Occupation Profile for Aviation Inspectors

Inspect aircraft, maintenance procedures, air navigational aids, air traffic controls, and communications equipment to ensure conformance with Federal safety regulations.


  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Sales and Marketing — Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
  • Medicine and Dentistry — Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
  • Physics — Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes.
  • Equipment Maintenance — Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Stamina — The ability to exert yourself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath.
  • Explosive Strength — The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object.
  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Hearing Sensitivity — The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.
  • Supplemental — Investigate air accidents and complaints to determine causes.
  • Supplemental — Observe flight activities of pilots to assess flying skills and to ensure conformance to flight and safety regulations.
  • Core — Inspect work of aircraft mechanics performing maintenance, modification, or repair and overhaul of aircraft and aircraft mechanical systems to ensure adherence to standards and procedures.
  • Supplemental — Conduct flight test programs to test equipment, instruments, and systems under a variety of conditions, using both manual and automatic controls.
  • Core — Start aircraft and observe gauges, meters, and other instruments to detect evidence of malfunctions.
  • Monitoring and Controlling Resources — Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money.
  • Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates — Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
  • Assisting and Caring for Others — Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.
  • Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment — Servicing, repairing, calibrating, regulating, fine-tuning, or testing machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic (not mechanical) principles.
  • Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.

74 Aviation Inspector Jobs Found

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Garmin - OR - Salem - posted 24 days ago
Honda Aero, Inc. in Burlington, NC is in search of a talented CMM Quality Inspector (off-shift) to join our team. The chosen candidate will be resp...
Honda Aero Inc. - NC - Burlington - posted 14 days ago
JOBPURPOSE The Quality Assurance Representative(QAR) is responsible to the Chief Quality Officer for work assigned. Ensures that all work they perf...
Marana Aerospace Solutions, Inc - AZ - Marana - posted 17 days ago
Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets....
MEGGITT - FL - Miami - posted 18 days ago
Work Environment: Will be working in the repair station. Qualifications: The Quality Inspector will be responsible ensure the quality of the windsh...
Aerotek - Montebello - posted 7 days ago
Who is Michael Baker International? Why would I want to work there? Michael Baker International provides engineering and consulting services for go...
Michael Baker International - Ocean Springs - posted 7 days ago
Title: Quality Inspector Location: Kent, WA Pay Rate: $15 - 16/hour depending on experience Shift: Days, 8AM - 5PM Benefits: Available, health/visi...
Aerotek - Kent - posted 7 days ago
Chief Inspector needed for a Direct Hire opportunity with Yoh's client located in Wichita, KS. The Big Picture - Top Skills You Should Possess: Str...
Yoh - Bel Aire - posted 3 days ago
Immediate direct position available for NDT Level II Inspector Under limited supervision, performs non-destructive tests on aircraft wheel and brak...
Aerotek - Allentown - posted 11 days ago
A corporate aviation company in Cleveland, OH is looking for an NDT Inspector. Performs NDT inspections using the Eddy Current, Magnetic Particle, ...
Aerotek - Cleveland - posted 12 days ago

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