at ALOFT AeroArchitects in Georgetown, Delaware, United States
The Quality Control Inspector performs required inspections and conformity inspections of aircraft, articles and other product in accordance with the Certificated Repair Station (CRS) operating manuals, procedures and standards, in compliance with all applicable regulatory guidance, based on individual ability and advancement in training.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Ensure all work is accomplished in accordance with applicable Federal Aviation Regulations, the Repair Station Manual (RSM), Quality System Manual (QSM), Original Equipment Manufacturer specifications, owner/operator requirements, and industry standards acceptable to the Administrator.
- Perform required inspections and conformity inspections on aircraft and products that have been assigned.
- Release aircraft, articles and products for return to service.
- Maintain proficiency in the use of inspection aides, test equipment and techniques used to determine the quality of airworthiness of a product or aircraft undergoing maintenance, repair, or alteration.
- Read, understand, apply and maintain currency with applicable FAA Regulations, FAA Airworthiness Directives, Manufacturer Bulletins, Maintenance Manuals, Engineering Letters, Service letters, and Maintenance Program Manuals.
- Assist Receiving Section with inspection of incoming material, parts and supplies, and insure that the proper certification papers are routed to the Inspection Department for aircraft records.
- Determine airworthiness of subcontracted work performed outside the Repair Station.
- Ensure the Preliminary and Hidden Damage Inspections are properly executed and record the results as outlined in the RSM and QSM.
- Ensure unserviceable parts are properly tagged and identified to prevent reuse as serviceable parts.
- Properly execute FAA Form 337 and / or maintenance release.
- Verify inspections of completed work are properly performed in accordance with engineering drawings, specified standards, regulations or manuals.
- Ensure that periodic checks and calibration of inspection tools and precision test equipment is accomplished.
- Perform aircraft document audits to assure that the paperwork package is complete prior to aircraft or product being returned to service.
- Maintain inspection personnel training records if directed to by the Chief Inspector.
- Complete initial / recurrent training requirements in a timely manner.
- Other duties may be assigned.
- Read, write, and understand the English language.
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
- FAA Airframe and Powerplant license is required.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Exerting/lifting up to 50 lbs. occasionally and/or 25 lbs. frequently.
- Use of hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate precision tools / measuring equipment.
- This position requires specific vision abilities including close / far vision and color distinction.
- Ability to climb ladders, aircraft maintenance stands; operate boom lifts.
Occasional travel may be required; the employee filling this position must be willing to travel on short notice and possibly for extended periods.
The following work environment and characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
- Standard office environment.
- Exposure to noise, smells, dust and fumes typically associated in an aviation environment.
- Close proximity to several industrial hazards including electrical, mechanical and chemical.
Occasional work at heights upwards to 60 feet.