Airworthiness Certification Inspector A&P

Date: Jul 9, 2024

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Airworthiness Certification Inspector A&P in  GAC Savannah

Unique Skills:

Airframe and Powerplant license required.



Education and Experience Requirements

High School Diploma or GED required. 7 years aircraft inspection experience to include 3 years inspection experience on large or mid-size aircraft (or same type and complexity as GAC aircraft). A&P (FAA Airframe and Powerplant) license required. ASQ certificate (American Society for Quality) preferred. Other Inspection Authorization (IA) preferred. Other DAR/DMIR/ODAR/ODA-Unit Member in good-standing preferred.

Position Purpose:

Performs airworthiness and certification inspections in a timely manner to ensure aircraft and/or component airworthiness. Physically inspects aircraft, components, and reviews related documentation to ensure workmanship meets acceptable standards of quality and customer aircraft/components are returned to service in an airworthy condition with all required. documentation properly completed and filed. As an ODA Inspection Authorized Representative (IAR) or FAA Designee, works as a part of Quality Control/Assurance team assuring aircraft/components are in compliance to FAA/ODA requirements.

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. Performs inspection and airworthiness inspection duties utilizing accepted/approved data including QC/QA procedures, instructions, and other related documents. Conducts first article inspections to ensure compliance with FAA and/or ODA approved procedures and ensures all associated records are completed .
  2. Performs inspections and certifies acft/component as airworthy prior to delivery and Return to Service .
  3. Completes inspections of aircraft, engine, and component repairs and alterations to ensure conformity to FAA approved/acceptable data .
  4. Coordinates mechanical, electrical and inspection requirements on aircraft during maintenance or outfitting .
  5. Coordinates throughout assigned jobs with RTS to ensure accurate aircraft records are produced in a timely manner .
  6. Ensures aircraft/components are airworthy prior to any flight activities .
  7. Issuance of FAA 8130-3 Forms in accordance with FAA/ODA requirements for authorized functions and activities to include conformity, prototype, export, and 14 CFR Part 43 Return to Service activities .
  8. Performs certification inspections to type design requirements in support of acft/component certification .
  9. Monitors repair station compliance to the requirements of 14 CFR Part 145 and the FAA accepted site Repair Station and QC Manuals .
  10. Develops and approves acft log book entries relating to acft configuration and installations .
  11. Performs FAA acft/component certification activities as an IAR .
  12. Manages Product/Article certification activities .
  13. Provides technical support to inspection personnel supporting FAA and/or ODA documented requirements .
  14. Supports coordination of inspection workloads .

Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:
  1. Competent in use of all job related tools and equipment.
  2. Proficient in blueprint/drawing reading, use/interpretation of Maintenance Manuals, CMP, ADTS, Travelers, Customer Bulletins, Airworthiness Directives, test specifications and other manufacturing/inspection related documentation.
  3. Must possess working knowledge and application of Quality Assurance or Quality Control systems and methodologies.
  4. Must possess a verifiable working knowledge of FAA Regulations, Orders, and other guidance pertinent to issuance of export airworthiness approvals & conformity determination as defined in FAA Order 8100.8D Appendix A (as revised) and 8100.15 (as revised).
  5. Able to complete FAA/ODA initial/recurrent designee training within established timeframe to include obtaining a passing certificate as part of IAR application process.
  6. Must be capable of obtaining IAR designee appointment within established timeframe depending on Airworthiness and Conformity function code(s) required. for position.
  7. Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 221042

Category: Quality Assurance

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 10/31/2024 


Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.



Gulfstream does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position, unless the applicant is a currently sponsored Gulfstream employee.


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