Security Clearance: None
The Aircraft Quality Control Inspector is responsible for ensuring that assigned aircraft are maintained within required specifications and are airworthy before operation.
- Assist in the monitoring and evaluation of maintenance personnel and maintenance actions performed, inspects aircraft equipment condition for safety, and ensures compliance with technical directives.
- Review aircraft historical records, log book entries, test measurement and diagnostic equipment, Army Oil Analysis Program (AOAP) and weight and balance (AWBS) for accuracy and compliance.
- Advise maintenance personnel in the use of technical data to troubleshoot, repair, or replace malfunctioning systems.
- Verify proper procedures, tools and technical data are used while conducting maintenance.
- Conduct audits/surveillance of maintenance programs to ensure compliance with the Quality Control and Maintenance Plans.
- Act as the Safety Management Representative (SMR).
- Perform other qualified duties as required.
Knowledge & Skills
- Knowledge of The Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS), Aviation unit level and Intermediate level maintenance processes and procedures.
- Extensive knowledge of component time before overhaul, records keeping, historical records, and associated equipment, and applicable technical orders required.
- Working Knowledge of all Department of Defense, and Federal Aviation Administration maintenance management programs, historical records, and system of component tracking and air worthiness directive tracking.
- Exceptional ability to comprehend all aspects of TAMMS, Quality Control, Quality Assurance, and generally accepted maintenance practices is required.
- Working knowledge of Quality Control, Quality Assurance and related programs and Department of State regulations.
- Exceptional knowledge of and application of AWBS systems.
- Effective interpersonal skills for complex system inspection relating to safety of flight and on the job maintenance activities.
- Ability to analyze inspection findings, and determine best case analysis.
- Able to read, write and interpret technical data.
- Familiar with aircraft sub-systems, components, associated equipment and technical documentation systems.
- Fully knowledgeable of all requirements within the complex aviation maintenance repair, overhaul and functional use as they apply.
- Able to interpret technical data, and determine best case path forward to correct deficiencies.
- Ability to travel on a periodic basis
Experience & Education
- High School Diploma or equivalent.
- Five (5) or more years of experience in Quality Control with expertise in one or more aircraft systems as a senior aircraft mechanic.
- CMF 15 Aviation MOS series or other military/commercial equivalent preferred.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
- May be required to work night shifts on a quarterly basis.
- Must be able to walk, stand, and sit for extended periods.
- Must be able to type using a standard keyboard to communicate through e-mail and various software applications.
- Must be able to crouch, crawl, grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbow/knee and reach above/below shoulders.
- Must be able to communicate by voice and ear over telephone.
- Must be able to distinguish color and judge three-dimensional depths.
- May be required to lift objects whose weight may be up to 50 pounds.
- Work conditions are normally those of a standard office environment where there is little physical discomfort.
- 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.
- May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles; may be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts.
- As required.