Aircraft Sheetmetal Structures Instructor Palmdale, CA : 2/28/2023
Plans and delivers aircraft structural maintenance and assembly training programs for factory production employees and field support personnel.
Conducts training and develops criteria for evaluating effectiveness of training activities.
Performs data analysis and gathers information for new training; prepares and maintains training materials; and coordinates the development of new training materials and training aids.
Coordinates training content with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs).
Revises lesson plans to keep technical information up to date and meet new training requirements.
Responsible for instilling and maintaining process discipline through classroom instruction and lab sessions.
Interfaces with supervisors to determine training and certification requirements for assigned personnel and make recommendations to supervision/management for de-certification due to substandard performance and/or the inability to complete assigned tasks within established time parameters.
Analyzes current operating problems and future operating requirements to identify training needs and develop training programs
Executes and maintains company-wide training programs as well as the maintenance of a company-wide training and qualification record system.
Maintains currency in technical developments, technical training, and audiovisual techniques including the maintenance of applicable courseware.
Prepares classrooms and sets-up training materials; conducts classroom, shop and simulator training (if required) with customers
The successful candidate will possess approximately four years of experience in aircraft maintenance and structural systems.
Candidate will also possess approximately two years instructional delivery on maintenance and structural systems
Knowledge of inspection, repair, and operation of aircraft, aircraft systems, ground equipment, tools, and test equipment
Military aviation experience a plus
Comprehensive knowledge in aircraft maintenance, structural assembly, inspection, repair, and operation of aircraft, aircraft systems, ground equipment, tools, and test equipment related to military aircraft
A&P License is helpful but not required
Experience and understanding of aviation manufacturing processes including reading and understanding of aircraft manufacturing blueprints and electronic work instructions; subassembly manufacturing processes including Drill, Ream, and Countersink (DRC); Liquid and Solid Shim installation; Fastener installation and use of Torque Fasteners; fabrication and assembly of composite materials; Eddie Bolt/Lock Bolts, Blind Bolts, and installation of Bonded Nut-plates
Ability to establish and deliver training systems and/or conduct classroom and practical instruction to provide technical knowledge on maintenance and structural assembly
Capable of writing, editing, and producing materials for technical instruction; provide assistance and support to production operations by helping determine training needs; and delivering effective structures training
Instructor skills including classroom lecture and lab presentations