The Maintenance Quality Assurance Inspector is responsible for ensuring the consistent application of LFN’s maintenance quality standards and the adherence to LFN’s policies and regulatory requirements.QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTSFive years recent experience as an Airframe and Power

Maintenance Quality Assurance Inspector

Life Flight Network • 
Aurora, Oregon, United States
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:

The Maintenance Quality Assurance Inspector is responsible for ensuring the consistent application of LFN’s maintenance quality standards and the adherence to LFN’s policies and regulatory requirements.


  • Five years recent experience as an Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic
  • Airframe and Powerplant Certification
  • Inspection Authorization Certification Preferred
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations
  • Three years’ FAR 135 turbine rotorcraft maintenance experience
  • Three years’ experience working for an EMS helicopter program preferred
  • Maintenance experience on AW109, AW119 and PC12 aircraft preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work evenings, nights, holidays, and weekends as needed
  • Valid Driver’s license, automobile in good repair and proof of auto insurance
  • Analytical abilities sufficient to handle complex technical and administrative matters and take initiative, creating, implementing and improving processes and policies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and an ability to communicate effectively with all levels of an organization


  • With direction from the Maintenance Quality Manager, determine and communicate inspection status of aircraft
  • Perform audits of maintenance log book entries, work packages generated by the maintenance department, processes and procedures
  • Perform Inspections as required on aircraft after maintenance
  • Act as a liaison between management and technicians to ensure accurate, compliant and complete log book documentation
  • Generate maintenance record entries in accordance with FAR Part 135 requirements and its appropriate manual, including completion or review of FAA forms 337 and other documents as required
  • Observe various maintenance facilities and disseminate results. Recommend suggestions for quality improvements
  • Assist the Maintenance Quality Manager in the development of improved methods and procedures for the performance of quality assurance functions
  • Assist in the maintenance of in house technical publication library; ensure technicians have access to publications as required
  • Assist in the tracking and calibration of inspection and test equipment used by the maintenance department for the purpose of product acceptance
  • Assist in the Performance of receiving inspections of aircraft parts and materials
  • Other duties as assigned by the Maintenance Quality Manager


  • LFN offers competitive compensation above industry standard
  • Medical (Company pays for employee 100)
  • Dental (Company pays for employee 100)
  • Vision (Company pays for employee 100)
  • Life/AD&D (Company pays for employee 100)
  • Short & long term disability (Company pays for employee 100)
  • 401k – with 100 vested employer contribution
  • Tenure bonuses
  • Adoption assistance
  • Paid parental time off
  • Bereavement leave (including pets)
  • Tuition/Training reimbursement
  • Paid volunteer time
  • Employee Recognition Awards
  • A generous paid time off plan starting at almost 4 weeks a year for full time employees
  • Wellness Reimbursement Program
  • Life Flight Network Membership
  • Dog friendly work environment

All candidates are subject to drug screening and background investigation. 

Life Flight Network is an equal opportunity employer. 

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