POSITIONSUMMARY: The HelicopterInspector reports to the CH-47 Quality Supervisor and is responsible for performinginspections on CH-47 series aircraft as required; performs functions as aDesignated Inspector and operates in compliance with company safety practicesand performs other duties as assigned. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES1.Ensures that all inspections areproperly performed on completed work and the proper inspection records, reportsand forms are properly executed prior to releasing the product for Return toService. 2.Ensures that current pertinent AircraftManufacturers technical data or US Army Technical Manuals are used asappropriate for work being accomplished.3.Ensures that tools and precision testequipment used on work being accomplished has a current calibration label, ifthe tool or test equipment requires calibration.4.Ensures that no defective,unserviceable, or non-airworthy parts are installed on or in aircraft,components or articles released for Return to Service. Ensures that rejectedand unserviceable parts are handled in such a way as to prevent their reuse.5.Submits reports of defects of non-airworthycondition in accordance with Boeing requirements and/or US Army regulations.6.Conducts the preliminary, hidden damage,in process, and final inspection of all articles processed in relation to workbeing accomplished and records inspection results.7.Ensures that all equipment/componentsremoved for repair and/or to gain access are properly documented, tagged andidentified on the appropriate forms. 8.Ensures continuity of inspection;assuring completion of required inspections when personnel, shift, orassignment changes occur.9.Be thoroughly familiar with allinspection methods, techniques and practices used in area of responsibility todetermine the quality of airworthiness of an article undergoing maintenance,repair or alteration.10.Shall contact the Quality Supervisor shouldthere be any conflicts with other designated inspectors related to the releasefor return to service of airframe and the component parts thereof. 11.Ensures that appropriate maintenancemanual repair and inspection procedures, service bulletins and letters andother data as appropriate for work being accomplished are included as part ofthe work order.12.Ensures that the work order discrepancycorrective action is adequate for the work accomplished and that preliminaryinspections are accomplished on applicable articles.13.Shall not perform inspections on anyinstallations in which he has performed work.14.Inspect all Avionics work that requires thequalification of an airframe/power plant mechanic, such as maintenance of itemsor equipment not covered by radio and instrument ratings, for example: airframe structures, airframe electricalwiring, weight and balance, component replacement etc.15.Shall ensure that parts/components asreceived from the parts department are accompanied by proper identification andtraceability.Qualifications: To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential dutysatisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made toenable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Experience:Must have at least 15 years of experience in all phases of H-47 helicoptermaintenance and systems troubleshooting, including 10 years of prior H-47Technical Inspector experience. Must be an expert in the use of ULLS-A(E), US Army Technical Manuals/IETMs, TechnicalBulletins, DA 2408 series forms and records, and DA PAM 738-751, US Army weightand balance certified.LanguageSkills:Ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional journals, technicalprocedures, or government/military regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and proceduremanuals. Ability to effectively presentinformation and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, andthe general public.MathematicalSkills:Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as torque requirements, proportions,TBO calculations, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. ReasoningAbility:Ability to solve practical problems and deal with an assortment of variables insituations where limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a varietyof instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.ComputerSkills:To perform this job successfully an individual must be competent in usingMicrosoft Office software, as well as US Army specific applications. Proficient in AWBS weight and balanceprogram. Other Skillsand Abilities: Ability to workeffectively with others and contribute in a team environment. Must be able to perform independently whenrequired and make decisions based on available information combined withexperience.PhysicalDemands:While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required touse hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to sit,walk, talk, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crawl or hear. The employee is occasionally required tostand and stoop or crouch. The employeemust occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by thisjob include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception andability to adjust focus.WorkEnvironment:While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently exposed towet or humid conditions, outdoor weather conditions such as extreme cold andheat, work near moving mechanical parts and vibration and work in high,precarious places. Occasionally exposedto fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and work withexplosives. The noise level in the workenvironment falls within acceptable limits of OSHA guidelines.