aviation regulations and technical standards, training syllabi, theoretical knowledge examinations and practical testing for the issuance of all ICAO Annex 1 Licence and ratings as well as Part 62 licenses regulated in terms of the Civil Aviation Regulations.
Job Title: Inspector Pilot/FSTD
Location: Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa
Reference #: Inspector Pilot/FSTD – Exams
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related
To develop & maintain a system for the oversight & surveillance of the theoretical and practical examination/testing of aviation personnel licensed in terms of requirements of the SA Civil Aviation regulations.
CATS and CAR Development:
Conduct research and development and in co-operation with Manager Licensing and Manager Examinations develop and implement Civil Aviation Regulations (CARs) and Civil Aviation Technical Standards (CATS) for the Civil Aviation Regulations compliance with the standards and recommended practices of ICAO Annex 1
As an authorised officer of the SACAA responsible for conducting audits on all Part 141 Certificate holders conducting aviation training as per the Master Surveillance Plan.
To establish compliance to the regulations. Conduct audits and inspections as per SACAA Procedures.
Make relevant recommendations pertaining to safety management systems.
Recommend enforcement measures with respect to regulatory non-compliance
Provide factual reports of audits and inspections conducted on the training organisations.
Monitor and follow up corrective action and the implementation and closure of the action within time.
Approval, and maintenance of approvals with respect to Training and Procedures Manuals.
Oversight the activities of designated pilot examiners.
Support the Licensing Administration function within SACAA in accordance with the provision of the Civil Aviation Regulations 2011, Parts 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 71 and 101.
This includes the assessment of applications against legal requirements to ensure compliance.
Investigate and recommend action to the Director on any deviations to the requirements.
Develop and implement standards for licensing administration that ensures adherence to requirements.
Introduce adequate control measures to enable SACAA to effectively carry out its mandate of Safety and Security Oversight.
Update and amend all documentation, checklists and procedures to ensure compliance with the regulations.
Provide direct entry support to the legal system on enforcement issues.
Communication and Safety Promotion:
To project a satisfactory image of the SACAA to all stakeholders.
Tor provide industry feedback to the Manager.
Industry Liaison and Client Service Standards:
Participate with industry through workshops and conferences in the development of practical examination/testing/training standards and in the development of the oversight system to portray a positive image of the SACAA.
Liaise with industry to record problem solving solutions and convey knowledge to the industry to allow for the improvement of standards.
Resolve customer issue while abiding by regulations and internal policies.
Commercial Pilot License with a Flight Instructor Rating.
Helicopter license will be an added advantage
Airline Transport Pilot License with Grade 1 Flight Instructor rating.
500 hours Flight Instructor rating
or 3 years Flight instructor rating or SA Air Force flight instructor rating
The SACAA will process applications as soon as possible. If you have not heard from us within 90 days after your CV has been received by us, please consider your application unsuccessful. Employment equity candidates will be given first preference in line with our Employment Equity targets.
“All SACAA appointments are subject to S98 of the Civil Aviation Act, 13 of 2009 and all successful candidates will be subjected to security vetting”.
Application Deadline: 02/08/2021