PSA Airlines

Flight Training Intern

Job Locations US-OH-Vandalia
Operations Planning & Performance
Position Type


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 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


Our Ground Instructors and Manager of Ground Training will provide mentorship as you learn about our business. You will be challenged to perform at the highest levels of excellence and are rewarded for your achievements in a demanding environment. Access to senior management and a strong network of peers will promote ongoing professional development.


Job Responsibilities

  • Assist Indoc instructors with organizing pilot records. This will include management of new hire class lists with gathering appropriate first day documentation and logbook verifications.

  • Assist Indoc instructors with preparing classrooms, briefing rooms, and Integrated Procedure trainer (IPT) for student learning. This will include lesson materials, presentation, and device setups, wiping device screens, Threat Error Management (TEM) posters and etc.

  • Assist with new hire pilot bidding process.

  • Assist pilot new hires with the uniform selection process. This will include aiding pilot new hires with capturing their uniform sizes and entering orders to finance.

  • Partner with Operations Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) Specialist to update Virtual Simulator (VSIM) databases.

  • Partner with Manager of Pilot Ground Training on special projects to improve the training department such as development of Mock KV preparation materials, ensuring training devices are supplied, coordinating classroom schedules/availability and other projects as assigned.

  • Responsible for the Company's Security and Safety Management System (SMS) and associated Safety Risk Management and Safety Assurance outputs.

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Position Specifics



  • Attend a college/university in the U.S.

  • Aviation related degree program

  • Exceptional project management skills

  • Entry level to intermediate Microsoft suite experience

  • Ability to quickly solve problems on your own and with a team

  • Enthusiasm, energy, and a drive to succeed

  • A collaborative mindset and willingness to partner and work on a team

  • Ability to speak/read/write in English.

  • If hired, must be able to demonstrate that you are authorized to work in the U.S.



  • Private Pilot Certificate


To be successful at PSA, you should be:
  • Driven
  • Reliable
  • Caring
  • Engaging Communicator
  • Decisive
  • Results Driven
To be successful in this position, you should be great at:
  • Problem Solving
  • Communication (verbal and written)
  • Data Analytics and Diagnostics skills
  • Coaching & Development
  • Driving Excellence
  • Facilitating Change
  • Strategic Thinking
Additional Information 

Delegation: In absence, responsibility delegated to Manager of Ground Training

Autorities: None

Supervisory Responsibility: This is not a supervisory position

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 handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
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.
Security Clearance: All employees are required to pass the fingerprint-based criminal history records check (CHRC) per 49CFR1542.209 as well as a pre-employment drug screen.
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.


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