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Biomedical and Avionics Engineer

Harare, Harare, Zimbabwe
November 08, 2019

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Contact Information

House Number 12 Beryl Drive Mobile +263*********

Greendale Home +263*********

Harare Email


Personal Information

Date of Birth : 07 December 1985

Place of Birth : Chikomba

Marital Status : Single

Nationality : Zimbabwean

National ID : 18-097908-N-18

Gender : Male

Health : Excellent

Religion : Christian

Languages : English/Shona

Career Objectives

To work in a highly innovative and educative environment, being part of a highly motivated team in an organisation that seeks to achieve set company or organizational goals and offers scope for career growth and advancement. To find a challenging position to meet my competences, capabilities, skills, education and experience.

Personal Attributes

I have an uncompromising determination to achieve excellence in everything I undertake, maintaining a sense of team spirit and displaying a high degree of tenacity and innovativeness when faced with difficult and challenging situations. I am also quick at absorbing new material commensurate to the current technological advancement.

Professional Educational Qualifications

1.Bachelor of Technology Honours Degree in Electronic Engineering [2013-2017]

2.Allouette III Helicopter Maintenance Course: All Trades [2013]

3.National Diploma in Aircraft Engineering: Air Electrics [2011]

4.National Certificate in Aircraft Engineering: Air Electrics [2009]

5.Certificate in Higher and Tertiary Education [2016]

Specialist Qualifications

Skilled Worker Class One (Journeyman) Certificate (Higher Education, Registrar of Apprenticeship and Skilled Manpower) 2012

Academic Qualifications

Ordinary Level (2003)

Advanced Level (2005)


Citation for the most Innovative worker after carrying out modifications on Helicopter fleet which was AOG as well as assisting the company hospital on their biomedical equipment

Facilitated the creation of National Biomedical Engineering Association in Zimbabwe

Work and Job profiling for Biomedical Engineering Technologist in Zimbabwe Biomedical Engineering Association and use of DACUM profiling tool

Professional Memberships

1.Student Member of the Zimbabwe Institution of Engineer(pending upgrade to Graduate Member)

2.Member of the Zimbabwe Information Communications and Technology(ZICT) and was part of the Cybersecurity Team formulating the Cyber Security Bill

3.Member of ZIE Mashonaland Area which carries out plant and site visits and evaluations

4.Consultative Board Member of the Zimbabwe Biomedical Engineers Association (ZiBEA). ZiBEA is registered with the Ministry of Health and Childcare and with NAMACO and falls under the Engineering Council of Zimbabwe

Work Experience

Manyame Airbase 7 Squadron January 2017 to date

Position: Helicopter Maintenance Chief (Line maintenance)

Aircraft worked on: Allouette 3 Helicopter, MI 35&5P Helicopter, Mi172 VVIP Helicopters, Boeing 767-200ER, Boeing 737-200, MA60, Embraer and Airbus 320

Duties and responsibilities

Airframe and Power plant maintenance, installation and servicing

Helicopter Gearbox and main rotor head removal, inspection and installation

Aircraft Rigging and weighing

Engine inspection, removal and electrical rewiring

Avionics equipment installation and maintenance

Radios and telecommunication equipment installation and maintenance Electrical and Instruments equipment installation and maintenance

Airframe and Power plant equipment maintenance, inspection and repair

Carrying out and supervising first and second line maintenance

Reporting to the Engineering officer on issues regarding Helicopter maintenance, periodic servicing, AOG, spares replenishment and ground equipment state

Reporting to the Warrant officer in charge of the squadron on matters of maintenance and personnel working conditions

Carrying out and supervising scheduled maintenance work on all helicopters housed by the squadron

Carrying out VVIP transportation duties and VVIP inspections

Carrying out casualty evacuation, cargo carrying and search and rescue drills as required by the ministry and organization

Inspection and repair of defective avionics equipment including soldering and embodied modifications on the Mi35 fleet

Liaising with air operations department about on aircraft deployment duties and staffing

A,B,C Checks on Boeing 737,767 and MA60 Aircraft seconded at Air Zimbabwe fleet

Keeping squadron technical organization, administration and stores procedure

Training of Aircraft Maintenance Technicians and Ground Avionics Lessons for Pilots during Helicopter Conversion Courses.

