**This is NOT an all-inclusive list of duties**
Serves as the Office of Primary Responsibility (OPR) for wing maintenance policy, advising supervisors and employees on both general policy and specific maintenance matters. Makes decisions and recommendations on technical concerns presented by supervisors. Utilizes a comprehensive knowledge and ability to interpret Air Force Instructions, Technical Orders, engineering drawings, product specifications, Air Force Occupational and Health (AFOSH) and environmental standards, public law, and locally developed policy.
Maintenance Standardization Evaluation Program (MSEP): Administers, evaluates, and coordinates a comprehensive quality assurance, maintenance standardization, and inspection program for all areas of the maintenance organization, all maintenance disciplines, job series and Air Force Specialty Codes (AFSCs). Evaluates the quality of maintenance accomplished in the maintenance organization and performs the necessary quality functions to execute the MSEP, designed to provide management an objective sampling of both the quality of equipment and the proficiency of maintenance personnel. Ensures the maintenance organization meets its responsibility for air-worthy aircraft and component quality for a broad and complex production workload, e.g., highly advanced aircraft, aircraft systems, avionics systems, electronic equipment, aircraft structures, composites, life safety systems, armament, munitions, and other areas of similar complexity.
Utilizes data collection techniques and procedures for evaluation, inspection, and audit programs, evaluates the results and determines the appropriate and effective method and format for presentation to higher-level management. Performs statistical analysis (e.g. normal distribution, averages, means, standard deviations, trending, root cause analysis, etc.) using standard statistical quality control methods. Utilizes inspection and evaluation techniques, statistical methods, mathematics, production management, industrial management, and database management skills to perform root cause, deficiency and trend analysis. Utilizes these analyses to validate and update Acceptable Quality Levels (AQLs), frequency changes to Routine Inspection Lists (RILs), and recommendations for corrective maintenance practice action.
Administers and manages the Maintenance Complex responsibilities of the Functional Check Flight (FCF), Operational Check Flight (OCF), and High Speed Taxi-check Programs. Determines the requirements for and scope of an aircraft FCF or OCF. Performs a critical review of the FCF results with the FCF pilot to determine the airworthiness of the aircraft and subsequently releasing aircraft for normal flights. Collaborates with the Vice Commander and Operations Group Commander regarding the Functional Check Flight, Foreign Object Damage, and Dropped Object Prevention Programs.
Serves as the Aircraft Weight and Balance program manager utilizing complex computer based programs, data bases, electronic weighing apparatus, and integrated weight and balance computers for the Wing to maintain strict accounting of aircraft weight and balance for safe flight operations. Recommends decertification of configuration loads that exceed the safe for flight envelope or ground gross weight restrictions.
Prepares and reviews Product Quality Deficiency Reports (QDR) prior to releasing to the Air Logistics Center (ALC) or Aircraft Sustainment Group and performs exhibit-processing oversight by coordinating with ALC and Logistics Readiness Squadron to ensure proper exhibit control and handling.
Executes a Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan (QASP) to monitor Contractor Logistic Support (CLS) aircraft or Contract Field Team (CFT). Serves as the governments on-site Quality Assurance Representative (QAR) and is the liaison between contractor and government personnel.
Maintains direct contact with the NGB staffand with counterparts at other ANG bases in order to resolve problems affecting maintenance capabilities and compliance.
Manages and conducts quality verification inspections and surveillance inspections of conventional weapons systems and components. Conducts management compliance inspections of the munitions activity to include records, storage, disposal, material deficiency reporting, TCTO compliance, safety requirements etc. Reviews the practices, policies and procedures relating to storage, supply, and transportation of munitions and conventional weapons.