Quality Assurance Manager

Company: 
Guardian Flight
Category: 
Maintenance
Job Type: 
Permanent
City: 
South Jordan
State: 
Utah
Country: 
USA

The
Quality Assurance Manager (QAM) is
responsible for the overall regulatory compliance of all company aircraft in
support of the company's 14 CFR Part 135 Air Carrier Certificate. The QAM will manage
all Quality Assurance department personnel to ensure the effective and timely
completion of all tasks and projects. The QAM must possess extensive knowledge
of 14 CFR regulations applicable to aircraft maintenance, alterations, and air
carrier operations. They will be expected to possess quality assurance related attributes
with the ability to focus on the minute details of complex technical matters
and the associated technical data; and have the experience and knowledge necessary
to apply the appropriate standards ensuring company aircraft are maintained and
modified in accordance with the appropriate data and applicable regulatory
requirements. The Quality Assurance Manager will report directly to the Director
of Maintenance.

Management and Oversight
Functions:

1.
Performing
oversight of all Quality Assurance department personnel and their related duties
and responsibilities which include;

#216; Developing and
administering FAA Approved Aircraft Inspection Programs (AAIP) and Minimum
Equipment Lists (MEL) to include performing audits and revisions.

#216; Developing and administering aircraft Master Requirements Lists (MRL)
compiling all inspection, scheduled maintenance, overhaul, and service life
limitation requirements in accordance with the aircraft and engine manufacturer's
technical source documents.

#216; Generating aircraft
Configuration Control Documents (CCD) by performing aircraft records research
and inputting the applicable data in the aircraft Master Requirements Lists (MRL); and maintaining
the CCD current by updating applicable sections when new requirements have been
published as source documents are revised and when the aircraft configuration
has been altered by modifications and equipment changes.

#216; Administering aircraft maintenance technical
database programs to include performing revisions and gap audits to
manufacturer's technical source documents and applying corrections as
necessary.

#216; Monitoring new and recurring FAA
Airworthiness Directives and manufacturer's Service Bulletins; interpreting and
disseminating complex technical data for proper corrective actions by field
technicians.

#216; Performing aircraft acceptance
inspections after heavy maintenance and modification work scopes; verifying
conformity of alterations on new and refurbished aircraft completed for EMS
operational configurations to FAA approved design data.

#216; Conforming aircraft to certification
and operational regulatory requirements generating conformity substantiating
document packages in order to obtain FAA approval for adding aircraft to
company's FAR part 135 air carrier certificates.

#216; Administering aircraft Weight and
Balance program and Equipment Lists.

#216; Auditing aircraft maintenance
records and generate work scopes for aircraft major maintenance and
modification events.

#216; Performing technical and regulatory
oversight of major repairs and major alterations applied to company aircraft.

#216; Assist the Records Department by reviewing
aircraft return to service supporting documentation, parts certification
documents, and major repair and alterations documentation for compliance with
applicable regulatory requirements.

#216; Assisting field technicians
interpreting complex technical data and regulatory compliance matters.

2.
Managing
the Maintenance Control component of the Quality Assurance department and the associated
personnel.

3.
Managing
the aircraft technical database program to include audits of fleet aircraft and
applying functional enhancement to the program.

4.
Acting
as the Quality Assurance department process owner for the company Safety
Management System functions.

5.
Assisting
the Director of Maintenance with reports and data in support of fleet aircraft needs
as directed.

6.
Performing
additional duties as assigned by the Director of Maintenance.

Requirements: 

Minimum Qualifications:

1.
High
School Diploma, GED, or equivalent.

2.
FAA
Airframe Powerplant License.

3.
A
minimum of 5 years' relevant experience with a 14 CFR Part 135 air carrier and/or
Part 145 certified repair station preferably in a quality assurance or
technical support role.

4.
Experience
in rotary wing and airplane operations (preferred) with exposure to Airbus AS350,
EC130 rotorcraft; Beechcraft King Air and Pilatus PC12 series turboprop
aircraft; and Learjet 45 series turbojet airplanes highly desirable.

5.
Self-motivated
and detail oriented person with a focus on quality, safety, and regulatory
compliance.

  • Possess a strong work ethic, customer
    service skills, and the ability to communicate effectively both in writing
    and verbally.
  • 7.
    Possess
    honesty, integrity and a commitment to safety and regulatory compliance.

    8.
    Possess
    excellent listening, verbal and written communication and problem solving
    skills.

    9.
    Ability
    to work in a rapidly evolving and dynamic environment.

  • Ability to work in a team
    environment with an eagerness to contribute to the overall success of the
    Maintenance department and the Company.
  • Ability to interpret, apply, and
    effectively communicate complex technical data and processes associated
    with aircraft maintenance and alterations.
  • 12.
    Ability
    to manage personnel effectively with a servant style of leadership.

    13. Must be proficient in a dynamic
    computerized working environment performing administrative tasks using Microsoft
    Office Suite programs, web-based maintenance management programs, and
    Enterprise Recourse Planning (ERP) systems.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    1.
    Bachelor
    degree in Aviation Management, Maintenance or Technology or a related field.

    2.
    FAA
    Airframe Powerplant License with Inspection Authorization.

    3.
    A
    minimum of 10 years' relevant experience with a 14 CFR Part 135 air carrier or
    Part 145 certified repair station preferably in a quality assurance or
    technical support role.

    4.
    Extensive
    hands-on experience performing maintenance and alterations on Airbus AS350, EC130
    and EC135 rotorcraft; and Beechcraft King Air and Pilatus PC12 series turboprop
    aircraft; and Learjet 45 series turbojet airplanes highly desirable.

    5.
    Extensive
    experience working with FAA Aircraft Safety Inspectors for applying major
    alterations on aircraft certificated under 14 CFR parts 23, 25 and 27.

    6.
    Experience
    processing aircraft documents packages for FAA conformity inspections for
    adding aircraft to an air carrier certificate.

    7.
    Experience
    developing and administering FAA Approved Aircraft Inspection Programs (AAIP) and
    Minimum Equipment Lists (MEL).

    Guardian Flight is an equal opportunity
    employer and as such, affirms in policy and practice to recruit, hire, train
    and promote, in all job classifications without regard to race, color,
    religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,
    disability status or status as a protected veteran.

    Reasonable accommodation will be provided
    for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job
    application procedures. We believe that diversity lends a regional, national,
    and global advantage to the clients we serve. Our workforce consists of dynamic
    individuals, with a range of backgrounds, talents, and skills.

    First posted: 
    9/17/2019 8:44:06 PM

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