Aircraft Inspector - 2nd Shift

at Summit Aviation, Inc. in Middletown, Delaware, United States

Job Description


POSITION TITLE:  Aircraft Inspector  DATE: February 2024
FLSA STATUS:  Non-Exempt  DEPT:  Quality
LOC:  Delaware
POSITION SUMMARY:  The Inspector reports to the Quality Manager and is responsible for performing inspection on various aircraft as required; operates in compliance with company safety practices and performs other duties as assigned.


Ensures that all inspections are properly performed on all completed work and that the proper inspection records, reports and forms as are properly executed prior to releasing the product for flight or customer operations.
Ensures that current pertinent Federal Aviation Regulations, Type Certificate Data Sheets and Specifications, Airworthiness Directives and Aircraft Manufacturers technical data are used as appropriate for work being accomplished.
Ensures that tools and precision test equipment used on work being accomplished has a current calibration label, if the tool or test equipment requires calibration.
Ensures that no defective unserviceable, or unairworthy parts are installed on or in aircraft, components or articles released for Return to Service or Flight Operations.
Submits reports of defects of unairworthy condition in accordance with FAR regulations
Conducts the preliminary, hidden damage, in process, and final inspection of all articles processed in relation to work being accomplished and record.
Ensures that all equipment/components removed for repair and/or to gain access are properly documented, tagged and identified on the appropriate forms.
Ensures for continuity of inspection; assuring completion of required inspection when personnel, shift, or assignment changes occur.
Ensures that rejected and unserviceable parts are handled in such a way as to prevent their reuse.
Ensure that all inspections are properly performed on all completed work before approving for Return to Service or Flight Operations, and ensure that the proper inspection and maintenance records, reports, and forms required for such release are properly executed.
Be thoroughly familiar with all inspection methods, techniques and practices used in area of responsibility to determine the quality of airworthiness of an article undergoing maintenance, repair or alteration.
Shall contact the Chief Inspector or Quality Manager should there be any conflicts with other designated inspectors, when conflict is related to the release for return to service or flight operations of airframe, engines, propellers, appliances and the component parts thereof.
Ensures that appropriate maintenance manual repair and inspection procedures, service bulletins and letters and other data as appropriate for work being accomplished are included as part of the work order sign off.
Ensures that the work order discrepancy corrective action is adequate for the work accomplished and that preliminary inspections are accomplished on applicable articles.
Shall not perform inspections on any installations in which he has performed work.
Prior to returning to service or flight operations any equipment/component, assure that any Airworthiness Directives that may apply are accomplished.
Inspect all Avionics work that requires the qualification of an airframe/power plant mechanic, such as maintenance of items or equipment not covered by radio and instrument ratings, for example:  airframe structures, airframe electrical wiring, weight and balance, components replacement etc.
Shall ensure that parts/components as received from the parts department are accompanied by proper identification and that parts/components as received from the parts department that could possibly require a “Core Return” are acknowledged and that the core is returned to the stock room in a timely manner.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience: A&P required; five to seven years of aircraft maintenance and three years rotary wing experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers,... For full info follow application link.

Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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Job Posting: 1258633

Posted On: Apr 11, 2024

Updated On: May 11, 2024

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