Inspector Quality

Date:  Mar 24, 2024

Ephrata, PA, US, 17522

Company:  REV Group, Inc.
Work Hours:  Mon-Thu 5:30a-4:00p, 30 min lunch

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Requisition ID: 20895
Spartan Emergency Response (Spartan ER) is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of custom emergency response vehicles, cabs, and chassis. Driven by a commitment to quality and innovation, Spartan and its portfolio of brands Spartan Fire Apparatus and Chassis, Smeal Fire Apparatus, and Ladder Tower (LT) offer a broad range of apparatus to meet specific requirements and demands of the fire service industry. Spartan has a rich history in fire apparatus manufacturing with over 250 years of combined experience.
Spartan Emergency Response is part of the larger REV Group (NYSE: REVG), a leading manufacturer of specialty vehicles for the fire & emergency, commercial, and recreation markets. REV Group’s extensive vehicle line-up includes models such as ambulances, fire trucks, school buses, terminal trucks, RV’s, luxury buses, and much more. Our 6,500+ employees continuously demonstrate their commitment to building innovative and reliable vehicles that our customers can depend on whether for a family trip across the U.S. or when responding to an emergency. Rev Group is a veteran friendly employer and hires over 200 veterans and or those transferring out of the military each year.


 SCOPE: The Quality Technician tests and inspects manufactured product to ensure the quality standards and functionality for the vehicles built by Ephrata site meet all customer and statutory/regulatory requirements. The Quality technician may also monitor the inspection and testing activities of the production floor, or setup equipment to monitor product conformance.



1.            Provide daily support to plant production and manufacturing operations

2.            Perform complete pre-inspections, test drives, and quality audits

3.            Test functionality of pumps, ladders, and all other related equipment

4.            Perform NFPA testing, Foam testing, FAA testing, Road testing, and other statutory testing

5.            Inspect product to ensure product meets standards and other requirements as defined

6.            Audit prints, shop orders, change orders, etc, to ensure product is built to documented customer requirements.

7.            Conduct NDT weld inspection using magnetic particle, liquid dye penetration, etc.

8.            Ensure manufacturing quality records are complete and legible.

9.            Prepare ROPC’s and certificates of conformance and test results

10.         Document non-conformances and verify rework.

11.         Consistently exercises discretion and judgment in the performance of work.

12.         Provide instruction and advice to production employees, dealers and customers on proper methods for inspection and test.

13.         Demonstrate functionality and operation of apparatus for dealers and customers, as required.

14.         Work with 3rd party testers (UL) to perform tests, document results, and ensure product meets requirements.

15.         Actively participate in lean/continuous improvement of products and processes to better serve the customer and improve operations.

16.         Enter and maintain quality assurance database

17.         Utilize problem solving skills from identification through root cause resolution.

18.         Provide feedback to manufacturing / production regarding any non-conformances.


Perform or assist with any operations, as required or directed, to maintain work flow or respond to production requirements.



Tape measure, angle finder, stop watch, magnetic yoke, air flow meter (CAFS), digital refractometer, calibrated containers, truck scales, etc..



•              Must possess advanced problem solving skills from identification through root cause resolution.

•              Minimum 5 years experience in the operation or maintenance of Fire Apparatus, or equivalent. Must have thorough product knowledge, including functional operation

•              Critical situations are common requiring superior judgment and consistency with company policy.

•              Must understand and be able to follow documented Test and Inspection Procedures.

•              Must be able to operate electronic diagnostic machinery

•              Knowledge of computer skills (Data Entry, Word, Excel and Outlook)

•              Ability to effectively communicate and interact with customers and fellow employees, and ability to work in difficult situations. Proficient verbal and written communication skills.

•              Knowledge of FAA and NFPA

•              Obtain CDL license (Class A or B) within 12 months

•              High school graduate or General Education Diploma

•              Attention to detail

•              Strong work ethic



1.            Lift/Push/Pull- Exerting up to 40 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

2.            Climbing- Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.

3.            Stooping- Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist.

4.            Kneeling- Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.

5.            Crouching/Crawling/Reaching - Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.  Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet. Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.

6.            Standing- Particularly for sustained periods of time.

7.            Walking- Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.

8.            The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: operating machines such as lathes, drill presses, power saws and mills where the seeing job is at or within arm’s reach; performing mechanical tasks of a non-repetitive nature such as carpenters, technicians, service people, plumbers, painters, mechanics, etc. The worker is required to have visual acuity to operate motor vehicles or heavy equipment

9.            The worker is subject to hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.




REV Group is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by law. REV Group also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunities for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans. 



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