Textron Electrical Instructor in Baghdad, Iraq

Electrical Instructor



The Electrical System Maintenance Instructor is responsible for the preparation and conducting training for customers in accordance with the approved syllabi/training program.


  1. Serves as subject matter expert in the development and revision of training publications and materials and keep same up-to-date and current; assist in completing and revising syllabi.

  2. Prepare classroom and set up training materials prior to scheduled class start time. Setup may include unpacking classroom computer equipment/projectors, setting up computer equipment/ projectors, and adjusting/troubleshooting computer equipment/ projectors.

  3. Self-study as required to prepare and deliver all maintenance training that is technically correct and in accordance with applicable regulations, guidelines and quality policies and procedures.

  4. Must be able to follow and interpret wiring and mechanical diagrams and schematics.

  5. Conduct classroom, practical and on-the-job training with customers for the purpose of developing and maintaining a high degree of professionalism and proficiency.

  6. Perform all maintenance in accordance with Beechcraft/Cessna maintenance manuals and return the aircraft to a serviceable condition. Coordinate corrections the Beechcraft/Cessna technical manuals.

  7. Provide instruction specific to the Electrical technician requirements according to the course curriculum.

  8. Adhere to all aircraft maintenance and shop safety procedures and requirements at all times.

  9. Provide day-to-day supervision over students attending a scheduled class.

  10. Measure training progress of students within the established curriculum, utilizing objective and subjective methods.

  11. Administer written examinations and performance-based testing following established procedures and testing protocols to insure fairness of examinations and security of testing materials.

  12. Council students on their progress through the course and determine viable solutions to improve their performance as required.

  13. Report to the supervisor responsible for training any student training problems (poor performance, Customer/Instructor conflicts, excessive tardiness, etc.) that raise concerns over student’s ability to successfully complete the course.

  14. Accurately complete all required reports and student training records in a timely manner.

  15. Attend scheduled Maintenance Instructor meetings.



  • High school diploma or Certificate of General Educational Development (G.E.D.)

  • FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) required


  • Minimum of eight (8) years total experience as an aircraft/engine mechanic required.

  • Five (5) year experience performing maintenance on King Air 350 troubleshooting experience on Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21-equipped Beechcraft King Airs preferred.

  • Two (2) years formal classroom teaching experience or public speaking experience desired.

  • The successful candidate for a technical instructor should hold a FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) technician certificate or equivalent military certifications and training.

  • Valid driver’s license, where applicable.

  • US Passport (ability to obtain one)

  • Experience working with DOD agencies and foreign military services desired.


  • The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met and/or encountered 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.

  • The instructor fulfilling this position will live in a secured compound at all times. Secure transportation is provided from the hotel to the worksite and back.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee may be required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell.

  • Must possess physical range of bodily motion to perform the following:

  • Reach and manipulate controls which operate numerous shop part task trainers;

  • Reach and manipulate numerous controls within simulator devices from the instructor's chair;

  • Enter and exit from the simulator device via the provided ramp/stairs;

  • With relative ease and quickness, move between the instructor station, projection screen and podium while instructing in the classroom;

  • Exit from a malfunctioned simulator while the device is in a severely pitched attitude.

  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently must supervise others while working near moving mechanical parts, in high, precarious places, outside weather conditions, occasional wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock, risk of radiation, and vibration.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently must supervise others while working in high tempo flight operations environment with high noise levels.


  • May require travel to harsh austere areas

  • Subject to drug and alcohol testing

  • Position Contingent on Contract Award

Job Product Support

Primary Location IQ-BG-Baghdad

Recruiting Company Textron Aviation

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 270398