Aircraft Inspector Job Description

Aircraft Inspector Job Description

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Aircraft inspector provides aircraft maintenance support for new helicopter completions and deliveries, STC development, aircraft training fleet and demonstrations.

Aircraft Inspector Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Manage the inspection program for aircraft repair and modification activities, the scheduled and unscheduled inspection programs for all company aircraft
Assist the Aircraft Maintenance Manager in liaison with all non-company persons or Approved Maintenance Organizations (AMO) performing maintenance on Bendix King aircraft
Assist the Aircraft Maintenance Manager with aircraft maintenance activities as needed
Inspects aircraft, ground control stations, machined parts, components, assemblies and materials to ensure compliance with appropriate regulatory guidelines (Military Standards, ASTM and ANSI, and ASME Code)
Assist the Flight Test Engineer(s) in establishing and maintaining aircraft configuration control
Ensure that aircraft maintenance/inspection records are established and maintained in accordance with regulatory requirements, manufacturers’ manuals and recommendations, and BendixKing policies and procedures
Ascertain that all necessary maintenance entries on maintenance forms and work orders used by BendixKing personnel are properly executed by Technicians, Aircraft Inspectors and Repairmen (if applicable)
Remove from service any aircraft that are unsafe or that do not comply with applicable regulatory requirements
Perform audits on company aircraft logbooks to ensure compliance with FARs, ADs, and applicable service instructions and bulletins
Assist maintenance, operations, and engineering staff in the installation and integration of experimental avionics on flight test aircraft

Aircraft Inspector Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Aircraft Inspector

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: NDI, FAA, A&P, TSS, IA, CRS, A380, GCAA, JAR, BCAR

Education for Aircraft Inspector

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the aircraft inspector job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Bachelor's Degree in Aviation, Education, Interpretation, Military, Electronics, Associates, Science, Arts, Manufacturing, Engineering

Skills for Aircraft Inspector

Desired skills for aircraft inspector include:

FAA requirements for aircraft maintenance procedures
Machines and tools
Principles and processes for providing customer service
Repairs and maintenance
Possible tasks and responsibilities within their Technical Area
Aircraft
Aircraft systems
Scopes and limitations of various categories of maintenance and their application to the contract unit
Acceptable maintenance and repair practices
Aircraft metals and structures

Desired experience for aircraft inspector includes:

Flight line and military documentation experience, 781's, RMIS, IMDS the ability to read and understand Government Technical manuals, forms, instructions and regulations
May be required to work night shifts on a quarterly basis
May be required to lift objects whose weight may be up to 50 pounds
During the performance of duties outside the office environment, the diversity of work conditions may range from an environment where there is little or no physical discomfort, to an environment where inclement weather may subject individual to changes in temperature and weather
May be exposed to areas where high noise hazards prevail
Three (3) years of AH-64 D or E experience is required

