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Training Instructor

Jacksonville, Florida Contract Job ID: 2010110497
Estimated Duration: 12 months


PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking an Employee Development Specialist in Jacksonville, FL

  • Structural/mechanical instructor to deliver classes for various platforms at Cecil Field (near Jacksonville, FL). Instruction is focused on aerospace manufacturing and maintenance. Typical class sizes are 3 – 12 employees.
    Primary Activities-
    • Instructor-led training (ILT)
    • Facilitation of Recertification Testing

    Secondary Activities -

    • Recertification Delivery
    • Provide Workplace Coaching support with production / aircraft maintenance
    • Industrial Skills Guided Practice or Bench Activities
    • Cross training other instructors
    • Prepare training areas to be teach ready
    • Ensure classrooms and other facilities are stocked with materials and supplies
    • Clean training areas
    • Verify students have required prerequisites prior to attending training (data comes from My Learning
    • Coordinate with our client to verify students have required applications and qualifications, examples include Redars, PSDS, vision test,
    • Identification and Notification to LLOC of errors in course or testing materials
    • Act as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in support of root cause analysis, corrective action, and training related audit activities as directed by MQS Managment
    • Attend aircraft program meetings as directed by MQS Management
    • New Employee Orientation (NEO) support/facilitation
    • Shadowing/5S (Sorting, Simplifying, Sweeping, Standardizing, Self-Discipline) to improve operational efficiency
    • Kitting
    • Stock and maintain classroom supplies
    • Site initiative support as needed
    • Maintenance/file management of electronic and hard copy records
    • Informal training / OJT/ ACLC / workplace coach or consulting
    • Pre-class preparation obtaining courseware, exams, set-up
    • Post class cleaning – restore training area to its original “teach ready” condition
POC: Clyde (813) 463-2513 or email
A combination of 5 years of hands-on experience with satellite, space or aircraft manufacturing or maintenance (military/commercial).

Formal education (military/A&P) in aircraft manufacturing or maintenance is preferred.

Ability to conduct and perform training or solutions using the appropriate medium and method (classroom, computer-based training [CBT], distance learning, simulations, on-the-job [OJT], coaching, job-aids) to satisfy business needs and requirements. Assesses and tests the competence of employees in performing tasks requiring certification or qualification to comply with government and organizational standards and specifications.

Expert in navigating technical documents related to manufacturing / repair documents and/or blueprints (detail, assembly or installation drawings).

Preferred - Expert in navigating client web based systems / applications PSDS, REDARS, SDS. client Specifications (BAC, HP, PS, DPI, DPS, SCGPS) D6 documents, and manufacturing build plans (shop paperwork).

Must pass client equivalent background check – as part of badging process, varies by location.

Strong communication (read, written & verbal English) and computing skills (Microsoft Office).

Must be a U.S. citizen.

Technical teaching or coaching experience is preferred.

Travel and variable shift coverage required.

POC: Clyde (813) 463-2513 or email
More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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