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.

69 Aviation Inspector Jobs Found

CTL Aerospace is a full service NADCAP certified composite-manufacturing company providing services to the major aerospace and governmental organiz...
CTL Aerospace, Inc. - OH - Cincinnati - posted 24 days ago
This is a great opportunity in a relaxed environment. My client is looking for a part time Quality Control Inspector to make sure machined parts ar...
Express Employment Professionals - IL - Cary - posted 8 days ago
Inspector LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking Inspectors with experience inspecting aircraft components in Indianapolis, IN. Job Duties...
LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions - IN - Plainfield - posted 19 days ago
An aerospace company located in Los Alamitos near Los Angeles and Orange County, CA is currently seeking qualified inspectors. The inspectors will ...
Aerotek - Los Alamitos - posted 4 days ago
Quality Coordinator / Inspector Position summary: As a key member of the Quality team, the Quality Coordinator reports to the Quality Manager and p...
Dynamo Aviation, Inc. - CA - Los Angeles - posted 22 days ago
Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets....
MEGGITT - CA - San Diego - posted 2 days ago
Title: QA Inspector Location: Buena Park, CA. Duration: Full Time Job Summary The QA Inspector – A is responsible for the testing and inspection of...
- CA - Buena Park - posted 17 days ago
Sr Inspector (Receiving Inspector) Orbital ATK is an aerospace, defense, and commercial products company with operations in 21 states, Puerto Rico,...
Orbital ATK - San Diego - posted about 1 month ago
Systems Integration Inspector (Aircraft/Aerospace) – We seek several Systems Integration Inspectors for positions within the Aircraft/Aerospace ind...
American Cybersystems, Inc. (ACS Group) - Huntsville - posted 10 days ago
The Quality Control Inspectors will be assigned to each regional maintenance facility and will perform in a capacity to ensure aircraft returned to...
Aerotek - Blanding - posted 3 days ago

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