Quality Control Inspector in San Antonio, TX at Volt

Date Posted: 12/3/2019

Job Snapshot

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    48 weeks
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt is hiring for a Quality Control Inspector for aerospace client in San Antonio, TX.

Duration: 12 months

Skill Requirements:
Considerable initiative, ingenuity and judgment is required to perform a variety of basic visual, dimensional, operational, system, structural, functional, and safety inspections. Must have the technical ability to read and interpret specifications, tech data, and engineering drawings, and the ability to work on both military and commercial aircraft.  Must have basic computer proficiency in maintenance data collection systems, and the ability to pass a skills assessment test. 

Duties include:

  • In-process, final, and functional inspection for fit, alignment and conformance with applicable drawings, specification, quality standards, and manufacturing plan.
  • Ensure that appropriate revisions of drawings and other documents are being used.
  •  Verify all paperwork and online systems (e.g., Work Plan, Test Inspection records, non-conformance items) are complete, accurate and up to date. Inspect and verify all systems are ready for functional tests
  • Witness or verify operational/functional test of aircraft systems and components, as required, per engineering requirements and operating procedures.
  • Use automated test equipment (ATE), as required.
  • Determine if operational and/or functional testing is required after rework, repair or 
    replacement of system components.
  • Coordinate with engineering, as required. Inspect electrical assemblies (e.g., installation, crimping, termination, routing).
  • Inspect completed assembly jobs and review workmanship, dimensions and locations, and ensure all parts/assemblies have been installed per the drawing, specification and plan using applicable mathematical calculations and precision measuring tools.
  • Identify and document discrepancies and report as necessary. 
  • Reject discrepant assemblies or installations, as required. Note discrepant condition(s)/
    location(s) and the correct configuration of the assembly or installation, citing drawing, or plan 
    requirements. Record results and route to appropriate group for processing, as required.
  • Indicate QA acceptance on the appropriate paperwork and/or on- line systems and process the 
    paperwork/systems as required per appropriate procedures and policies.
  • Verify, record, and reinspect removals/reinstallations of parts/assemblies.
  • Perform line checks to investigate whether rejectable condition exists on other airplanes, as required. Audit manufacturing and inspection processes, as required.
  • Ensure certifications of tools, test equipment and personnel are current. 
  • Perform inspections on behalf of Customers and consult production, engineering, planning, etc… on process or job-related issues, as required.
  • Prepare conformity packages for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) inspections as required.
  • Must be able to achieve an MRB certification/Red X qualification as required. 
  • Must have Leadership ability and be willing to accept a Team-Lead role as required. 
    Work with other employees to improve functions, methods, and procedures.
    Provide mentoring and on the job training to level one inspectors as required. 

Areas of Responsibility: 
1) Perform structural inspection of aircraft and aircraft components to include fastener removals/installations, panel removals/installations overall serviceability of structural components, and corrosion control.
2) Inspection of all Aircraft Electrical, Mechanical and avionics systems installations as well as ability to observe engineering test and operational checks are required. 
Inspect wire bundles, electrical and electronic components for proper removal and installation in aircraft. Inspection of all Mechanical systems installations 
3) Use a variety of inspection aids, and precision testing and measurement equipment such as ohmmeters, multi-meters, flashlights and mirrors, calipers, feeler gauges, scales, ball gauges, and micrometers necessary to determine proper adjustment and operation of aircraft systems.
4) Prepare documents incidental to the accomplishment of inspection assignments.
5) Document maintenance & repair actions, equipment status tags, logs, parts requests, etc.
6) Perform assigned duties while wearing required safety equipment.
7) Perform assigned duties on all shifts without encumbrances due to weather or physical location and conditions.
8) Ensure compliance with all rules and regulations concerning health, safety, tool control, FOD, housekeeping, inventory control and other pertinent coverages.
9) Perform other duties as directed by supervision and management for the benefit of the company, program, and employee(s). 
*Noted areas of responsibility represent essential functions that are required for the satisfactory performance of the work described.

Customer focus, decision making, managing conflict, initiating action, diversity awareness, cross-functional partnership, communication, collaboration and building trust.

Education and/or Training Requirements:
Must have knowledge of shop mathematics, thorough knowledge of required specifications, structural / mechanical / electrical assembly, electronic theory and test equipment, procedures, processes, and maintenance/modification practices.
Must be able to work from assembly and wire drawings, templates, specifications, handbook formulas, etc.

Must be thoroughly familiar with the specification requirements, processing and company procedures related to this job classification.

Possession of an FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) license is desired.

Experience Required: 
Minimum of 5 years in Aviation Working on in-service Aircraft or a FAA Airframe and Power Plant certificate. A&P is highly desirable, Experience on Both military and civil Aircraft is highly desirable. Experience with Post Production Aircraft conformity is highly desirable. USG Clearance or ability to obtain a clearance is highly desirable. 

Occupation / Physical Requirements:
Eligible candidates will be required to work in confined spaces (i.e. fuel cells, etc), under all climatic conditions on all shifts. Also must be able to climb, stand, walk, kneel, for extended periods of time and have visual acuity.


Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer