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Aircraft Surface Technician

AIRCRAFT SURFACE TECHNICIAN -CSG 13 – FIVE (5) POSTS (Advert no. 22/2021)

Basic Salary:                       Ksh. 20,800 – 25,860 p.m.
House Allowance:              Depending on area of deployment
Commuter Allowance:     Ksh 4,000
Leave Allowance:              (Once yearly) Ksh 4,000
Terms of Service:                Permanent & Pensionable.

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Duties & responsibilities:

This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a more experienced officer. Specific duties and responsibilities will involve:- sanding aircraft surface prior to repairing or after primer application; masking of windows/under screens, markings and other parts to retain their originality; applying primer to sanded areas; spray painting of the aircraft; applying primer and spray finishing to aircrafts; sand blasting and applying grip system on an aircraft; repairing fiberglass components; and masking of strips and other vital configurations while the aircraft is under repair.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

  1. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C- (Minus) or its equivalent qualification
  2. Craft Certificate OR Grade III in any of the following fields: Aircraft Surface Finisher Technician Course, Spray Painting or Automobile Refinishing from a recognized institution.
  3. Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution; and
  4. Having NYSC certificates will be an added advantage.

Safety Equipment Technician

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SAFETY EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN – CSG13 – SIX (6) POSTS (Advert no. 21/2021)

 Basic Salary:                       Ksh. 20,800 – 25,860 p.m.

 House Allowance:              Depending on area of deployment

 Commuter Allowance:     Ksh 4,000

 Leave Allowance:              (Once yearly) Ksh 4,000

 Terms of Service:                Permanent & Pensionable.

Duties and Responsibilities

This will be the entry and training grade in this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a more experienced officer. Duties and responsibilities will entail: repairing parachutes, aircraft safety belts, motor vehicle canopies and fabricating loose covers for both aircrafts and vehicles; packing parachutes/dingys for use by soldiers; storing and maintenance of parachutes; maintaining upholstery and fabrics sewing machines and carpet cleaning machines; undertaking interior finishing which include carpeting, upholstery, repairing and modifying seat cushions/covers; and determining the strength of repairing materials.

Requirements of Appointment

For appointment, a candidate must have: –

  1. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C- (Minus) or its equivalent qualification
  2. Craft Certificate OR Grade III awarded by the National Industrial Training Authority in any of the following fields: – Cushion Making, Clothing Technology, Textile Engineering, Upholstery and Carpeting.
  3. Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution; and
  4. Having NYSC certificates will be an added advantage.

Motor Vehicle Mechanic III

MOTOR VEHICLE MECHANIC III – CSG 15 – ONE HUNDRED (100) POSTS (Advert no. 19/2021)

 Basic Salary:                       Ksh. 15,670 – 17,570 p.m.
 House Allowance:             Depending on area of deployment
 Commuter Allowance:     Ksh 3,000
 Leave Allowance:             (Once yearly) Ksh 4,000
Terms of Service:               Permanent & Pensionable.

Duties and Responsibilities

This is the entry and training grade for this cadre and the officer will work under the supervision and guidance of a senior officer. Duties entail:

  1. Inspecting and testing vehicles; completing preventive maintenance such as, engine  tune-ups, oil changes, tire rotation and changes, wheel balancing, replacing filters.
  2. Maintains vehicle functional condition by listening to operator complaints; conducting inspections; repairing engine failures; repairing mechanical malfunctions; replacing parts and components;
  3. Verifies vehicle serviceability by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems.
  4. Maintains vehicle records by recording service and repairs.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, the candidate must have: –

  1. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade ‘D’ plain or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  2. Artisan National Trade Test Certificate Grade III/apprentice Certificate awarded by the National Industrial Training Authority or its equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized institution; and
  3. Having NYSC certificates will be an added advantage.

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by completing ONE application form PSC2 (Revised 2016) and submit the same together with copies of the required certificates.

The application form may be downloaded from Public Service Commission website http://www.publicservice.go.ke/. Completed application forms should reach the Cabinet Secretary’s office-

Ministry of Defence,
P.O. Box 40668 – 00100,
NAIROBI

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