Air Traffic and Navigation Services SOC Limited – Trainee Engineering Technician


Trainee Engineering Technician at Air Traffic and Navigation Services

  • Permanent Junior EE position
  • East London Airport, Eastern Cape
  • Market Related salary
  • Job 2367842 | Ref 1939
  • Posted 05 May 2020 by Air Traffic and Navigation Services

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About the Position

Trainee Engineering Technician

Applications are invited for the position of Trainee Engineering Technician to be based at the East London Airport.

Overview

ATNS seeks to provide opportunities to candidates to receive comprehensive CNS /ATM technical knowledge and support to attain competency as an Engineering Technician.

Major Activities

  • Learn and become proficient in specific maintenance activities on equipment and systems as per the relevant Logistic Support Plan, Station Instructions and equipment manufacturer recommendations.
  • Gain an understanding of Service Level Agreements within the area of responsibility.
  • Attain competency on relevant equipment as per station requirements and the appropriate Technical skills Matrix grading
  • Learn how to perform (O & I) level corrective fault diagnosis down to module Line Replacement Unit (LRU) level.
  • Learn how to perform “I” level corrective maintenance through module (LRU) replacement
  • Learn how to perform operator (O) level restoration of service by reconfiguration and/or changeover by means of supervisor positions and remote control, monitoring and maintenance systems (RCMMS)
  • Attain competency on performance analysis using relevant performance tools and other Computer-Based Maintenance Management Systems.
  • Attain competency on how to draft useful, informative and concise technical reports on systems and equipment as requested and proactively when the need arises
  • Gain an understanding of ATNS ISO policies and procedures.
  • Ensure compliance with South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) and International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) recommendations
  • Become proficient in the “O” level support of all Communications, Navigations and Surveillance systems and Equipment at your Centre
  • Knowledge of all other applicable ATNS Centre and Shift requirements
  • Knowledge of all other Flight Information Region environments

Minimum Qualifications

  • National Diploma inElectrical Engineering (Telecommunications /Industrial Electronics /Process Instrumentation) or Computer Systems

Communication

  • English written & spoken

Minimum Experience

  • Minimum one (1) year exposure in CNS /ATM environment.

Competencies and Skills

  • Customer Service and quality Orientation
  • Ability to drive and be in possession of a Driver’s license
  • Problem Solving
  • Flexible
  • High level of Technical and professional knowledge
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Teamwork / Collaboration
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Computer Literacy

If you have not been contacted within 3 weeks of the closing date of this advert, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

The ideal candidate will have the following competencies:

Ability

  • apply electrical/electronic engineering techniques and practices within a specific electrical/electronic area
  • apply theoretical, problem-solving and lateral thinking in the design of new electrical/electronic systems
  • communicate (verbal and/or written) in terms of work sheets, reports and on-the job instructions
  • communicate sound electrical/electronic engineering insights and solutions
  • diagnose electrical/electronic problem
  • keep up to date with latest trends and development in the electrical and electronic areas

Experience

  • applying electrical/electronic engineering to resolve problems/exploit opportunities

Knowledge

  • creative, lateral thinking and problem-solving approaches
  • the theory and practice of the electrical/electronic area

About The Employer

ATNS is responsible for air traffic control in approximately 10% of the worlds airspace. Over and above traditional air traffic control, we also provide aeronautical information for planning purposes, search and rescue coordination services, the maintenance of a reliable navigation infrastructure, training services, and many more.

Our Vision:
To be the preferred supplier of air traffic, navigation, training and associated services to the African continent and surrounding regions.

Our Mission:
To provide safe, orderly, expeditious and efficient air traffic, navigation, training and associated services.

Ability

  • apply electrical/electronic engineering techniques and practices within a specific electrical/electronic area
  • apply theoretical, problem-solving and lateral thinking in the design of new electrical/electronic systems
  • communicate (verbal and/or written) in terms of work sheets, reports and on-the job instructions
  • communicate sound electrical/electronic engineering insights and solutions
  • diagnose electrical/electronic problem
  • keep up to date with latest trends and development in the electrical and electronic areas

Experience

  • applying electrical/electronic engineering to resolve problems/exploit opportunities

Knowledge

  • creative, lateral thinking and problem-solving approaches
  • the theory and practice of the electrical/electronic area