Aircraft Quality Control Inspector Jobs in Moline, IL at Elliott Aviation

Title: Aircraft Quality Control Inspector

Company: Elliott Aviation

Location: Moline, IL

Elliott Aviation, a leader in aircraft solutions, has an exciting opportunity for a Quality Control Inspector at their location in Moline, IL. Since 1936, Elliott Aviation has been a world-class provider of comprehensive and customer-focused solutions for business aviation. Our vision, building partnerships that last, applies to our employees as well as our customers. As a Quality Control Inspector, you will be part of a team working to provide out standing products and services to our customers.General Summary: Inspect aircraft, review and analyze aircraft maintenance records, ensure compliance with repair station procedures and release aircraft.Essential Job Functions:

Monitor Repair Station activities to ensure continual compliance
Interact and communicate with FAA Principal Maintenance and Avionics Inspectors and other FAA Representatives (DAR’s, DER’s, etc.).
Assist in the work processes and coordinate with multiple departments to promote efficiency and completing jobs on time.
Assist in coordinating Quality Control concerns between multiple departments.
Assist technicians with technical and or regulatory concerns
Assist with other processes/procedures to help ensure all required paperwork is completed in a professional and timely manner.
Help maintain open lines of communication between technicians, lead techs, departments, and other inspectors.
Help with solutions that ensure customers have received results that “Exceed their expectations,” but also meet all regulatory items.
Research aircraft maintenance records to determine the status of “time items” service bulletins and letters, Airworthiness Directives, special inspection requirements, overhaul and maintenance schedule requirements, etc.
Assist in airworthiness decisions based on FAA regulations, sound principles, good judgment, and high standards for the aviation industry.
Monitor repair station activities to ensure compliance with our Quality Control and Repair Station Manuals, Federal Aviation Regulations, and work safety concerns
Help coordinate the scheduling of Quality Control matters with all departments involved
Discuss issues with FAA personnel, manufacturers’ representatives, and or DAR’s as necessary for technical guidance, clarification of issues, determinations of airworthiness, etc.
Prepare Major Repair and Alteration forms, FAA Field Approvals, 8130-3 forms, POH/AFM revisions, POH supplements, weight and balance revisions, Instructions for Continued Airworthiness, and other required paperwork, as necessary
Review work order traveler on assigned aircraft for correct detail and timely completion
Prepare maintenance record entries for assigned aircraft (Logbook entries)
Perform inspection of various maintenance actions
Perform Critical Flight Safety (CFS) final inspections and in-progress inspections
Perform final reviews of completed work orders for accuracy and completion of all required data and signatures
Perform final release procedures for aircraft
Assist in resolving customer concerns with respect to quality control issues and or decisions.
Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending seminars and reviewing product trade publications
Willingness to work additional hour’s if/when necessary to ensure on time delivery of aircraft.
Other duties as assigned

Job Specific Requirements: Licenses:

A currently effective FAA Airframe and Power Plant License is mandatory.


Superior knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations pertinent to Repair Station operations, to include 14CFR Parts 1, 21, 23, 39, 43, 91, 135, and 145
Excellent familiarity with a wide variety of aircraft maintenance operations that preferably include interior and paint operations
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent organizational skills
Impeccable attention to detail
Impeccable customer relations skills
Computer literate, using MS Word and Excel, and Internet Usage
Knowledge of computer maintenance tracking systems, CAMP’s, AVTRAK, CESSCOM , etc.


Occasionally required to:
Stand, walk, sit, climb or balance, kneel, stoop, crouch or crawl
Talk or hear, reach with hands or arms, grasp or pull
Lift objects of up to 100 lbs.
Limited exposure to:
Outdoor weather conditions
Toxic or caustic chemicals
Loud noises
High or precarious places.


Ability to:
Read, to write, and speak English.
Analyze and interpret complex documents.
Respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints.
Write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on complex topics to top management, customers, and the general public.

Education and Experience:

Minimum five years’ experience in maintaining piston and turbine powered aircraft preferred
Previous experience as a lead technician or other supervisory role preferred
Previous experience as a Quality Control Inspector preferred
Inspection Authorization (IA) preferred

Job Type: Full-time

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