Mechanical Inspector I-IV

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-313136
    • Job Location: Oklahoma City, OK
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 01/05/2021
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Radford Job Code: 0768x
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Job Description


With precision in execution and meticulous attention to detail, performs inspections at various stages of assembly and manufacturing, including first article, in-process, and final inspections, of complex machined/molded parts for conformance to specifications. Maintains accurate records..



Mechanical Inspector ALL

The duties and responsibilities listed below apply to all levels of Mechanical Inspector.  Each level of Mechanical Inspector has additional duties and responsibilities as listed.

  1. Prepare required inspection documentation such as written descriptions of inspection results including deviations from engineering specifications.
  2. Generate Discrepant Material Reports (DMR), process materials / items into and out of hold areas.  Verifies remediation actions completed per DMR instructions.
  3. Perform Quality transactions in various systems:  ERP (Cincom), DMR Log, Continuous Improvement Action Log.
  4. Cooperate with and support Engineering and Manufacturing efforts.
  5. Maintain a clean work area ensuring strict adherence to the 5S Standards.
  6. Comply with established safety directives.
  7. Familiar with KUAS Quality Management System requirements and follow procedures as applicable to Mechanical Inspector responsibilities.
  8. Maintain accurate time keeping.


Mechanical Inspector III

  1. Assist Engineering with special validation requirements (prototypes, pre-production builds; all of which may have limited information).
  2. Work from written or verbal instructions, detailed engineering drawings and 3D models.
  3. Able to set up, load program and run a programmable CMM.
  4. Participate when needed in design reviews on cross-functional teams to ensure that conformance to specification, inspect-ability, reliability, safety and quality system objectives are met.
  5. Provide Manual CMM On-Job-Training to Mechanical Inspector II.


Additional Desired Skills for Inspector III

  1. CMM Programming using PC-DMIS or other application language.
  2. A&P (Airframe and Power plant) certification.
  3. ASQ or Industry certification such as Mechanical Inspector, Auditor, or other quality function.
  4. Knowledge of Statistical Process Control tools (SPC).


Other Job Functions

  • Other duties may be assigned




Experience and Skills


Each successive level of Mechanical Inspector builds on the identified typical qualifications listed for the previous level(s) Mechanical Inspector. 


 Mechanical Inspector III

  1. Mimimum of 4 years of related experience as a mechanical or senior process inspector. May consider formal QA/QC training or certification in lieu of experience.
  2. Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision.
  3. Willing and able to train/mentor team members as needed.
  4. Must be able to work from written or verbal instructions, detailed engineering drawings and 3D models.
  5. Must be very fluent in GD&T (geometric dimensioning and tolerancing) and the application of AMSE Y14.5M.
  6. Able to use team skills and add value when participating on problem solving and process improvement teams.


Mechanical Inspector IV

  1. High school diploma and 10+ years related experience; Minimum of 2 years of PC-DMIS programming experience, equivalent experience or approved development / succession plan to obtain skills (approved by Quality Control Manager and Sr. Quality Manger).
  2. Aerospace industry experience preferred.
  3. Good working knowledge of 3D Modeling.
  4. Must be able to work independently as a problem solver with excellent verbal and written communication skills and have the ability to finish projects in a timely manner.



  • AA degree or some college credits preferred.
  • Security Clearance preferred.
  • Ability to program, setup and operate FaroArm probe, scanner, and laser tracker.
  • Working knowledge of FaroArm probe, scanner, laser tracker and other manual measuring devices.
  • Operate CMM and FaroArm scanner to check parts against the blueprint requirements
  • Experience with Polyworks to carry out portable special measurement requests, portable tooling measurements within the production line.
  • Experience creating manual CMM inspection programs using PolyWorks software.
  • Experience using FaroArm manual CMM to execute First Article and in-process inspections, and dimensional analysis.


  • Office and or manufacturing environment.
  • May work extended hours or weekends as business needs.
  • Possibility of exposure to noise and hazardous chemicals.
  • Standing on a hard surface, walking, some lifting (not over 50 lbs).
  • Employee may generate, handle, manage, or work around hazardous materials and hazardous wastes.



  • 0-5% May be required between KUAS locations