QA Inspector-7th Shift

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Type: Full-time
Schedule: Friday-Sunday 5:00am-5:00pm
Location: Wichita, KS

Summary of Accountabilities

Responsible for insuring that we remain within FAA guidelines for maintenance and inspection procedures.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Routinely performs visual inspections of completed maintenance, repairs, rebuilding and alterations to assure proper performance and quality of workmanship.
  2. Routinely performs the final inspection of items deemed critical to the safety of flight and approves the final release of the aircraft.
  3. Conducts preliminary, hidden damage, and final inspections of articles processed by the repair station as necessary.
  4. When required, conducts incoming visual inspections of aircraft exterior/interiors, inventories and secures owners property, and returns it back to the aircraft before departure.
  5. Progressively reviews work orders for proper and complete documentation and prior to final work order processing.
  6. 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.
  7. Assists and advises others as to the proper execution of maintenance and inspection processes.
  8. Responsible for making random checks on calibrated tools and equipment, to assure compliance with the repair station calibration program.
  9. Periodically checks and removes from inventory or shop use, consumable materials found to be beyond shelf life limits.
  10. 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).
  11. 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.
  12. Acts as liaison between the Service and Q.A. department in suggesting and implementing improvements for processes, procedures, increasing efficiencies and promoting safety.
  13. Other activities and projects as approved by the Quality Assurance Director.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work of the job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this position.

Education and Experience

  • Technical training in aviation field. Education to meet licenses required
  • 5-7 years in aircraft maintenance preferred
  • Some supervisory experience preferred
  • Meet the inspection personnel requirements of FAR 145.155
  • A & P License, Inspection Authorization License

Additional Requirements or Skills

Computer Skills:

Prefer ability to work in MS word, excel programs.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

A & P License, Inspection Authorization License.

Equal Opportunities

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.

Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify.

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