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Chief Inspector job at Regional Avionics Repair LLC in Thousand Palms CA
Description, duties, responsibilities
Job Title: Chief Inspector
Department: Quality Control
Supervisor: Quality Control Manager
FLSA Status: Exempt
The Chief Inspector is responsible for managing the Quality Control and overall operation of the inspection department, as such will have the final authority in the releasing to service the appliances and components.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Assists, supervises and directs all inspection personnel.
Oversees the inspections of all incoming materials, parts and supplies.
Oversees the inspections of completed work.
Determines the airworthiness of articles on which work has been performed by outside vendors, conducts vendor audits and maintains a list of approved vendors.
Obtains and keeps copies of vendors A449 on file.
Maintains the fabricated parts list and fabricated parts configuration files.
Ensures that no defective, unserviceable, or un-airworthy parts are installed in any aircraft articles releases by the repair station.
Reports service difficulty to the air carrier or FAA as required.
Completes the SUP reports as necessary.
Maintains the tool and test equipment calibration records.
Maintains a file of air carrier's procedures, including the necessary technical data.
Responsible for using correct technical data for inspections and return to service.
Conducts the self-audit as required and is responsible for self-audit recordkeeping.
Ensures that all inspection forms are accurate and complete.
Assures the proper execution of FAA Form 337, when required and/or maintenance release.
Collects and reviews various technical data in support of special equipment, materials, processes and parts equivalency programs.
Conducts periodic reviews of maintenance requirements related to inspection standards, special equipment, materials, processes and parts equivalency programs.
The Chief Inspector is responsible for managing the Quality Control and overall operation of the inspection department.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data; designs work flows and procedures.
Continuous Learning - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; seeks feedback to improve performance; pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others.
Job Knowledge - Competent in required job skills and knowledge; exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills; keeps abreast of current developments; requires minimal supervision; displays understanding of how job relates to others; uses resources effectively.
Use of Technology - Demonstrates required skills; adapts to new technologies; troubleshoots technological problems; uses technology to increase productivity; keeps technical skills up to date.
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Communications - Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods.
Cooperation - Establishes and maintains effective relations; exhibits tact and consideration; offers assistance and support to co-workers; works cooperatively in group situations; works actively to resolve conflicts.
Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.
Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.
Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; inspires and motivates others to perform well.
Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; displays orientation to profitability; demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; aligns work with strategic goals.
Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; contributes to profits and revenue ; conserves organizational resources.
Diversity - Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences.
Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and principles; upholds organizational values.
Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values.
Strategic Thinking - Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; understands organization's strengths & weaknesses.
Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
Achievement Focus - Sets and achieves challenging goals; demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; measures self against standard of excellence.
Personal Appearance - Dresses appropriately for position; keeps self well groomed and adheres to company dress policy.
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates suggestions for improving work; develops innovative approaches and ideas; presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.
Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process.
Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; sets goals and objectives; develops realistic action plans.
Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Extensive knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations, knowledge expertise of standard shop or ramp test equipment, and able to interpret maintenance requirements into maintenance tasks.
Must be able to read and interpret wiring diagrams and blueprints, have experience in supervising and qualifying personnel and have good communication, organizational and scheduling skills.
Education and/or Experience
Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Chief Inspector is required to have an A&P license or a Repairman's Certificate, know the company manuals with associated policies and procedures.
Experience in supervising and qualifying personnel.
Minimum experience: 3 years as FAA certificated technician or inspector with supervisory responsibilities.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from technicians, inspectors, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of FileMaker Pro Database software; basic Search Engines; Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and Outlook.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
A&P License or FAA Repairman's Certificate
Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and risk of electrical shock. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and extreme heat. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Regional Avionics Repair LLC Company Overview
Regional avionics Repair, LLC has been in business since 2006. Our company was founded by a former Avionics Maintenance Manager and Engineer, who have grown the business from 2 employees to 33 employees over the past 12 years. Regional Avionics Repair, LLC. offers value in competitive rates and turn times in equipment repair, to Regional Airline operators and equipment owners looking for improved maintenance solutions in the increasingly changing market place. The employees are all skilled and highly trained in Avionics, including Part 121 operations, dedicated to providing the very best in service, equipment reliability and value in work performance. Our in-house engineering offers opportunity for competitive services previously not available. Some of our capabilities include the repair and recertification of EFD/MFD-871 / 4076 / 4077; AHC-85 / 85D / 85E, RTA-84X / 85X / 858, RTU-4000, CDU-4100, ADC-8X / 85XX, and SVL-4000's. For a complete list of our capabilities visit https://regionalavionics.com.