Job Listing Description

Quality Control Inspector- 747

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Quality Control Inspector in San Antonio, TX.


  • Implement quality control and safety plans to ensure compliance with contract specifications and applicable regulations.
  • Inspect all phases of a variety of goods, services, or operations for conformity to established quality, health and safety, and other operational standards by providing on-going surveillance and review of work performed on products for compliance with contractual provisions.
  • Verify conformance to engineering requirements, and document results of Inspections per established procedures.
  • Ensure all services listed on the performance requirement summary are performed in a satisfactory manner.
  • Work independently, and in a Team environment, toward achieving continuous improvement on the job by devising new methods of performing assigned duties to meet new and changing work conditions.

Duties include:

  • In-process, final, and functional inspection for fit, alignment and conformance with applicable drawings, specification, quality standards, and manufacturing plan.
  • Ensure that appropriate revisions of drawings and other documents are being used.
  • Verify all paperwork and online systems (e.g., Work Plan, Test Inspection records, nonconformance items) are complete, accurate and up to date.
  • Inspect and verify all systems are ready for functional tests Witness or verify operational/functional test of aircraft systems and components, as required, per engineering requirements and operating procedures.
  • Use automated test equipment (ATE), as required.
  • Determine if operational and/or functional testing is required after rework, repair or replacement of system components.
  • Coordinate with engineering, as required.
  • Inspect electrical assemblies (e.g., installation, crimping, termination, routing).
  • Inspect completed assembly jobs and review workmanship, dimensions and locations, and ensure all parts/assemblies have been installed per the drawing, specification and plan using applicable mathematical calculations and precision measuring tools.
  • Identify and document discrepancies and report as necessary.
  • Reject discrepant assemblies or installations, as required.
  • Note discrepant condition(s)/ location(s) and the correct configuration of the assembly or installation, citing drawing, or plan requirements.
  • Record results and route to appropriate group for processing, as required.
  • Indicate QA acceptance on the appropriate paperwork and/or on- line systems and process the paperwork/systems as required per appropriate procedures and policies.
  • Verify, record, and reinspect removals/reinstallations of parts/assemblies.
  • Perform line checks to investigate whether rejectable condition exists on other airplanes, as required.
  • Audit manufacturing and inspection processes, as required.
  • Ensure certifications of tools, test equipment and personnel are current.
  • Perform inspections on behalf of Customers and consult production, engineering, planning, etc on process or job related issues, as required.
  • Prepare conformity packages for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) inspections as required.
  • Must be able to achieve an MRB certification/Red X qualification as required.
  • Must have Leadership ability and be willing to accept a Team-Lead role as required.
  • Work with other employees to improve functions, methods, and procedures.
  • Provide mentoring and on the job training to level one inspectors as required.

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Perform structural inspection of aircraft and aircraft components to include fastener removals/installations, panel removals/installations overall serviceability of structural components, and corrosion control.
  • Inspection of all Aircraft Electrical, Mechanical and avionics systems installations as well as ability to observe engineering test and operational checks are required.
  • Inspect wire bundles, electrical and electronic components for proper removal and installation in aircraft. Inspection of all Mechanical systems installations.
  • Use a variety of inspection aids, and precision testing and measurement equipment such as ohmmeters, multi-meters, flashlights and mirrors, calipers, feeler gauges, scales, ball gauges, and micrometers necessary to determine proper adjustment and operation of aircraft systems.
  • Prepare documents incidental to the accomplishment of inspection assignments.
  • Document maintenance & repair actions, equipment status tags, logs, parts requests, etc.
  • Perform assigned duties while wearing required safety equipment.
  • Perform assigned duties on all shifts without encumbrances due to weather or physical location and conditions.
  • Ensure compliance with all rules and regulations concerning health, safety, tool control, FOD, housekeeping, inventory control and other pertinent coverages.
  • Perform other duties as directed by supervision and management for the benefit of the company, program, and employee(s).

Skill Requirements:
  • Considerable initiative, ingenuity and judgment is required to perform a variety of basic visual, dimensional, operational, system, structural, functional, and safety inspections.
  • Must have the technical ability to read and interpret specifications, tech data, and engineering drawings, and the ability to work on both military and commercial aircraft.
  • Must have basic computer proficiency in maintenance data collection systems, and the ability to pass a skills assessment test.


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent.

Job Number: 1910106034
Job Location: San Antonio, TX
Duration: 12 months
Input Date: 11/27/2019
Attention: Camille Zunker
Address: 3201 CHERRY RIDGE DR STE A103
City, State: SAN ANTONIO, TX 78230-4824
Phone: 210/524-1496
800 Phone: 866/570-1503

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