Equipment Operator
Job Type Full Time
Qualification BA/BSc/HND
Location Nairobi
Job Field Safety and Environment / HSE
Job Purpose Statement:

To ensure and maintain a healthy, safe and secure working environment, in compliance with the relevant industry regulatory and legislative requirements, company procedures, regulatory authorities and requirement of the customer airlines.

Operate ground support equipment (GSE) in accordance with company operating procedures and regulatory authorities while ensuring healthy, safe and secure work practices.

Principal Accountabilities (KEY Performance areas):

Embrace and maintain a positive safety culture, healthy and secure working environment in compliance with company procedures, regulatory authorities and requirements of customer airlines.
Operate GSE within the safety regulations in adherence with standard operating procedures to avoid accidents and injuries.
Only operate GSE for its intended use.
Only operate GSE for which adequate training, and qualification has been received and if authorized by the line manager.
Prepare, check and position all necessary GSE in preparation of the aircraft turnaround.
Report any irregularities during loading / offloading to Turnaround Coordinator.
Note any defects on the equipment and report any deficiency to the Line manager.
Never operate the GSE while using hand-held portable electronic devices.
Ensure and maintain cleanliness of GSE.
ntify and report hazards, near misses, incidents and accidents whilst participating is mitigation briefings
Maintain required levels of certification/licensing to ensure safe and effective use of equipment. Any certification expiry should be reported to the line manager.
Adhere to KQ WAY principals and best practices.

Minimum “O” level Grade C
Appropriate experience/certification to operate GSE
Ground handling equipment certificate
Valid driving licence categories BCDE
Equipment operator training (LI – Tractor/conveyor; LII – Upto High loader; LIII – all)
Radio telephonic certificate
Airside Driving
Airside Safety Awareness
Aviation Security Awareness
Dangerous Goods CAT 8
Safety Management System (SMS) Awareness
JKIA Local emergency procedures
Proficient in operating Ramp Equipment including the pushback


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About Kenya Airways

Kenya Airways, the leading African airline flying to more African destinations than any other carrier, takes pride in being at the forefront of connecting Africa to the world and the World to Africa through its hub Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport