AAR CORP Inspector, Safety in MIAMI, Florida

Title: Inspector, Safety

Location: United States-Florida-Miami

Job Number: 8960

SUMMARY: Safety Inspectors are required to have a strong understanding of aviation safety principles, aircraft operation and maintenance, AAR policies and federal laws. Primarily, inspectors make sure mechanics, technicians, QC inspectors, aircraft and other equipment function properly. Troubleshooting, diagnosing and repair skills are also part ofthe job.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES: Ensure all Repair Station personnel comply with current Federal Aviation Regulations, Repair Station and Quality Control Manual, and Policies and Procedures - Demonstrate excellent communication skills, professionalism, and positive customer service attitude without compromising quality - Ensure maintenance and inspection personnel use approved or accepted data issued by the manufacturer, FAA and or Customer. - Ensure adequate inspection aids, special tools and equipment are available, and maintained in a serviceable condition - Oversight of facility technician training requirements - Oversight ofthe facility tool control and tool calibration program - Ensure final inspections are properly performed on all work completed before it is released for Return to Service - Conduct audits as required - Ensure incoming parts, supplies, and articles receive an incoming inspection (Receiving Inspection) lAW repair station policies and procedures. - Perform such other tasks as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor. -Perform investigations of accidents, incidents and customer reported quality escapes.

Will be responsible for compiling objective evidence by conducting interviews, reviewing documentation, observing activities, performing audits, surveillance and investigations to determine whether organizations and/or individuals (management or non-management) are conducting business in accordance with regulations and established policies and procedures. Safety Inspector provides direction and recommendations for the resolution of matters of non-conformance through the development of corrective action plans, comprehensive fixes and/or process changes.

They engage primarily in the following types of assignments: (not limited to) (a) Evaluating technicians and the repair facility for continuing adequacy; (b) Evaluating the technicians working on the aircraft training program; (c) Inspecting aircraft and related equipment for the accomplishment of proper maintenance; (d) Challenging technicians and inspectors, that they are following established policies and procedures. (e) Investigate all accidents, incidents and reported customer quality escapes.

The evaluations may include the adequacy of the repair station facilities, maintenance, equipment and procedures; the competence of employees; the adequacy of the program or schedule for periodic maintenance and overhauls; and the airworthiness ofthe aircraft. Safety Inspectors may perform a variety of other inspections and or audits, investigations and advisory duties. However the primary requirement for positions in this specialty is knowledge and skill pertaining to the maintenance and airworthiness of aircraft.

CORE COMPETENCIES: -Commitment to company values and ethics -Motivation: must maintain a positive attitude and strong work energy -Leadership: demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others -Management: must possess coaching and development skills -Strong judgment and decision making -Possess a demonstrated ability to network with, communicate effectively and influence company and industry peers

Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, using standard English; -Able to interface in a pleasant and professional manner with all departments, level of management, customers and vendors. -Able to complete assigned tasks, including follow-up assignments, in a timely manner. -Must be willing to work irregular schedule when required. -Familiar with the following FAA regulations, 14 CFR 43, 145 and 121 -Experience Maintaining compliance with OSHA regulations and record keeping preferred -Will be required to thoroughly audit work packages, ensuring that all assigned work has been properly completed and documented. -Able to competently research and retrieve technical data. -Properly interpret blueprints, drawings and other technical data. -Five years hands-on Aircraft Maintenance experience or five years specialized experience in a related aviation field. -Demonstrated proficiency with PC applications (Word Processing, Spreadsheets, and Data Analysis tools). -Strong written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal skills. -Be able to analyze information and utilize problem solving skills. -Be able to work under adverse conditions in a production I aircraft hangar environment.

Safety Inspector- Maintenance When the predominant work involves aircraft maintenance, applicants for Safety InspectorMaintenance positions will meet but not limited to all of the following requirements. -Experience involving the maintenance and repair of airframes, power plants, and systems of multi-engine aircraft of more than 12,500 pounds maximum certificated takeoff weight maintained under an airworthiness maintenance and inspection program. -Aircraft maintenance experience in a repair station; air carrier or airline repair facility; military repair facility; or local, state, or Federal governmental agency. -Experience involving the maintenance and repair of airframes, power plants, and aircraft systems with responsibility for certifying airworthiness. -Aircraft maintenance work experience within the last 3 years.

Safety Inspector- Avionics When the predominant work involves avionics, applicants for Safety Inspector- Avionics positions will meet but not limited to all of the following requirements. -Aircraft avionics experience involving the maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting of installed avionics systems on aircraft. -Avionics maintenance experience on aircraft of more than 12,500 pounds maximum certificated takeoff weight. -Aircraft avionics work experience (which could include supervision or auditing) in a repair station; air carrier repair facility; military repair facility; or local, state, or Federal governmental agency within the last 3 years.

EDUCATION: -High School Diploma or equivalent -FAA A&P certificate -ASQ, ISO or similar certificate preferred -Formal Quality Assurance I auditing training preferred -College or University 2/4 year degree preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: -May be exposed to high level of noise, dust, vibration and chemical fumes (within OSHA limits). -Able to climb on ladders and platforms occasionally attaining heights of various aircraft types.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran