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Designated Inspector

Location: Anchorage

Company: Northern Air Maintenance Services, Inc.

Employment Type: Full Time

Region: Alaska

Job Category: Aviation, Maintenance

Publish Date: January 12, 2022

Company Description: Northern Air Maintenance Services, LLC (NAMS), headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska, is an FAA Part 145 Repair Station that provides aircraft maintenance, ground operations, inventory control, and other related support services for an oil company that flies to Kuparuk and Alpine. In addition to providing maintenance for three (3) DHC-8-400 (Q400) aircraft, NAMS provides all below wing services including baggage handling and screening, aircraft catering, aircraft marshaling, and passenger screening. NAMS employs over 70 people in Anchorage, Kuparuk, and Alpine to service the Q400, while also supporting the oil company with contract maintenance on DHC-6-300/400 Twin Otter and CASA 212-300 aircraft in Alpine.

Description:

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Northern Air Maintenance Services, Inc.

Northern Air Maintenance Services is looking for a Designated Inspector in Anchorage, Alaska. Relocation benefits available.

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Requirements:

COMPANY INFORMATION:

Northern Air Maintenance Services, LLC (NAMS), headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska, is an FAA Certified 14 CRF Part 145 Repair Station that is the sole maintenance provider for the fleet of three (3) DHC-8-400 (Q400) aircraft owned by the largest oil company operating in Alaska. NAMS provides aircraft maintenance, ground operations, inventory control, and other related support services for all flight operation from Anchorage to Kuparuk and Alpine.  In addition to providing services for three (3) DHC-8-400 (Q400) aircraft, NAMS provides all below wing services including baggage handling and screening, aircraft catering, aircraft ground operations, and passenger screening.  NAMS employs over 70 people in Anchorage, Kuparuk, and Alpine to service the Q400, while also supporting the oil company with contract maintenance on two (2) DHC-6-300/400 Twin Otter and one (1) CASA 212-300 aircraft maintained in Alpine, AK.

SUMMARY:

Designated Inspectors are responsible for performing preliminary, hidden-damage, in-process, and final inspections on civil aviation articles in accordance with the current technical data provided in the manufacturers’ instructions for continued airworthiness, Service Bulletins, Service Letters, Airworthiness Directives, government and industry standard practices, and other data acceptable to or approved by the FAA.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensuring that they are thoroughly familiar with the inspection methods, techniques, aids, tools and equipment used within their assigned area of responsibility.
  • Maintaining proficiency in using the inspection aids in their assigned area of responsibility.
  • Ensuring that tools and equipment, including inspection aids, used to perform inspections are in proper working order and the appropriate calibration information is affixed.
  • Understanding the current specifications involving inspection tolerances, limitations, and procedures established by the manufacturer of the article(s) being inspected.
  • Ensuring all inspections are properly performed and recorded, and all records are properly executed before final approval for return to service of articles maintained or altered by this repair station.
  • Ensuring and checking all paperwork associated with completed work orders for accuracy and completeness per the Northern Air Maintenance Services Repair Station Manual, prior to forwarding to Records.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Possess a High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
  • Valid Drivers License and clear driving record.
  • Possess a current and valid Airman Certificate with Airframe and Powerplant ratings
  • Has the appropriate experience as evidenced by employment history, training or certification to perform in the position assigned.
  • Documented training or experience with Q400 strongly preferred.
  • Is thoroughly familiar with the applicable 14 CFR Federal Aviation Regulations pertinent to Part 145.
  • Has experience with the industry inspection methods, techniques, practices aids, equipment and tools used for determining the airworthiness of aviation articles for returning those articles back to service.
  • Has an understanding of inspection tolerances, limitations and procedures established by manufacturers.
  • Has practical experience interpreting Airworthiness Directives and Manufacturer Service Bulletin compliance instructions.
  • Must be able to travel to other stations on the Alaska North Slope or travel for training.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test, background check and TSA security threat assessment.

LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS

  • Ability to read and understand government regulations (i.e. FAA regulations), aircraft service bulletins, general business documents, professional journals, contracts, etc.
  • Ability to interpret complex material such as government regulations or engineering data and translate into information that can be used by others (i.e. line or repair station mechanics).
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from senior leaders, managers, employees and outside agencies.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Primary environment is aircraft hangar or aircraft ramp.
  • Will work around stationary and moving aircraft, aircraft tools/parts, etc.
  • Will work outside in all weather conditions (heat, cold, rain, ice, snow, etc.)

COMPLIANCE

As part of the Company’s continuing efforts to prioritize the health and wellbeing of its employees and those it serves, the Company will require that the individual who fills this role be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious accommodation exempting the individual from the requirement.

The intent of this Description is to provide a representative summary of the major responsibilities performed and results expected by persons assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with a job. Incumbents may be required to perform other job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against based on disability