Inspector: Procedures for Air Navigation Services (PANS-OPS)/ Cartography – JHB

Aviation
JHB North, Johannesburg – Gauteng

Inspector: Procedures for Air Navigation Services (PANS-OPS)/ Cartography
 
INSPECTOR: PANS-OPS/ CARTOGRAPHY
 
Johannesburg North
 
Salary – Market Related
 
Outline
 
 
Aviation Infrastructure/Aviation Navigation Services
 
About the Position:
    • Oversee the design of instrument flight procedures and aeronautical cartography as per ICAO SARPS.
    • To validate and approve (where applicable) instrument flight procedures and aeronautical charts.
    • To oversee instrument flight procedure design and aeronautical cartography organisations as per ICAO SARPS.
 
Education:
Minimum education requirements –
    • ICAO recognised PANS OPS qualification in accordance with SA CATS and CARs Part 173 requirements for a Qualified Designer.
 
Ideal-
    • ARINC 424 Database Coding qualification, aeronautical cartography qualification and Geodesy qualification.
    • ICAO recognised Cartography qualification in accordance with SA CARs and CATS Part 177 requirements.
 
Minimum Experience:
    • Qualified Pilot with an IF rating and/ or Qualified ATC/ ATSO – 2 years’ experience
    • Flight Procedure Design experience and/ or Aviation Cartography experience – 2 Years experience
 
Detailed Key Responsibilities:
 
FLIGHT PROCEDURES AND CARTOGRAPHY  (40%):
 
    • Inspect, audit, certify or authorise procedure design entities as certified or authorised procedure design organisations or aeronautical chart service providers in accordance with C and the Manual of Procedures/Standards (MOPS) for FPD & Cartography.
    • Manage the compliance of certified and authorised procedure design organisation or aeronautical chart service providers with ICAO SARPS, CARs, CATS and the Manual of Procedures/Standards (MOPS) for FPD & Cartography.
    • Test, verify, validate and/or certify flight procedures or aeronautical charts submitted by Certified or Authorized Procedure Design organisations or aeronautical chart service providers, or designed by the organisation, against ICAO SARPS, CARs, CATS and the Manual of Procedures/Standards (MOPS) for FPD & Cartography.
 
SUPPORT FUNCTIONAL DEPARTMENTS AND EXTERNAL CLIENTS (20%):
    • To provide PANS-OPS and cartographic advice, recommendations and professional support to the company, NASCOM and external clients iro airspace planning and management.
    • Conduct aeronautical studies regarding the impact of proposed changes to airspace structures.
    • Validate, maintain and QC certification of PANS-OPS and related information for publication in AIP SUPs, AICs and the AIP.
    • Verified, validate, certify and approve aeronautical information printed on the South African WAC charts.
 
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT  (20%):
 
    • Research, update and develop the Manual of Procedures/Standards (MOPS) for FPD & Cartography in line with the ICAO SARPs & international best practice.
    • Research & update the procedures utilised to certify or authorise certified or authorised procedure design organisations or aeronautical chart service providers in accordance with ICAO SARPS, CARs, CATS and the Manual of Procedures/Standards (MOPS) for FPD & Cartography & International best practice.
    • Proactively research & develop the specific proposals for standards to be applied in the design of flight procedures, aeronautical charts & airspace planning.
    • Actively participate in relevant PANS-OPS and cartography standards development processes.
 
ON-THE-JOB-TRAINING/MENTORING (10%):
    • Develop, implement and maintain training curricula for Trainee PANS-OPS/Cartography Inspectors in accordance with ICAO PANS-OPS and cartography SARPS, CARs, CATS and the Manual of Procedures/Standards (MOPS) for FPD & Cartography and international best practice.
    • Mentor assistant and/or trainee PANS-OPS/Cartography Inspectors in respect of ICAO PANS-OPS and cartography SARPS, CARs, CATS and the Manual of Procedures/Standards (MOPS) for FPD & Cartography and international best practice.
    • Set and supervise on-the-job training tasks and to supervise the work of trainee PANS-OPS/Cartography Inspectors.
    • Evaluate and report on the progress and standard of work produced by trainee PANS-OPS/Cartography Inspectors.
 
COMMUNICATIONS AND SAFETY PROMOTION (10%):
    • Proactively promote safety in relation to all of the PANS-OPS section activities.
    • Provide open communication between the PANS-OPS section certified or authorised procedure design organisations or aeronautical chart service
 
Special Requirements:
    • All tasks and responsibilities as specified by the organisation.
    • Drivers’ license.
    • Required to travel for business purposes.
    • Required to work after hours on occasion.
    • Required to hold a security clearance appropriate to the requirements of the position.
 
 
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