Spirit Airlines

  • Quality Control Inspector

    Job Locations US-MD-Baltimore
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 7 days ago(1/15/2019 2:23 PM)
    Requisition Number
    Tech Operations
    Position Type
  • Overview

    Ensure vendors meet and or exceed Spirit Airlines maintenance program and regulatory requirements. Monitor maintenance performed utilizing systems to ensure processes meet and or exceed Spirit standards. Ensure final product meets regulatory and Compass contract requirements.

    Inspectors are responsible for providing oversight of Technical Operations Departments ensuring that regulatory and company requirements are being adhered to and that aircraft, engines, appliances and components are being maintained in a safe, airworthy, efficient and economic manner per regulatory and company guidance.


    • May perform other responsibilities as assigned. Responsibilities and duties may change when circumstances dictate. (e.g. emergencies change in workload, rush jobs or technical developments.)
    • Performs assigned inspection functions in accordance with the Company's GMM, Manufacturer's Maintenance Manual Procedures and applicable Federal Aviation Regulations to ensure that the Company aircraft, engines, appliances, and components are maintained to the prescribed standards of airworthiness and serviceability. Provides quality oversight for all maintenance activities.
    • Performs preliminary, in progress, hidden damage and final inspections. Performs Special and Detailed Inspections by the requesting or requiring documents.  Performs Required Inspection Item (RII) and Buy Back inspections.
    • Performs Material Inspections of incoming aircraft components to ensure the use of legal, conforming and applicable parts and materials.
    • Conducts surveillance and sampling of work performed, maintenance practices and processes to ensure maintenance and documentation is accomplished according to the Spirit Airlines maintenance program.  Assures the use of approved data, materials, tools, test equipment and that a high standard of workmanship is present.
    • Conducts final review of all maintenance documents and SETS records prior to records archival for completion, correctness, use of appropriate references to approved data.  Identify and log errors into the Records Error database and generate Record Error Notices for correction.
    • Review aircraft logbooks for pilot and AMTs reports, deferred maintenance and accomplishment of correct airworthiness release procedures.
    • Ensure Spirit processes, i.e. Calibrated Tools, Shelf Life Items, quarantine and scrapped parts, in various locations are accomplished in accordance with company manuals.
    • As designated and assigned by the Manager Quality Control, accomplish safety and housekeeping checks of hangar and/or line work areas.
    • Assist the Manager Quality Control in the on-site acceptance checks of additional aircraft to be added to the company's Ops Specs.
    • Provide guidance and assistance to maintenance personnel in order to train, maintain and enhance compliance to programs, policies, and procedures.
    • Performs as a Designated  Instructor in areas and/ or subjects as qualified and approved by the Manager, Maintenance Training and the Manager Quality Control.


    • A&P License is required and ability to demonstrate use of A/P within 36 months
    • 5 years maintenance experience on FAR part 121 certificated aircraft of 50 or more passenger aircraft
    • Ability to hold and maintain Required Inspection Item (RII), Airworthiness Release Authorization (ARA) and Material Inspection (MI) authorization
    • Knowledge of GMM, Maintenance Programs, and other related company manuals
    • Comprehensive understanding of Part 121 Regulations

    Preferred Skills/Experience:

    • Bachelors Degree in Aviation Management, Business or related field
    • Experience on Airbus A320 Fleet type aircraft
    • Inspection experience under Part 121 Regulations

    *Please be advised that you will be asked to complete a required assessment to be considered for this position.  This assessment will be emailed to you after you apply.  Please be sure to check your Spam folder and/or junk mail if you did not receive it. *


    We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits to our team members including medical, dental, STD, LTD, life insurance, 401 (k), paid time off, travel benefits and much more.  We strive to maintain a professional, yet friendly environment and promote professional and career development for our team members.

    EEOC Statement

    Spirit Airlines is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  We are committed to complying with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other applicable employment laws and regulations.  It is our intent to maintain a workplace free from harassment, discrimination, and retaliation because of age, sex (including pregnancy), race, national origin, disability, color, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.


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