Chief Inspector Aircraft Maintenance Jobs in Washington, DC at Total Aviation Staffing, LLC

Title: Chief Inspector Aircraft Maintenance

Company: Total Aviation Staffing, LLC

Location: Washington, DC

We are seeking self-motivated, safe, positive, enthusiastic, and goal-oriented individuals for an immediate opening as a Chief Inspector of Aircraft Maintenance.
Our client has a premier network of FBOs in North America. Headquartered in Charleston, SC with roots going back to its first FBO in 1932.
They are a world-class aviation services company and leader in aviation services and airport management. Their goal is to Build customer loyalty one experience at a time.

What Is In It For You
Salary: $85,000-$95,000 depending on relevant industry experience.
Benefits: Paid (individual) health insurance, life, and disability insurance, and paid vacation and sick time.
Relocation: Open to paying relocation costs.

A Day In The Life of a Chief Inspector Aircraft Maintenance
The Chief Inspector develops, implements, and monitors the inspection program for both the Part 135 Air Carrier and the Part 145 Repair Station Certificates to ensure that the maintenance of aircraft and associated equipment conforms to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations and manufacturers’ specifications.
Possesses the final authority to release airframes, engines, propellers, appliances, and emergency equipment to service. Works closely with all maintenance staff to ensure adherence to all standards, policies, and procedures and serves as a liaison with local FAA. Reports to the Director of Maintenance related to Part 135 Air Carrier responsibilities and to the VP/GM of Aircraft Maintenance related to Part 145 Repair Station responsibilities.


Supervise and direct personnel assigned to Quality Control including personnel delegated inspection functions.
Provide inspection coverage as specified by the task being performed, to ensure the task is properly completed.
Final review of paperwork for completeness. Ensure that appropriate entries are made in permanent maintenance records and that only authorized signatures are used for airworthiness release and log book entries
Maintain in current status documents and log book entries, technical information necessary to perform maintenance, preventative maintenance and alterations.
Maintain in current status, pertinent FAR’s, FAA Advisory Circulars, FAA Type Certificate Data Sheets for Aircraft, Engines and Propellers and FAA Airworthiness Directives.
Change and revise as necessary the Part 135 maintenance manual system and the Part 145 RSQCM. Changes will be coordinated with the Director of Maintenance and VP of Maintenance respectively.
Maintains calibration records for precision tool/test equipment and ensures that this equipment is calibrated within the specified frequency. This includes precision equipment owned by technicians and inspection personnel.
Oversee Inspection of incoming material, parts, components and appliances. Ensures proper identification, storage/protection, segregation of serviceable, un-repairable and rejected items, and proper tags/identifications.
Monitor aircraft discrepancy records to ascertain that corrective action has been taken on all mechanical irregularities listed by the pilot, in accordance with procedures specified in manual.
Submit reports of defects or un-airworthy conditions to the FAA if warranted.
Ensure proper execution of the prescribed FAA forms for major repair or major alteration.
Assist any authorized representative of the FAA in conducting an inspection of company operated aircraft or company facilities.
Ensure ExcelAire Services aircraft flight logs (form 002) are in current form and on board aircraft.
Oversees the quality of the work performed on company aircraft by outside vendors
Maintains weight and balance records. Re-weighs or makes arrangements to re-weigh all multi engine aircraft every 36 calendar months
Will initiate any changes found necessary in the maintenance inspection program and its policies and procedures to ensure compliance by analysis and surveillance
Gather and record data sufficient to monitor the performance reliability of the aircraft, components, accessories and appliances
When utilizing the MEL, the Chief Inspector is responsible for noting deferred item on existing MEL Control Log (form 010)
Designated under the Director of Maintenance to self conform an aircraft to Part 135 standards within the guidelines of the manual.
Is the main representative to the FAA on day to day part 135 and 145 issues
Authorizes deferred maintenance items to the MEL. Authorizes special flight permits when required for aircraft on CAMP
Authorized to change and sign part 135 and 145 operation specifications
Authorizes and audits contracted vendors working on ExcelAire aircraft including internal audits
Reviews and approves/records persons performing RII functions for 135 aircraft
Administer all computer maintenance tracking programs
Ensure ExcelAire Services compliance form (001) are current and onboard the aircraft
Develop and maintain all required part 135 and 145 manuals including the development of forms as necessary
Oversee the complete record keeping associated with the training program, including the scheduling and compliance with computer based training
Performs self evaluation of repair station when adding aircraft to the capabilities list
Compiling and reviewing information for the 135 CASS
Establish procedures for all air carrier aircraft worked on by the repair station
Responsible for developing part 135 aircraft MEL’s for approval by the FAA
Responsible for developing Maintenance / Inspection Programs for 10 or more aircraft
Collaborate on, support and implement the initiatives and directives of senior management
Interface effectively with customers external and internal, including flight crews, charter coordinators, accounting and senior management
Assist the Director of Maintenance as requested.


Basic reading, writing and arithmetic skills
High school diploma, college education preferred
Must have A&P/IA-FAA certification
Must be knowledgeable of the applicable Manufacturers maintenance manual, company operations specifications, FAR’s and applicable portions of the company operations and maintenance manuals
Computer literate in MS Office, with the ability to learn new software as required
Professional verbal/written communication skills required.
Must pass all conducted drug/alcohol screens, background and security checks and prove eligibility for employment in the United States.
Excellent listening and problem solving skills
Ability to work as part of a team or independently
Ability to effectively communicate and present information
Ability to multitask
Ability to act under pressure and be adaptable to change on a constant basis

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