Unscoped DCT Report (Standard DCT)

MLF Label: 1.4.2 Certificate Requirements (Released)
DCT Type: ED DCT
Specialty: Airworthiness
Peer Group: G - Part 145 Outside US
DCT Revision: 9.0 on 03/15/2017 (Released)
Summary Information

Purpose (Certificate Holder Responsibility): To keep OpSpecs, organizational charts, and capability lists up to date and available.

Objective (FAA Responsibility): Determine if the CH will be able to; (1) Comply with regulations; (2) Keep OpSpecs, organizational charts, and capability lists up to date and available.


Questions Answers References
1.4.2 Certificate Requirements
1. Is the individual with responsibility clearly identifiable and required to have the knowledge and qualifications necessary to plan, organize, direct and control activities for this element?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Management Responsibility, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121") OR (FAR PART = "135") OR (FAR PART = "145") , Rev.  5.0  07/13/2016, QID: 00010624, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
2. Is the individual with authority clearly identifiable, and required to have the knowledge and qualifications necessary to direct, control, or change procedures, and make key decisions, such as safety risk acceptance, associated with this element?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Management Authority, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121") OR (FAR PART = "135") OR (FAR PART = "145") , Rev.  5.0  07/13/2016, QID: 00010630, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
3. Are there process measurements that provide for the continuous monitoring and measuring of safety performance related to this element, to identify deficiencies or hazards?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Process Measurement, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121") OR (FAR PART = "135") OR (FAR PART = "145") , Rev.  5.0  07/13/2016, QID: 00010622, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
4. Does the Repair Station Manual include an organizational chart?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  2.0  03/29/2014, QID: 00001202, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
5. Does the Repair Station Manual include consistent position titles throughout the manual?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001203, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
6. Do the procedures require supervisors to oversee the work performed by any individuals unfamiliar with the methods, techniques, practices, aids, equipment, and tools used to perform that work?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001204, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9; 145.153(a)
7. Does the Repair Station Manual specify who (by title) maintains the capability list?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) AND ( OTHER CERTIFICATES OR APPROVALS = "CAPABILITY LIST" ) , Rev.  2.0  05/22/2014, QID: 00001205, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
8. Does the Repair Station Manual specify how self-evaluations are performed for each capability?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) AND ( OTHER CERTIFICATES OR APPROVALS = "CAPABILITY LIST" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001206, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9; 145.209(d)
9. Does the Repair Station Manual specify who performs self-evaluations for each capability?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) AND ( OTHER CERTIFICATES OR APPROVALS = "CAPABILITY LIST" ) , Rev.  2.0  03/29/2014, QID: 00001207, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9; 145.209(d)
10. Does the Repair Station Manual specify how self-evaluations are documented for each capability?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) AND ( OTHER CERTIFICATES OR APPROVALS = "CAPABILITY LIST" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001208, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9; 145.209(d)
11. Does the Repair Station Manual specify a capability list identifying each article by make and model or other nomenclature designated by the manufacturer?



NOTE: The capability list may be included in the manual or as a separate document.


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) AND ( OTHER CERTIFICATES OR APPROVALS = "CAPABILITY LIST" ) , Rev.  2.0  05/22/2014, QID: 00001209, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9; 145.215(b)
12. Do the capability list procedures specify how to:
      #1 Revise the list and notify the CHDO;
      #2 Notify the CHDO of revisions at the appropriate frequency;
      #3 Conduct a self-evaluation that is required for revising the capability list;
      #4 Require that articles on the capability list be within the scope of the Repair Station's ratings;
      #5 Have a description of the methods and frequency of such evaluations; and
      #6 Report the results to the appropriate manager for review and action?



NOTE: The self-evaluation should determine if the Repair Station has the appropriate housing, facilities, equipment, materials, tech data, processes, and trained personnel in place to perform the work. The procedures should describe the acceptance process for the company officials and the FAA.


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) AND ( OTHER CERTIFICATES OR APPROVALS = "CAPABILITY LIST" ) , Rev.  2.0  03/29/2014, QID: 00001210, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9; 145.209(d); 145.215
13. Does the Repair Station Manual include self-evaluation procedures to ensure that the Repair Station has the following:
      #1 The appropriate limited rating;
      #2 Adequate housing and facilities;
      #3 Recommended tools, equipment, and materials, or equivalent;
      #4 Current technical data; and
      #5 Sufficient qualified personnel?



NOTE: The checklists and forms may need to be customized for each self-evaluation.


