Audit

MAINTENANCE: (GFOPS) GROUND and FLIGHT OPERATION PROCEDURES
TRAINING and CERTIFICATION for MAINTENANCE / GROUND OPERATIONS

Are all Maintenance Personnel trained in the Program's most current Ground Flight Operation Procedures with signatures and dates on the "read and sign" roster? (GFOPS) 5.3 pg 43

Are Maintenance Personnel performing ground operations receiving medical examinations from a licensed physician on a specified periodic basis (not to exceed 5 yrs)? 5.5

Is there a list maintained by the Maintenance Manager of all trained, qualified, and certified personnel authorized to conduct marshaling operations? 5.9.2

Are the training records for Maintenance Personnel current with initial, recurring, currency/proficiency and re-certification training status? 5.2.2

Are all Maintenance Personnel trained in the (FOD) Foreign Object Damage Prevention Program? 5.4.2 pg 44

Are all Personnel trained in the Tool Control Program? 5.4.2 pg 44

Is FOD prevention training documented in training folder?

Are Maintenance Personnel trained in the use of all powered and non-powered (ASGE) Aerospace Ground Equipment?

Are Maintenance Personnel trained in aircraft refuel/defuel, fuel storage, and fuel dispensing equipment complete with documentation? 5.5.1

Are Maintenance Personnel trained in correct marshaling procedures?

Are Maintenance Personnel trained in all aircraft towing procedures?

Are Maintenance Personnel trained in proper taxi procedures?

Are Maintenance Personnel trained in servicing aircraft systems (engine, propellers, landing gear, oxygen)? 5.8

Are all Maintenance Personnel initially trained and certified in the storage and handling HazMats, oils, and lubricants (including MSDSs)? 5.29

Are Maintenance Personnel trained in storage and handling of oxygen, nitrogen, and other compressed gases? 5.6

Are Maintenance Personnel trained in aircraft mooring and tie-down procedures? 5.9.3

Are all personnel involved in jacking operations initially trained and certified (including a written test)? 5.9.4

Are Maintenance Personnel trained in proper aircraft jacking procedures?

Is comprehensive initial indoctrination training and recurring continuation training provided to sufficiently all Maintenance Personnel perform ground operations in a safe an effective manner? 5.2

Are Maintenance Personnel trained and certified before they are assigned duties that involve operation of aircraft systems/subsystems? (pneumatics, hydraulics, electrical, flight controls, landing gear, ect.) 5.2

Are Maintenance Personnel trained and certified in oxygen system servicing of aircraft? 5.8.5

FOD / TOOL CONTROL

Is the FOD Manager appointed in writing? 5.3

Is sufficient initial and periodic FOD awareness training being conducted? 5.3.3.3

Is there a monthly inspection of the Program's FOD program? 5.3

Is debris created during maintenance activities observed to be cleaned in a timely fashion (AKA clean as you go)? 5.4.2

Are all maintenance areas being cleaned daily? 5.3.3.5

Are all FOD reports submitted to the OFOM and/or the GFR? 5.3

Are FOD reports retained for 1 year? 5.3

Is there a FOD Log maintained with the description of all FOD found? 5.3

Is the FOD Manager conducting periodic, unannounced FOD audits on work areas (at least every 2 weeks)? 5.3

Are results from FOD walks entered on the FOD Log sheet, and maintained for a period of 1 month or longer? 5.3

Are personal jewelry/items removed and not worn when working on or around aircraft? 5.3.3.13.12

Is there a FOD walk of the hangar, ramp, and engine run up area conducted daily? 5.3

Is the Tool Control Manager identified in writing? 5.3.3.13

Is positive control exercised for all tools taken onboard or used around the aircraft, and inventoried at end of all maintenance activity? 5.4.2 pg 44

Are procedures followed to control hardware, expendable tools, and supplies used in, on, and around the aircraft? 5.4.2 pg 44

Does the Tool Control Manager perform monthly documented 100% tool inventories? 5.3.3.13

Does the Tool Control Manager conduct a 100% inventory of all toolboxes randomly?

Is the Tool Control Manager submitting an accountability report to the OFOM and/or GFR? 5.3.3.13

Are all personal and Program's toolboxes/tool chests shadowed for the placement of tools? 5.3.3.13.1

Are all tools used in maintenance areas inscribed with an identifier for tracking purposes? 5.3.3.13.1

Does the Tool Control Program have a lost/broken tool reporting process? 5.3.3.14

Are lost tool procedures followed when reporting lost or missing tools?

