189-11 Fuel System Expert (Prospective Post)

Field Projects
ICAO Duty Station
Closing Time of Post
2300 hours
ABW Post Reference

Qualifications Requirements:

1.  Ten years training and experience in matters of aircraft fuel storage and hydrant fueling systems, including experience in the planning and design, installation and operation of the systems.

2.  Adequate experience in aircraft fuel storage and fueling systems related manuals / procedures / checklists development at a major international airport or experience as a safety inspector on the subject in a State civil aviation regulatory authority.

3.  A good command of oral and written English, French or Spanish is essential. 


1.  Judgement/decision –making: Proven ability to take ownership of all responsibilities and to honour commitments, to exercise mature judgment, to recognize key issues and analyze relevant information, to make feasible recommendations and to take sound decisions.

2.  Communication: Ability to write clearly and concisely and to present articulate verbal reports.

3.  Teamwork: Ability to work with colleagues to achieve the project goals and maintain harmonious working relationships in a multinational environment.

4.  Leadership, vision and management of performance: Demonstrated ability to plan and guide the work of a technical team in a multinational environment, to identified priorities and adjust them as required.

5.  Client Orientation: Ability to establish and maintain partnerships with external collaborators, to work and advocate effectively in a consensus-based system and to successfully manage and resolve conflict.

6.  Commitment to continuous learning: Willingness to keep abreast of new developments in professional field.

7.  Technological awareness: Ability to use contemporary office automation equipment, software, databases.


1.  Review of designs /specifications for aircraft fuelling service facilities and equipment by airside EPC contractor(s) / fuelling service concessionaire and report findings / recommendations to government.

2.  Provide on-site advice to the government project management.

3.  Review of the design basis report(s) and report findings and recommendations to government.

4.  Prepare and submit an end of assignment report which should clearly identify conformance or otherwise of each element of the airport facility /equipment with the concerned ICAO Standard and Recommended Practices (SARPs). If there are no SARPs for the item, then indicate if it generally follows the provisions of the guidance material provided in the relevant ICAO manual and/or follow s the best international practice. The report should also indicate, in general, terms the corrective actions to be taken by government.

5.  Perform other related duties as may be required.


In accordance with the ICAO Technical Co-operation Bureau (TCB) grading system.