Quality Inspector - Structures

Quality Inspector - Structures

Reference Number: EB-1337698627
Posted: 04/18/2017
Locations: Hartford, CT

About Our Client:

Join the world’s leading manufacturer of both planes and trains; offering an extensive and diverse portfolio of winning mobility solutions. Our client is the leader in aerospace designs, manufacturing and supporting innovative aviation products for the business, commercial and specialized aircraft markets.

APA Services is strategically partnered for long-term contract engagements. For nearly two decades, APA Services is the premier provider of contract aviation professionals.

About the Opportunity:

  • Premier Northeast Direct Manufacturers Service Center
  • Market Leading Above Average Pay Rates!
  • High-End Corporate Customers
  • Job Stability servicing Global, Challenger and Learjet


Responsible to ensure all airworthiness quality requirements are performed and documented in accordance with all applicable regulations in regards to maintenance, preventative maintenance, repair and alteration of aircraft, engine and aircraft components/parts for which the Repair Station is rated.



General Skills


Flexibility & Ability to Adapt                           Customer Orientation                                       Interpersonal Communication

Time and Priorities Management                  Team Work                                                          Strategic thinking

Problem Solving                                                 Change Management                                        Coaching



  • Typically a minimum 3 years aircraft maintenance experience or substantiated equivalent experience
  • Typically a minimum of 2 years of corporate / commercial jet experience
  • Own Basic set of hand tools with the ability to demonstrate Inventory & control of tools
  • A&P Certification *
  • Full proficiency of Grade 06 & 07 or equivalent in area of expertise
  • Ability to use a variety of measuring and basic hand tools to interpret/operate test equipment
  • Ability to interpret/ process all relative (foreign & domestic) regulatory documents, actions and requirements
  • Working knowledge of (FAA Regs, CAA. RSM/QCM, ADs, SBs, TCDS, etc)
  • Working knowledge of return-to-service procedures
  • Ability to train, coach and mentor employees in performance of their duties in areas of qualification


*Note:  For specific needs (i.e. interior/avionics shop support, etc) the QA Manager may elect to recognize appropriate alternative certification in lieu of A&P and will appropriately limit the inspection authority of that individual to their area of expertise/certification


  • Typically a minimum of 1 year Inspector experience
  • Bombardier aircraft model experience
  • Basic PC skills
  • Ability to type (approximately 35 wpm)



  • Adhere to General Work Requirements as required in coordination with Quality leadership
  • Conduct weighing procedure in accordance with manufacturers recommended practices and procedures
  • Upon A/C arrival, obtain associated documentation, complete A/C records and document receipt
  • Coordinate inspection activities in compliance with computer tracking maintenance programs (i.e. CAMPS, AVTRAC)
  • Perform inspections of aircraft, engines, parts and components using precision tools, equipment and other materials in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements
  • Upon receipt, perform inspection of all new, repaired and rebuilt parts/components for evidence for physical damage, count and conformity
  • Ensure all work packages (orders and forms) as well as records of arrival, maintenance and corrective actions performed, are documented accurately and that all specialized customer (RED, RFE & SRPSA)and regulatory paperwork (FAA, FAR/CAA, etc) is complete and required approvals have been obtained
  • Research aircraft drawings and technical data (i.e., REO, ENICO, EO. DCN)
  • Perform walk around inspection of aircraft for release from maintenance
  • Perform return to service process and ensure assigned aircraft meets all airworthiness requirements prior to return to service
  • Provide data to customers as requested

This is an excellent opportunity to build a career with the leading manufacturer of commercial and corporate aircraft.


I really appreciate the open lines of communication throughout my contract

Marko S

Just wanted to let you know that this is a great company to work for and I have worked for many in 21 years.

Randy G

APA has taken care of me for the past 10 years and I will never work for another contract company! They treat me great!

Jonathan H

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