Schedule: Monday-Friday 7am-3:30pm
Location: Wichita, KS
Summary of Accountabilities
Responsible for ensuring that we remain within FAA guidelines for maintenance and inspection procedures.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
- Routinely performs visual inspections of completed maintenance, repairs, rebuilding and alterations to assure proper performance and quality of workmanship.
- Routinely performs the final inspection of items deemed critical to the safety of flight and approves the final release of the aircraft.
- Conducts preliminary, hidden damage, and final inspections of articles processed by the repair station as necessary.
- When required, conducts incoming visual inspections of aircraft exterior/interiors, inventories and secures owners property, and returns it back to the aircraft before departure.
- Progressively reviews work orders for proper and complete documentation and prior to final work order processing.
- Determines the airworthiness and final acceptance of articles on which work has been performed, outside the repair station, by non certificated persons, before use on an aircraft.
- Assists and advises others as to the proper execution of maintenance and inspection processes.
- Responsible for making random checks on calibrated tools and equipment, to assure compliance with the repair station calibration program.
- Periodically checks and removes from inventory or shop use, consumable materials found to be beyond shelf life limits.
- On occasion, in the absence of the records manager, may be responsible for the proper execution of certain reports (Form FAA-8070-1 Service Difficulty Report, Form FAA-337 and log entries).
- Responsible to promote and assure compliance with the policies and procedures defined within the repair station and quality manual and / or as dictated by the Q.A. Department.
- Acts as liaison between the Service and Q.A. department in suggesting and implementing improvements for processes, procedures, increasing efficiencies and promoting safety.
- Other activities and projects as approved by the Quality Assurance Manager or the President.
Education and Experience
- Technical training in aviation field.
- Education to meet licenses required
- 5-7 years in aircraft maintenance preferred.
- Supervisory experience preferred
- Meet the inspection personnel requirements of FAR 145.155
- A & P License, Inspection Authorization License
- Ability to read and comprehend detailed instructions, correspondence, and memos.
- Ability to write clear, concise correspondence.
- Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group, and large group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
- Good grammar and spelling skills.
- Must be able to stand, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl.
- Occasional periods of walking, sitting, rotation, bending, pushing, pulling, and reaching.
- Occasionally lifting up to 50 lbs, and frequently lifting up to 10 lbs.
Additional Requirements or Skills
- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent for calculations of profit/loss. Ability to understand departmental financial statements.
- Ability to work in MS word, excel programs.
- Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
- Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
- Ability to maintain a specified budget for assigned department.