• Inspector Lead

    Location US-FL-Lake City
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    Position Type
    Full Time - Direct
  • Overview

    The Lead Inspector is directly responsible to the Chief Inspector for the performance of the inspection team assigned. The duties and responsibilities of the Lead Inspector may be delegated to any assistant deemed qualified. However, such delegation does not relieve the Lead Inspector of the overall responsibility.


    1. Supervise and direct the activities of all personnel assigned to him, ensuring all inspections are properly completed in compliance with established policies and procedures and the corresponding inspection records, reports, and forms are properly executed prior to releasing products for return to service.
    2. Perform technical research as required determining status/compliance of aircraft components/systems with latest revisions.
    3. Serve as a primary inspector, exercising final authority in the release of aircraft and components.
    4. Ensure all inspection tools are maintained in accordance with current specifications and calibrations as required, assuring proper records are prepared and maintained.
    5. Serve as a contact point in order to resolve disputes pertaining to production and provide related assistance and counsel as needed.
    6. Assure all applicable records and reports are compiled and maintained as required by FAR's, company policy/directives, and customer-required policy and procedures.
    7. Schedule inspections of aircraft and associated components.
    8. Coordinating with other departments in establishing and maintaining time limits and specifications for all time controlled inspection and overhauls. Maintain standards and records of licenses and qualifications of inspection personnel assigned.


    1. High School Diploma or equivalent.
    2. FAA Airframe and Powerplant License
    3. Must be have excellent communication skills and be able to interact with a wide variety of people.
    4. Thorough understanding of FAA parts 21, 23, 43, 65, 121, 125, and 145.
    5. Five (5)years minimum of experience as a mechanic, 50% of which must be as a floor mechanic and at least one (1) year of experience as an inspector on large commercial aircraft.
    6. Must have the ability to lead people and accept responsibility.
    7. Read, write and understand the English language.


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