Aircraft Inspector Examples

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Aircraft Inspector Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of aircraft inspector. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for aircraft inspector
  • Ensure all aircraft are properly secured, two tie-down straps are correctly installed and tensioned, all intake and exhaust plugs installed, rotor restraints installed and tight, and doors and windows closed
  • Carries out aircraft inspections, verifying and controlling specific documentation according to the inspection process
  • Performs review inspections on aircraft and components to monitor the quality of work performed and the adequacy of standards and equipment
  • When tasked, maintains master technical order library for aircraft maintenance functions
  • Verifies proper documentation of discrepancies on appropriate forms, work orders, tags or aircraft logs
  • Performs receiving inspections on incoming aircraft, engines, propellers, accessories, components and materials
  • Ensure that experimental engineering installations are documented in accordance with FAA standards and BendixKing processes and procedures
  • Maintain in current condition all pertinent Federal Aviation Regulations and Airworthiness Directives relative to the work performed by BendixKing
  • Determine that all manufacturer instructions for continued airworthiness (e.g., maintenance, overhaul and repair manuals), service bulletins, service letters, government and industry standards, and other data acceptable to or approved by the FAA relative to the articles maintained or altered by BendixKing are in current status and available to maintenance and inspection personnel
  • Ensure the availability and currency of technical information required to perform work whenever a new article is introduced for installation, maintenance, preventive maintenance or alteration
Qualifications for aircraft inspector
  • Must be able to climb, stand, stoop, bend, stretch, crouch and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions
  • Must be a graduate of a US military AH-64 Attack Helicopter Repairer Course (15R), and AH-64 Helicopter Repairer Supervisor Course equivalent to 15R30 (BNCOC)
  • Three (3) years experience on UH-60M, required
  • May work in normal office environment, maintenance shop or outside
  • Experienced with Foreign Object Debris (FOD) industry standards
  • Must be able to read/interpret engineering drawings/instructions
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Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an aircraft inspector. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for aircraft inspector
  • Perform initial, in-progress and final quality technical inspections during maintenance, repair, modification, rework, and overhaul of aircraft, aircraft components, and component parts
  • Perform special technical inspections, corrosion control inspections on aircraft, aircraft components, and component parts as required
  • Maintain aircraft log book, historical record, and weight and balance record per aircraft
  • Input, transcribe, create and/or recreate aircraft log book data as required by functional assignment to include preparation for scheduled aircraft maintenance (Initialize Phase, PMI, PPM, and PIP)
  • Performs aircraft and assembly inspections (including power plant, materials, parts and subassemblies) which consist of, but are not limited to, workmanship and conformance to drawings and/or process instructions
  • Submit recommendations for the elimination of recurrent mechanical deficiencies determined during aircraft inspection procedures and the elimination of unnecessary maintenance procedures as determined by practical experiences
  • Read and accurately interpret Engineering Drawings for aircraft structural and electrical installations
  • Perform detailed in-process and final inspections of aircraft electrical harness installations including evaluation of terminations
  • Perform detailed in-process and final inspections of aircraft sheet metal and structural installations
  • Perform quality and safety inspections of on-site equipment and tools used in aircraft maintenance, vehicles, and equipment
Qualifications for aircraft inspector
  • Ensure that all work is accomplished in accordance with manual specifications or other technical data acceptable to the Administrator
  • Ensure that all applicable FARs, ADs, and other service instructions are complied with
  • Ensure that all tools and test equipment are inspected and maintained in a serviceable and calibrated condition
  • Conduct internal and external facility audits as required
  • Assist in the development of a Repair Station manual and act as Chief inspector of the FAA Repair Station once certificated
  • High School graduate or equivalent with a minimum five (5) years actual and recent helicopter maintenance/QA inspection experience is required
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Our growing company is looking to fill the role of aircraft inspector. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for aircraft inspector
  • Assist in aircraft accident investigations, and assist company Safety Officers when required
  • Maintain a vigilant fire watch
  • Performs stock re-inspections
  • Performs shipping inspections
  • Monitors and verifies quality in accordance with control processes
  • Ensures that all inspections are properly performed on all completed work in accordance with internal procedures and FAA requirements
  • Files work orders and inspection forms in such a manner that the specific file pertaining to an assembly or unit can be located by the Chief Inspector promptly
  • Conducts preliminary, hidden damage, inspection continuity, and final inspection on items repaired
  • Performs occasional/random work package audits to ensure that documentation is maintained in accordance with Federal Aviation Regulations
  • Performs “self-audits” of internal quality systems, and audits at the request of the customer
Qualifications for aircraft inspector
  • Candidate must hold a current FAA Inspection Authorization (IA) or minimum five years’ experience as an inspector
  • Must have computer skills and familiarity with the Microsoft Office Suite of programs (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
  • Five (5) years actual and recent, vehicle or missile, or related weapon systems experience required
  • This job requires a working knowledge of technical publications and the Army's Aviation Logistics Information System, ULLS-AE
  • Additionally, shall possess the level of experience to inspect all required aeronautical type maintenance to be performed by Mechanic 1’s
  • Three(3) years of Quality Control experience on UH-60M, required
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Aircraft Inspector Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an aircraft inspector. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for aircraft inspector
  • Maintain close liaison with manufacturer’s field service representatives to ensure aircraft are current on service bulletins, FAA airworthiness directives, modifications and services
  • Facilitate completion of all unscheduled maintenance including the procurement and expedition of parts to AOG aircraft
  • Facilitation, supervision of contractors assigned to maintain aircraft
  • Active participation in the Aviation Departments Safety Management System (SMS) and involvement in obtaining bi-annual certification through IS-BAO (International Standard – Business Aircraft Operations)
  • Assists the Chief Inspector in analyzing and interpreting quality data in order to develop methods, procedures, and systems to improve the Quality Assurance functions
  • Performs special assignments and projects, as directed by the Chief Inspector
  • To assist, supervise and direct all personnel assigned to the inspection department
  • To collect and maintain a file on work orders and inspection forms in such a manner that the specific file pertaining to an assembly or unit can be located within a reasonable length of time
  • The making of periodic checks on all inspection tools and the calibration of precision test equipment
  • To develop and maintain a system of keeping records of checks and calibration of inspection tools and precision test equipment, and taking steps to insure that the established check periods are not exceeded
Qualifications for aircraft inspector
  • Quality Control Technical Inspector experience on UH-60M, desired
  • The proper execution of Forms FAA 337 and the maintenance release pertinent to all items released to service by the repair station
  • The preliminary, hidden damage, inspection continuity, and final inspection of all items processed by EEJS
  • The proper tagging and identification of all parts
  • To ensure that rejected and unserviceable parts, after proper identification, are returned to the customer, or with the customer’s permission, are properly disposed of
  • To ensure that metallurgical tests are performed on items, when necessary, to ensure airworthiness, or to determine a cause of failure
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Aircraft Inspector Job Description

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Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an aircraft inspector. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for aircraft inspector
  • To ensure that all materials subject to shelf life are properly controlled, inspected on a regular basis and removed from service when the shelf life expires
  • The Lead Inspector will be properly certificated in accordance with FAR Part 65
  • In his absence, all duties of the Lead Inspector may be delegated by him to any qualified personnel as necessary
  • Records test equipment calibration information and test data during system tests
  • Ensures technicians are aware of RII requirements for task being performed
  • Performs shelf life inspections of materials used and verifies equipment and tooling serviceability during the repair process
  • Provides technical assistance for the proper application of technical data
  • Complies with repair station procedures and company policies and procedures
  • Ensures that all inspections are properly performed on all completed work in accordance with internal procedures, customer and FAA requirements
  • Ensures his/her training requirements are current according to company and customer requirements
Qualifications for aircraft inspector
  • Assignments require Advanced Knowledge of all possible tasks and responsibilities within their Technical area strong understanding of External Regulations and Functional Work Standards that affect Technical Requirements and Outputs
  • As required by the position, must have the ability to wear a respirator as per OSHA 29 CFR 1910.134 "Respirator Protection" regulations with no restrictions that would prevent the proper use and/or seal of the respirator
  • Thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting/repair procedures and replacement of components
  • 5 years recent rotary wing maintenance / modification on H-60, H-47 and / or H-6 aircraft
  • The Quality Assurance (QA) Inspector shall have a minimum of five (5) years within the last ten (10) years experience performing repair and modification of high performance aircraft
  • COMNAVAIRFORINST 4790.2 Program Awareness

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