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Aviation Safety Inspector - Denali CMO (Air Carrier Maintenance)

Company: US Department of Transportation
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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Summary

Aviation Safety Inspectors in this specialty (Air Carrier Maintenance) apply knowledge and skills typically acquired as repairman of aircraft, aircraft parts, or avionics equipment to develop and administer regulations and safety standards pertaining to the airworthiness and maintenance of aircraft and related equipment.

This vacancy announcement is for the Denali Certificate Management Office (CMO).

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Responsibilities

Candidate must complete an extensive training program to include formal and on-the-job training up to and possibly 24 months regardless of grade level.

Aviation Safety Inspectors (Airworthiness) apply knowledge and skills typically acquired as repairmen of aircraft and aircraft parts or avionics equipment to develop and administer regulations and safety standards pertaining to the airworthiness and maintenance of aircraft and related equipment. They engage primarily in the following types of assignments:

  • Evaluating mechanics and repair facilities for initial certification and continuing adequacy;
  • Evaluating the mechanic's training program;
  • Inspecting aircraft and related equipment for airworthiness; and
  • Evaluating the maintenance aspects of programs of air carriers and similar commercial operations. The evaluations may include the adequacy of maintenance facilities, equipment and procedures; the competence of employees; the adequacy of the program or schedule for periodic maintenance and overhauls; and the airworthiness of the aircraft.

Safety Inspectors (Airworthiness) may perform a variety of other inspections, investigations and advisory duties however, the primary requirement for positions in this specialty is knowledge and skill pertaining to the maintenance and airworthiness of aircraft.

Inspectors are required to travel frequently and to occasionally work irregular duty hours.

Travel Required

75% or less - The job may require up to 75% travel.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

FG12

  • Job family (Series)

1825 Aviation Safety

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Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • FAA Mechanic Certificate with airframe and power plant ratings.
  • Front and back of your mechanic certificate is required.
  • Veterans' preference documents must be uploaded/submitted with application.
  • Include FAR part number in your resume work history.
  • Include aircraft names in your resume work history.

Qualifications

OPM Qualifications Standard for Aviation Safety Series, FG-1825 Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

  • Not more than two separate incidents involving Federal Aviation regulations violations in the last 5 years;
  • Valid State driver`s license;
  • Fluency in the English language;
  • No chemical dependencies or drug abuse that could interfere with job performance; and
  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Aviation Safety Inspector positions have job-related medical requirements. When applicable, applicants MUST meet job-related medical requirements which will be assessed and validated during the pre-employment process.

Medical Requirements: Applicants must be physically able to perform the duties of the Aviation Safety Inspector position in a safe and efficient manner, with or without a reasonable accommodation. The minimum medical requirements include the following requirements:

  • Have good distant vision in each eye and be able to read, without strain, printed materials the size of typewritten characters (glasses and contact lenses permitted);

  • Have the ability to hear the conversational voice (hearing aid permitted); and

  • Not have any physical condition that would cause them to be a hazard to themselves or others that would interfere with their ability to fly as passengers in a variety of aircraft.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To qualify for this position you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower level. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. Applicants should include examples of specialized experience in their work history.

Specialized experience at the FG-12 grade level involves a wide range of assignments or a few highly complex assignments, requiring planning and organization, setting priorities without clear or specific guidelines such as duties as a Manager above General Foreman/Supervisory Inspector for a Title 14 CFR Part 121, or 135 operator. Work at this level is typically reviewed only to assess the impact on overall organizational objectives.

Specialized experience at the FG-11 grade level involves assignments with a broad scope of responsibility, more variety, and less clear guidelines such as duties as a Supervisory Inspector for a Part 145 repair station or a Shift Manager for a Part 121 operator. Work at this level is typically subject to review to assure compliance with organization policies or regulations, and specific guidelines to ensure compliance with organization policies or regulations.

Specialized experience at the FG-09 grade level work involves assignments involving familiar aircraft, facilities, and equipment such as duties as an Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor or a Maintenance Controller for a Part 135 (Ten or more) operator. Work at this level is typically subject to review and specific guidelines to ensure compliance with instructions.

In addition, applicants MUST meet all of the following:

  • Experience involving the maintenance and repair of airframes, power plants, and systems of multi-engine aircraft of more than 12,500 pounds maximum certificated takeoff weight maintained under an airworthiness maintenance and inspection program;

  • Aircraft maintenance experience in a repair station; air carrier or airline repair facility; military repair facility; or local, state, or Federal governmental agency;

  • Experience involving the maintenance and repair of airframes, power plants, and aircraft systems with responsibility for certifying airworthiness;

  • Aircraft maintenance work experience within the last 3 years; and

  • FAA Mechanic Certificate with airframe and power plant ratings.

Education

A positive education experience is not required for this position.

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Keywords: US Department of Transportation, Anchorage , Aviation Safety Inspector - Denali CMO (Air Carrier Maintenance), Other , Anchorage, Alaska

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