• Airline Maintenance Inspector

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  • Overview

    At Republic Airline, our mission is to provide a safe, clean and reliable flying experience. We believe this is best accomplished by focusing on our vision, “With the BEST people, products, and performance, we will be America’s Regional Airline of choice.” Republic Airline is a regional airline headquartered in Indianapolis, operating fixed-fee flights for American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and United Airlines. The Company’s fleet consists of nearly 190 Embraer 170/175s, offering approximately 950 flights daily to 100 cities in the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean and Central America. Our crew bases include Chicago, IL (ORD), Columbus, OH (CMH), Indianapolis, IN (IND), Kansas City, MO (MCI), Miami, FL (MIA), Newark, NJ (EWR), New York, NY (LGA), Philadelphia, PA (PHL), Pittsburgh, PA (PIT) and Washington, D.C. (DCA). We have 10 maintenance bases: Charlotte, NC (CLT), Chicago, IL (ORD), Columbus, OH (CMH), Indianapolis, IN (IND), Louisville, KY (SDF), Newark, NJ (EWR), New York, NY (LGA), Philadelphia, PA (PHL), Pittsburgh, PA (PIT) and Washington, D.C. (DCA). With more than 5,500 talented aviation professionals, Republic Airline is a great place to get your career off the runway! For more information, please visit our website at www.rjet.com.

    Duties and Responsibilities


    Performs inspection on completed maintenance, repair, modifications and other maintenance of aircraft, components and related equipment in accordance with standards and regulations. 



    1. Performs assigned inspection functions in accordance with Company and maintenance manual inspections to ensure that aircraft are maintained to prescribed standards of airworthiness.
    2. Accomplishes Required Inspection Items (RII) to ensure maintenance work is done completely and accurately.
    3. Audits completed aircraft maintenance documents to ensure accuracy and completeness.
    4. Completes Detailed Visual Inspections (DVI) and General Visual Inspections (GVI) on completed maintenance.
    5. Performs Non Destructive Testing (NDT).
    6. Grants approval to mechanics to close airplane component after inspection.
    7. Provides guidance, technical support, and training to mechanics.  Conducts on the job training.
    8. Assists maintenance with research and interpretation of manuals and technical data.
    9. Performs Structural Defect Reporting (SDR), Fatigue Critical Structure (FCS), and Major Repair Reporting.
    10. Conducts Receiving Inspection and Mutilation of Beyond Economical Repair (BER) of Aircraft Parts.
    11. Uses tools, equipment and test apparatus necessary to assure completion of the work in accordance with accepted industry practices.  Verifies that all calibrated tooling is current on its calibration.  Evaluates the area and equipment that will be utilized to ensure that safety is not compromised before performing any maintenance action.  Applies safety first at all times.
    12. Maintains a clean, safe working environment throughout the work shift.
    13. Updates Supervisor on progress of work performed.  Reviews paperwork at the end of shift to ensure that all work accomplished is signed for prior to departing the maintenance facility.  Assists with completion of shift turnover reports in accordance with procedures in the GMM.
    14. Completes all department internal company forms, maintenance records, documents, work orders, etc. including performing maintenance computer system transactions as required (MEL, DMI).
    15. Adheres to established work schedule.  Participates in shift meetings and briefings as required.
    16. Submits in writing any suggested changes in operational procedures that will enhance safety and cost effective aircraft maintenance.
    17. Accesses Company Intranet to become familiar with and utilize the GMM and aircraft manuals.  Ensures part effectivity is correct per aircraft.
    18. Adheres to recurrent training, including required FAA AMT training, and keeps necessary licenses and certification up-to-date.
    19. Reads and acknowledges understanding of maintenance newsletters and Company Emails on a timely basis. 
    20. Performs other duties as assigned or required.



    • High school diploma or equivalent with an FAA Airframe and Powerplant license with at least 1 year of experience.  Experience using a computer to look up information and input data.  RII certificate.
    • Prefer previous experience as an A&P mechanic or airline experience.   Non Destructive Testing license.  Quality assurance experience.
    • No previous felony convictions and a stable employment history. 
    • Must have and maintain a valid Driver’s License and a clean driving record. 
    • Must possess the required tools.
    • Able to work both in a team setting and individually. 
    • Able to travel up to 50% of the time, including overnight stays.

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