At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse Aviation Professionals always have a multitude of career choices. Your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself. We welcome your perspective and ideas, in order to foster collaboration and deliver world-class solutions. We look for solutions that not only transform businesses, but also change the world. We offer a robust benefits package including competitive salaries; company matching 401K Retirement Plan; comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage; tuition reimbursement and more.
Airborne Solutions Operations (ASO) in the Defense Group at Leidos is seeking Aircraft Quality Control Inspectors.
The Quality Control Inspector (QCI) activities include objectively evaluating the maintenance, preventative maintenance, rebuilding and alteration performed during all phases of work.
The QCI will also perform parts receiving and inspection procedures.
The Quality Control Inspector reports to the Quality Control Manager (QCM)
Will be responsible for inspecting aircraft maintenance, modifications and alterations.
Will be responsible to perform in-process and final inspections for assigned tasks.
Will be familiar with inspection methods, techniques, aids, tools and equipment used within their assigned area of responsibility.
Will be responsible to ensure current applicable technical data is used for the assigned task.
Will follow specialized technical drawings and illustrations during the course of inspections.
Will have the necessary skills to use specialized calibrated tools and measuring equipment in the course of assigned tasks.
Will be able to understanding the current specifications involving inspection tolerances, limitations, and procedures established by the manufacturer of the article(s) being inspected.
Have ability to maintain accurate aircraft, engine, propeller, component logs and other records pertinent to airworthiness
Perform all oversight inspections necessary to ensure the applicable record documentation is properly completed.
Requires BS and 5+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2+ years of prior relevant experience. Experience may be used in lieu of degree
Minimum of 5 years’ aircraft maintenance and/or inspection experience.
Vocational development or on-the-job training of Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) with 3+ years turbine and or jet experience.
Ability to read and follow structural drawings as well as OEM technical publications.
Must be able to interpret drawings and engineering orders during inspection of individual parts made locally and off-site to ensure items meet specifications. Must be able to read and understand installation instructions, drawings and other material related to STC based alterations.
Have understanding of FAA regulations 43, 91, 145 and use of FAA form 337. Previous hands on sheet metal repair and modification experience is considered a plus. Inspection Authorization (IA) desirable but not a requirement at this time, must be willing to obtain IA if future requirements change.
Must be able to obtain a DOD Secret Clearance
Active DOD Secret Clearance
Experience in General Aviation, King Air, Challenger
Crawl in and out of tight spaces
Comfortably work in confined areas in a kneeling or crouched position
Lift, balance and carry up to 50 lbs.
Work in enclosed hangars as well as exterior in year round weather conditions
Work off site as required
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:Yes, 25%
Clearance Level Required:None
Travel:Yes, 25% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Aviation Quality Control
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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