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Frontier Airlines Inc
Location: Tampa, Florida
Job type: Contract/Locum
Contact: No Name
Category: Inspector
Requisition Number 16-0146
Post Date 6/20/2016
Title Heavy Maintenance Inspection Vendor Representative
City Tampa
State FL

Denver-based Frontier Airlines is proud to be one of the nation’s premier low cost airlines and our cost-conscious model focuses on offering our passengers ‘Low Fares Done Right’. At Frontier, we are committed not only to providing an affordable, “unbundled” fare that makes air travel accessible to everyone, but also to ensuring that our passengers reach their destination safely, on time, and receive friendly service along the way. Because of our wildly popular model and strong corporate governance, we are experiencing unprecedented growth and always looking for new people to join our team.

Provides instruction and oversight to contracted vendor Inspectors and performs inspection on aircraft as required. Assists with the administration of company, department, and other applicable policies and performs duties required by the Chief Inspector when designated.

  • Always follow (never deviate from) approved published procedures unless proper deviation approval is authorized.
  • Ensure Required Inspection Items (RII) policies are adhered to. Both authorization and qualification requirements are addressed in GMM chapter 95 and could be defined (revised) by an Airworthiness Agreement.
  • Coordinate Operational Check Flight (OCF) requirements with applicable Frontier departments and vendor inspection personnel.
  • Attend all necessary meetings regarding the heavy maintenance visits.
  • Coordinate with maintenance, shops, and stores as required to ensure progress and timely completion of inspection tasks.
  • Audit and monitor the aircraft maintenance and inspection functions to ensure the airworthiness of Frontier aircraft on outsourced Maintenance activities.
  • Monitor vendor's performance for deficiencies and collaborate with vendor for corrective action when necessary.
  • Ensure vendor is providing detailed turnovers of work in progress for oncoming shifts.
  • Conduct lost and found tool investigations and complete associated reports.
  • Ensure vendors assigned Inspectors are up to date on Frontier Airlines’ training.
  • Review C-Check non-routines with maintenance supervision for accuracy, quality, technical content and repair requirements, as necessary.
  • Monitor the in-process and proper completion of all required aircraft records (as required) during C-Check Outsourced Maintenance activities.
  • Provide Inspection oversight IAW GMM 10.21.
  • Ensure required SDR reporting is timely and complete.
  • Ensure required Dent Map reporting is timely and complete.
  • Make FMIS entries as required.
  • Provide guidance and oversight of maintaining the FAA-approved Continuous Analysis and Surveillance System (CAS System).
  • Participate in the development and improvement of the maintenance program by identifying concerns and providing suggestions for resolution.
  • Provide constant oversight for safety-related issues.
  • Responsible for housekeeping/cleanliness of all Inspection department work areas.
  • Must be able to travel frequently (both foreign and domestic).
  • Perform Shift Turnover as required per GMM 10.09.
  • Vol.D Ensure that department personnel, including themselves, are properly trained, qualified, and current to perform assigned tasks.
  • LOI  Evaluate aircraft equipment, tooling, and support equipment for new training topics per GMM 100.01: Maintenance Training General Information.
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Quality Assurance/Chief Inspector.




  • Current Mechanic Certificate with both airframe and powerplant ratings, held for at least five years
  • Three years of maintenance experience on different types of large airplanes with 10 or more passenger seats with an air carrier or certificated repair station, one year of which must have been as maintenance inspector.
  • Preferred - Previous VR experience
  • Preferred - At least one year of experience in a supervisory capacity maintaining the same category and class of aircraft as Frontier Airlines operates
  • Requires the ability to obtain, hold, and maintain Required Inspection Item (RII) authorization
  • Requires the ability to obtain and maintain Airworthiness release/return to service.
  • Must be Fleet Qualified on Frontier's aircraft.
  • Maintain Boroscope qualification.

NOTE: Chief Inspector may approve deviation from non-regulatory qualifications through a review of comparable experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have a current US Passport or shall be able to obtain a US Passport within three months of assignment in the Inspection department
  • Must demonstrate behavior that portrays the company core values of Safety, Respect, Trust, Collaboration, Value, and Passion while communicating with personnel and acting on behalf of the company

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature and level of work required of the referenced position; they are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position.  Please be advised that duties and expectations of this position may be subject to change.

Frontier Airlines, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including: recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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