Position: –Aircraft Maintenance Quality Assurance Manager
Type of Position: – Permanent, Full-time
Location: – Oakland, California
Tel – NO PHONE CALLS
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
The Quality Assurance Manager reports directly to the Managing Member/Chief Operating Officer. The Quality Assurance Manager shall keep the Director of Maintenance and the Company President informed of all Inspection Department issues. The Quality Assurance Manager ensures that inspectors assigned to the Inspection Department maintain high standards of workmanship, diligent inspections, adhere to manufacturer’s maintenance manuals and other approved FAA data. The Quality Assurance Manager shall maintain a current Airframe and Powerplant certificate.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
- erforms as the administrative head of the Inspection Department.
- Oversees and administers the return to service process for company aircraft.
- Manages the personnel, facilities, equipment, and tools necessary to attain the goals established for quality assurance.
- Directs the establishment of department work standards, qualifications, procedures, and authorizations.
- Ensures that all inspections to company aircraft have been accomplished properly and the required maintenance records have been completed properly prior to approving any aircraft for return to service.
- Ensures that all Required Inspection Items (RII) have been inspected, all Airworthiness Directives have been accomplished and each has been properly recorded prior to any item of work being authorized for return to service.
- Reviews and audits Airworthiness Release authority and Required Inspection Item authority for those who apply for and meet the company requirements for such authority.
- Audits the daily aircraft records and component tracking system in conformance with FAA regulations, company policies and procedures.
- Issues the Special Flight Permits in accordance with chapter I of this manual, when required.
- As appropriate manage, maintain and interpret the Engine Condition Monitoring Program for each engine type using an approved ECM Program.
- Ensures that adequate inspection aids, special tools and equipment are available, inspected, and maintained in a serviceable condition.
- Responsible for the CASS program, meetings, audits and performance and effectiveness of the overall maintenance program and correction of any deficiency in that program.
- Establish and administer an adequate training program for maintenance, inspection and receiving personnel.
- Establish and administer the daily aircraft records and component tracking system in conformance with FAA regulations, company policies and procedures.
- Monitors time limitations and specifications of all time and cycle-controlled inspections, special inspections, replacement of parts and overhauls as contained in the Aircraft maintenance manuals and relevant tech publications.
- Ensures that maintenance providers have been audited and approved per chapter H of this manual.
- Maintains an approved Maintenance Provider List containing vendor contact information, qualifications, training and RII status, Drug and Alcohol policy information and for Approved 145 Repair Stations and maintenance vendors.
- Manages/tracks all inspection tools and the calibration program of precision test equipment and maintains a record system of those checks.
- Ensures through internal audits there is a current file of pertinent FAA data (Airworthiness Directives, TC Data Sheets, appropriate Federal Aviation Regulations, Service Bulletins manufacturer’s maintenance manuals, etc.) on hand in order to maintain company aircraft in a continuing airworthy condition.
- Provides the research and prepares documentation for the Director of Maintenance, for submission to the FAA for extensions to aircraft, power plants and component overhaul and inspection times.
- Ensures company personnel comply with this manual’s inspection standards, Operations Specifications, Federal Aviation Regulations, procedures recommended by the manufacturer and other data approved by the Administrator (FAA).
- Ensures that Major Repair and Alteration, FAA Form 337 is prepared whenever major repairs or alterations are accomplished.
- Prepares and submits required reports to the FAA including documentation to prove Part 135 conformity.
Education & Experience:
- FAA Airframe and Powerplant license
- Minimum 10 years of experience in Part 135 /145 turbine powered aircraft operations
- Minimum of 5 years maintenance supervisory experience
- Experience in a 10 or more seat Part 135 operation
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Highly knowledgeable in company manuals, Federal Aviation Regulations, Operations Specifications, aircraft flight manuals. Direct experience in maintaining accurate and timely revisions of all technical publications, maintenance manuals, and company maintenance policies
- Strong knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations and other federal, state and local regulations that affect maintenance of an aircraft.
- Prior experience working with local FSDO’s
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Excellent computer skills with a solid knowledge of all Microsoft Office programs such as Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
- Ability to be flexible with unpredictable work schedule dictated by the constantly changing flight schedule and unscheduled maintenance demands
- The ability to travel to off-site to conduct vendor audits and training on PCJ GMM requirements.
- Physical Demands & Working Conditions
- Intermittent physical activity including bending, reaching and prolonged periods of sitting.
- Ability to occasionally lift 20 pounds vertically through 4 feet and maneuver that load at arm’s length.
Why Work at Pacific Coast Jet?
It’s an exciting time for Pacific Coast Jet! As we continue to grow, we strive to remain adaptable, motivated and responsive to our employees. We pride ourselves on being customer-focused while maintaining open communication with our staff. The world of private aviation is an incredible area in which to work, and we continuously strive to ensure our organization remains dynamic and on the cutting edge of the industry. We are very proud of where we are today and look forward to what the future holds for the company. Our team is our most important and greatest asset, and we could not accomplish what we do every day without our employees. Here are a few specific benefits that PCJ team members experience:
- Paid vacation & sick time
- Health, dental and vision insurance offered
- 401k Plan offered
- Flex Spending Account with employer match
- Paid holidays off
- Competitive compensation
Why Work at Pacific Coast Jet?
It’s an exciting time for Pacific Coast Jet! As we continue to grow, we strive to remain as adaptable, motivated and responsive to our new employees as we are to our customers. We pride ourselves on being customer-focused while maintaining open communication with our staff. The world of charter aviation is an exciting area in which to work, and we’ll continue working to ensure our organization remains dynamic and on the cutting edge.
We’re continuously transforming the way we operate in order to improve our services. Our employees and partners have continued to meet the challenges of our field and excel. We are very proud of where we are today, and excited about where we are headed. Our team is our most important and greatest asset. We could not accomplish what we do every day without our employees.
PCJ is seeking a full-time Citation 525 Captain in Oakland, CA. Our fleet of 7 CJ2’s/CJ3’s/CJ1+ will be flown part 91 for the owners, and part 135 for charter. Estimated flying will average 40-60 hours per month.
**This is not a commutable position, and relocation assistance is not being considered** All of our aircraft are located at OAK, and our ideal candidate should be no more than a 2 hour drive from the Oakland airport. Jet time is preferred, and we are seeking someone who has excellent customer service skills for VIP clientele.
Here are a few specific benefits PCJ team members experience:
• Health, Dental and Vision insurance
• 401k plan
• Flex Spending Account with employer matching
• 8 hard days off per month, paid vacation and sick time
• Competitive compensation
250+ hours PIC in Citation 525 type (C525)
1500+ hours PIC multi-engine time
3000+ minimum total hours
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