AAR CORP WASS Quality Control Inspector - (Nat.) (TCN) in SAN JOSE, Costa Rica

Title: WASS Quality Control Inspector - (Nat.) (TCN)

Location: Costa Rica-San Jose

Job Number: 8663

*Pending Contract Award

SUMMARY:

Is responsible for maintaining the Quality Control, Environmental and Safety Programs at the field level in support of assigned aircraft and support equipment. Coordinate with the Customer Quality Assurance Representative concerning quality matters, mandatory inspection points and final acceptance inspection of contract end items or services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Inspect, remove, install, repair, replace, modify, disassemble, reassemble and calibrate complex aircraft mechanical and electromechanical systems in accordance with maintenance manuals, test procedures and other military publications.

  • Perform the receiving, in-process, final quality, flight safety inspections and functional operational tests during organizational, intermediate and depot level maintenance, modification and repair of military tactical aircraft systems or associated components.

  • Approve or reject work accomplished by field team members to ensure compliance with customer specifications, standards and technical data.

  • Read and interpret manufacturer and airline maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other related documentation to determine feasibility and method of altering or repairing the aircraft and its associated components, determining the airworthiness of the aircraft and its associated components and replacement for malfunctioning or damaged components.

  • Review and approve locally developed procedures and solutions to complex repair situations.

  • Perform analysis of defects and interprets quality control rejection and failure trends.

  • Monitor safety, training, and certification requirements.

  • Using checklists, perform daily work site Safety Inspections and Foreign Object Damage Inspections.

  • Monitor tool control programs, inspects and maintains records to ensure that measuring and test equipment meets calibration requirements.

  • Maintain Quality, Safety, Training and Certification Records.

  • Inspect forms and records related to aircraft maintenance.

  • Must have knowledge of U.S. Army Manual 95-1and DA /DOS PAM 738-750 / 751 or U.S. Air Force Technical Orders along with maintenance sections of the certificate holder's maintenance manual, the operations specifications, the provisions and applicable parts of FAR Part 135.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

NATIONALIZATION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide Host Nation training and oversight of Quality Control personnel in support of performing maintenance on aircraft and their associated engines and sub-systems to ensure airworthiness.

  • Provide oversight and training for contractors if required.

  • Assist with the development of a HN quality/aircraft inspection training program and the creation of targeted “On the Job” (OJT) training modules to address capability deficiencies when identified.

  • Comply with technical data as outlined in US army Manual 95-1 and DA/DOS PAM 738-750/751 or U.S. Air Force Technical Order and DoS supplements and SOPs.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

  • H igh School Diploma or GED

  • Must have current FAA issued Mechanic certificate with both Airframe and Power plant ratings.

PREFERRED:

  • A.A./A.S or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • FAA Inspection Authorization a plus

  • Previous experience working in a Host Nation program

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience maintaining specific assigned fleet of aircraft.

  • Previous aircraft inspector experience

  • Must have exercised the privilege of their A&P license for a minimum of 6 months in the previous 24 months.

  • Must have experience working with blueprint drawings, diagram specifications, service manuals, sketches, templates and other technical data.

  • U.S. Security Clearance Required.

  • Host nation language proficiency per contract requirement. LATAM countries: Spanish Level 2 in both listening and Reading (L2/R2).

Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  1. Focus on Results - Able to plan and organize work to achieve goals; achieves targeted results with minimal supervision; is accountable for own actions.

  2. Communications - Possess excellent verbal & written communications skills; Provides timely, well organized verbal & written information that is audience appropriate; listens attentively to others and retains/processes information.

  3. Teamwork - Builds alliances, partnerships & collaboration with others including those different from him/her; deals tactfully with others; assumes helps with a variety of team roles.

  4. Strategic Planning & Decision-Making - Develops strategic short & long term plans; arranges priorities, distinguishing urgent, important and unimportant in order to meet goals & deadlines; consults & collaborates with appropriate people.

  5. Initiative & Innovation - Generates new ideas personally & encourage team to do the same; stays up-to-date on technology & approaches to work; provides creative solutions & input when faced with challenges.

  6. Interpersonal Relationships - Builds effective relationships with internal & external customers; ability to work independently and coordinate work with others; resolves conflicts in a professional manner.

  7. Quality & Safety - Adheres to all safety & security policies and regulations; demonstrates quality work that is accurate, thorough & efficient.

  8. Continuous Improvement - Examines personal & organizational processes, promotes opportunities for improvement; analyzes successes & failures to learn and improve.

  9. Training & Development - Completes required & suggested training; shows eagerness and capacity to learn; receptive to coaching & feedback.

  10. Integrity - Committed to passionately and consistently promoting a professional culture that is trustworthy, honest, socially responsible, and where differences are respected and valued.

  11. Performance Management - Sets clear expectations & direction for staff; achieves team results consistently; coaches staff to improve; is a positive role model.

  12. Expense Management - Plans budget appropriately, uses sound judgment; analyzes operation for improving expense efficiency; demonstrates knowledge of financial process & results.

  13. Leadership - Builds commitment to team, company, mission & customer through effective & frequent communications; promotes an environment of trust; fosters a respectful, energetic & positive work culture.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran