Chief Inspector / Director of Quality Control

Allegiant Air

Allegiant Air

1,001-5,000 employees

Low-cost airline linking small cities to leisure destinations.

Senior, Expert

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Required Skills
Customer Service
  • Must be authorized to work in the US as defined by the Immigration Act of 1986.
  • Must pass a Criminal Background Check.
  • A&P certified Aviation Maintenance Technician.
  • Minimum ten (10) years of significant maintenance and engineering management experience in a Title 14 CFR, Part 121 operation with at least one (1) year of experience in a supervisory capacity maintaining the same category and class of aircraft that Allegiant operates.
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience as a Maintenance Inspector as per 14 CFR 119.67.
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Proven effectiveness in managing/mentoring others, empowering them to make decisions and subsequently increasing responsibilities as the team develops.
  • Values diversity of thought, backgrounds, and perspectives.
  • Integrity/ethics beyond reproach.
  • Knowledge of financial management.
  • Ability to multi-task while maintaining vigilant attention to details.
  • Experience with Maintenance Systems.
  • Proven track record of successful process development and implementation.
  • Expert knowledge of Aircraft Maintenance as it relates to Title 14 CFR, Part 121 Operations.
  • Expert knowledge of Maintenance Reporting Requirements.
  • Excellent understanding of Federal Aviation Regulations.
  • Solid understanding of Aircraft Record Keeping Requirements.
  • Prepare, gain acceptance, and direct the implementation of the annual budget and ensure targets are met.
  • Assist with planning, organizing, and directing departmental activities to achieve assigned goals/KPIs.
  • Lead, mentor, motivate, and develop assigned personnel.
  • Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations for resolution.
  • Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress toward achieving assigned goals, and track details, data, information, and activities.
  • Constantly seek to apply best practices while displaying fiscal discipline and stringent cost controls.
  • Draft policies for the approval of the SVP M&E and prepare procedures to implement the organizational policies; review existing policies on an annual basis and recommend changes to the SVP M&E as appropriate.
  • Plan, direct, and control resources as required.
  • Make key determinations regarding safety and quality and accept risk as required.
  • Facilitate process, organizational, and cultural change.
  • Responsible for developing heightened communication and elevated collaboration among all Maintenance & Engineering departments and supporting company departments.
  • Work cooperatively and effectively with others, remove barriers, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to be flexible, versatile, and/or tolerant in a changing work environment while maintaining effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Oversee the planning, implementation, execution, and evaluation of special projects.
  • Establish and administer an organization to perform timely inspection of aircraft, components, accessories, and facilities and to ensure compliance with Company standards and regulations of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
  • Company liaison for FAA coordination for all maintenance activities.
  • Monitor, review, and coordinate compliance of ADs, CFRs, and manufacturers' service bulletins as applicable to aircraft structures, systems, instruments, components and appliances, engines, and APUs.
  • Through the Manager of Aircraft Records, responsible for FAA reports and compliance with record audits through the Manager of Aircraft Records.
  • Assure compliance with all maintenance requirements that are controlled by time, cycles, or hours in accordance with the FAA-approved maintenance program.
  • Control aircraft specifications.
  • Determine policy and procedures to be used within the department and retain final inspection authority.
  • Authority to provide inspection "override" decisions regarding airworthiness problems.
  • Responsible for the content of department publications as designated in each manual/manual section and ensures the content of department publications and manuals are in compliance with regulations and that FAA approval/acceptance is received prior to distribution.
  • Responsible for the content and currency of the Maintenance Inspection Program [14 CFR 365].
  • Responsible for ensuring that all aircraft on the Operations Specification [D085] are maintained in accordance with the appropriate maintenance program.
  • Responsible for the modification of policies, procedures, instructions, and information related to the RII Program.
  • Responsible for evaluation and approval of outside maintenance providers.
  • Keep the information in Operations Specification [A447] current and apply for an amendment any time there are changes in the information in either table b(1).
  • Designated Person/Organization for Emergency AD Notification, or b(2) Method of Notification.
  • Ensure any direct reports understand and apply our Customer Commitment and customer service standards to their daily responsibilities, as appropriate.
  • Model Allegiant's customer service standards in-person actions and when providing leadership direction.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Chief Operating Officer/Executive Vice President and Vice President, Maintenance & Engineering.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Las Vegas, Nevada



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth