Training Manager

Columbia Helicopters
Aurora, Or, USA

The Training Manager will manage and coordinate the day-to-day activities of the training department. The training department is responsible for supporting CHI’s training programs by developing and conducting organizational related training.


  • Plans, develops, and conducts training to meet program and customer requirements through multiple mediums including demonstration, hands-on-training for employees, Computer Based Training development, Web Based Training development etc.
  • Training development and delivery may include standard, repeatable modules, in addition to customized and new modules for personnel or external customers.
  • Responsible for hiring, leading and developing team members to support the organization’s overall mission.
  • Ensures training meets expectations through regular consultation with management and obtaining information from various sources such as internal customers, policies/procedures, corporate and regulatory requirements.
  • Periodically review and evaluate training to determine that it remains aligned with the organizational expectations.
  • Supports the administration and regulatory compliance of the Training Department.
  • Continually look for ways to improve the training department, process/procedures, training content and delivery methods. 
  • Conduct oneself in accordance with Company’s Core Values.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • High school diploma or equivalent; college degree desired with vocational teaching experience
  • Experience conducting training in a formal classroom environment with excellent classroom presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to provide instruction on topics such as aircraft description, operation, flight, safety, maintenance procedures, and other subjects as required
  • Minimum 5 years of experience managing, mentoring and performance managing a team.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience working with in Aviation (129, 133 135 operations) or military background highly desired.
  • Must be familiar with, able to read and understand Federal Aviation Regulations and manufacturer manuals.
  • Ability to conduct regulatory research from manuals and computer-based resources
  • Capable of understanding domestic and foreign regulatory requirements and integrating them into training presentations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Possess good organization and time management skills in order to adapt to rapidly-changing priorities and meet deadlines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and basic proficiency with projector, and video/digital cameras
  • Proficiency in video editing software such as Camtasia and Adobe Premier Etc.
  • Ability to travel both Domestically and Internationally

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)