Instructor, Aircraft Maintenance

Spartan College of Aeronautics Technology
Job Type: 

Classification: 4001Department: AMT TrainingReports To: Campus DirectorFLSA Status: Non Exempt Compensation: Contingent upon Education and Experience40 hours/weekSUMMARY Flexible on shift preferences DAYTIME SHIFT 7:15-16:00EVENING SHIFT 15:00-23:45 The AMT Instructor reports to the Campus Director. This position conducts technical training classes within the assigned program, which enable the College to meet the current standards of accreditation, applicable federal and state licensing as well as all national, state and local regulations. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teaches one or more assigned classes that are part of the AMT program.
  • Compile and maintain student grade and attendance records as well as other required department paper work. I.e. advisory reports, daily attendance records and end of class grade records.
  • Follow and maintain daily lesson plans and course Study Guides and ensure their compliance with the current FAR 147 Certification Manual through input to the Campus Director.
  • Comply with established procedures as noted in the FAR 147 Certification Manual.
  • Comply with established company policies and procedures.
  • Administer and grade lab projects and theory exams required for the course of instruction assigned.
  • Maintain lab equipment.
  • Maintain classroom training aids.
  • Report supplies and expendable materials needed for class to the Campus Director.
  • Ensure student compliance with all established student policies and procedures.
  • Provide student remediation as needed and within normal workday.
  • Assist in student retention.
  • Compile and maintain records of attendance for time missed and provide adequate opportunities for student to make up material missed as necessary within normal workday.
  • Perform other incidental duties as may be required.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESThis position has no supervisory responsibilities.


QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEDegree in Education or equivalent from four-year college to teach specialized courses and/or Licensed AMT with three years of aviation maintenance experience with related skills and an associate degree. LANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to read, analyze and interpret documents such as technical drawings, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals and governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedures manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, staff and students.MATHEMATICAL SKILLSAbility to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.REASONING ABILITYAbility to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONSFAA issued Airframe and Powerplant LicensePHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hand to point, handle, or feel; and talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and or balance up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.COMPUTER SKILLSKnowledge of computers and tablets with ability to navigate, edit and create documents using Microsoft office products. WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to very loud.

First posted: 
1/9/2019 4:32:26 PM

About D.O.M. Magazine

D.O.M. magazine is the premier magazine for aviation maintenance management professionals. Its management-focused editorial provides information maintenance managers need and want including business best practices, professional development, regulatory, quality management, legal issues and more. The digital version of D.O.M. magazine is available for free on all devices (iOS, Android, and Amazon Kindle).

Privacy Policy  |  Cookie Policy  |  GDPR Policy

More Info

Joe Escobar (
Editorial Director

Greg Napert (
Publisher, Sales & Marketing

Bob Graf (
Director of Business, Sales & Marketing