Education / Job Experience/Technical Knowledge Required: (Additional Competency List Attached)
Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Quality assurance, Aerospace, Quality Control/inspection, similar discipline, or equivalent work experience and training obtained from governmental or vocational training school programs.
Direct /Indirect Experience:
Minimum twelve to eighteen (12-18) months ND inspection and evaluation experience with aircraft powerplants for FAA certification or be powerplant certified.
Required on-the-job training program in magnetic particle inspection (MPI) and florescent penetrant inspection (FPI).
Qualifications: (Including Licenses and Certifications)
Thorough working knowledge of FAA Part 145 regulations pertaining to inspection practices and familiarity with turbine engine principles including test cell performance, assembly practices, vibration and failure analysis, and general engine overhaul and repair procedures.
May be required to pass NDT and Inspection eye examinations and have NDT experience with applicable methods.
Knowledge of ISO 9000 or other regulatory specifications.
Must be able to read, interpret and understand technical manuals, work specifications, service bulletins and written work instructions, set up and calibrate equipment, prepare components for NDT inspection fully utilising available equipment and processes.
Must pass general, specific and practical examinations in each magnetic particle or penetrant. (Must obtain an average grade of at least 80 percent with a minimum score of 70 percent on each examination).
Must be certifiable to NAS 410.
Level of Decision Making/Problem Solving:
When performing inspections or quality functions, the Inspectors are responsible to the repair station Chief Inspector and the Vice President, Quality/Engineering, Dallas Airmotive Inc. Dallas, Texas. A repair station Inspector's decision on inspection matters can only be countermanded as jointly agreed by the Satellite Shop Chief Inspector and/or the Vice President, Quality/Engineering.
Physical And Mental Demands: The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Sedentary Work: exerting up to (50-70) pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Work involves walking, sitting, driving or standing for brief periods of time. Reaching: extending hands and arms in any direction. Handling: seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand(s). Talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.
Hearing: perceiving the nature of sounds by ear.
Works under frequent, but cyclical moderate emotional and time-sensitive performance pressure because erroneous decisions or actions may result in delays in repair/program schedules resulting in additional allocation of resources and may cause financial and contractual harm to the company.
Operate a computer keyboard and view a video display terminal up to 25% of work time.
Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)
Engine shop and shop office environments, including: hoists, heavy parts, chemicals and fluids with use of precision instruments, stringent housekeeping and work area safety regulations and practices to observe and maintain.
Environment may include brief periods of elevated noise exposure due to engine testing, exposure to outside weather conditions required to service aircraft engines and accessories.
This job description shows typical requirements of a position within this job classification. This description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Individual positions may vary slightly in functions, job dimensions and requirements. Candidates whose disabilities make them unable to meet these requirements will still be considered fully qualified if they can perform the Essential Functions of the job with reasonable accommodation.