Job purpose

As a Development Engineer, Power plant & Reliability, their role is to ensure that the daily performance of the engines is monitored and advice is given to his line manager and the maintenance teams on any troubleshooting covering the power plant and related systems. In addition, they shall be the primary source of all reliability programme management issues related to the whole fleet.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitor alert levels and ensuring early identification and prevention of systems and components malfunctions;
  • Monitor actions and follow-ups for systems/power plants/PIREPS to ensure scheduled Aircraft operations are not prejudiced
  • Monitor maintenance reliability of aircraft and components, compiling reliability data as required;
  • Distributing reliability reports to assist in internal organization and decision-making processes in relation to troubleshooting and calculation of inventory control economic order quantities;
  • Recommend time adjustment intervals for scheduled engine maintenance requirements. Recommend and coordinate immediate corrective actions on critical failures in which loss of functions could affect the airworthiness of the aircraft;
  • Recommend and coordinate appropriate corrective action to restore performance to an acceptable level in cases where a deviation from the performance standard is indicated.
  • Ensure that updated and approved documentation is used in the maintenance works performed on the Engines and APU
  • To propose modifications that would improve the overall reliability and safety of the aircraft.


Qualifications and Competencies

  • A Bachelor of Science degree from a recognized university majoring in Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Aeronautical Engineering (Aeronautics).
  • An equivalent qualification from a recognized aviation maintenance training school
  • Equivalent working experience of at least 1 year in Aircraft engineering and maintenance organization.
  • Skills in the use of computer applications, Ms. Word, PowerPoint, will be an added advantage.
  • Evidence of high levels of analytical skills will be an added advantage.
  • Customer focused and hospitable.
  • Integrity.
  • Team player.
  • Proactive/results orientated.
  • Warm, friendly, pleasant & presentable.
  • Good communication and intrapersonal skills.
  • Resilient.
  • Self-motivated.


  • A competitive salary is offered.

About Us

Uganda Airlines, the National Carrier of the Republic of Uganda based at Entebbe International Airport is now accepting applications for a number of job opportunities.

As a member of the team, you will be responsible for presenting a positive image of the airline in keeping with its brand to connect the world to the Pearl of Africa. You will be enthusiastic about serving all Uganda Airlines customers and colleagues with courtesy and respect in line with the company’s values. You will also be championing safety and ensuring international aviation standards are maintained at the airline. This is a great opportunity to be part of the new National Airline, in this exciting industry.

How to apply

Application letters, complete with Curriculum Vitae giving two (2) referees, and copies of academic and professional certificates with one passport size photograph (one full size photograph for Cabin Crew applicants) should be submitted online at or by post quoting the Job Reference number accordingly.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Manager Human Resources.
Uganda National Airlines Company Ltd.
P.O. Box 431, Entebbe, Uganda

Only successful applicants will be contacted.