L3 Technologies Vertex Aerospace, IINAA - Inspector Site Team Lead, RASME, Westpoint, NY in West Point, New York

Vertex Aerospace, IINAA - Inspector Site Team Lead, RASME, Westpoint, NY


Vertex Aerospace RASM-E is a diverse program located in several locations on the east coast. Our Headquarter office is located in Ft. Bragg, NC. This position will support the LUH-72A effort and be located at Stewart International Airport in New Windsor, New York.

We are looking for an individual that is a self-starter, organized and detail oriented. You will be required to communicate with all levels of employees from our Mechanics to the Program Manager. Work hours will typically be are Monday – Friday day shift, but can vary due to the mission requirements. You may need to work weekends and or holidays as the mission requires. The on-site team will provide maintenance support and maintain 2 LUH-72A for the United States Military Academy (USMA) Flight Detachment. The Maintenance Team will provide Phase support, daily scheduled/unscheduled maintenance and inspections as required. The Maintenance Team will provide depot level repair capability, backshop support and regional Aircraft recovery support IAW AR 5-9. The team will also support transient Aircraft on location as required and may have to support other LUH units in the region.

SUMMARY: Responsible for quality of aircraft, aircraft component, component repair and overhaul. Responsible for procedural compliance of Services directives and standards. Inspects Company areas for housekeeping, safety, and environmental regulatory compliance. Performs technical inspections of aircraft, aircraft components and equipment.


  • Performs quality technical inspection of aircraft, aircraft components, parts, repairs, and systems (including avionics, electrical, instrument and armament) as required by functional assignment.

  • Performs quality and safety inspections of on-site equipment and tools used in aircraft maintenance, vehicles, and equipment.

  • Performs initial, in-progress and final quality technical inspections during maintenance, repair, modification, rework, and overhaul of aircraft, aircraft components, and component parts.

  • Inspects job procedural forms, supply forms and maintenance forms used in the performance of aircraft maintenance.

  • Assist the Quality Manager with conducting Internal Audits of all RASM-E policies and procedures.

  • Performs duties IAW FAA policies, procedures & standards.

  • Performs special technical inspections, corrosion control inspections on aircraft, aircraft components, and component parts as required.

  • Provides technical guidance, instructions, and interpretation of written instructions and procedures to mechanics as required to assure acceptable quality work and flight line services.

  • Assists in preparation, processing, and answering of Product Quality Deficiency Reports (PQDRs).

  • Maintains aircraft Logbook, Historical Record, and Weight and Balance record per aircraft.

  • Must be able to read and interpret complex engineering drawings, technical manuals, and use measuring instruments, gauges, tools, and test equipment.

  • Creates Logbooks for GSE prescribe equipment, i.e. AGPU’s.

  • Reviews received ECOD’s for accuracy prior to submitting for Maintenance Engineering Call (MEC).

  • Assists in aircraft accident investigations, and assists Company Safety Officers when required. Monitors compliance and conducts internal audits of special processes, and aviation ground support procedures, (CADS-PADS/Laser Safety/Aircraft Weight and Balance/ Aircraft Rigging/Aircraft towing/Aircraft Jacking/Aircraft Mooring).

  • Monitor compliance, conduct audits and provide guidance in Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) Programs, (FOD/Confined Space/Lockout-Tag out/Fall Protection).

  • Reviews, prepares, and initiates required tracking documentation and annotates all applicable Air Worthiness Releases (AWR), Safety of Flight (SOF), Aviation Maintenance Action Messages (AMAM), Aviation Safety Action Messages (ASAM) and Modification Work Order (MWO) requirements for the assigned fleet.

  • Inputs, transcribes, creates and/or recreates aircraft log book data as required by functional assignment to include preparation for scheduled aircraft maintenance (Initialize Phase, PMI, PPM, and PIP).

  • Must demonstrate the ability to use, with accuracy, all measuring, test, and diagnostic equipment (TMDE) normally associated with aircraft maintenance operations.

  • Must demonstrate a thorough knowledge of aircraft, aircraft systems, components and engines, aircraft metals and structures, and acceptable maintenance and repair practices.

  • May be assigned to provide on the job training (OJT) to newly assigned Inspectors, when required.

  • May be assigned to monitor training requirements, provide training, request updates to policies and procedures, and track training and compliance statistics as required.

  • Responsible for complying with most recent Vertex Aerospace policies and procedures.

  • Operates motor vehicles, machines and special purpose equipment as required by the job assignment.

  • Performs PMCS and inspection documentation on vehicles, tools and equipment. Performs housekeeping duties in work and common areas.

  • Ensures that tools and equipment used by the employee in the classification are properly calibrated.

  • Uses most current approved methods and publications in the performance job assignment.

  • Performs the duties of lower classified employees within the line of progression when assigned.

  • May perform those assignments of employees holding the next higher classification in the line of progression.

  • Completes and maintains records and reports as required by job assignment.

  • Handles and disposes of hazardous materials related to job assignment in accordance with RASM-E and OSHA policies and procedures.

  • Performs duties using automated equipment and software utilized in the functional assignment.

  • When assigned to the flight line, provide customer support during launch and recovery and aircraft security as required.

  • Responsible for complying with corporate and installation physical security requirements.

  • Responsible for daily entry of individual hours worked in company timekeeping system.

  • Other job duties as assigned.


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  • Must have A&P License

  • Must be knowledgeable of ANSI/ISO/ASQ Q9001-2000 quality management systems requirements.

  • Must have and maintain a valid state driver’s license when required by job assignment.

  • Must obtain and maintain the level of Industrial Security Clearance required by the Government. Must be able to obtain and maintain required clearance for Common Access Card (CAC).

  • Must possess five (5) years recent aviation maintenance experience within the past ten (10) years or possess an A&P license and 3 years aviation maintenance experience within the past ten (10) years.

  • LUH-72/EC145 experience preferred

  • Turbomeca Arriel 1E2 experience preferred

  • OEM school trained preferred

  • U.S. Army Helicopter Maintenance Repair Course completion preferred


Must be physically able to perform duties and responsibilities of the classification.

Must be able to work with required materials without debilitating irritation to skin, eyes or respiratory system while wearing the required personal protective equipment.

Work will be located in a hanger and you will need to adapt to the environment.

Environmental conditions are diverse and could range from an office environment where there is no physical discomfort to an environment where inclement weather may subject individuals to severe changes in temperature, less than adequate lighting, dust and wind. On occasion individuals may be required to work in areas where high noise hazards will prevail and hearing protection is required. Office work conditions will expend approximately 10% of the candidate’s time and approximately 90% will be expended in more harsh conditions.

Vertex Aerospace is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage minorities, women, veterans and disabled individuals to apply.

Job Test And Inspection

Primary Location USA-New York-West Point

US Security Clearance Required: Secret

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day - 1st

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Organization: Division - Vertex-20000074

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Job Posting: Nov 9, 2018, 11:10:54 AM

Req ID: 103403