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