The Chief Inspector is directly responsible for the overall operation of the Inspection Department and reports to the Director - Quality and Safety. The Chief Inspector is responsible to:
Direct, plan and lay out details of inspection standards, methods and procedures used by the repair station in complying with all applicable Federal Aviation Regulations and manufacturer's specifications.
Supervise, assist and direct all personnel assigned to the Inspection Department.
Ascertain that all inspections are properly performed and documented by the repair station.
Ensure that the proper inspection records, reports and forms used by the repair station are properly executed.
Ensure the Inspection Department's turn over log for continuing work and inspections is correctly maintained.
Ensure the availability of pertinent FAA specifications, Airworthiness Directives and other technical data applicable to articles repaired or altered by the repair station while the work is being performed.
Ensure that no defective or unairworthy parts are installed in any component or unit released by the repair station.
Execute and submit the FAA Malfunction and Defects Report when required. Execute the same for the various NAA or CAA.
Properly execute and submit FAA Form 337, as required, for major repairs and alterations accomplished by the repair station. Ensure a copy of the completed FAA Form 337 is forwarded to the local FAA Flight Standards District Office. Execute the same for the various NAA or CAA
Properly complete the maintenance release pertinent to those items returned to service by the repair station.
Monitor the inspection continuity process of all items repaired by the repair station.
Ensure that rejected and unserviceable parts are properly identified, tagged and returned to the customer or properly discarded.
Ensure personnel assigned tasks are properly trained and qualified to perform the tasks assigned.
Tool Calibration, Technical Data, Shelf Life, and Scrap Parts Programs: In the absence of the Director #8211; Quality and Safety, responsible for policies and procedures of this program.
Conduct or assist in incident investigations.
Actively support the company safety program and initiatives.
High School Diploma/GED and minimum of two years college or trade school.
Minimum of ten years work experience performing inspection supervisory functions of general types of aircrafts that the repair station is rated for.
Current A P License and General Familiarization certificates of the various types of aircrafts/power plants that the repair station is rated for.