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Aerotek Aircraft Inspector in Wichita, Kansas

Job responsibilities

  • Adhere to General Work Requirements

  • Perform in-process, pre/post flight, and final inspections of experimental aircraft to ensure compliance with engineering specifications, company restrictive special inspections (C-RSI), preventive maintenance schedule (PMS), and address safety of flight concerns

  • Witness and inspect the installation of all experimental ground test articles

  • Witness and/or inspect the assembly, installation, and functional tests per applicable engineering and functional test specifications of all components and systems

  • Perform initial shakedown of experimental aircraft upon arrival from final assembly to ensure proper and complete installation of production and experimental components and systems and assess the overall condition of the aircraft

  • Verify in-flight and ground discrepancies have been completed or properly resolved prior to flight release for Bombardier-Learjet experimental aircraft and ground test for Canadian flight test aircraft

  • Document discrepancies and coordinate resolution with assigned experimental technicians or engineering as appropriate

  • Ensure all paperwork is complete and complies with engineering specifications and aircraft configuration prior to flight

  • Prepare and maintain records and files, for example, maintenance records, inspection records, aircraft logs, functional test procedures, and flight test work orders on all ground test articles

  • Write conformities verifying assemblies and installations are manufactured and installed per engineering specifications

  • Weigh experimental aircraft and initiate applicable weight and balance forms per engineering specifications and quality manuals

  • Monitor and ensure update certification status tools and equipment


  • A&P license (required)

  • 2+ years experience related to preflight or flight test inspection on aircraft with experience related to preflight or flight test inspection on experimental aircraft preferred

  • Ability to read and interpret engineering documents

  • Ability to use and interpret a variety of precision measurement instruments and related equipment

  • Working knowledge of all aircraft assembly and systems including mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, avionics, and instrumentation You have interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively with a variety of individuals and department

  • Working knowledge and the understanding of FAA Regulations

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.