Title:

Inspect A 14 CFR Part 121 Certificate Holder’s Line Station Operations And Facilities

Number:

2.3.14

Validation Date: 5/17/05

Approval Date: 7/25/05

Comments:

 

Job Task Sponsor:

AFS-200

Job Series:

1825 Aviation Safety Inspector (Air Carrier Operations)

Function:

2.0 Surveillance/Inspection

Duty:

2.3 Air Operator Surveillance

Rating and Ranking

Difficulty:

Moderate

Importance:

Semi-Critical

Time to Accomplish:

2 Days

Specialty

Frequency

OPS

Annually

CSI

Not Applicable

DSI

Not Applicable

Course Numbers

21607

21621

21632

21429

 

PTRS Activity Codes

SAI

EPI

1635

 

 

 

 

 

5.1.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Regulatory Requirements

Link to Supplemental Regulatory

Requirements (SRR)119.43

121.93

121.97

121.105

121.117

121.123

121.135

 

Forms

FAA Form 8000-36, PTRS Data Sheet

 

Job Aids

Element Performance Inspection (EPI) Data Collection Tool (DCT) 5.1.5

 

Other Guidance

FAA Order 8900.1    Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

49 CFR Part 830       National Transportation Safety Board Notification Rule

Certificate Holder’s Accepted Station Manual(s)

NOTE:   Ensure you are using the most current information. The Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS) may be used to obtain current guidance.

   

TASK DESCRIPTION:

Inspect a Certificate Holder’s line station operations and facilities to determine compliance with FAA regulations and the Certificate Holder’s manual(s). Document the results of the inspection and any observed deficiencies.

 

 

SUBTASK 1:

Review and become familiar with FAA regulations and guidelines concerning air carrier line station operations and facilities.

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Review appropriate FAA regulations and guidelines concerning line station operations and facilities.

Conditions:

FAA regulations and guidance material.

Standards:

·       Regulatory Requirements and Policy contained in the EPI 5.1.5, Section 1 - Performance Observables.

·       IAW FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 24.

Knowledge:

·       Understand the Regulatory Requirements and Policy contained in the EPI 5.1.5, Section 1 – Performance Observables.

·       Understand the Guidance and Policy contained in FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 24.

 

 

SUBTASK 2:

Become familiar with the Certificate Holder’s line station facility operations, policies, and procedures.

Objective /Skill:

Performance:

·       Review the Certificate Holder’s line station manual(s) and facility requirements.

·       Review the information listed in the supplemental information section contained in DCT 5.1.5.

Conditions:

·       Certificate Holder’s manual(s).

·       Using ATOS DCT EPI 5.1.5 (See Note Below)

Standards:

·       IAW the Certificate Holder’s FAA accepted manual(s).

·       Regulatory Requirements and Policy contained in the EPI 5.1.5, Section 1 - Performance Observables.

Knowledge:

·       Understand the Procedures and Policy contained in the Certificate Holder’s Line Station Manual(s).

·       Understand the Regulatory Requirements contained in 49 CFR Part 830.10.

·       Understand the Guidance and Policy contained in FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 24.

·       Understand the Regulatory Requirements and Policy contained in the EPI 5.1.5, Section 1 - Performance Observables.

NOTE:   Job Task Item (JTI), as used in the SAI/EPI, refers to a specific item against which to check the design or performance of a Certificate Holder’s Program. JTIs are provided to assist you with the evaluation of the Certificate Holder’s Manual, and are located in the DCT.

SUBTASK 3:

Review the associated SAI with emphasis on the controls, process measurements, and interface attribute sections.

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Review the Certificate Holder’s manual for controls required in EPI 5.1.5; Section 2 – Management Responsibility and Authority Observables.

Conditions:

Using ATOS DCT EPI 5.1.5

Standards:

IAW EPI 5.1.5, Section 2 - Management Responsibility and Authority Observables.

Knowledge:

·       Know how to apply the Management Responsibility and Authority Observables.

·       Understand the Guidance and Policy contained in FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 10.

 

 

SUBTASK 4:

Conduct a line station facility inspection.

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Observe station personnel in the conduct of their duties and evaluate the station facilities.

Conditions:

Station operational environment.

Standards:

·       Regulatory Requirements contained in the EPI 5.1.5, Section 1 – Performance Observables.

·       IAW FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 24.

Knowledge:

·       Understand the Regulatory Requirements and Policy contained in the EPI 5.1.5, Section 1 - Performance Observables.

·       Understand the Guidance and Policy contained in FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 24.

·       Understand the Regulatory Requirements contained in 49 CFR Part 830.10.

·       Understand the Policy contained in the Certificate Holder’s manual(s).

 

 

SUBTASK 5:

Compare the observed performance of the Certificate Holder’s station personnel to that required by the Certificate Holder’s manual(s).

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Certificate Holder’s operations.

Conditions:

Station operations.

Standards:

IAW the Certificate Holder’s manual(s) and regulatory requirements.

Knowledge:

·       Understand the Regulatory Requirements and Policy contained in the EPI 5.1.5, Section 1 - Performance Observables.

·       Understand the Guidance and Policy contained in FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 24.

·       Understand the Policy contained in the Certificate Holder’s manual(s).

 

 

SUBTASK 6:

To determine if the person identified by the Certificate Holder having responsibility and/or authority for station operations is qualified, knowledgeable, and recognizes that responsibility and/or authority.

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Conduct an interview.

Conditions:

Using ATOS DCT EPI 5.1.5, Section 2.

Standards:

IAW EPI 5.1.5, Section 2 - Management Responsibility and Authority Observables.

Knowledge:

·       Know how to apply the Management Responsibility and Authority Observables.

·       Understand the Guidance and Policy contained in FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 10.

   

SUBTASK 7:

Discuss and document the results of the inspection.

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

·       Debrief and document the results of the station inspection with the Certificate Holder and Principal Operations Inspector (POI).

·       Populate the ATOS repository.

Conditions:

Results of the inspection.

Standards:

IAW FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Secs. 1, 3, and 24 and Vol. 10.

Knowledge:

·       Understand the Regulatory Requirements and Policy contained in the EPI 5.1.5.

·       Understand the Guidance and Policy contained in FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 10.