We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Aircraft Quality Assurance Inspector to join our team at Silver Air. In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring the quality and safety of all aircraft operations in our Part 135 fleet and ensuring all aircraft maintenance accomplished on fleet

Aircraft Quality Assurance Inspector

Silver Air Private Jets • 
Van Nuys, California, USA
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:
We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Aircraft Quality Assurance Inspector to join our team at Silver Air. In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring the quality and safety of all aircraft operations in our Part 135 fleet and ensuring all aircraft maintenance accomplished on fleet aircraft meet the technical standards as established by the aircraft manufacturer, the Federal Aviation Administration and Silver Air. Quality Assurance Inspectors are responsible to objectively enforce proper aircraft maintenance procedures. 

As an Aircraft Quality Assurance Inspector, you will be responsible for conducting audits of aircraft return to service documentation, maintenance vendor approvals and other CASS requirements as outlined by Silver Air Maintenance Procedure Manual and with all relevant regulations. This will involve reviewing and analyzing aircraft maintenance records, as well as conducting on-site inspections of aircraft maintenance vendors and even corporate aircraft.

In addition to conducting audits and inspections, you will also be responsible for identifying and addressing any potential quality or safety issues, as well as implementing and monitoring corrective actions as necessary. You will also be responsible for maintaining accurate and up-to-date records within the Quality Department
and ensuring department needs are addressed.

To be successful in this role, you should have a strong understanding of aircraft systems and components, as well as familiarity with FAA regulations and industry best practices. You should also have excellent attention to detail, with emphasis on precision and strong problem-solving skills.

What you'll be doing:

  • Review return to service type documentation for accuracy, and conformity to applicable federal
  • aviation regulations and arrange for corrections as necessary.
  • Verification of proper logbook entries, part certifications, RII, technical reference (AMM, STC,
  • Airworthiness Directive, Service Bulletin), vendor qualification and Form 337 (ICAs & AFMS) for completeness and accuracy.
  • Assist with maintaining aircraft records (Airframe, Engines and Auxiliary Power Units).
  • Assist with maintenance organizations approvals – to include RII personnel.
  • Assist with department files/manual build out, editing, and document control.
  • Assist in monitoring and maintaining the historical records of all aircraft, engines, and accessories operated by Silver Air.
  • Travel to aircraft to assist in performing aircraft physical conformity inspections in accordance company procedures and processes.
  • Perform records reviews and evaluations and prepare and submit required reports to prove FAA compliance.
  • Assist in monitoring time limitations and specifications of all time and cycle-controlled inspections, replacement of parts and overhauls as contained in the aircraft’s maintenance program and other regulatory compliance documents.
  • Assist in establishing inspection procedures and standards as necessary to assure airworthiness and regulatory compliance.
  • Compile data for the Continuing Analysis and Surveillance Program as required.
  • Assist the Chief Inspector in generating conformity packages for FAA review in accordance to established procedures.
  • Review compliance of Airworthiness Directives, Service Bulletins, and other technical documents
  • Interface with FAA inspectors as assigned.
  • Perform quality department audits for aircraft, internal departmental, vendor, and FAA as required.
  • Partner with Chief Inspector on special projects.
  • Assist will audit and management of MEL programs.
  • Perform clerical duties, including, but not limited to, mailing, filing, and preparing documents.
  • Contribute to the development of inspection programs and maintenance systems, and procedures.
  • Edit documents for accuracy, maintain accurate records and enters data as required.
  • Collaborate with external aircraft maintenance vendor quality departments to ensure accurate and timely RTS’s as necessary.
  • Embrace the Silver Air Core Values: Drive, Integrity, Simplicity, Caring, Discipline.
  • Execute other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Chief Inspector and/or Director of Maintenance

To do well in this role, you'll need:

  • High school diploma. Or equivalent.
  • Experience in corporate aviation. Prior QA department experience preferred. 5+ years is preferred. 
  • Part 135 and/or 121 experience. 3+ years is preferred.
    • Evaluation and correction of return to service documentation
      o Airworthiness Directive and Service Bulletin management and signoff requirements
      o Major repair and alteration documentation evaluation
      o Knowledge of aircraft equipment and airworthiness requirements
      o Aircraft/Operations/ Company forms and manual build out, editing document control
  • A&P License. This is required.
  • Maintenance tracking software experience. This includes CAMP, Flight docs, CMP, etc. This is preferred.
  • Strong customer service skills. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) will need to be demonstrated with all levels of employees and clients. Communication must always be delivered with a superior level of professionalism.
  • High level of detail. You'll need to be highly organized with the ability to thrive in changing environments and the flexibility for frequently changing priorities.
  • Excellent time management skills. Being able to work well under pressure and having the ability to multi-task and problem-solve is a crucial component of the role.
  • Strong people skills. You'll need to be a team player who can provide valued contributions to our business and clients.


We care deeply about making Silver Air an incredible place to work and we invest a significant amount of time and energy into creating and maintaining a company culture that provides our team with a generous level of support whilst inspiring them to do their best work. 
The specific benefits / perks we offer are continually evolving, but currently include: 
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Fully paid for Health Insurance coverage for you and your family
  • Generous personal development and employee assistance programs
  • Top of the line equipment (Apple, Microsoft, Dell, Lenovo, etc.)
  • Flexible leadership team
  • Competitive salary with regular pay reviews

About Silver Air

Company Culture:
Silver Air is driven to be the best in our industry – to change our industry by creating an environment where our team members can be their absolute best individually and collectively. We've built a culture based on core values like Drive, Own It, Respect, and Discipline. Silver Air fosters an environment of safety-first flight operations and service-first client relations. We believe our people are our greatest asset, and we encourage contribution and collaboration.

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