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IA Floor Inspector

Job Summary

The primary responsibilities of the IA Floor Inspector are a key member of our maintenance team responsible for inspecting aircraft and provides inspection guidance on all aspects of aircraft maintenance; determines equipment malfunctions on the shop floor prior to the final return to service. The ideal candidate exercises strong judgment and demonstrates commitment to the success of the company by positively supporting the company’s directives and objectives.

Essential Responsibilities/Duties

  • Ensure all maintenance work is carried out to the highest quality standards, meeting both company and regulatory requirements.
  • Inspects aircraft repairs and alterations on the shop floor to return the aircraft to airworthiness.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot aircraft systems and components to identify and rectify issues promptly.
  • Reviews and assists in interpreting FAA data and documentation, airworthiness directives, FAR’S, Advisory Circulars, etc.
  • Maintain accurate and comprehensive hardcopy and digital records of all maintenance and repair activities in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Signs off on various inspections accordingly per the 145 Repair Station.
  • Determine if any alterations to the plan and schedule are necessary to ensure that tasks are completed within budget.
  • Ensure tasks are signed off and completed within the agreed timeframe.
  • Assist with training and development coordination.
  • Other duties or responsibilities as assigned by your Manager.

The ideal candidate must possess the following qualifications:

  • Must hold a current valid FAA Airframe and Powerplant License (A&P) with no history of infractions. IA certification preferred.
  • A minimum of five years of aircraft mechanical inspection experience. Minimum of five years’ experience having direct involvement with 145 policies and procedures.
  • Avionics experience preferred.
  • Ability to work with little supervision to troubleshoot, inspect and repair systems on aircraft airframe and engine(s), including electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic.
  • Must be able to read and interpret aircraft maintenance manuals and specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.
  • Knowledge of the FAA certification process.
  • Must live in close proximity to Allentown, PA and/or Hazleton, PA.
  • Able to pass background check/drug & alcohol test.
  • Must be able to work any shift, days, nights, and weekends.
  • Highly proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Ability to frequently lift-up to 10 lbs., occasionally lift-up to 25 lbs., and to rarely lift-up to 50
  • Ability to reach, bend, twist and squat in order to perform duties of the job.
  • Ability to sit at a desk for long periods of time while performing job functions.
  • Ability to perform repetitive movements for data entry.
  • Ability to work on a computer throughout the day.

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**The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive listing of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

GMX will offer a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, STD, LTD, XTD and Life Insurance. Vacation and personal days off also offered.