Aviation Safety Inspector Principal Operations Inspector Air Carrier Hot
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Aviation Safety Inspector Principal Operations Inspector Air Carrier job at US Department of Transportation in Orlando FL
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DutiesHelpDutiesSummaryThe Principal Inspector Operations Part 121 functions as the primary operations interface between assigned air carriers/air operators/air agencies/airmen/designees and the Federal Aviation Administration. Has program responsibility to assure that assigned organizations meet Federal Aviation Regulations with respect to operations programs.Learn more about this agencyResponsibilitiesAssures on a continuing basis that assigned organizations are properly and adequately organized staffed and equipped; have and conduct an adequate training program including an acceptable record keeping system: and have facilities and procedures that meet all regulatory requirements.Is responsible for the conduct of enforcement investigations and preparation of final reports and recommendations on disposition. Conducts investigations of public complaints congressional inquiries and aircraft incidents andaccidents.Evaluates training programs to insure that they meet the requirements of the Federal Aviation Regulations. Approves/disapproves designation of check airmen and makes recommendations on the appointment of designees.Is responsible for monitoring all phases of operations including: training programs and records; base and station facilities and route systems. Coordinates with and reviews reports from Geographic Inspectors and others to identify trends which indicate deterioration in the safety of operations. Directs or suggest changes required to correct such trends.The incumbent may be required to participate in the flight program as an aircrew member and as such must meet the medical and flight currency requirements as set forth in agency orders governing the operation of aircraft.Travel Required25% or less - The job may require up to 25% travel.Supervisory statusNoPromotion PotentialNA Job family (Series)1825 Aviation SafetySimilar jobs Aircraft Inspectors Inspectors Aircraft RequirementsHelpRequirementsConditions of Employment US Citizenship is required. Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959. Must submit an SF50 (See Required Documents) Applicants MUST submit all required certificates (See Required Documents)QualificationsApplicants must meet the minimum eligibility requirements for an Aviation Safety Inspector in the 1825 series as outlined in the OPM qualification standards. The minimum eligibility requirements for this position are below or may be found on the following link: Requirements for All Applicants:1. Not more than two separate incidents involving Federal aviation regulations violations in the last 5 years;2. Valid State drivers license;3. Fluency in the English language;4. No chemical dependencies or drug abuse that could interfere with job performance; and5. High school diploma or equivalent.Medical Requirements: Applicants must be physically able to perform the duties of the Aviation Safety Inspectorposition in a safe and efficient manner with or without a reasonable accommodation. The minimum medicalrequirements include the following requirements:1. Have good distant vision in each eye and be able to read without strain printed materials the size of typewritten characters (glasses and contact lenses permitted);2. Have the ability to hear the conversational voice (hearing aid permitted); and3. Not have any physical condition that would cause them to be a hazard to themselves or others that would interfere with their ability to fly as passengers in a variety of aircraft.In addition applicants for positions that require participation in the operation of the aircraft must:1. Possess a valid second - class medical certificate in accordance with FAA regulations; and2. Pass recurrent medical examinations as prescribed by the FAA.Applicants not requiring valid second-class medical certificates who are tentatively selected will be required to:1. Provide documentation from a board-certified physician certifying that they meet the minimal medical requirements;or2. Individuals who do not meet the minimum medical requirements but who are otherwise qualified will receive an individualized assessment to determine whether they can perform the essential functions of the position.Applicants for Aviation Safety Inspector Air Carrier (Operations) positions must meet all of the following requirements.1. At least 1 year of pilot experience in multi-engine aircraft of more than 12500 pounds maximum certificated takeoff weight.2. Not more than 2 flying accidents during the last 5 years in which the applicants pilot error was involved.3. Professional flying skill as demonstrated in a simulator check to Airline Transport Pilot Standard.4. Minimum 100 flight hours during the last 3 years.5. Airline Transport Pilot Certificate or Commercial Pilot Certificate with instrument airplane rating.6. Minimum 1500 total flight hours.(Recency of specialized experience is waived for current FAA employees in the 1825 series if applicable.)ANDIn addition to meeting the minimum requirements applicants for the FG-14 level must have one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience at the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression (FG-13 or Pay Band I) as an Aviation Safety Inspector Air Carrier (Operations) 1825.Examples of Specialized Experience include: Monitoring activities of organizations to determine whether they are following authorized programs and evaluating proposals to change programs. Planning and conducting inspections and surveillance of assigned areas of carrier operations to as sure compliance with Federal aviation regulations. Principal contact with and having responsibility for the certification inspection and surveillance of the flight operations of a group of aviation organizations. Exercising certificate authority for flight operations over one or more air carriers that collectively employ a fleet of large aircraft powered by turbine or piston engines.Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.To assist in determining qualification requirements applicants transferring between specialties at the same grade level are strongly encouraged to complete the appropriate Qualifications Assessment Tool (QAT) check sheet and upload it along with their resume. Check sheets are contained in Order 3410.26 Flight Standards Service Air Carrier and General Aviation Qualifications Assessment Tool for AFS Aviation Safety Inspectors. This order is located at: Job QuestionnaireMake sure your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications and answers to the job questionnaire.
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