On behalf of our client, one of Florida’s largest air charter and aircraft management companies, we are recruiting a Chief Inspector to be based at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport.
- Liaison with FAA Principle Maintenance Inspector as required. Possible Accountable Manager to the FAA for the Repair Station
- This position will be responsible for the airworthiness of each aircraft returned to service by the repair station, as well as the establishment and maintenance of system of inspection and records that will insure that all aircraft released for flight have been inspected, tested and meet highest standards of airworthiness
- Assistant Director of Quality Control for the Air Carrier
- Manage floor inspectors
- Assist in the development of cost estimates for major and minor work.
- Monitor all work in progress to determine that it is being accomplished properly, on schedule and within the cost ranges quoted.
- This will coordinate all activities for the various departments within the maintenance division to provide for effective and efficient work programs
- Maintenance of current library of reference materials such as Federal Aviation Regulations, Manufacture's service letter, Bulletins, Maintenance, and overhaul manuals and parts books applicable to all makes and models that may require frequent or repetitive maintenance work in our shop and or required for the repair station ratings held. to assure compliance with this technical data by all repair station personnel.
- Keep current on latest methods and materials that will assist in decreasing maintenance and inspection times and cost
- Establish a system of receiving, inspection and serviceable parts tagging to determine that all units installed on aircraft meet the proper specifications. Also establish a system of tagging all parts removed from aircraft with a specific notation as to disposition, which is scrap, repairable, hold for re-installation, etc. An immediate need is noted for tagging surplus materials and helping to dispose of this material.
- Obtain, store calibrate and be responsible for all necessary tools, equipment, and inspection aids, and other precision tools. they will test or have calibrated this equipment for accuracy according to the calibration schedule. And will keep a record of having completed these tests.
- Maintain the Repair Station and Quality Manual.
- Maintain the Repair Station Training Program and perform training in Repair Station and Air Carrier procedures
- Keep Air Carriers maintenance program requirements up to date.
- Perform Vendor Audits and Qualify Vendors
- Maintain the Safety Management System
- The submittal of malfunctions and defects reports (FAA 8010-4) to FAA in accordance with the requirements of submittal
- Valid Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) certificate.
- Knowledge of FAR Part 135 operations
- Highly knowledgeable of Federal Aviation Regulations.
- At least 10yrs experience in Quality role.
- Substantial aviation maintenance experience;
- Capability and eagerness to inspect company maintenance activities as required, supporting round-the-clock operations.
- Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to maintain tact and diplomacy in communicating with management and staff at all levels in high stress situations.
- Computer skills (word processor, spreadsheet), Maintenance Tracking Programs and Work Order System Programs.
Competitive salary + health, dental & 401K.