Are all calibrated tools/test sets listed on a tracking spreadsheet supervised by the Program's Maintenance Manager/Supervisor? 5.6.4

Are required calibrated tools, gauges, instruments, and test equipment tracked for the last calibration date and next due date? 5.6.4

Are all calibrated tools/test sets maintained with calibration dates for no more than 1 year? 5.6.4

SAFETY / HAZMAT / FLARES / SQUIBS

Are Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) properly stored, and handled safely?

Do all HazMat storage sites/lockers/cabinets have Point of Contact information posted on them? 5.29

Are only approved cabinets utilized for the storage of oil, lubricants, and HazMat consumables? 5.29

Do all storage sites housing oils, lubricants, and HazMat consumables have current inventory lists? 5.29

Is out-of-date, left-over, and used HazMat product disposed of IAW (In Accordance With) local requirements? 5.29

Are MSDS sheets available for all on-site HazMat materials? 5.29

Is personal protection gear available to include: eye protection, ear protection, eye rinse, face shields, and various kinds of hand protection?

Are spill response kits available and located nearby with the required materials to respond to and contain minor spills?

Are squibs kept in anti-static containers, or approved packing until ready for use? 5.11.5

Are all flares and chaff expendables stored separately in a clean, dry, and statically grounded cabinets? 5.11.5

Are metal constructed carts (statically grounded) available for transporting flares? 5.11.5

Are removed squibs (time-limited) safely disposed of immediately (not to exceed 24 months)? 5.11.5

Are safety cages available for tire inflation after tire/wheel buildup? 6.16

Are welding/cutting activities performed in authorized locations? 5.17

AGSE / SURVEILLANCE PROGRAMS

Is a hydraulic fluid contamination surveillance program used for aircraft and ground support equipment? 5.12

Is an oil analysis program available and properly utilized with documentation? 5.13

Are current maintenance, technical, and operational manuals available for all on-site AGE? Appendix B pg 75

Are annual GSE inspections conducted and findings documented on the GSE inspection log?

Are current up-to-date technical publications and service guidance available? 5.19

Are valve covers installed , and service lines capped on all liquid gas cylinders when not in use? 5.8.5

Are all liquid gas cylinders properly secured in an upright position to prevent them from falling when not in use? 5.8.5

Is technical data used for battery handling, recharging, and storage maintenance? 5.22

GROUND ENGINE RUN

Are approved ground engine run-ups checklist and procedures used? 5.4

Are Maintenance Personnel who are authorized to perform engine run-ups evaluated semi-annually by an engine run certifier? 5.4

Do authorized engine run Maintenance Personnel maintain 45 day currency? 5.4

Are all authorized engine run certifiers approved in writing? 5.4

Is the Aircraft Engine Run Program current with documentation of qualified engine run personnel with documented currency dates on a separate engine run log? 5.2.2.3

SEVERE WEATHER / SAFETY COUNCIL / AVIATION SAFETY OFFICIAL / PRE-MISHAP PLAN

Is an Aviation Safety Official (ASO) identified? 6.1.1

Does the severe weather plan define conditions which constitute severe weather? 5.26

Does the severe weather plan detail specific responsibilities for hangaring, mooring, or evacuation of aircraft as appropriate? 5.26

Are safety publications readily available at all sites and for all crewmembers? 6.1.9

Is the pre-mishap exercise plan conducted on an annual basis? 6.1.13

Does the Pre-Mishap plan include an immediate action checklist? 6.1.13

Does the pre-mishap plan include a current roster of Contractor and Government Personnel? 6.1.13

Are there pre-mishap procedures for site security and public affairs? 6.1.13.5

Is an aviation Safety Council Appointed? 6.1.4

Are monthly Aviation Safety Council meetings being conducted? 6.1.5

Does the Aviation Safety Officer conduct safety audits semi-annually? 6.1.6

Are safety audit inspection results documented and out-briefed to the appropriate offices and to the GFR? 6.1.6

Is there a safety meeting make-up system in place, or a method to brief absentees on the subject matter? 6.1.5

MISCELLANEOUS GFOPS REQUIREMENTS

Are the refueling/defueling procedures being followed? 5.8

Are all weight and balance changes being properly documented and inserted into the appropriate flight logs and logbooks? 5.15

Are Maintenance Personnel and Customer Representatives documenting all weight and balance changes on a worksheet during maintenance or modification changes? 5.15

Are procedures followed for the documentation of aircraft maintenance records? 5.20

NOTES

Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.