Area Head of Maintenance

<p><strong>MAF has been working in Kenya for many years, and although a popular tourist destination with a large economy this can hide the poverty and isolation that still remains. Kenya is also a place of refuge for people from many other war torn countries.&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><strong>MAF enables the transportation of church groups, medical specialists and education support, etc through their flights to some of the most remote areas of Kenya.</strong></p>


Mission Aviation Fellowship of Canada

Mission Aviation Fellowship of Canada (MAF), a Christian nonprofit organization founded in 1945, is seeking people who share our passion for seeing the Great Commission carried out near and far. MAF operates globally, but its Canadian headquarters are located in Guelph, Ontario. As a part of this organization, this position is a vital part in bringing the Gospel, healthcare, education, disaster relief, food and clean water to isolated people in developing countries.

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Career (+ 4 years)

Overview: <strong>We are now looking for an Area Head of Maintenance in our Kenya program, with the responsibility to provide Maintenance Control support to MAF Tanzania, MAF South Sudan and MAF Chad.</strong>
Responsibilities: <p>The Area Head of Maintenance will provide oversight and management for MAF Kenya Maintenance Control including management and oversight of technical records and the Continuing Airworthiness Officer. They will also provide Maintenance Control support to MAF Tanzania and MAF Chad.</p> <p>The successful candidate will ensure all required maintenance (scheduled and unscheduled), all Airworthiness Directives, mandatory and cost effective modifications are accomplished in a timely manner and to an approved standard. They will ensure that a Certificate of Release to Service is issued after inspection, maintenance or defect rectification.&nbsp; Keeping all aircraft and program documentation up-to-date and compliant with all manuals, and seeking opportunities for continual improvement and reporting issues via the Quality and Safety Management Systems. They will also organize visits to Chad, Tanzania and South Sudan to liaise with their Operations staff.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Requirements: <p><strong>Essentials:</strong></p> <ul> <li>EASA or equivalent Maintenance Engineer Licence with appropriate type ratings</li> <li>Secondary School Completion Certificate</li> <li>Aptitude in verbal, numerical, abstract and mechanical reasoning</li> <li>Three years experience maintaining fixed wing aircraft including at least one year certifying aircraft for release to service</li> <li>Experience in tracking and scheduling maintenance tasks</li> <li>Ability to make decisions based on values driven framework, particularly when resolving conflicting priorities</li> <li>Good communication skills across both geographical and cultural boundaries</li> <li>Excellent written and spoken English</li> <li>Computer literate</li> </ul> <p><strong>Desirable:</strong></p> <ul> <li>KCAA License in any category</li> </ul>