PSA Airlines

Aircraft Maintenance Training Instructor

Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
Position Type


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About PSA

PSA Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines, offers unparalleled opportunities for growth and professional development. We value teamwork, diversity, and inclusivity and strive to create a safe, respectful, and happy work environment for our more than 4,000 employees. Our company culture, known as The PSA Way, is our foundation for operation and fosters stability, growth and a focus on the future while always placing safety at the forefront of everything we do. We are driven in our goals and achievements, eager to be better. We are reliable to one another and accountable for our actions. And we are caring in our daily interactions, with teammates, colleagues, and customers. Join our team to enjoy comprehensive benefits, including travel privileges on the American Airlines global network, so you can explore new destinations and create unforgettable memories with family and friends.


PSA offers the benefits you expect from a company focused on excellence. All eligible team members 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
  • 401(k) with company match
  • American Airlines Group (AAG) profit-sharing and bonus opportunities
  • A choice of three health plan options, all with nationwide coverage with the UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus network
  • Premium dental coverage
  • Vision plan options provided, including a plan that covers both glasses and contacts every year    
  • Benefits navigation services, including finding a doctor, scheduling an appointment, understanding your medical bills, and free second opinion services
  • Access to 24-hour virtual urgent care services
  • Family planning and fertility treatment
  • LGBTQ+ friendly services including gender affirming care, assistance finding knowledgeable providers, and family planning
  • Company-paid Life and AD&D Insurance, Short-term and Long-term Disability, and supplemental life insurance options for spouses and dependent children
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for both Health Care and Dependent Care services
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Program providing a range of services, including 5 free in-person sessions with a health care professional


Position Summary

The Maintenance Training Instructor is responsible for practically teaching training courses in an informal setting training such as, but not limited to, all aircraft systems and procedures, maintenance paperwork, stores department procedures including hazardous materials handling/shipping safety, test equipment, composite repair, run/taxi operations and other subjects to Aircraft Maintenance personnel.

Job Responsibilities

  • Teach practical course material in both a formal classroom setting as well as the production floor. such as, but not limited to, all aircraft systems and procedures, maintenance paperwork, stores department procedures including hazardous materials handling/shipping safety, test equipment, 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.
  • Conduct outstation and vendor operation training as required across all stations.
  • Maintain proper completion and submission of training documentation.
  • Grant course completion and student management within the company LMS platform.
  • Promoting sound operational judgement and a safety-oriented attitude throughout the organization.
  • 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.
  • In absence, the Supervisor of Maintenance Training will handle the delegation of duty.

Position Specifics



  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Current FAA Airframe and Powerplant certification.
  • At least one year experience working on PSA's aircraft fleet.
  • In good company standing (STEP 1 violations considered).
  • Completion of PSA Indoctrination training and General Familiarization (training qualifications accepted).
  • Ability to navigate {knowledge of} applicable Manuals (GMM, AMM, FIM, Wiring diagrams etc).
  • Strong ability to utilize MS Office suite and maintenance software.
  • Run Taxi/Qualified (within 120 days) AMA if applicable.
  • Proficient in the delivery of on the job training, presentations, and reports.
  • Ability to travel as required.
  • Ability to work different shifts as required.
  • Good working knowledge of the Federal Aviation Regulations.
  • Thorough knowledge of PSA Manuals.
  • Run Taxi/Qualified (within 120 days) AMA if applicable.
  • Airworthiness Release Qualified (within 120 days).
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Detail oriented with the ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-functional environment.
  • Working knowledge of test equipment, specialized tools and machinery.
  • Capable of using respirators and other personal protective equipment including eye and hearing protection.
  • Must possess or have ability to obtain a U.S. Passport or equivalent within 90 days of starting position.
  • Must be able to speak, read, and write in English.
  • Must be able to demonstrate authorization 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 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.



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