8300.10 CHG XXATTACHMENT 14DATE
Completion of responsibilities is met in the event inspectors are absent.
Performing Final Inspection.
The inspector who is signing off the final inspection and/or approval for return to service for the repair station is authorized on the roster of inspection personnel and is appropriately certificated under 14 CFR part 65 and meet the requirements of § 145.155.
NOTE: When certificated repair stations are outside the United States, it is not a requirement for the inspection personnel to be certificated in accordance with part 65. The requirements of § 145.155 does apply.
(b) The repair station inspects and then certifies that each article upon which it has performed maintenance, preventive maintenance, or alterations and is airworthy with respect to the work performed.
(c) Additional maintenance in accordance with approved data is accomplished when the final inspection is not satisfactory.
Qualifying and Surveilling a Non-Certificated Person. Verify that the repair station is qualifying and surveilling non-certificated person who perform maintenance, preventive maintenance, or alterations for the repair station. The PI should review the contracts and surveillance records and verify:
The non-certificated person has and uses a quality control system equivalent to that of the repair station for the work performed; and
The repair station remains directly in charge of the work performed by the non-certificated person.
The contract the repair station has with the non-certificated person includes a requirement that the non-certificated person will allow the FAA to inspect and observe the work performed for the repair station.
The repair station periodically performs and records surveillance of the non-certificated person to confirm they to meet the requirements of the above-mentioned qualification.
The repair station tests and/or inspects, and records that the non-certificated person performed the work satisfactorily and that the article was airworthy before approving it for return to service.
Analyze Findings. Upon completion of the inspection, record all deficiencies; determine the appropriate corrective action(s).
Conduct Debriefing. Brief the certificate holder on the inspection results. Discuss any deficiencies and possible corrective actions.
Complete the Task. Competition of this task will result in the following:
Send letter to the operator documenting all deficiencies
Initiate an Enforcement Investigation Report (EIR) if necessary
C.Document Task. File all supporting paperwork in the certificate holder’s office file. Update the Vital Information Subsystem (VIS) as required.
FUTURE ACTIVITIES. Schedule and conduct follow up inspections as applicable.