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Quality Control Manager, Scheduled Maintenance at Lynden Air Cargo, LLC

Posted in Aviation/Aerospace 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Anchorage, Alaska

Job Description:

Lynden Air Cargo is a US part 121 all-cargo airline based in Anchorage, Alaska. Lynden Air Cargo conducts operations within Alaska as well as other locations around the world, utilizing its fleet of L382 Hercules aircraft. Lynden's structure provides employees with the family environment of a smaller company, and the competitiveness, expectations and rewards of a large, global organization. This position is responsible for short and long range planning of scheduled maintenance and modifications performed on Company aircraft.




  1. Determines the requirements and coordinates with the Director of Maintenance, Director of Quality Control, and contract agencies in the short and long range planning and scheduling of maintenance, modifications and time controlled component changes

  2. Compiles and issues, to the Director of Maintenance, work packages and inspection packages for scheduled maintenance checks.

  3. Coordinates with the Director of Maintenance and Stores Supervisor on materials and equipment requirement for checks.

  4. Ensures the proper completion of scheduled maintenance, component changes, and modifications on Company aircraft through appropriate coordination, monitoring, documentation, and support to maintenance personnel. 

  5. Fleet engine management of engine modules, builds and work scopes to provide optimum balance of reliability and economic operation.

  6. Compiles and distributes required reports for maintenance planning purposes.

  7. Assists Production in monitoring and tracking maintenance check expenses for cost analysis.

  8. Monitors industry advances and trends to assure early incorporation of product improvements, practices, and standardization in regards to maintenance and operations.

  9. Provides remote support as Quality Control check rep while aircraft are in scheduled maintenance check.

  10. Accomplishes damage tolerance inspections as required during scheduled maintenance checks.

  11. Determines that the results achieved in the overhaul and repair of aircraft and components meet the requirements of the LAC GMM, manufacturer’s maintenance manuals, applicable CFR’s, and manufacturing and/or engineering specifications.

  12.  Audits paperwork at maintenance checks and ensures check package completion prior to aircraft return to service.

  13. Monitors work in progress at scheduled maintenance checks to insure that accomplishment meets or exceeds LAC quality standards and recommend incorporation of any needed improvements.

  14. Recommends and assists in compiling Maintenance Engineering Authorizations and Fleet Campaigns for modifications and non-standard repairs.

  15. Builds work/job cards from technical data and instructions to direct maintenance and inspection personnel in the accomplishment of specific tasks.

  16. Works with maintenance and inspection personnel to ensure that work/job card procedures are accurate, efficient and in accordance with the requirements of accepted or approved technical data. 

  17. Interprets CFR’s, AD’s, SB’s and T.O.’s as they apply, ensuring the intent of these documents are reflected in the associated work/job cards or work packages that address them.

  18. Pares down technical instructions and procedures to reflect the way LAC accomplishes these tasks while still fully complying with the intent of the instruction or procedure (i.e., use of alternate test equipment, special tools, etc.).

  19. Conducting aircraft surveys and documenting major repairs and alterations IAW LAC GMM and Maintenance Program Manual procedures.

  20. Working closely with the Technical Services Coordinator to obtain and document data as required to complete damage tolerance assessments and evaluations.

  21. Accomplishing other duties that may be assigned by the Director of Quality Control and if authorized, assuming the responsibilities of the Director of Quality Control.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Manages Quality Control Inspector position in the Quality Control Department. Has supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.



Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university and 3 years experience, including one year lead or supervisory experience; or minimum five years aviation maintenance experience and one year lead or supervisory experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Lockheed L-382G/C130 maintenance experience preferred. 



Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures and governmental regulations.  Ability to write routine reports, business correspondence, and procedures manuals.  Ability to present information and respond to questions from managers, co-workers and FAA inspectors.



Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.



Ability to use common sense and sound judgment to deal with situations and multiple problems in a highly controlled and regulated environment.  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram forms



FAA Mechanic Certificate with Airframe and Powerplant ratings;

Current US Driver License

Current US Passport



Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.  Proficiency in the use of TRAX Maintenance software highly desirable.



Must be available to work days, evenings, weekends, nights or holidays and to be away from home for extended periods of time (up to a total of 6 out of 12 months a year).  Must be available to travel domestically, to Canada and other international locations without restrictions, including entrance onto foreign military bases. 



While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; handle paperwork, journals, computer printouts, keyboard, and other office equipment; to talk and hear on the telephone and one-on-one with co-workers and other personnel.  The employee frequently is required to reach.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and stoop, kneel, or crouch.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision to read computer screens and other documentation.



While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; risk of radar exposure and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.


A post-conditional offer of employment background check and pre-employment drug test are required. Random drug testing is required of all Lynden Air Cargo employees.


Must be able to pass a post-hire fingerprint-based criminal history records check with no disqualifying criminal offenses.


Federal law requires Lynden Air Cargo to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Lynden Air Cargo will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Details may be found here:


Lynden Air Cargo is a federal contractor and an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Lynden Air Cargo policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Lynden Air Cargo maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities & protected veterans. Veterans and minorities are encouraged to apply.