Good experience on the following operations: casualty evacuation, rescue during floods, anti-poaching

Operation and maintenance of ground equipment: ground power units, jacks, hydraulic rigs and fuel bowsers, electrical test rigs.

Research and Development in Electronics and Electrical field through continuous research and training

Troubleshooting and problem solving all Aircraft Electrical Systems.

Embodying Modifications on the Mi35 Avionics systems so as to bring them back online

Non Destructive Testing inspections on aeronautical instruments and extension surveys

Quality control inspections on high speed flying oxygen and nitrogen and fire detection systems

Manyame Airforce Base Technical Wing – May 2012- March 2019

Position: Aircraft Maintenance Engineer – Avionics


Maintenance and repair of electrical, radios, instruments and ancillary equipment.

Maintenance and repair of the Uninterruptible Power Supply and Radar systems, Instrument Landing System, Non-Directional Beacons, VOR System and Marker Beacons.

Maintenance and repair of Autopilot systems, anti-icing system, fire and rain protection systems

Repair of Flight director and gyro systems

Preparation, use and test of aircraft simulated test benches.

Repair of Domestic radio, electronic and electrical equipment.

Calibration and metrology.

Wiring distribution boards, socket outlets, light control systems and carrying out maintenance work.

Trouble shooting or fault finding on radio and Electronic systems.

DC/AC Drivers.

Training of apprentices (On the Job Training).

Drafting of routine maintenance schedule.

Use of test equipment e.g. Oscilloscopes, Multimeters, Mega-ohmmeters etc.

Interpretation of wiring diagrams.

Digital Systems Design.

Engine and gearbox installation, commissioning and repair of all avionics equipment.

Repair and commissioning of Electronic equipment.

Carrying out Compass swing and calibration

Flight Engineering duties, Line Chief duties

Before Flight, Turn round and After flight inspections

Arming and rearming duties on Combat aircraft

Gunnery duties

Aircraft Worked on include: CASA 212, Genet-SF 260, Lynx, K-8 Fighter/Trainer, F-7 Jet & Augusta Bell 412 Helicopters and Allouette 111.

Equipment worked on include: AR2010, VHF 20A/B, AR400, ALT 55, Becker Homer, Mixer Boxes, HF, Rohde & Schwarz VHFs, TX 1285 & T1200 tele printers and Communication Logging Systems CLS 100 equipment, VARTA battery charging equipment and Collins Avionics Equipment.

Manyame Airforce Base Jan 2016-2019

Position: Biomedical Engineering Technologist

Maintain Medical equipment and systems in a serviceable state

Repair Medical equipment and software systems

Install medical equipment and systems

Maintain up-to-date medical equipment inventory

Procure medical equipment and systems

Train end users

Supervise subordinates

Bay servicing and calibration of Hospital diagnostic and Laboratory Equipment for the Military Hospital as a Biomedical Engineer. Decommission medical equipment and systems

Continue professional development and subscribing to professional boardie’s

Communicate with relevant superiors

Thornhill Airforce Base Technical Wing - May 2009 to May 2010

Position: Aircraft Avionics Fitter – Electrical Technician


Installation of aircraft Electrical systems.

Bay servicing of aircraft Electrical and Electronic equipment.

First line, second line, minor and major servicing of Aircraft Electrical and Electronic systems.

Fault finding and diagnosis of aircraft Electrical and electronic systems.

Maintenance, servicing and repair of Aircraft Electrical equipment.

Servicing of Aircraft, Actuators, Alternators, Generators and Motors

Carrying out Aircraft dispatching duties as prescribed by the Engineering Control

Servicing of Aircraft Batteries and carrying out deep maintenance as prescribed by the Battery Maintenance Manual

Maintenance of Aircraft through Pre-flight, Turn round and After Flight Checks.

Hobbies: Programming Hobbyist/Playing pool/ Travelling.


Mr Conrad N. Gondongwe Mr Tinotenda Zvavashe

Avionics Department Lecturer and Supervisor

Air Force of Zimbabwe Harare Institute of Technology Zimbabwe Electronic Engineering Department

P Bag 7721 Tel: +263*********/37 Tel: +263*********/+263******** Cell: +263*********


Mr. Charles Kanyunga Mr. Brighton Chifamba

HOD Electronic Engineering President

Harare Institute of Technology Zimbabwe Biomedical Engineers

+263********* Association

Email: +263*********

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