Flight Inspector Traineeship Opportunity with SACAA

Flight Inspector Traineeship Opportunity with SACAA

Flight Inspector Traineeship Opportunity with SACAA. The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) is currently accepting applications for the position of Flight Inspector Trainee.

The closing date for applications is November 23, 2023. The location for this traineeship is Midrand, Gauteng.


The SACAA serves as the civil aviation authority of South Africa, overseeing civil aviation operations and managing investigations into aviation accidents and incidents.

Established in 1998, SACAA is a Schedule 3A public entity under the Public Finance Management Act.

Flight Inspector Traineeship Opportunity with SACAA

Duties and Responsibilities

The Flight Inspector Trainee will undergo comprehensive training in various aspects related to flight inspection and calibration of air navigation systems.

The primary focus is on ensuring compliance with ICAO standards and recommended practices for enhancing flight safety.

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  1. Train in-Flight Inspection Mission Planning
    • Prepare flight inspection missions.
    • Maintain the flight inspection database for air navigation systems.
  2. Train and Complete Programs in Flight Inspection of Air Navigation Systems
    • Execute planned flight inspection missions.
    • Collect and analyze flight inspection data.
    • Adjust air navigation system parameters to meet ICAO recommendations.
  3. Train in Reporting
    • Collate flight inspection data for reporting purposes.
    • Compile accurate flight inspection reports.
    • Archive mission data and reports into respective databases.
  4. Train in Flight Inspection System Calibration
    • Calibrate receivers.
    • Maintain and modify the software and hardware of the CAA Flight Inspection System.
  5. Train in Safety and Quality Standards
    • Conduct flight inspection activities in compliance with ICAO, ISO, and airworthy regulations.
    • Apply ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPS) and ISO standards.
  6. Learn About Technical Support
    • Support clients’ technological systems upkeep and development.
    • Respond to clients’ special requests related to technological systems.
  7. Communications and Safety Promotions
    • Project a positive image of the FIU through continuous safety awareness programs.



  • Minimum: National Diploma in Electrical Engineering (Light Current).
  • Ideal: B Tech in Electrical Engineering (Light Current).


  • 3 years in Air Communication and Navigational Systems Engineering or CNS Inspection.

How to Apply

To apply and access more details about this opportunity, use the link buttons provided at the bottom of this post.

All SACAA appointments are subject to S98 of the Civil Aviation Act, 13 of 2009, and successful candidates will undergo security vetting.

Employment Equity candidates will receive priority in line with the Employment Equity Plan.

If you do not receive a response from SACAA within 90 days after the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.

Closing Date: 23 November 2023


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