Aircraft Maintenance Training Instructor

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Feb 22, 2023
Mar 24, 2023
Full Time

Maintenance Training Instructor

• Location: Charlotte, NC
• Work Schedule / Shift: Full-time; flexible shifts/days; must be able to work different shifts as required
• Reports To: Manager of Maintenance Training
• Direct Reports: None
• Travel: Expected for this position

Let your career take off with PSA Airlines
About Us

Company Summary: As a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines and the fastest growing regional airline in the country, PSA offers a stable career path in aviation with unparalleled opportunities for growth and professional development. Teamwork and drive are at the heart of PSA. We are committed to growing our company where passion is shared, professional excellence is expected, and all people are valued and respected.

Our employees are committed to ensuring safe and reliable operations for the thousands of customers American trusts us with each and every day. We have an incredible team of more than 4,000 employees who do a tremendous job of operating more than 800 daily flights to nearly 100 destinations on behalf of American Airlines. Our immense growth provides a number of opportunities to join our team.

Culture: Not only is PSA an EEO and AAP employer, but also we seek to create an inclusive work environment where diverse perspectives and experiences are embraced and respected. We work hard to build and sustain a culture where people - team members and customers alike - feel safe, secure and happy. It is the The PSA Way , which focuses on our goals, safety, respect, preparedness, professional excellence, and passion. This foundation reflects how we think, act, and communicate with one another and our customers.

Engaging our employees is extremely important to us, and we seek leaders who inspire, enable, and encourage others to succeed using the PSA Way as their model.
Benefits Summary

PSA offers the benefits you expect from a company focused on excellence. All eligible employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including:
• Travel privileges on the American Airlines global network
• A generous vacation plan designed to let you enjoy your travel perks
• Medical, Dental & Vision
• 401k with company match
• American Airlines Group (AAG) profit-sharing and bonus opportunities
• Company-paid Group Life and AD&D Insurance, Short and Long-term Disability, Flexible Spending Plan (FSA), and supplementary options


Position Summary

The Maintenance Training Instructor is responsible for teaching in a formal classroom setting training courses such as, but not limited to, all aircraft systems and procedures, maintenance paperwork, stores department procedures including hazardous materials handling/shipping safety, human factors, test equipment, root cause analysis, composite repair, run/taxi operations and other subjects to Aircraft Maintenance personnel.
Job Responsibilities

• Teach in a formal classroom setting training courses such as, but not limited to, all aircraft systems and procedures, maintenance paperwork, stores department procedures including hazardous materials handling/shipping safety, human factors, test equipment, root cause analysis, composite repair, run/taxi operations and other subjects.
• Teach recurrent, informal, test equipment and on-the-job training to company and vendor personnel.
• Research, develop, implement and revise curriculum.
• Conduct aircraft engine run and taxi training/testing utilizing live aircraft and flight simulators.
• Assist with the maintenance, upkeep, security and auditing of training records.
• Maintain proper completion of training documentation.
• Promoting sound operational judgement and a safety-oriented attitude throughout the organization.
• Performs other duties as assigned to support the efficient operation of the department and company.



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • FAA A&P License
  • Minimum of one year experience in a relevant aviation field
  • Good working knowledge of FAA regulations as they relate to aircraft maintenance operations
  • Formal teaching or instructing experience
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must be able to speak, read and write in English
  • If hired, must be able to demonstrate that you are authorized to work in the US.

  • Technical degree in aviation, teaching or closely related discipline
  • 3 years of experience in the maintenance transport category aircraft
  • Experience with Maxi Merlin, Bombardier Navigator, Aircraft Diagnostic Solutions, and MDC Analyzer software
  • Experience with Hazardous Materials handling/shipping and applicable IATA/CFR regulations

To be successful at PSA, you should be:
  • Driven
  • Passionate
  • Adaptable
  • Respectful
  • Collaborative
  • Results-oriented

To be successful in this position, you should be great at:
  • Time and performance management
  • Organization
  • Communication (verbal and written)
  • Coaching & Development
  • Problem solving
  • Multi-tasking
  • Presentations
Additional Information
  • Work Environment: This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, telephones, photocopiers, facsimile machines and filing cabinets.
  • Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. This is largely a sedentary role; however, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; climb up and down stairs; lift weight up to 25 lbs; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
  • Security Clearance: All employees are required to pass the fingerprint-based criminal history records check (CHRC) per 49CFR1542.209 and pre-employment drug screen.
  • AAP/EEO Statement: PSA Airlines is an equal opportunity employer; qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
  • Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designated to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.