Functions as the Aviation Maintenance Quality Control/Quality Assurance, technical inspector under the direction of the Quality Control Manager. Technical Inspector / Inspector Authorization duties include sign-off of all red ‘X’ and circle red ‘X’ conditions pertaining to the aircraft systems, and aircraft components. Technical inspector of all specific airframe, power-train, power-plant, armament, electrical and avionics systems. Determines requirement to conduct a Maintenance Test Flight (MTF) / Maintenance Operational Check (MOC), and provides inspection criteria interpretation to maintenance staff. Uses common measuring tools, precision measuring gages and alignment fixtures (GFE). Assists the Customer in maintaining a current technical library and applicable aircraft forms and records. Assists the Customer Weight and Balance (W&B) technician to complete Weight and Balance records for all assigned aircraft and complete all appropriate Weight and Balance documentation according to Customer directives and applicable manuals. Functions as the site Quality Control Data Analyst, and the technical and compliance documentation administrator. Establishes the maintenance quality control processes, procedures, standards, measures and reports in support of the maintenance program for all maintenance support activities. Ensures that all related quality control procedures are conducted in a safe manner.
Performs quality technical inspection of aircraft, equipment, vehicles, aircraft components, parts, and systems (including avionics, electrical, instrument and armament) as required by functional assignment.
Performs quality and safety inspections of on-site equipment and tools used in aircraft maintenance, vehicles, and equipment
Performs in-progress and final quality technical inspections during maintenance, repair, modification, rework, and overhaul of aircraft, aircraft components, and component parts.
Inspects job procedural forms and maintenance forms used in the performance of aircraft maintenance, vehicle and equipment maintenance to assure compliance with approved methods and procedures.
Assists in preparation, processing, and answering of Quality Deficiency Reports (QDRs). Assists in aircraft accident investigations, prepares estimated cost of damage reports as required.
Establish the maintenance quality control processes, procedures, standards, measures, reports in support of the maintenance program and in coordination with Supply Chain Management (SCM) activities.
Directs inquires, investigations, and research analysis related to Quality control maintenance processes and supporting maintenance activities, to the maintenance manager.
Ensures all Quality control maintenance operations and related maintenance support activities are conducted in a safe manner.
Supports, in coordination with the Aviation manager, the Downed Aircraft Recovery Team (DART) process and procedure.
Other duties as assigned
Independence: Performs within the broad guidelines of duties and responsibilities with significant choice of methods. Authority to select and implement goals and objectives within the execution of duties and responsibilities.
Supervisory Responsibilities: as assigned.
Education Level: High school diploma required.
Experience: Five (5) years’ experience as a UH-60 MDS Aircraft Technical Inspector required. Able to use the Automated Weight and Balance Software (AWBS) required. Possess the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Inspector Authorization (IA) certificate desired. Experience as UH-60M TI preferred.
Specific knowledge, skill, and ability requirements:
Certificate: Military experience as aircraft Technical Inspector or possess a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe and Power plant (A&P) license with Inspection Authorization (IA).
Proficient in the use of computer-hosted interactive technical manuals, aircraft maintenance forms, and other aircraft related documentation.
Demonstrated past performance and experience in maintenance on multiple Aircraft.
Ability to communicate both orally and written.
Successfully pass an overseas deployment Physical upon hire
Ability to effectively deal with people in the supervision of staff and team members.
Ability to effectively communicate with the customer in a professional and courteous manner.
Possesses a valid driver’s license.