Junior GSE Technician at dnata Zanzibar – February 2024

February 11, 2024
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

We are “Reconnecting a Better World” through our best-in-class team of dedicated, passionate, and highly trained aviation professionals. We have been awarded “Ground Handler of the Year” for eight consecutive years and are committed to our Vision of being the world’s most admired air services provider. Led from our Global Headquarters in Dubai and with international and domestic operations spanning six continents, our Mission is to deliver the promises our customers make. If you’re looking for a highly rewarding career in aviation services, you’re looking for dnata!

dnata is one of the world’s largest air services providers. Established in 1959, the company ensures the aviation industry operates smoothly and efficiently in 129 airports. Offering ground handling, cargo, travel, and flight catering services in 35 countries across six continents, dnata is a trusted partner for over 300 airline customers around the world. Each day, the company handles over 1,900 flights, moves over 8,500 tons of cargo, books over 16,000 hotel stays, and uplifts over 320,000 meals.

dnata Zanzibar are looking for enthusiastic with a detail oriented thought process  team members to join our GSE. ***Please note, this particular opportunity is open to Tanzanian Nationals only***

Successful candidates will carry out, as part of a team, as directed by the GSE Manager, all scheduled and non-scheduled maintenance, servicing, fault finding and repair on all equipment /vehicles and plant maintained by various Technical Services Workshops to ensure functional reliability to meet the 24 hour requirements of the operations.

Duties/ Responsibilities

  • Provide maintenance to GSE including: a variety of vehicles and engine driven equipment, such as: ground power units, air conditioning carts, tow tractors, forklifts, and belt loaders etc.
  • Mechanical repairs to other equipment such as tow bars, work stands, hydraulic power units and jacks.
  • Mechanical and Electrical troubleshooting of defects.
  • Proper handling of all controlled substances and cleanliness of GSE work area and proper care of tools
  • Perform duties in accordance with established policies, procedures and regulation while giving primary consideration to personal safety, and the safety of co-workers and customers.
  • Continuously suggest ideas or technical ways to reduce maintenance costs and improve performance & safety of equipment.
  • Ensure that all work-related activities carried out during the shift are recorded in the log book/work order to help planning staff log the details of work done in the Maintenance Management System.
  • Inform the GSE Manager of any spare parts & tools that are needed to ensure timely completion of any maintenance works.
  • Repair, recondition, and maintain equipment components.
  • Prepare and complete electronic work orders.
  • Maintain company equipment; to be kept in clean, orderly, and functioning condition.
  • Perform scheduled Preventative Maintenance Inspections (PMI’s).
  • Read and understand Manufacturer provided literature.
  • Communicate with associates and management effectively regarding equipment conditions, issues, and recommendations.
  • Routinely required to work under inclement weather conditions.
  • Able to meet the Station’s attendance standards.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned with the GSE Manager


  • Responsible for the health and safety and duty of care at the workplace.
  • Report any hazards, injuries, ill-health or near miss occurrence to your supervisor or employer.
  • Cooperate with your employer with any health and safety directives in the workplace