Nernst Kirika Kimani

Aviation Operations and Maintenance Supervisor (Wilson Rubis Aviation Depot)
June 1, 1997

About Candidate

  • Operations Management:

Oversee daily operations, including aircraft fueling, fuel storage, and dispatching.
Ensure compliance with all safety regulations and company policies.
Coordinate with flight operations to meet scheduling and service requirements.
Maintain accurate records of fuel inventories, usage, and transactions.

  • Maintenance Supervision:

Plan, schedule, and supervise maintenance activities for depot equipment and facilities.
Ensure all maintenance tasks are performed according to manufacturer specifications and regulatory standards.
Conduct regular inspections and audits of equipment and infrastructure to identify and address any issues.

  • Team Leadership:

Supervise a team of maintenance technicians and operations staff.
Provide training, guidance, and performance evaluations for team members.
Foster a culture of safety, teamwork, and continuous improvement.

  • Safety and Compliance:

Implement and enforce safety protocols and procedures.
Conduct safety drills and training sessions for staff.
Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal aviation regulations.

  • Quality Assurance:

Monitor and ensure the quality of fuel and services provided to customers.
Implement quality control measures to prevent contamination and ensure product integrity.
Address and resolve any customer complaints or quality issues.

  • Administrative Duties:

Prepare and submit regular reports on operations, maintenance activities, and safety performance.
Manage budgets and expenditures for operations and maintenance.
Coordinate with external vendors and contractors for specialized services and equipment.

Education

B
Biosystems Engineering 2016-2021
University of Nairobi

Specialized in mechanical design and programmable logic boards, with a strong foundation in mechanical fabrication. Experienced in creating detailed mechanical designs, developing and implementing control systems using programmable logic controllers (PLCs), and proficient in the use of CAD software for drafting and modeling. Additionally, possess comprehensive knowledge of mechanical fabrication processes, including welding, machining, and assembly. Adept at integrating mechanical and electronic components to create efficient and innovative solutions for complex projects. Capable of managing projects from conception through to completion, ensuring high-quality results that meet industry standards and client specifications.

Work & Experience

A
Aviation Operations and Maintenance Supervisor October 1, 2023 - May 23, 2024
RUBiS Energy Kenya (Wilson Aviation Depot)

Conduct risk assessment arising from the project execution and come up with control measures. •Track action items arising from project progress meetings and follow up for closure. •Supervising and ensuring that projects are completed safely, and in accordance with the scope of work. •Successfully conducted API tank out of service repairs. Operations and OPEX Budgets •Resposible in Monitoring Depot Daily Stocks and providing daily report of the same •Resposible in Mornitoring and controle of Depot Sales •Providing Guidance on day to day Depot Operations Contractor management •Supervision of contractor works on site. •Ensuring adherence to the safety standards and compliance. •Raising of Permits To Work for contractors on site.

D
Depot Supervisor August 1, 2023 - October 1, 2023
RUBiS Energy Kenya (Wilson Aviation Depot)

HSE Conduct monthly HSSE analysis and identify corrective actions •Reactive & Preventive Maintenance •Conduct planned maintenance on equipment and facilities to prevent breakdowns and ensure continued operational readiness. •Ensure adherence to the Planned Preventive Maintenance Schedule. •Ensuring defective equipment is back to functionality within the shortest time possible Monitoring and updating of the maintenance software. •Contractor management •Supervision of contractor works on site. •Ensuring adherence to the safety standards and compliance. •Raising of Permits To Work for contractors on site.

N
Network Operations Center Engineer (NOC Engineer) December 1, 2022 - July 1, 2023
KOKO NETWORKS LIMITED

•Pro-active monitoring of the entire IoT infrastructure and applications systems and first Line resolution as per agreed Service Level Agreements with different stakeholders and follow-up to confirm. •Ensure that the function operates in accordance with respective Health, Safety, and Environmental policies and procedure •Worked closely and collaboratively with Field Maintenance and Engineering to establish best practices in maximizing the uptime of the monitored systems and provide feedback for continuous improvements of NOC processes.

F
Field Maintenance Engineer October 1, 2021 - November 1, 2022
KOKO NETWORKS LIMITED

Maintaining a 95% serviceable uptime of all KOKO points in Nairobi Network. •Filed upgrades of the units that are introduced to the hardware and software. •Data analysis that is pivotal in weekly reports. •Handling of tickets via Fresh service. •Monitoring the units using Grafana.

E
Engineering Intern July 1, 2021 - September 1, 2021
KOKO NETWORKS LIMITED

Took part in handling of defective items of koko points, Smart tanker systems and Smart Depot systems. •Took part in deployment of various KOKO point in Nairobi and Nairobi Metropolitan. •Took part in the maintence of the systems. i.e KOKO Points, Smart tanker systems and Smart Depot systems.