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    Serves as an Aviation Safety Inspector, Assistant Partial Program Manager at Delta Certificate Management Office.

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    The Assistant Partial Program Manager (Avionics) Part 121 serves as a full assistant to a Partial Program Manager Avionics Part 121 who is assigned a portion of the airworthiness program per forming inspections , surveillance, and certification duties for air carriers , air operators, air agencies , airmen , and designees. Has program responsibility to assure that assigned organizations meet Federal Aviation Regulations with respect to maintenance, preventive maintenance, and alteration programs. Assists in the establishment of work programs for inspection and. surveillance. Within assigned technical program, assures on a continuing basis that organizations are properly and adequately organized, staffed, and equipped; have and conduct an adequate training program, including a, acceptable record keeping system; and have facilities and procedures that meet all regulatory requirements. Regularly visits the organization's stations and other offices to maintain contact with their management officials; coordinates with the principal inspector for correction- of any deficiencies/discrepancies. Develops maintenance program requirements through participation on Maintenance Review Boards. Coordinates Minimum Equipment List (MEL) approvals with the principal operations inspector. Takes enforcement action in instances of noncomplianc e with the MEL. Is responsible for the conduct of enforcement investigations and preparation of final reports and recommendations on disposition . Performs or supervises the emergency suspension of certificates or cancellations of operations specifications. Conducts or directs the reexamination of certificated airmen or recertification of an operator or agency . Conducts investigations of public complaints, congressional inquiries, and aircraft incidents and accidents. Provides verbal and/or wri tten technical assistance to legal counsel, testifies at court trials and formal hearings, and gives depositions. Coordinates with geographic inspectors for the .accomplishment of nonroutine air carrier surveillance. Has responsibility for initial and ongoing certification of air carriers, aircraft, airmen, and air. agencies. Makes recommendations on the appointment of designees. Evaluates requests to operate under conditions not previously specified in the maintenance portion of the operations specifications and approves or disapproves requests and provides additional conditions and limitations as needed. Provides guidance to the assigned air carrier in the development of required maintenance manuals and record keeping systems. Reviews and determines adequacy of manuals associated with the air carrier's maintenance programs and revisions thereto. Assures that manuals ad revisions comply with regulatory requirements, prescribe safe practices, and .furnish clear and specific instructions governing maintenance programs. Approves operations specifications and amendments thereto. Determines if the maintenance facilities being established or contract arrangements entered into by air carriers for the purpose of overhaul work; major repairs, alterations , and other maintenance are satisfactory. Reviews changes and negotiates with air carrier management to resolve problems. Determines if overhaul and inspection time limitations warrant revision. Evaluates an operator's proposed reliability programs for compliance with national policies. Advises operator of deficiencies and required changes. Approves/disapproves reliability programs. Determines if the air carrier's training program meets the requirements of the FARs, is compatible with the maintenance program , is properly organized and effectively conducted , and results in trained and competent personnel.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - The job may require up to 50% travel.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1825 Aviation Safety

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