Job purpose

To do the daily work on the aircraft. To support the certified engineer whenever called upon in prepare for maintenance and during maintenance activities,

Duties and Responsibilities

The Maintenance Technician will be involved in the day to day work on the aircraft. The line maintenance technician shall report to the Maintenance Engineer and shall work hand in hand with the approved maintenance organization. In addition, he/she shall also:

  • Assist Engineer during Pre-flight Inspections and aircraft technical dispatch services
  • Perform Aircraft fueling and defueling
  • Supervision of the aircraft grooming staff when cleaning the aircraft cabin
  • Cleaning of the cockpit and other sensitive areas of aircraft
  • Assist Engineer during preventive and Scheduled Maintenance
  • Assist the Engineer during Defect Rectification and Unscheduled Maintenance
  • Assist Engineer during all required component changes
  • Ensure tools are clean and work area is clean before and after maintenance
  • Responsible for deep aircraft cleaning including cockpit cleaning
  • Any other work as required by your superior.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • A current Aircraft Maintenance Engineering License, Airframes, Engines (Gas turbine engines) or Avionics (Electrical, Instruments, Autopilots, Radios).
  • Equivalent experience of at least 3 years in an aviation maintenance setting
  • 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.