Maintenance Planner:Gauteng, Kempton Park-FlySafair

Safair Operations, operating as FlySafair, has a vacancy for a Maintenance Planner at our Head Office in Bonaero Park.  The successful applicationwill report to the Manager: Planning & Records. 


  • Compiling work packs for the Safair fleet – planning for the next check due, making sure that production planning and stores is aware of any special trades, components are needed for checks;
  • Ensure that all tasks on the aircraft do not exceed their limits;
  • Ensure that components do not exceed their limit;
  • Component movements – removal and installation of all components that have been carried out on aircraft during C check or on ATLR’s;
  • ADHOC capturing duties, ATLR’s/work packages;
  • Close work packs after production planning captured the time and work performed;
  • Issuing Release to Service and Certificates relating to maintenance documents on check closure;
  • Create work packs for engines in hanger;
  • Updating SACAA logbooks;
  • Open new logbooks for engines, APU and new aircraft;
  • SACAA Audits Preps;
  • Monitoring short and long term check forecast for allocated aircrafts;
  • ADHOC assistance with Lessor inspections;
  • Keep track Life limited parts and Hard time components.
  • Ensure all regulatory requirements are met on time.
  • Any other special project as and when required.
  • Must be open to work overtime if required.


  • Grade 12;
  • Technical diploma or 5+ years Aircraft planning experience;
  • Aircraft Qualification would be an advantage: Mechanical or Avionic;
  • Computer literate; knowledge of SAM would be an advantage;
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements for aircraft records and planning;
  • Must have good knowledge of aircraft documentation, i.e. MPD, Logbooks, and Certifications etc.;
  • Previous experience on B737 Aircraft;
  • Proficient in English (written and spoken) and ableto liaise effectively at all levels.


  • Act with integrity and professionalism;
  • Strong ability to work both as part of a team and as an individual;
  • Must be able to perform under pressure;
  • Good Timekeeping;
  • Able to work independently and self-motivated;
  • Organized, systematic and detail orientated;
  • Good interpersonal communication skills


  • Suitable qualified candidates are invited to complete the prescribed form, available on our website:
  • No external email applications will be accepted.
  • Should no feedback be provided within two (2) weeks from the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful.
  • FlySafair reserves the right

                    * Not to proceed with this vacancy
                    * To appoint the selected candidates based on its operational requirements.

  • Reference number – JHB000746 

Preference will be given to members of under-represented designated groups.

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