POSITION SUMMARY

Inspects and determines airworthiness of aircraft, aircraft systems, equipment, and parts in compliance with specifications and applicable government regulations. Performs pre-flight and post flight inspections ensuring that all inspection forms are accurately completed. Works from approved drawings, FAA Regulations or other specifications

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Carries out aircraft inspections, verifying and controlling specific documentation according to the inspection process.
  • Prepares reports on maintenance services and spare parts supplier performance such as: rejected/ non-compliance parts status, specified name, parts provided, quantities, discrepancies, technical performance, classifications, technical opinion, & recommendations.
  • Performs stock re-inspections.
  • Performs shipping inspections.
  • Monitors and verifies quality in accordance with control processes.
  • Ensures that all inspections are properly performed on all completed work in accordance with internal procedures and FAA requirements.
  • Files work orders and inspection forms in such a manner that the specific file pertaining to an assembly or unit can be located by the Chief Inspector promptly.
  • Conducts preliminary, hidden damage, inspection continuity, and final inspection on items repaired.
  • Performs review inspections on aircraft and components to monitor the quality of work performed and the adequacy of standards and equipment.
  • Performs occasional/random work package audits to ensure that documentation is maintained in accordance with Federal Aviation Regulations.
  • Performs “self-audits” of internal quality systems, and audits at the request of the customer.
  • Assists the Chief Inspector in analyzing and interpreting quality data in order to develop methods, procedures, and systems to improve the Quality Assurance functions.
  • Performs special assignments and projects, as directed by the Chief Inspector.

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Education:

  • High School/ GED
  • Desired: A.S. degree in Aviation
  • A&P License.

Experience:

  • Generally at least 5-7 years of experience as an aircraft A&P Mechanic.
  • Prior Inspector work experience with aerospace quality systems that meet FAA requirements.
  • Experience working with and interpreting, precision measurement instruments.