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    Summary

    Aviation Safety Inspectors in this specialty (General Aviation Avionics) apply knowledge and skills typically acquired as repairman of aircraft, aircraft parts, or avionics equipment to develop and administer regulations and safety standards pertaining to the airworthiness and maintenance of aircraft and related equipment.

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    Responsibilities

    Candidate must complete an extensive training program to include formal and on-the-job training up to and possibly 24 months regardless of grade level.

    Duties at the FG-12 grade level include but are not limited to the following:

    • Evaluating mechanics and repair facilities for initial certification and continuing adequacy;
    • Evaluating the mechanic's training program;
    • Inspecting aircraft and related equipment for airworthiness; and
    • Evaluating the maintenance aspects of programs of air carriers and similar commercial operations. The evaluations may include the adequacy of maintenance facilities, equipment and procedures; the competence of employees; the adequacy of the program or schedule for periodic maintenance and overhauls; and the airworthiness of the aircraft.

    Aviation Safety Inspectors (Airworthiness) may perform a variety of other inspections, investigations and advisory duties however, the primary requirement for positions in this specialty is knowledge and skill pertaining to the maintenance and airworthiness of aircraft.

    Inspectors are required to travel frequently and to occasionally work irregular duty hours.

    Travel Required

    75% or less - The job may require up to 75% travel.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    NA

  • Job family (Series)

    1825 Aviation Safety

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