about 1 year ago
What does a Quality Assurance Auditor do for Allegiant?
Responsible to the Senior Quality Manager for ensuring Allegiant Air’s continued compliance with 14 CFR 121.373 and Continuing Airworthiness Maintenance Program through regular auditing of internal maintenance processes, contract repair and overhaul agencies,
as well as ensuring fuel storage and delivery vendors comply with industry and FAA requirements.
What are some of the responsibilities of a Quality Assurance Auditor?
* Prepare and schedule audit details and travel plans with a cost effective approach, while maintaining an efficient schedule to meet the needs of the company.
* Effectively understand and evaluate varied and complex vendor maintenance and fuel storage and delivery systems.
* Perform scheduled and ad-hoc audits of the company and contract agencies in compliance with the audit procedures outlined in Allegiant Air Manuals and applicable industry guidance.
* Assures that outside agencies that repair, overhaul or perform other maintenance on Allegiant Air aircraft, engines, appliances, or components are appropriately certificated, rated and qualified to perform such maintenance. Assures that fuel quality at
both fuel storage and into plane fueling facilities conform to company and industry standards.
* Prepare and deliver audit briefings to clearly articulate the intent and outcome of the audit.
* Perform and analyze root cause of identified areas of non-conformance to mitigate areas of risk.
* Prepares audit reports and assists with corrective action plans to ensure that corrective actions are properly identified and implemented.
* Analyze and assess risk level of findings and reports through the company’s SMS system.
* Maintain vendor files and electronic records of audit reports, checklists and vendor information to document compliance with 14 CFR 121.373.
* Identify hazards and promotes safety within the operation.
* Serve as subject matter expert in the areas of internal and external aircraft maintenance requirements and aircraft fueling procedures.
* Perform other duties as assigned by the Senior Quality Manager.
What are the minimum requirements to be a Quality Assurance Auditor?
* 3 years 14 CFR Part 121 or 135 Quality Assurance/Quality Control Experience
* 1 year 14 CFR Part 121 or 135 auditing experience.
* Knowledge of 14 CFR Part 121 maintenance requirements.
* Must pass a five (5) year background check and pre-employment drug screen.
* Must possess a valid Passport.
* Must possess a valid driver’s license.
* Bachelor’s degree. May consider equivalent experience.
* A & P license preferred.
* C.A.S.E. Level III – 1A and/or 2A minimum requirements preferred. (C.A.S.E Level III authorization attainment is expected within 24 months)
What additional knowledge and skills are needed to be a Quality Assurance Auditor?
* Basic Computer skills.
* Knowledge of maintenance practices, CFR’s, ATA 103, NFPA 407.
What are the physical requirements of a Quality Assurance Auditor
* Primarily Indoors; Some Outdoor – Aircraft and Fuel facilities.
* Must be willing to work in extreme weather and temperature conditions.
* Approximately 50% travel.
* Occasional international travel is required.
* Must be able to prioritize multiple assignments and be an effective contributor in a fast paced, multi-task work environment.
* Must be able to work with minimal supervision.
* Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (High Visibility clothing, Ear protection, safety glasses) when required.
* Must be able to walk and stand for extended periods of time.
* Must be able to sit for extended periods of time.