Job opening: QUALITY ASSURANCE SPECIALIST
Salary: $57 118 - 74 250 per year
Published at: Sep 19 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.
This National Guard position is for a QUALITY ASSURANCE SPECIALIST, Position Description Number D1065000 and is part of the AR ARNG AASF, National Guard.
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQURED
LICENSE REQUIRED: (A&P) AIRFRAME AND POWERPLANT LICENSE REQUIRED FOR 1 VACANCY
- Develops the AASF Quality Management Plan (QMP) that documents the management and operational policies and procedures to ensure work processes, products, or services satisfy expectations and quality standards. Reviews Army materiel maintenance policies and operational procedures. Assesses quality assurance programs of other Department of Defense (DoD) services, and analyzes commercial maintenance practices to establish a comprehensive Quality Program (QP) for the AASF.
- Develops quality assessment plans to evaluate and improve quality of maintenance production and work processes. Assessments include reviews of management and organization; quality systems; personnel qualifications and training; supply procedures; facilities; tools and test equipment; maintenance documentation; operations and training requirements, and equipment failures. Conducts evaluations to identify strength problem areas, failure trends, faults in methods and procedures, and other deviations from quality standards.
- Serves as quality assurance authority in the AASF. Acts as a consultant to higher-ranking personnel on quality assurance/verification matters. Provides the Logistics Management Officer/Supervisory Maintenance Test Pilot and maintenance supervisors with definitive technical information and advice on maintenance procedures and techniques. Resolves technical problems in support of the quality assurance program.
- Maintains the AASF master library. Manages technical publications accounts. Ensures that appropriate directives and operating instructions are current and complete. Reviews incoming publications to determine their applicability. Provides technical guidance and expertise in interpretation of technical manuals (TM), and acts as the authoritative reference on quality methods, techniques, and procedures. Resolves conflicts in the interpretation of published data.
- Monitors the AASF publication improvement system to include the recommended changes to publications and blank forms (DA Form 2028) and material deficiency, and Quality Deficiency Reports (QDR). Provides findings and recommendations based on experience and technical judgment.
- Manages the Safety-of-Flight (SOF) and Aviation Safety Action Message (ASAM) programs to ensure effective and timely accomplishment. Reviews incoming SOF/ASAM for applicability to AASF supported equipment. Evaluates technical and materiel requirements for compliance. Distributes SOF/ASAM to production elements for accomplishment. Monitors compliance actions and prepares and forwards compliance reports.
- Performs command directed quality inspections and special inspections for all aspects of aircraft and associated equipment. Insures that compliance inspections are performed in accordance with standards. Records discrepancies, provides definitive corrective recommendations, and reviews adequacy of corrective action taken. Reviews findings to determine adequacy of maintenance documentation.
- Monitors aircraft acceptance/transfer inspections, aircraft configurations, and component time-change requirements. Periodically reviews aircraft historical records and logbooks for accuracy and condition. Monitors the Army Oil Analysis Program (AOAP).
- Performs inspections of maintenance shops for safety and condition of equipment. Monitors calibration of shop and test equipment to ensure serviceability. Certifies and maintains files of personnel authorized to perform quality inspections.
- Conducts formal training of quality assurance and quality compliance principles, procedures, techniques, and skills. Provides initial training for the certification of status symbol clearing authority. Provides refresher training for the maintenance of AASF quality standards.
- Serves as the primary point of contact (POC) to, and provides liaison services between, the AASF and external organizations regarding QA matters. Attends conferences, briefings, and meetings to represent AASF on quality assurance matters.
- Serves as the Contracting Officer Representative (COR) for a life cycle contractor support aircraft maintenance contract to ensure contract compliance with written procedures as required.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Experience that demonstrated a practical knowledge in monitoring, controlling, or maintaining the quality of products or services in quality assurance, procurement, inspection, production, or related areas.
1-year specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade. In addition to the OPM IORs, specialized experience includes experience, education, or training, involving principles, techniques, and accepted practices of quality assurance work (i.e., the application of statistical sampling techniques sufficient to perform assignments or preparation of technical reports on quality levels to identify specific problems). Experience in the application and theory of specialization using applicable publications. Experience in the preparation of technical reports on quality levels to identify specific problem areas and to recommend corrective action.
- Address AR ARNG AASF
Bldg 7300-Camp Robinson
North Little Rock, AR 72199-9600
- Name: AR HRO Customer Service
- Email: [email protected]