Aviation Safety Inspector Principal Inspector Sas Featured
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Aviation Safety Inspector Principal Inspector Sas job at US Department of Transportation in San Diego CA
Description, duties, responsibilities
DutiesHelpDutiesSummaryThe Principal Operations Inspector is a required position for the management of the AirBahn certificate under SAS. AirBahn operates 4 aircrafts under CFR Part 121.Learn more about this agencyResponsibilitiesThe Principal Inspector (Operations) Part 121 functions as the primary operations interface between assigned air carriers/air operators/air agencies/airman/designees and the Federal Aviation Administration. The inspector has program responsibility under Safety Assurance System (SAS) to assure that assigned organizations meet Federal Aviation Regulations with respect to operations programs. The inspector develops administers and enforces regulations and standards concerning civil aviation safety including: Examining airmen for initial and continuing qualification; evaluating airman training programs equipment and facilities; evaluating the operations of air carriers and similar commercial aviation operations for adequacy of facilities equipment procedures and overall management to ensure safe operation of the aircraft; and investigating and reporting on accidents incidents and violations.Determines the need for and then established work programs for surveillance and inspection of assigned organizations within manpower and budget limitations to assure adherence to the applicable regulations. Monitors and manages all aspects of the Safety Assurance System. Under SAS the Principal Operations Inspector collects and analyzed data on various airline systems and aircraft types to target areas for improvement.Travel RequiredOccasional travel - The job may require travel from time- to-time but not on a regular basis. The travel may be for training or other work-related duties.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)QualificationsGeneral Requirements for All Positions: Not more than two separate incidents involving Federal aviation regulations violations in the last 5 years; Valid State drivers license; Fluency in the English language; No chemical dependencies or drug abuse that could interfere with job performance; and High school diploma or equivalent.Medical Requirements: Applicants must be physically able to perform the duties of the Aviation Safety Inspector position in a safe and efficient manner and must meet all of the following requirements: Have good distant vision in each eye and be able to read printed materials the size of typewritten characters (glasses and contact lenses permitted) without strain; Have the ability to hear the conversational voice (hearing aid permitted); Not have any physical condition that would cause them to be a hazard to themselves or others or 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 aircraft must: Possess a valid second-class medical certificate in accordance with Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) regulations; and 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: Provide documentation from a board-certified physician certifying that they meet the minimal medical requirements; or 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.When the predominant work involves air carrier operations applicants for Aviation Safety Inspector (Operations) positions must meet all of the following requirements. At least 1 year of pilot experience in multi-engine aircraft of more than 12500 pounds maximum certificated takeoff weight; Not more than 2 flying accidents during the last 5 years in which the applicants pilot error was involved; Professional flying skill as demonstrated in a simulator check to Airline Transport Pilot Standard. Minimum 100 flight hours during the last 3 years; Airline Transport Pilot Certificate or Commercial Pilot Certificate with instrument airplane rating (Department of Navy positions require pilot experience as demonstrated by previous ATP level performance in large multi-engine airplanes and helicopters); Possession of a valid second-class FAA medical certificate (For positions within the Department of Navy applicants must also be physically qualified to ride as an observer aboard squadron aircraft. In addition must also meet physical requirements to travel and lift heavy objects while performing mishap investigations); and Minimum 1500 total flight hours.To qualify for this position you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of experience equivalent to FV-I FG/GS-13 grade level as an Aviation Safety Inspector. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. Specialized experience includes: inspection surveillance and monitoring of air carriers through all phases of operations including training programs and records; provide guidance in the development of required operations manuals and record keeping systems; analyze reports to insure compliance with operations programs; conduct enforcement investigations and prepares final reports and recommendations on dispositions.For more information regarding the minimum eligibility requirements for Aviation Safety Inspectors please visit the following website: 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: Recency of specialized experience and the need for a valid second-class FAA medical certificate is waived for employees in the 1825 series.EducationPreview Job QuestionnaireMake sure your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications and answers to the job questionnaire.
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