Friday , February 3 2023

Specialist, Regulatory Project – Spirit Airlines Miramar Careers

Website Spirit Airlines

Job Description:

The Regulatory Project Specialist will ensure that Spirit airlines airworthiness directive program remains in compliance with the below regulations. Airworthiness Directives (ADs) are issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to identify and provide corrective action for a product (aircraft, engine, propeller, or appliance) in which an unsafe condition exists or is likely to exist. No person may operate a product to which an AD applies except in accordance with the requirements of that AD (reference 14 CFR Part 39, 121.380, and 121.380a). Each Airworthiness Directive is mandatory with respect to the procedure, rules, aircraft, or equipment affected within prescribed time limitations. Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs) are the regulatory requirements published by the FAA defining the laws governing operating as an Air Carrier in the United States. Changes to or additions to the FARs are less common than the issuance of an AD, however, they are held to the same standard as an AD. Changes to the FARs will be handled using the AD process outlined in Company manuals and SOPs. Other regulatory requirements from other organizations such as DOT, ADA, and mandatory Management projects.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Analyze Original Equipment Manufacturer (Airbus, IAE etc.) Service Bulletins (SB). (Service Bulletins are both mandatory and non-mandatory changes to equipment maintenance requirements)
  • Provide repair support to Aircraft Maintenance to ensure correct repairs and ensure compliance with FAA Regulations.
  • Work with Structures Engineering to evaluate Fatigue Critical Structures.
  • Review all Engineering Orders to ensure work instructions for accuracy to accomplish Airworthiness Directives (ADs) without any deviations.
  • Monitor electronic records for all Airworthiness Directives Engineering Orders (EOs) in Spirit Electronic Tracking System (SETS) (Trax) (the current tracking mechanisms used by Spirit). (EOs are the Company created work cards which provide aircraft maintenance employees detailed work instructions for performing specific maintenance tasks.)
  • Assign specific number sequence for Airworthiness Directives EOs.
  • Maintain a master file and control log for all ADs specific to aircraft type and its sub-systems along with attachments of (drawings, photos, etc. if applicable) used to comply with an AD.
  • Monitor all initial and repetitive work action requirements relative to Company AD accomplishment.
  • Chairs repetitive scheduled AD meetings with leadership to provide status updates.
  • Ensure the Airworthiness Directive Master and GMM Form Index is kept up to date.
  • Document incorporation of all ADs into the Airbus Maintenance Program (AMP – the Spirit aircraft maintenance program)
  • Review all Airworthiness Directives and Notices of Proposed Rule-makings.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Trax operating software preferred
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Suite programs
  • Makes accurate, timely decisions based upon analysis, judgment, and experience.
  • Ability to review/author complex documents ensuring compliance to FAA Safety Attributes.
  • Preferred experience working in direct connection with the FAA concerning the management and compliance of airworthiness directives
  • Establishes and maintains effective relationships with external and internal customers.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in aviation regulations
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Quality Assurance or prior auditing experience.
  • Project Management experience preferred
  • Have at least three years of maintenance experience of different types of large aircraft with 10 or more passenger seats with an air carrier.
  • Prior Technical Support (Engineering) experience preferred
  • Accomplish tasks through formal channels and informal networks.
  • Meets the requirements of 14 CFR Part 65.83.
  • Must have a Mechanic’s Certificate with Airframe and Power Plant ratings and has held these ratings for at least five years.

Job Details:

Company: Spirit Airlines

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Safety

Job Location: Miramar, FL, USA

Application Deadline: N/A

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