Quality Assurance Specialist

Guardian Flight
Job Type: 
South Jordan

The Quality Assurance Specialist will perform
their duties and responsibilities listed below in support of the company's 14
CFR Part 135 Air Carrier Certificate. They will be expected to possess quality
assurance related attributes and 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 Specialist
will report directly to the Quality Assurance Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Develop and administer FAA Approved Aircraft Inspection Programs
(AAIP) and Minimum Equipment Lists (MEL) to include performing audits and

2. Develop and administer aircraft Master Inspection Lists (MIL)
compiling all inspection, scheduled maintenance, overhaul, and service life
limitation requirements in accordance with the aircraft and engine
manufacturer's technical source documents.

Generate aircraft Configuration Control Documents (CCD) by
performing aircraft records research and inputting the applicable data in the
aircraft Master Inspection Lists (MIL); 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.

4. Administer aircraft maintenance
tracking programs to include performing revisions and gap audits to manufacturer's
technical source documents and applying corrections as necessary.

5. Monitor new and recurring FAA
Airworthiness Directives and manufacturer's Service Bulletins; interpret and
disseminate complex technical data for proper corrective actions by field

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

7. Conform 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.

8. Administer aircraft Weight and Balance
program and Equipment Lists.

9. Audit aircraft maintenance records and
generate work scopes for aircraft major maintenance and modification events.

10. Perform technical and regulatory
oversight of major repairs and major alterations applied to company aircraft.

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

12. Assist field technicians interpreting
complex technical data and regulatory compliance matters.

13. Assist the Director of Maintenance in
support of fleet aircraft as directed.

14. Perform additional duties as assigned
by the Quality Assurance Manager.



1. High School Diploma, GED, or

2. FAA Airframe Powerplant License.

3. A minimum of 5 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. 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.

  • Ability
    to interpret, apply, and effectively communicate complex technical data
    and processes associated with aircraft maintenance and alterations.
  • 6. Self-motivated and detail oriented
    with a focus on quality, safety, and regulatory compliance.

    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.

  • Possess
    a strong work ethic, customer service skills, and the ability to
    communicate effectively both in writing and verbally.
  • Ability
    to work in a team environment with an eagerness to contribute to the
    overall success of the Maintenance department and the Company.
  • 12.
    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.


    1. Bachelor degree in Aviation
    Management, Maintenance or Technology or a related field or equivalent
    combination of education and experience.

    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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