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Samuel Mburu Muchai BIO

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Title - Aviation Consultant 

Tel - +254 722 412927 

email - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.     
Nationality – Kenyan

Address - P. O.  BOX 54176-00200, Nairobi.



≥   Licenced Aircraft Maintenance Engineer - Kenya Airways Engineering Training School - 1976 to 2005
≥   Kenya Airways Engineering Training School - Kenya Airways Engineering Training School – 1977
≥   Bureau Veritas Quality Management and Audit For Aeronautical Industries and Airlines -  CDG Paris France - 1995
≥   Aircraft Inspectors Course – CAA Brighton, UK (Including attendances at Boeing Factory, Seattle USA; Airbus Factory, Toulouse France; Fokker Factory, Holland; Rolls Royce Factory, Derby England; GE Factory, Cincinnati USA) – 1995
≥   Issuing authority/ Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (Licence Number – YKC-133) – licensed for following aircraft/engines - B707/720, PW JT3D-3B; DOUGLAS DC9,  JT8D-11; F50,  PW125B & PWR1830; F27, RR DART 528.
≥   KCAA Approvals on the following - B757-200, RR DART 535E; A310-300, CF6-80C2A2; B737-300 & B737-200, CFM56-3B.


≥   Day to day management of Engineering Quality Division.
≥   Responsible for all Quality Control and Quality Assurance matters of the company.
≥   Responsible for Technical Training of Kenya Airways and third party Engineers.
≥   Responsible for ensuring Engineering Standards are maintained for continued Airworthiness.
≥   Responsible for running an efficient reliability maintenance program.
≥   Ensuring registration and smooth delivery of new or leased Aircraft being acquired by Kenya Airways. Also ascertain that all conditions are
       met for re-delivery and de-registration of Aeroplanes from Kenya Airways back the leasers or new owners.
≥   Ensuring that the company has sufficient number of Licensed/ Approved engineers responsible for certifying maintenance work carried  
       out on the company Aircraft and maintains a list of all engineers and grants them an approval booklet which shows the scope of
       coverage for the holders.
≥   Formulating and maintaining the company exposition and procedures and manuals.
≥   Ensuring that the scheduled and impromptu audits of the Engineering Organization and outstation handling agents and all Kenya Airways
       vendors are carried out.
≥   Chairing Acceptable Deferred Defects, monthly Aircraft maintenance reliability and Service Bulletins review meetings.
≥   Ensuring that the C of A documents are validated at all times.
≥   Ensuring the validity of the company approval.
≥   Identifying training needs and ensuring that all Engineering staff undergoes the necessary courses as need arises.
≥   Specifying and operating an engineering staff authorization procedure to ensure that Aircraft are certified by properly authorized
≥   Successfully writing Kenya Airways Engineering Quality Manual and getting it approved by KCAA.
≥   Successfully getting Kenya Airways Engineers trained on Aircraft type courses and securing Type Approvals for them from the KCAA.
≥   Writing exposition manual for Precision Air and Jetlink and approved by KCAA.


 Job Title                                                            Date                   Company
 Active Director                                                 2008 to 2012      Nelliwa Builders & Civil Engineers
 Manager Quality Assurance                             2007 to 2008     Jetlink Express Ltd
 Manager Engineering and Quality                    2006 to 2007     Delta Connection Ltd
 Contract on ALS Engineering Quality               2005 to 2006     Precision Air
 Head of Engineering Quality                            1994 to 2005     Kenya Airways
 Manager Quality Control                                  1990 to 1994     Kenya Airways
 Group Inspector I/C Hangar Maintenance       1983 to 1990     Kenya Airways
 Inspector in the Hangar                                   1979 to 1983     Kenya Airways
 Licensed Engineer                                            1977 to 1978     Kenya Airways
 Technician                                                        1974 to 1977     East African Airways
 Senior Non-Commissioned Officer                    1970 to 1973     Kenya Air Force
 Junior Supervisor                                             1968 to 1970     Kenya Air Force
 Technician                                                        1967 to 1968     Kenya Air Force
 Basic Aircraft Maintenance Course                  1965 to 1967     Kenya Air Force


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