Inspector Maintenance
Skywest Airlines
 San Luis Obispo, CA

About Sky


SkyWest Airlines is the largest regional airline in the United States and we operate in partnership with Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. At SkyWest, we strive to be the Employer, Partner and Investment of Choice. Our team of highly motivated mechanics are passionate about aviation maintenance and take pride in being an essential part of this dynamic and growing organization. While we are known for our exceptional leadership team, and proven operational and economic performance, the true essence of our success is our people. SkyWest employees enjoy a distinctive culture of teamwork, respect, and professionalism, along with world-class benefits like 401(k) match, operational and financial performance rewards, health care, retirement, and travel benefits that allow you to see the world. SkyWest mechanics also enjoy exceptional quality of life working in one of more than a dozen maintenance bases across the country with tool allowance, and up to $2,500 in moving expense reimbursement plus mileage.

Primary Job Duties

Assure that all aircraft, maintenance work, materials, and practices conform to the standards established by SkyWest Airlines, and that any aircraft, engine, propeller, or appliance released for flight is airworthy.

  • Exercise individual initiative and judgment to make decisions when necessary concerning airworthiness of the aircraft
  • Must ascertain that all inspections are performed on all completed work before an aircraft is released for service, and forms required for such release are properly executed
  • Will compare current aircraft maintenance logs with repeat item report to determine whether additional troubleshooting or corrective action may be warranted
  • Assure compliance with RII requirements as dictated in the GMM
  • Assure that no aircraft is released in conflict with the MEL preamble and MEL procedures
  • Assure that all pilot discrepancies are addressed
  • Assure that aircraft flight log times are audited and corrected
  • Assist maintenance supervisor in reviewing the camp discrepancy logs and aircraft maintenance logs for repetitive squawks
  • Coordinate the functions of inspection with production to achieve efficient and economic processing of work
  • Perform all other tasks as assigned by the Manager of Quality Control
  • These duties and responsibilities may be delegated to a designated inspector as necessary
  • If a situation arises in which an inspector is unable to make an acceptable decision or judgment, or his/her decision is challenged by another individual, the matter will be referred to the Manager of Quality Control

Minimum Requirements

  • Must have a valid A&P Certificate
  • Familiar with inspection and maintenance procedures
  • Must be able to work unsupervised and be a self Starter
  • Must have excellent communication and people skills
  • Problem solving and organizational skills a must
  • Willing to work holidays and weekends
  • Conscientious and thorough in his/her work habits
  • Exercise good judgment in working with people as well as in aircraft maintenance and safety
  • Has a thorough knowledge of GMM policies and procedures.
  • Level III preferred
  • Familiar with FAR's

Physical and Other Requirements

  • Able to comfortably lift 60 lbs. routinely with or without a reasonable accommodation

Please complete the on-line application. Qualified applicants will be contacted.

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