The NDT Inspection Manager is directly responsible for the overall operation of the NDT department. The NDT Inspection Manager is responsible for creating and maintaining a safe work environment, assuring compliance with regulatory requirements, and managing costs/labor budgets.
1. Direct, plan and manage the daily operations of the NDT department and ensure adequate coverage of all applicable projects is maintained.
2. Develop and maintain NDT processes, procedures, and polices.
3. Maintain qualification as a HAECO designated Instructor. Assist in the development of and deliver training courses for all HAECO Inspectors assigned to NDT.
4. Maintain the facilities and tooling assigned to the NDT department in a serviceable condition and recommend changes/upgrades as necessary.
5. Evaluate and develop Inspectors assigned to NDT.
6. Resolve disputes pertaining to production issues related to quality and compliance.
7. Ensure adequate NDT qualified manpower coverage is available during all stages of maintenance.
8. Assure proper training is afforded to NDT personnel and only qualified NDT Inspectors are assigned to perform inspections.
9. Responsible for the NDT Trainee Program.
10. Responsible for all work performed by NDT personnel.
11. Investigate, validate, and develop root cause analysis based on corrective actions for all late finds, internal, and external audit findings associated with NDT personnel.
12. Assure all aircraft work document errors for assigned Inspectors are corrected in timely manner.
13. Follow all applicable specifications to accomplish a specific task.
14. Maintain a clean and safe working environment.
15. Ensure self and department follow all safety procedures and specifications.
16. Execute all required paperwork in connection with assigned normal duties.
17. Support subordinates in the performance of their job assignments through coaching, counseling, and guidance.
18. Administer disciplinary action as required.
19. Correct time keeping errors for assigned personnel.
20. Manage operations in the most effective manner, eliminating waste, and improving productivity.
21. Be authorized to act on behalf of the repair station.
High School diploma or equivalent.
FAA Airframe and Powerplant certificate.
Level II certified per SNT-TC-1A or NAS 410 in the following forms of non-destructive testing: Magnetic Particle, Dye Penetrant, Ultrasonic, Eddy Current, and Radiographic inspection.
Capable of appointment for certification to company Level III within 12 months of employment with the additional required training.
Seven (7) or more years experience as a mechanic or inspector on heavy transport category aircraft.
Three (3) or more years NDT supervisory experience with a FAR 121 Air Carrier, FAR 145 Repair Station or equiviliant time working as a Air Carrier Representative at an MRO.
Must have a valid driver's license.
A thorough understanding of FAR parts 21, 39, 43, 65, 91, 121, 125, and 145.
Intermediate computer skills.
Must be able to communicate effectively and have leadership experience / sound leadership skills.
Must have strong planning skills and the ability to effectively manage personnel in peak workload situations.
Must be able to communicate effectively and have leadership experience and sound leadership skills.
Language (read, write, speak, and understand English)
Intermediate computer skills..
Certified ASNT Level III in Magnetic Particle, Dye Penetrant, Ultrasonic, Eddy Current, or Radiographic inspection.