7 days ago
Job Description - NDI INSPECTOR (33943)
NDI INSPECTOR - 33943
About Dallas Airmotive
Tracing its origins to 1932 at Dallas Love Field, Dallas Airmotive, a BBA Aviation company, got its start repairing and overhauling aircraft piston engines. Today Dallas Airmotive focuses on servicing turbine engines used by business and general aviation, government, military, airline and rotor wing operators around the world. As a leading independent OEM-authorized turbine engine repair and overhaul organization, we have forged bonds with turbine engine manufacturers that go back more than 60 years. Working with these OEMs, we are proud to have developed many of the repair and overhaul techniques that are standard in the industry today. Over the years, we have continued to add engine authorizations, services and capabilities that encompass the majority of turbine-powered business and general aviation aircraft flying today, with support that extends to every corner of the globe.
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Purpose – Job Summary:
Performs approved NDT (non-destructive testing) inspection including fluorescent penetrant, magnetic particle, eddy current, X-Ray, and visual to document the servicing and repair of gas turbine engines, aircraft components, parts or accessories in accordance with the Repair Station Manual, Federal Aviation Regulations, manufacturers’ specifications, approved technical data and Dallas Airmotive Inc. policies/procedures.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Not listed in order of importance. Other duties may be assigned.)
* Performs all designated non-destructive testing inspection duties in accordance with Dallas Airmotive, Inc. policies and procedures and provide reports/records, such as FRA 337’s, that comply with all applicable Federal Aviation Regulations, IPMs, manufacturers’ specifications and the policies of Dallas Airmotive Inc.
* Sets up and calibrate equipment, prepare components for NDT inspection fully utilizing available equipment and processes including ensuring all equipment is in full working order by carrying out daily checks.
* Assures that required preliminary, hidden, damage, progressive and final inspections are properly performed and that proper inspection records, reports and forms are properly executed prior to releasing the product.
* Completes NDT and appropriate (in-process) inspection of each overhauled or repaired engine, accessory, appliance and component at time of completion and prior to preparation for shipment.
* Plans workload ensuring schedule times are achieved, in liaison with Production/Engineering teams.
* May train and guide other NDT employees either as co-worker mentoring or instructing lower classifications.
* May evaluate published technical data for timely and accurate applicability to NDT inspection procedures and develops/revises procedures as necessary to ensure reliable, quality products.
* Provides technical support for development of salvage schemes for specific engines/components and takes appropriate actions in preventing release of defective, unserviceable, or un-airworthy parts.
* Completes required inspection documents for compilation of statistical data as required.
* Identifies opportunities for improvement processes, in working practices and team efficiency.
* May perform warranty reviews and provide technical knowledge to warranty decision-making activities.
* Creates investigation/production reports.
Lead and Organizational Relationships / Primary Interactions:
* Type/Extent of Lead Responsibilities: None
* Primary Contacts/Interactions and Frequency:
* Internal: Frequent with other inspectors, production, marketing or sales related department personnel.
* External: Occasional with customers, agencies and vendors to discuss issues, solutions and technical information.
* Dollar Accountability: (Direct or Indirect)
* Budget: Position has a basic skilled worker role in budget/cost control measures for work group expenses.
* Revenue: Indirect impact on sales/customer service activities through effective inspection/Q.A.
Education / Job Experience/Technical Knowledge Required: (Additional Competency List Attached)
Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Quality assurance, Aerospace, Quality Control/inspection, similar discipline, or equivalent work experience and training obtained from governmental or vocational training school programs.
Direct /Indirect Experience:
Minimum twelve to eighteen (12-18) months ND inspection and evaluation experience with aircraft powerplants for FAA certification or be powerplant certified.
Required on-the-job training program in magnetic particle inspection (MPI) and florescent penetrant inspection (FPI).
Qualifications: (Including Licenses and Certifications)
Thorough working knowledge of FAA Part 145 regulations pertaining to inspection practices and familiarity with turbine engine principles including test cell performance, assembly practices, vibration and failure analysis, and general engine overhaul and repair procedures.
May be required to pass NDT and Inspection eye examinations and have NDT experience with applicable methods.
Knowledge of ISO 9000 or other regulatory specifications.
Must be able to read, interpret and understand technical manuals, work specifications, service bulletins and written work instructions, set up and calibrate equipment, prepare components for NDT inspection fully utilising available equipment and processes.
Must pass general, specific and practical examinations in each magnetic particle or penetrant. (Must obtain an average grade of at least 80 percent with a minimum score of 70 percent on each examination).
Must be certifiable to NAS 410.
Level of Decision Making/Problem Solving:
When performing inspections or quality functions, the Inspectors are responsible to the repair station Chief Inspector and the Vice President, Quality/Engineering, Dallas Airmotive Inc. Dallas, Texas. A repair station Inspector's decision on inspection matters can only be countermanded as jointly agreed by the Satellite Shop Chief Inspector and/or the Vice President, Quality/Engineering.
Physical And Mental Demands: The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Sedentary Work: exerting up to (50-70) pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Work involves walking, sitting, driving or standing for brief periods of time. Reaching: extending hands and arms in any direction. Handling: seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand(s). Talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.
Hearing: perceiving the nature of sounds by ear.
Works under frequent, but cyclical moderate emotional and time-sensitive performance pressure because erroneous decisions or actions may result in delays in repair/program schedules resulting in additional allocation of resources and may cause financial and contractual harm to the company.
Operate a computer keyboard and view a video display terminal up to 25% of work time.
Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)
Engine shop and shop office environments, including: hoists, heavy parts, chemicals and fluids with use of precision instruments, stringent housekeeping and work area safety regulations and practices to observe and maintain.
Environment may include brief periods of elevated noise exposure due to engine testing, exposure to outside weather conditions required to service aircraft engines and accessories.
This job description shows typical requirements of a position within this job classification. This description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Individual positions may vary slightly in functions, job dimensions and requirements. Candidates whose disabilities make them unable to meet these requirements will still be considered fully qualified if they can perform the Essential Functions of the job with reasonable accommodation.
Primary Location: United States-Texas-DFW Airport-DFW Airport - 20
Organization: Aftermarket Services