|Company Name :||Saudi Aramco|
|Country :||Saudi Arabia|
|Experience :||11-20 years|
Supervisor, Aviation Quality Assurance & Control
Saudi Aramco is seeking an experienced Supervisor, Aviation QA & QC to work with the Aviation Department. The company operates a large fleet of aircraft and maintains airstrips and aviation facilities at a number of locations in Saudi Arabia in support of company operations.
The fleet includes five B737-700's, three Embraer 170s, two King Air 350s and 21 Helicopters. This dynamic organization handles passenger and cargo transportation in addition to special missions and operations to include pipelines patrol, search and rescue and medical evacuation.
Successful candidate will Supervise, plan and direct the activities of the Aviation Quality Control Unit which ensures that all aircrafts are maintained to the highest quality standards and ensures their continued airworthiness in accordance with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations, and approved Company policies and procedures.
Responsible, under the general direction of the Manager, Aviation Department, for all aspects of the Fixed and Rotor Wing Quality Control functions including standards of quality and reliability as required by the Saudi Aramco and the Federal Aviation Administration.
The fleet consists of five B737-700's, three Embraer 170s, two King Air 350s, Cessna Citation 550, 2 Gulfstream G550, 2 spray Air Tractor AT-802s, 7 AW109 EP and 14 AW139 helicopters.
Ensures that Federal Aviation Regulations and manufacturers technical specifications are observed as well as the developmental and implementation of the Maintenance Division procedures and methods to provide efficiencies and high standard of airworthiness and flight safety while reporting directly to the manager of aviation department.
Responsible for the Part 125.247 maintenance program, Part 91 AAIP helicopter maintenance program and the helicopter Component Shop maintenance program.
B.S Degree. Must have Federal Aviation Airframe and Powerplant Authorized inspectors license.
Ten (10) years of practical experience in Quality Control, maintenance, and modification of airframes, engines, systems, and related aircraft components. 5 years supervisor experience.
Must be able to write concise technical reports.
Must have a current knowledge of Federal Administration Regulations.
Preferred candidates who worked in the airline, with an engineering background, worked in their Quality Assurance/Engineering, High caliber.
Duties & Responsibilities
A. Performs all supervisory duties common to the unit heads as established by management.
B. Establishes and administrates the Quality Control Unit to ensure the timely inspection of aircraft, components, and accessories and that
they are in compliance with Company standards and the regulations of the Federal Aviation Administration.
C. Establishes and administers a Quality Control Unit that ensures the highest quality of workmanship and material in three separate
D. Establishes, monitors, and improves maintenance and inspection programs and procedures that assure company operated aircraft will be
maintained in safe, efficient and economical manner.
E. Ensures airworthiness of all Company airplanes in accordance with the provisions of the appropriate Federal Aviation Regulation.
F. Monitors, reviews and coordinates compliance of Airworthiness Directives, Federal Aviation Regulations and manufacturer's service
bulletins as applicable to airplane structures, systems, instruments, components, appliances, engines and APU and ensures compliance with.
G. Acts as the company liaison for FAA coordination for all maintenance activities and is responsible for timely submission of all required
FAA maintenance reports.
H. Directs the establishment and the maintaining of inspection programs under FAR Part 125 (Boeing 737 and Dehavilland Dash S aircraft),
FAR Part 91 (all AAIP helicopter programs, and the Component Shop programs through the Quality Control Inspection Programs Unit.
I. Ensures acceptable standards are met in all maintenance, repairs, alterations, and inspections that are performed by Saudi Aramco
Inspectors and contracting agencies.
J. FAA point-of-contact for all MMEL's - both Fixed and Rotor Wing.
K. Coordinates with Engineering and Planning Unit and the Federal Aviation Administration representatives all activities on which the
approval of the FAA Administrator must be obtained, including changes of Maintenance Specifications and/or manual changes as they apply.
L. Ensures that Maintenance Technical Directives are complied with. Ensures that all parts and materials used in the repair, modification, or
overhaul of all company aircraft, component and associated parts meet U.S. FAA as evidenced by proper FAA approved documentation.
M. Coordinates with the Maintenance Superintendent in planning and accomplishment of work requirements on a daily basis. Safety of
aircraft operation will be the first consideration.
N. Monitors non-routine work orders daily.
O. Reviews incoming technical publications prior to filing.
P. Directs the establishment and the maintaining of aviation parts receiving through the Receiving Inspectors for part receiving for all 36 of
Q. Directs the establishment and the maintaining of all Quality Control training including part receiving, NDT, FAA Inspection Authorization
(IA) and all other training deemed necessary to continue to maintain the quality of safety Aramco Aviation demands.
R. Maintains cost controls for all areas concerning the Aviation Quality Control Unit including the purchase requirements for all
non-destructive testing and horescone equipment, office supplies and equipment, and any other costs associated with his Unit.
Saudi Aramco’s domestic operations span the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and include the exploration for and production of oil and natural gas, refining, petrochemicals and distribution – none of which would be possible without the support of the Operations Services business line.
Operations Services encompasses such vital support activities as aviation, marine, transportation, power distribution, materials supply and information technology. Saudi Aramco operates one of the world’s largest corporate aviation fleets, composed of fixed and rotary-wing aircraft whose flight and maintenance crews are among the best in the business.
The company’s marine operations include oil spill fighting vessels, harbor pilot craft, tugboats for terminal operations and a variety of service ships. The areas of transportation, power distribution and materials supply are critical components of Saudi Aramco’s large array of complex petroleum and petrochemical facilities that provide a reliable supply of energy to people in the Kingdom and around the globe.
The company’s IT infrastructure, including its communications networks, provides the methods and the means for the people of Saudi Aramco, no matter where they are, to stay connected and sustain the Company’s legacy of success.