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Director Flight & Maintenance Training – Arizona

Director Flight and Maintenance Training

MD Helicopters, Inc. •
Mesa, Arizona, USA

Position Type: Permanent

Job Description:

Reporting to the Vice President of Aftermarket and Customer Support, responsible for the development and delivery of safe and efficient military and commercial customer

flight training, maintenance training, and weapons systems training.

Job Requirements:
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.
•Responsible for the planning, organizing, directing, and controlling of flight training, maintenance training, and weapons training.
•Leads the administrative, personnel and logistics activities of the organization to include year over year planning and strategy.
•Manages the development, production, and quality control of all MDHI training publications and curriculum.
•Responsible for the quality assurance of the training academy operations and programs.
•Oversee and direct the quality of flight, maintenance, and weapons training processes and procedures. Coordinate with the Aviation Safety Officer on quality assurance.
•Report and investigate all Flight Academy aircraft, ground safety, and environmental accidents to determine the cause of the accident and formulate recommendations
to prevent similar mishaps in the future.
•Collects and addresses lessons learned from customer feedback and end-of-course evaluations. Acts as the focal point for lessons learned. Responsible for annual
reviews of training standards to ensure product remains relevant.
•Demonstrates continuous effort to maintain the highest standard of safety, training, and professionalism.
•Improves operations, decreases cycle time, and streamlines work processes.
•Works cooperatively and jointly to provide quality customer training service.
•Conducts monthly formal standardization councils with Instructor pilots to address current trends and updates to standards publications.
•Coordinate training schedules with Flight Operations organizations.
•Work in conjunction with business development and aftermarket services to develop sales proposals.
•Reviews and approves all flight, maintenance and weapons training lesson plans and briefings.

Manages employees based on organizational goals and company policy in the Aftermarket and Customer Support organization.
Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the flight and maintenance training services.
Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Excellent written, verbal, communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to present information in a clear and concise manner.
The ability to get along with others or to be part of a team.
Ability to lead a team.
Familiar with closed loop quality system and auditing processes.
Access to Export Control Information.
Regular attendance at the worksite.
- Bachelor’s Degree and at least 10 years of experience as an aviation instructor in rotorcraft.
- More than 5 or more years leadership experience delivering aviation training either in a branch of the military and/or to commercial customers.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be

required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or

This document does not create an employment contracts, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.
- Airline Transport Pilot’s (ATP) Rotorcraft, Helicopter preferred, and/or Certified

- Flight Instructor, Instrument (CFII) Pilot’s license required.

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.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work performed in an office and factory settings. Exposure to shop environment such as noise, dust, odors, and fumes. Occasionally required to lift up to 20 lbs. Regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach, and move about facilities.Travel up to 25%, domestic and international.

A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and

responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with

To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.
MD Helicopters, Inc. is an equal employment employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals.
Salary Range: Neg-Neg
Job Ident #: MD Helicopters, Inc.

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