Aircraft Quality Control Inspector


Job Description:

At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse Aviation Professionals always have a multitude of career choices. Your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself. We welcome your perspective and ideas, in order to foster collaboration and deliver world-class solutions. We look for solutions that not only transform businesses, but also change the world. We offer a robust benefits package including competitive salaries; company matching 401K Retirement Plan; comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage; tuition reimbursement and more.

Airborne Solutions Operations (ASO) in the Defense Group at Leidos is seeking a Aircraft Quality Control Inspector.

Primary Responsibilities
  • The Quality Control Inspector (QCI) activities include objectively evaluating the maintenance, preventative maintenance, rebuilding and alteration performed during all phases of work.
  • The QCI will also perform parts receiving and inspection procedures.
  • The Quality Control Inspector reports to the Quality Control Manager (QCM)
  • Will be responsible for inspecting aircraft maintenance, modifications and alterations.
  • Will be responsible to perform in-process and final inspections for assigned tasks.
  • Will be familiar with inspection methods, techniques, aids, tools and equipment used within their assigned area of responsibility.
  • Will be responsible to ensure current applicable technical data is used for the assigned task.
  • Will follow specialized technical drawings and illustrations during the course of inspections.
  • Will have the necessary skills to use specialized calibrated tools and measuring equipment in the course of assigned tasks.
  • Will be able to understanding the current specifications involving inspection tolerances, limitations, and procedures established by the manufacturer of the article(s) being inspected.
  • Have ability to maintain accurate aircraft, engine, propeller, component logs and other records pertinent to airworthiness
  • Perform all oversight inspections necessary to ensure the applicable record documentation is properly completed.

  • R equires a BS Degree and five (5)+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with two (2)+ years of prior relevant experience. Experience may be used in lieu of degree
  • Minimum of five (5) years' aircraft maintenance and/or inspection experience.
  • Current FAA A&P License
  • Current FAA Inspector Authorization (IA)
  • Ability to read and follow structural drawings as well as OEM technical publications.
  • Must be able to interpret drawings and engineering orders during inspection of individual parts made locally and off-site to ensure items meet specifications.
  • Must be able to read and understand installation instructions, drawings and other material related to STC based alterations.
  • Must be able to obtain a DOD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications
  • Active DOD Secret Clearance
  • Experience in General Aviation, King Air 350, or Challenger airframes

Ability to:
  • Crawl in and out of tight spaces
  • Comfortably work in confined areas in a kneeling or crouched position
  • Lift, balance and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Work in enclosed hangars as well as exterior in year round weather conditions
  • Work off site as required


External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 50% of the time

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Job Family:

Aviation Quality Control

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