Lockheed Martin F-16 Flight Test Quality Assurance Inspector - 2nd Shift in Edwards Air Force Base, California
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Description: This position is part of the Quality Assurance Support Team for the F-16 Flight Test Program at Edwards AFB CA and will be responsible for aircraft support / test equipment inspections. Experience in component removal/replacement scheduled and unscheduled maintenance; Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTOs) and aircraft modification execution. Technical requirements also include assist/verify fault isolation, troubleshooting, and repair of system failures detected during operational checks associated with modifications and restoration of aircraft to flying condition subsequent to accomplishment of modifications and maintenance. Interprets and uses various test equipment and works from wiring diagrams, engineering drawings, job guides, and maintenance manuals. Must be willing to train and assist in multiple disciplines. Selected candidate will have experience with understanding technical requirements on fighter type aircraft. Candidate must be able to read and interpret engineering drawings, technical manuals, structure repair manuals, understanding symbols, flags, and general notes - Identify aircraft locations by station, butt-line, and waterline as shown on engineering documentation and technical orders.
Regularly required to lift up to 50 pounds and perform repetitive movements, work overhead, to grasp, handle, and/or feel, reach. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, squat, crawl, and twist with and without fall protection devices.
Secret Security Clearance required
Three to five years fighter aircraft maintenance and Quality Control experience.
Experience with conducting audits, in progress and after the fact inspections and compose reports and correspondence as necessary in the performance of assigned duties.
Specific Flight Test experience highly preferred.
• Previous flight line experience on Fighter Aircraft.
• Previously awarded a 5 or 7 Skill level USAF AFSC, Navy NEC, or Marine MOS discipline rating or an equivalent Airframe and Power Plant, FAA certificate.
• Aircraft systems, associated support and test equipment, and on and off aircraft inspections.
• Specific Flight Test experience highly preferred, with basic knowledge of flight test instrumentation.
Experience with aircraft mods will be a plus. Experience with Power Plant, Flight controls, Environmental Systems, and Phase inspections. Working level knowledge on Maintenance Information Systems such as Electronic Maintenance Instructions, Aircraft Forms Documentation, and Supply Chain Management.
Must be knowledgeable of Tool Control, FOD, Supply, HAZMAT, Training, Quality, and Security programs.
Preflight, Post flight and Thru Flight
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