Vinnell Arabia Aviation Maintenance, Quality Control MD500 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


Functions as the Aviation Maintenance Quality Control, technical inspector under the direction of the Aviation Production Control Manager. Technical Inspector duties include sign-off of all red ‘X’ and circle red ‘X’ conditions pertaining to the aircraft, aircraft systems, and aircraft components. Technical inspector of all specific airframe, power-train, power-plant, armament, electrical and avionics systems. Determines requirement to conduct a Post Maintenance Check Flight (PMCF) / Functional Check Flight (FCF), and provides inspection criteria interpretation to maintenance staff. Uses common measuring tools, precision measuring gages and alignment fixtures (GFE). Assists SANG in maintaining a current technical library and applicable aircraft forms and records (automated). Assists SANG Weight and Balance (W&B;) technician to complete Weight and Balance handbooks for all assigned aircraft and complete all appropriate Weight and Balance documentation according to the SANG directives and applicable manuals. Functions as the site Data Analyst, and the maintenance management and technical and compliance documentation administrator. Establishes the maintenance quality control processes, procedures, standards, measures, reports in support of the maintenance program for all maintenance and SCM activities. Ensures that all related quality control procedures are conducted in a safe manner.

A. Duties/responsibilities:

  1. Ensures that maintenance quality control functional activities and procedures among designated organizations are planned, coordinated, integrated, and synchronized to achieve established platform operational readiness (OR) rates IAW contractual requirements.

  2. Responsible for the establishment of maintenance Quality Control processes, procedures, records and reports, that provide immediate situational awareness of platform OR rates.

  3. Establishes monthly maintenance quality control organizational goals with production control, objectives and priorities for implementation in order to achieve stated OR rates.

  4. Establish the maintenance quality control processes, procedures, standards, measures, reports in support of the maintenance program and in coordination with SCM activities.

  5. Reports to directed inquires, investigations, and research analysis related to Quality control maintenance processes and supporting maintenance activities, to the production control maintenance manager.

  6. Responsible for the certification, training, currency and qualifications of assigned Quality control technical inspectors.

  7. Attends a Daily production control meeting for coordination and synchronization with the Back Shops supervisors, and SCM representative.

  8. Coordinates activities and requirements for Quality control support with the Base Operations Manager facilities.

  9. Supports a professional development program in support of Saudization-localization.

  10. Ensures all Quality control maintenance operations and related maintenance support activities are conducted in a safe manner.

B. Independence: Performs within the broad guidelines of duties and responsibilities with significant choice of methods. Authority to select and implement goals and objectives within the execution of duties and responsibilities.

C. Supervisory Responsibilities: Primary supervisor of subordinate aircraft technical inspector.


A. Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree required; Military: Successfully advanced to the Aviation Maintenance MOS level 30 desired.

B. Experience: Experience serving as an aircraft Quality Control Supervisor for an AH-6 or MD530 aircraft maintenance organization. Five years experience as a helicopter Quality Control Technical Inspector military or civilian required. Experience within the last 5 years, and 10 years experience in aviation maintenance, with operating experience in desert environments preferred.

*C. Specific knowledge, skill, and ability requirements: *Demonstrated knowledge and experience of rotary wing Aviation operations inclusive of maintenance, Aviation logistics and SCM, flight operations and Quality control training. Certificates: Possess the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe & Power plant (A&P;) and Inspector Authorization (IA) certificate. Prior military service as a senior technical inspector (TI). Be proficient in the use of computer-hosted interactive technical manuals, aircraft maintenance forms, and other aircraft related documentation. Demonstrated past performance and experience as a quality control TI with organizational staff experience to achieve organizational goals. Demonstrated past performance and experience working with aircraft tools, property/materials accountability. Army service school instructor or civilian equivalent teaching experience preferred. Ability to communicate both orally and written. Ability to effectively deal with people in the supervision of staff and team members. Ability to effectively communicate with the customer in a professional and courteous manner. Possesses a valid driver’s license.

ID: 2017-2417

Location: SA-Riyadh

Category: Aviation Institutional Training Division (AITD)