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Raytheon Technologies Avionics / Cabin Entertainment Instructor in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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United States of America


HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA

Customer Trainer – Cabin Management and In-flight Entertainment System Maintenance Instructor

Job Summary

This position is for an experienced Technical Product Training professional with knowledge of Integrated Aircraft Avionics, Cabin Management Systems (CMS), and In-flight Entertainment (IFE) systems to conduct Avionics / CMS & IFE Maintenance Training.

Job Responsibilities

  • Interpret customer requirements and propose training solutions

  • Evaluate customer technical training needs to determine appropriate training content, objectives, and design

  • Develop, conduct, and evaluate effectiveness of technical training for internal and external customers in accordance with Collins Aerospace and/or contract-imposed standards

  • Develop training aids and materials, provide demonstrations, and administer tests following training on moderately complex products or modules

  • Research, develop, update and maintain new and existing training media and materials

  • Ensure accuracy and quality of training products

  • Conduct classroom and hands-on training for a variety of Collins Aerospace equipment at domestic and/or international locations

  • Maintain overall customer satisfaction for training products and services as assigned

  • Use a variety of training delivery techniques to include local and virtual classrooms, computer assisted, and web delivered training

  • Represent Collins Aerospace in matters of avionics maintenance training

  • Serve as consultant or internal spokesperson for the organization on significant matters related to customer training

  • Participate in networks involving coordination among groups of customers, vendors, and internal functional groups

  • Manage the delivery of learning content by using various methods of training delivery

  • Travel Internationally and domestically, as required, to support training and training development activities

  • Work as part of an interdisciplinary team on a variety of projects including assisting with the development of technical publications and other products

  • Perform duties as otherwise assigned

  • Work with customer, engineering, technical support, and manufacturing to ensure accurate course material

  • Communicate effectively with internal and external customers

  • Work closely with others to accomplish objectives

Basic Qualifications:

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 3 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required.

  • US Citizen

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance (secret)

  • 5 years’ experience as an avionics maintenance technician and/or training developer for commercial and/or military aircraft platform(s)

  • Possess a strong understanding of avionics and maintenance procedures

  • Experience operating, maintaining, and troubleshooting aircraft avionics equipment and systems

  • Experience in teaching cabin management systems, in-flight entertainment, integrated avionics systems comprising communications, navigation, flight control, audio, flight management, information processing, flight displays, diagnostic, and surveillance products

  • Working knowledge of Cabin Management and In-flight Entertainment systems

  • Knowledge of industry and military training standards and specifications (eg. TRADOC)

  • Knowledge of industry and military maintenance standards and specifications (eg. ATA-104)

  • Professional attitude toward work assignments, customer relationships, and company/department goals and vision

  • High interpersonal communication skills, and must be able to present material effectively to both internal and external customers

  • Strong attention to detail and personal organization

  • Ability to read and interpret schematic drawings

  • Ability to read and interpret engineering documentation

  • Ability to work independently on work as assigned

Preferred Qualifications

  • A&P Certificate, IA, or Aviation Electronics Technician (AET)

  • Experience in production and/or use of Flight Manuals and Maintenance Manuals in the instruction or use of complex avionics systems

  • Ability to understand and comprehend avionics system and maintenance operations from engineering documentation

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

We make modern flight possible for millions of travelers and our military every second. Our major product lines are on-board virtually every aircraft flying. Be it keeping passengers safe with our emergency power generation systems or creating a positive in-flight experience through reliable cabin pressure controls and quieter engines, Power & Controls focuses on delivering a best-in-class experience to our customers. We hire the top people in the industry. Their ideas drive our performance, and their integrity keeps our customers happy. Join us as we take flight!

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal

  • Ovia Health, fertility and family planning

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions

  • Redbrick - Incentives for a Healthy You

  • Autism Benefit

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Best Doctors, second opinion program

  • And more!

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

    Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.