Frontier Airlines is committed to offering ‘Low Fares Done Right’ to more than 60 destinations in the United States, Dominican Republic, and Mexico on more than 270 daily flights. Headquartered in Denver, Frontier’s hard-working aviation professionals pride themselves in delivering the company’s signature Rocky Mountain hospitality to customers. Frontier Airlines is the proud recipient of the Federal Aviation Administration’s 2015 Diamond Award for maintenance excellence and was recently named the industry’s most fuel-efficient airline by The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) as a result of superior technology and operational efficiencies.
Inspection supervisor provides direct supervision, required guidance and instruction to Inspectors. Performs maintenance inspection on aircraft as required. Assists with the administration of company, department and other applicable policies. Performs Duties required by the Chief Inspector when designated.
Always follow (never deviate from) approved published procedures unless proper deviation approval is authorized.
• Provide direct supervision, required guidance, and instruction to inspectors and receiving inspectors
• 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
• Distribute and monitor inspector work assignments (as required) during C-Check, RON and Line Maintenance, and Outsourced Maintenance activities
• Monitor inspector performance and implement corrective action when necessary
• Provide detailed turnovers of work in progress for incoming shift
• Assist with recurrent and on-the-job training for assigned inspectors
• Assist with work schedules, days off, vacation, and training schedules
• 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, RON and Line Maintenance, and Outsourced Maintenance activities
• Provide Quality Control oversight I/A/W GMM 10.21 when assigned to Outsourced Maintenance projects.
• Ensure audit of required aircraft records is performed during Outsourced Maintenance Activities (as required), C-Check, RON, and periodic review of Line Maintenance documents
• Ensure required SDR reporting is timely and complete
• Ensure required Dent Map reporting is timely and complete
• Provide guidance and oversight of Inspection personnel in maintaining the FAA-approved Continuous Analysis and Surveillance System (CASS)
• 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 Quality Control Department work areas.
• Evaluate the need for, and approve, overtime as necessary
• Perform first line supervisor duties and responsibilities in union related matters
• Must be able to travel frequently (both foreign and domestic).
• Perform other responsibilities as assigned by the Chief Inspector or Director of Quality Control
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
• At least one year of experience in a supervisory capacity maintaining the same category and class of aircraft as Frontier Airlines operates.
• The ability to obtain, hold and maintain Required Inspection Item (RII) authorization.
• Must be Fleet Qualified on Frontier’s aircraft.
• Shall have a current US Passport or shall be able to obtain a US Passport within three months of assignment in the Quality Control Department.
• Must demonstrate behavior that portrays the company core values of Safety, Respect, Trust, Collaboration, Value, and Passion when communicating with personnel and acting on behalf of the company.
Chief Inspector may approve deviation from non-regulatory qualifications through a review of comparable experience.
• Must have an excellent knowledge of transport category aircraft systems, structures, engineering drawings, support manuals and Federal Aviation Regulations.
• Ability to lead and motivate Inspectors in a positive and professional manner. Provide timely and constructive feedback about their performance.
• Knowledgeable in Company and Union policy and procedures.
• Ability to communicate in a positive and effective manner with subordinates, peers, and other department personnel.
• Strong computer and administrative skills.
• Must have the ability to plan, organize and administrate workloads to subordinates.
• Previous Supervisory / management experience.