Quality Inspector

International Aerospace Coatings (IAC) is looking for a Aircraft Quality Inspector for its Spokane, WA location. IAC is the world’s leading aviation specialist painting company, and we are still growing! Join an energetic, culture rich, supportive team in a unique industry. At IAC we are focused on a positive employee experience. Check out some of our time lapsed paint shoots at http://www.iac.aero..

Why work for IAC:

  • PTO starting at 80 hours in a full year worked, starts accruing first day of employment.
  • Paid holidays
  • Overtime available
  • 401K with 4% match, dollar to dollar with the Roth option
  • Employee referral program
  • Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits including Choice of four medical plans including PPO and HSA plans starting at $15.49 twice a month. dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability, accidental death, supplemental life, and pet insurance. Benefits start the first of the month after 60-days of employment.
  • Company-paid $50,000 life insurance and employee assistance program
  • Work is conducted inside aircraft hangers, so we are not out in the weather.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Quality Manager, the Inspector guarantees the highest standards of excellence are maintained in paint production process in the hangar. He/she is instrumental in all phases of the production process. They will examine materials, completed paint projects for specification deviations or defects and monitors the production. The Inspector will uphold all safety policies the company has created, and work has met the quality standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform receiving, preliminary, in-process, hidden damage, and final inspections.
  • Verify completion of all work orders and sign airworthiness release.
  • Ensure that work is accomplished per established inspection procedures.
  • Maintain aircraft maintenance meets FAA, customer, company and/or manufacturers specifications.
  • Complete inspection items, compile, and complete necessary forms properly.
  • Ensure that parts tags are filled out properly and the proper tag is attached to the part(s) as required.
  • Maintain a thorough familiarity with the content of the company Repair Station Manual and all subsequent revisions.
  • Provide initial and recurrent training to site employees.
  • Remain cognizant of applicable CFRs, most notably Part 145, 121, 65 and Part 43
  • Review inspection forms and paperwork for proper completion.
  • Perform quality assurance audits.
  • Perform routine surveillance of in-process work.
  • Assist with controlling and auditing work orders.
  • Must be able to meet production schedule and quality standards.

Position Requirements:

  • Must possess excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to identify problems and work on a systematic approach to solve those problems with employees and management.
  • Proven history of understanding industry safety standards and quality expectations.
  • Strong understanding of aircraft paint materials and industry knowledge.
  • Knowledge of aerospace systems, methodology and terminology a plus.
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance, to include drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Strong organizational skills detailed, and deadline driven.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, industrial and/or aerospace engineering.
  • A minimum of one (1) year of inspection experience in an aviation environment or similar industry.

Certificates, Licenses, or Registrations: Must have a current A&P License

Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office (excel; PowerPoint; word)

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $26.00 – $30.00 per hour


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