Job Title: Aircraft QC Inspector
Up to a $2000.00 Sign-on bonus!
$2000.00 Relocation Bonus
About FEAM Aero:
FEAM Aero is the MRO leader in Aircraft Line Maintenance Engineering in the U.S. FEAM leads the Line Maintenance industry with advanced aircraft repair capabilities, a wide line station network, and vast approvals for all current and next-generation aircraft including B787 and A350 aircraft. FEAM places special emphasis on technical training, uncompromising quality controls, and continuous improvement principles. With these effective measures in place, FEAM delivers the best innovative technical services for all commercial aircraft operators.
The Quality Control Inspector reports to the Director of Quality and is responsible for the efficient and economic determination of the airworthiness of the aircraft maintenance work and will be assigned to them. He / She will contribute to company safety by maintaining high standards of aeronautical workmanship and inspection standards. The Quality Control Inspector will have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to administer all aspects of the quality control program including initiating and coordinating corrective actions, performing preventative action and continuous improvement activities, and coordinating document control activities to meet both company and regulatory requirements.
- Perform inspection functions for aircraft, including power plant, materials parts, and sub-assemblies. These functions do not necessarily include the inspection of these materials parts and sub-assemblies normally required to be performed by a technician to accomplish his own work.
- Review the aircraft and engine logbooks at all checks and list all pilot reports and deferred maintenance items on the appropriate work cards.
- Perform required inspection functions during all checks such as airframe and engine inspections called out on routine work cards. Perform buy-back inspections on major items or non-routine work items.
- Inspectors are required to be thoroughly familiar with all inspection methods, techniques, and equipment used in their area of responsibility to determine the quality of airworthiness of an article undergoing maintenance, repair, or alteration.
- All inspection personnel must also maintain proficiency as required by the Repair Station Training Program Manual, in the use of the various types of inspection aids to be used for inspection of the items undergoing inspection.
- Available to all inspection personnel are current specifications involving inspection tolerances, limits, and procedures, as set forth by the Manufacturer of the product undergoing inspection and other forms of inspection information, such as FAA Airworthiness Directives, Manufacturer’s Bulletins, Maintenance Manuals, Service Bulletins, Service Letters, FAA Regulations, etc., are maintained in the Technical Library.
- Responsible for Identifying, controlling, segregating, and maintaining all stock and tools to a serviceable or unserviceable category as designated by the Director of Quality & Training.
- Monitor all aircraft inspection records and forms, which are utilized in aircraft checks to ensure proper completion of all entries.
- Inspectors, when assigned to a “Preliminary Inspection” function, will find and record those discrepancies requiring corrective action. The inspector is responsible for identifying Required Inspection Items (RII), as defined by the customer’s General Maintenance Manual (GMM) or Operation Procedures Manual.
- Inspectors when assigned to a “work acceptance” function check the work performed by the technician to the extent specified for conformity to acceptable technical and workmanship standards and signify their approval by stamping or signing the appropriate box of the inspection form along with the date the work is inspected.
- Must be able to read and write English.
- Must pass airport security background checks and travel for work as required.
- Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
- Must have a Current Valid Driver’s License.
- Must have a current valid FAA Airframe & Powerplant License.
- Frequently be required to stand, walk, continually utilize hand, and finger dexterity, climb, balance, bend, or crawl, occasionally from heights in precarious places.
- Frequently lift/push/ carry items up to 50 pounds.
- Awareness that he/she will be working near and around moving mechanical parts, around fumes, airborne particles, or toxic chemicals, and exposure to loud noises.
- Operate equipment and read technical information.
- Exposure to weather conditions outside as well as non-weather conditions such as extreme heat or cold.
- Knowledge of 14 CFR Part 145 & 121 operations and environment.
- 5+ years of aircraft maintenance experience.
- Experience on the following aircraft types B747, B767, B777 (preferred)
- Previous aircraft QC inspection experience is a plus.
- Experience with Quality Assurance, auditing, inspection techniques, document control, corrective and preventative actions, continuous improvement, risk management, and supplier reviews preferred
- ASQ, ISO, or a similar certificate preferred
- College or University 2/4-year degree preferred
- Aviation Management, Safety, or related field; preferred
Compensation and Benefits
FEAM, in addition to a good working environment and competitive pay, it is FEAM’s policy to provide a combination of supplemental benefits to all eligible FULL-TIME employees. FEAM offers Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans. Vacation and sick time-, short- and long-term disability, accidental insurance, supplemental life, FSA (Flexible Spending Account), and Critical Illness Insurance. Additionally, FEAM offers a 401k matching savings plan.
Additionally, FEAM places special emphasis on technical training. FEAM is a leader in EASA Level Technical Aviation Training Globally. FEAM is one of very few U.S. MRO organizations that provide EASA 147 maintenance training.
In addition to the competitive benefits, FEAM offers -4 day and -3-day work weeks.
FEAM is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate based on actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, arrest record, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities, and general treatment during employment