Manager of Maintenance Training
The primary responsibility is to ensure that Training Instructors train mechanics, avionics technicians, inspectors, supervisors, materials personnel and, as requested, Flight Operations personnel, in the performance of maintenance on all Company aircraft, engines, appliances and accessories in accordance with approved Company programs and the Federal Aviation Regulations.
This position reports to the Director of Quality Control.
- Establish and maintain an effective maintenance training program designed to meet high standards and encourage personnel proficiency, as described in Chapter 10 of the Company manual.
- Establish and manage special courses on an “As Required” basis for company policies and procedures including Aircraft Maintenance Manual, IPC, etc.
- Responsible for development and continuous updating of study guides, handout materials and training aids, and CBT production for the following:
- General Familiarization courses
- Indoctrination classes
- RII (initial and recurrent training)
- CAT II & CAT II/III (initial and recurrent training)
- Engine run up and Taxi (initial and recurrent training)
- Electrical fundamentals
- All ATA courses as required
- Conduct initial courses for airworthy release and required inspection items training for new personnel to meet the training requirements of Chapter 10 of the Company manual.
- Maintain training files and qualification on all personnel trained under this program (to include exempt management personnel, if applicable) and ensure that easy retrieval, correction disposition and correct retention policy of training records is accomplished per Chapter 4 of the Company manual.
- Manage the Read & Sign program.
- Act as liaison between Company and Flight Safety Boeing, PW, GE and other vendors as required.
- Manage supplemental training programs for the following:
- Deicing Training (both employees and vendors).
- Fueling Training (both employees and vendors).
- Essential and Non-essential maintenance providers.
- Conduct periodic auditing of files as listed in Chapter 4 and Chapter 10 of the Company manual.
- Develop and maintain training materials for use in formal classes and self-study.
- Schedule required recurrent training of personnel in coordination with the Vice President of Technical Services and Director of Quality Control.
- Submit periodic Technical Publication Change Requests (TPCR) for revision of Technical Services and Operations manuals, as required.
- Coordinate with the Vice President of Technical Services to arrange appropriate initial or recurrent training of Company Technical Services personnel and CFR 145 Repair Stations personnel.
- Periodically review training records on all Inspectors and designated Inspectors to coordinate on-the-job and classroom training to increase cross utilization in the various inspection areas, skills and techniques.
- Perform any additional duties as requested by the Director of Quality Control.
- Assist with analyzing CASS data and making recommendations to the CASS review board concerning Maintenance Training.
- Perform self-audit monthly and submit report to Reliability Analyst for incorporation to the CASS report.
- Attend monthly CASS meeting.
- Support, promote and uphold the Company’s three priorities, safety, security and quality.
- Perform any additional duties as requested by Director of Quality Control.
- Extensive knowledge of current aircraft & engine types.
- Thorough knowledge of current accepted practices in technical training.
- Ability to present material in a manner easy to understand.
- High degree of expertise in Adobe: Acrobat professional and photo-shop.
- Competent with Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Software programs including:
- Ability to operate scanning equipment and associated software applications.
- Familiar with revision and control of Maintenance Training publications.
- Familiar with revision and control of Maintenance Training databases.
- Capable of supervising and providing mentoring to Maintenance Training Instructor or support personnel.
- ears’ minimum experience in aircraft maintenance/maintenance training, with at least 5 of these years in maintenance training on large aircraft.
- Airframe and Powerplant license required.
- Degree preferred.
- Strong planning, organizational, leadership, interpersonal, decision making, oral and written communication skills.
- Must be able to lift twenty-five-pound box training material.
- Must be able to perform on-the-job training in and around aircraft and related equipment.
- Must be able to travel internationally to provide recurrent training for Company employees and vendors as required.
Kentucky, United States