I am recruiting for a Civil Aviation Authority based in Central Africa who is now seeking an A330/A350 or B777 Airworthiness Inspector for a period of between two and five years.
The role is to start as soon as possible.
As an Airworthiness Inspector, your primary function is to ensure that aircraft operators meet the requirements of regulations with respect to maintenance, preventative maintenance and alteration programmes.
You have program responsibility to assure that air operators meet the requirements of the Civil Aviation Regulations with respect to operations programs. You will be determining the need for and establish work programs for surveillance and inspection of air operators within manpower and budget limitations, to assure adherence to the applicable regulations.
Your main duties will include:
·* Make recommendations to your counterpart concerning approval or disapproval of operations specifications
·* Review and determine the adequacy of manuals associated with the carriers’ technical services programmes
* Evaluate new technical services facilities and review contract arrangements entered into by air carriers.
* Perform inspection and surveillance of the operators’ continuous airworthiness maintenance programmes; evaluate trends which indicate deterioration of maintenance programmes and suggest changes required to correct such trends.
* Participate in the investigation of accidents, incidents or violations and recommend to the counterpart appropriate action to be taken.
* Determine whether or not overhaul and inspection time limitations may be extended and suggest special conditions and limitations necessary for approval of such extensions; make recommendations to the counterpart concerning final approval.
The ideal candidate:
·MUST hold a valid A330/A350 or B777 airframe and powerplant or B1/B2 or equivalent license with a minimum 10 years’ maintenance experience on A330/A350 or B777.
·Should have a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a government airworthiness inspector from a recognized regulatory authority such as USA FAA, Transport Canada, an EASA Member State CAA, UK CAA, etc., dealing with the preparation and responsibility for implementation of rules, regulations, operating manuals and Airworthiness procedures deemed necessary for inspection and certification.
·Demonstrate knowledge of certification methods of aircraft, maintenance facilities, and airmen; aircraft maintenance reliability programmes; composites; structure repairs; basic and advanced aircraft accident investigation.
· Have a good command of oral and written English is essential.
A full job description is available on request.
·Work and residency visas will be applied for and funded by the end client (subject to the provision of a recent, clear criminal disclosure from the candidate’s resident country).
·30 days’ holiday per annum.
·Business class flight provided at the beginning and end of the contract, plus one mid-year economy flight home per annum.
·Local medical insurance and pension contributions will be provided.
If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please apply immediately.
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