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) AND ( OTHER CERTIFICATES OR APPROVALS = "CAPABILITY LIST" ) , Rev.  3.0  03/18/2015, QID: 00001217, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 9 Sec 4; AC-145-9; 145.215(c)
14. Do the procedures require that changes to the capability list be clearly indicated on the document?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) AND ( OTHER CERTIFICATES OR APPROVALS = "CAPABILITY LIST" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001223, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9
15. Do the procedures require that the capability list hardware and software be compatible with that of the CHDO?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) AND ( OTHER CERTIFICATES OR APPROVALS = "CAPABILITY LIST" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "A025" ) , Rev.  2.0  03/29/2014, QID: 00001224, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9; A025
16. Do the procedures require the Repair Station to be rated for all articles maintained or altered and have all required special technical data, equipment, or facilities?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001225, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
AC-145-9; 145.201(b)
17. Do the procedures require acknowledgement of receipt of the 14 CFR Part 121 or 14 CFR Part 135 Operator notification before performing work for, or on behalf of that Operator?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) AND ( HAZMAT = "HAZMAT EMPLOYER" ) , Rev.  2.0  03/29/2014, QID: 00001227, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
121.1005(e); 135.505(e); 145.206(a)
18. Do the procedures require that contracts with noncertificated persons, for the performance of maintenance, include provisions that the FAA may make an inspection and observe the performance of the noncertificated person's work on the article?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) AND ( OTHER CERTIFICATES OR APPROVALS = "CONTRACTS MAINTENANCE TO NONCERTIFICATED CONTRACTOR" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001228, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
145.223(b)
19. Do the procedures require the Repair Station to remain within the limitations of its ratings and OpSpecs when performing:
      #1 Maintenance;
      #2 Preventative maintenance; or
      #3 Alterations?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) , Rev.  3.0  03/15/2017, QID: 00001229, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
145.201
20. Do the procedures require line maintenance for 14 CFR Part 121, 135, or 129 to only be performed when the Repair Station has been authorized by OpSpec D107?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D107" ) , Rev.  3.0  03/15/2017, QID: 00001234, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 9 Sec 4; AC-145-9; D107; 145.205(d)
21. Do the procedures require the Repair Station to train all employees performing a job function concerning the transport of dangerous goods (hazardous material) as outlined in the most current edition of the ICAO Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145" ) AND ( HAZMAT = "HAZMAT EMPLOYER" ) , Rev.  1.0  05/14/2014, QID: 00001235, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 2 Sec 6; 145.53(d)
22. Do procedures exist in enough detail to meet the regulatory and guidance requirements for this element to produce the intended results?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121") OR (FAR PART = "135") OR (FAR PART = "145") , Rev.  5.0  07/13/2016, QID: 00010595, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
23. Do controls exist to ensure processes associated with this element achieve the intended results?



NOTE: Controls associated with this element may include, but are not limited to, hardware, software, special procedures or procedural steps, checklists, or supervisory practices.


Safety Attribute: Controls, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145") OR (FAR PART = "121") OR (FAR PART = "135") , Rev.  4.0  07/13/2016, QID: 00010681, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
24. Does the certificate holder have a method to evaluate the impact of changes on related processes (interfaces) for this element?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Interfaces, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121") OR (FAR PART = "135") OR (FAR PART = "145") , Rev.  5.0  07/13/2016, QID: 00010623, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable


Response Details List EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released , 1.0)
1 Unclear procedure(s)
2 Conflicting procedure(s)
3 Used workaround(s)
4 Skipped process step(s)
5 Personnel failed to follow process (procedures, guidance, etc)
6 Procedures/guidance not available
7 Procedures/guidance not current
8 Inconsistent procedure(s)
9 Undocumented procedure(s)
10 Minor typographical error(s) (i.e. record entries)
11 Information missing
12 Communication failure(s)
13 Personnel failed to perform task
14 Process failed to meet desired outcome
15 Process oversight failure
16 Equipment/tools not available
17 Equipment/tools not adequate
18 Equipment/tools not calibrated
19 Facilities not adequate
20 Other
Response Details List N/A Response Detail (Released , 1.0)
1 Operator not authorized by OpSpecs
2 Equipment not equipped/authorized
3 Not applicable due to exemption, deviation, or exception
4 Not authorized by regulation
5 Not authorized by Order
6 Not authorized by Notice
7 Not authorized/recommended by Advisory Circular
8 Not authorized by Policy Letter, Legal Interpretation, or other guidance
9 Other