The Technical Inspector, Aircraft is responsible for ensuring that assigned aircraft are maintained within required
specifications and are airworthy before operation. Inspects repairs and modification of aircraft structures, structural components and engines of complex to extreme difficulty.
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.) Plans, conducts, and supervises aircraft technical inspections. Develops and implements quality control and ground safety programs to ensure compliance with contract specifications. Evaluates personnel, including verification of skills, training and experience. Performs audits and inspections of work centers and ongoing maintenance actions, procedures, equipment and facilities. Examines parts and components for conformance to design specification to determine serviceability; serviceable, unserviceable-reparable, unserviceable-nonreparable, affixing completed appropriate form/tag for disposition; return to stock, route to appropriate shop for repair and/or turn-in.Form/tag will contain comment relative to evaluation and be stamped by the Inspector.
Knowledge & Skills
Knowledge of electrical, mechanical, electronic, hydraulic and pneumatic systems or other technology as applicable to fabrication, repair, operation and maintenance requirements. Efficient in record keeping and preparation of reports; capable of reviewing other people's work and determining accuracy and conformity to standards. Proficient in the use of the Unit Level Logistics System-Aviation Enhanced (ULLS-AE), the current maintenance management system utilized to maintain Army aircraft forms and records. Thorough comprehensive knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting/repair procedures and replacement of components. Thorough knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modification and repair and the ability to determine functionality of non-complex electrical systems.