Aviation Safety Inspector(AW), Partial Program Manager, Powerplant

This position is closed. 10/21/2013 12:00:00 AM


Aviation Safety Inspector(AW), Partial Program Manager, Powerplant


Department Of Transportation


Federal Aviation Administration




$86,575.00 to $112,546.00 / Per Year


Monday, September 30, 2013 to Monday, October 21, 2013




Full Time - Permanent


1 vacancy - Miramar, FL


FAA Employees - AVS employees to include AMA-200 employees ONLY


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About the FAA         Employment Information

Business Component: Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, Southern Region, Flight Standards Division, South Florida Certificate Management Office-29

Additional Salary Information: Salary include locality pay of 20.79%

No Permanent Change of Station (PCS) payments are authorized.


  • U.S. Citizen

Department Of Transportation


Aviation Safety


The Aviation Safety Inspector (Maintenance) Part 121 is assigned a portion of the airworthiness program performing inspections, surveillance, and certification duties for air carriers, air operators, air agencies, airmen and designees. Has program responsibility to assure that assigned organizations meet Federal Aviation Regulations with respect to maintenance, preventive maintenance, and alteration programs. Assists in the establishment of work programs for inspection and surveillance. Under the general direction of the Supervisory Principal Inspector (Maintenance), accomplishes the following duties: Within assigned technical program, assures on a continuing basis that organizations are properly and adequately organized, staffed, and equipped; have and conduct an adequate training program, including an acceptable record keeping system; and have facilities and procedures that meet all regulatory requirements. Regularly visits the organization's stations and other offices to maintain contact with their management officials; coordinates with the principal inspector for correction of any deficiencies/discrepancies. Develops maintenance program requirements through participation on Maintenance Review Boards. Coordinates Minimum Equipment List (MEL) approvals with the principal operations inspector. Takes enforcement action in instances of noncompliance with the MEL. Is responsible for the conduct of enforcement investigations and preparation of final reports and recommendations on disposition. Performs or supervises the emergency suspension of certificates or cancellations of operations specifications. Conducts or directs the reexamination of certificated airmen or recertification of an operator or agency. Conducts investigations of public complaints, congressional inquiries, and aircraft incidents and accidents. Provides verbal and/or written technical assistance to legal counsel, testifies at court trials and formal hearings, and gives depositions. Coordinates with geographic inspectors for the accomplishment of nonroutine air carrier surveillance. Has responsibility for initial and ongoing certification of air carriers, aircraft, airmen, and air agencies. Makes recommendations on the appointment of designees. Evaluates requests to operate under conditions not previously specified in the maintenance portion of the operations specifications and approves or disapproves requests and provides additional conditions and limitations as needed. Provides guidance to the assigned air carrier in the development of required maintenance manuals and record keeping systems. Reviews and determines adequacy of manuals associated with the air carrier's maintenance programs and revisions thereto. Assures that manuals and revisions comply with regulatory requirements, prescribe safe practices, and furnish clear and specific instructions governing maintenance programs. Approves operations specifications and amendments thereto. Determines if the maintenance facilities being established or contract arrangements entered into by air carriers for the purpose of overhaul work, major repairs, alterations, and other maintenance are satisfactory. Reviews changes and negotiates with air carrier management to resolve problems. Determines if overhaul and inspection time limitations warrant revision. Evaluates an operator's proposed reliability programs for compliance with national policies. Advises operator of deficiencies and required changes. Approves/disapproves reliability programs. Determines if the air carrier's training program meets the requirements of the FARs, is compatible with the maintenance program, is properly organized and effectively conducted, and results in trained and competent personnel. Directs or participates in proving flight evaluations to determine compliance with the FARs. Recommends changes that will be required prior to approval.