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Aircraft QC Inspector II (UH-60 Technical Inspector) Yakima, WA

Aerospace and Aviation

Aircraft Electrician


Yakima, Washington, United States

Job Summary

The Aircraft QC Inspector II (Technical Inspector) inspects the repair and modification of aircraft structures, structural components, and engines of complex to extreme difficulty

  • Plans, conducts, and supervises aircraft technical inspections.
  • Inspects and evaluates repairs and modifications to aircraft structures, structural components and engines.
  • Inspects and evaluates maintenance of aircraft components including but not limited to flight controls, engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel systems and mechanical components.
  • Applies technical knowledge of airframe and power plant systems in determining equipment malfunctions.
  • Applies technical expertise in restoring equipment condition and operation.
  • Participates in maintenance test flights and operation checks as required.
  • Ensures compliance with aircraft configuration control, oil analysis Program and test measuring diagnostic equipment calibration.
  • Provides lower-level technicians guidance in aircraft repair and technical inspection techniques and procedures according to directives, technical manuals, work standards and operational policies.
  • Contributes input to development and implementation of quality control and ground safety programs to ensure compliance with contract specifications
  • Inspects and verifies proper completion and documentation of safety and flight discrepancies
  • Must be able to lead small groups independently and provide over-site updates to the program leadership.
  • Perform other qualified duties as required.

Minimum Requirements

  • A Minimum of Five (5) years of recent applicable aircraft maintenance experience is required.
  • Required at least One (1) year experience inspecting MDS aircraft assigned (UH-60).
  • (FAA) A&P Certificate is strongly preferred.
  • If no A&P, shall have a minimum of Five (5) years’ experience as an aircraft inspector on the UH-60 (MDS) airframe they will be inspecting.
  • FAA Inspection Authorization (IA) is preferred.
  • If no IA, shall have a minimum of Five (5) years’ experience as an aircraft inspector on the UH-60 (MDS) airframe they will be inspecting.
  • Must have satisfactorily completed the 15-series career management field Advanced Leadership Course (formerly BNCOC), AMOC, or possess a Federal Aviation Administrations (FAA) Airframe and Powerplant License (A&P).
  • US Citizen required
  • Ability to obtain/maintain a Security Clearance (NAC-I T1) Public Trust.
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Minimal Tools are required; Must provide own Inspector Tools/Bag

Preferred Qualifications

  • Broad working knowledge of aircraft maintenance, inspection techniques, FAA regulations, and technical publications.
  • Working knowledge of aircraft safety requirements and how to operate portable firefighting equipment.
  • Ability to read, interpret, and comprehend schematic diagrams, drawings, charts, and technical publications.
  • Exceptional communication skills, leadership abilities, and personnel management skills are required.
  • Detailed knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, cable tensiometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers, etc.
  • Able to prioritize workload to maintain schedules on assigned projects.
  • Basic computer data entry skills required for use of maintenance and logistics databases.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Must be able to lift/push/pull minimum of 75 pounds.
  • Work may be outdoors in extreme weather conditions.
  • May be exposed to extreme noise from turbine and jet engine aircraft.
  • May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles; may be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts, vehicles, or aircraft.
  • Will handle dirty parts and lubricants.
  • May be required to operate power vehicles, machinery, hand tools, ground support equipment, forklift, etc.
  • May work in maintenance shop or outside.
  • Qualified to perform Weight & Balance preferred