As the economy slowly improves, the industry is again experiencing a shortage of technical personnel, and many MROs are finding that the demand for service exceeds their capacity to provide it. Chicago-based AAR has gone on the road recruiting for 200 technical positions in the Duluth, Minn. facility, and Premier Aviation of Trois-Rivieres, Canada, is also feeling the pinch.
The Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (PAMA) has teamed with JSfirm.com to launch its avionics and maintenance job posting on PAMA’s web site. Jeff Richards, business development manager for JSfirm.com, told AIN, “We currently have 4,600 aviation-related jobs on our website and about 2,300 are either avionics or maintenance and currently being displayed on PAMA’s website. About 90 percent of those job postings are for positions in the U.S. and Canada.”
The Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (PAMA) has announced Dale Forton will be the organization’s new president. He replaces retiring John Casker who, with PAMA chairman Clark Gordon and the board of directors, spent several years refocusing the organization’s strategic plan and re-establishing critical industry relationships.
The Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (PAMA) has announced that its leadership selection committee is developing a list of viable candidates and conducting preliminary interviews to determine potential candidates for the position of president and lead spokesperson for the organization and its members.
The board of directors of the Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (Pama) is moving ahead with a strategic plan following Pama’s separation from the SAE on June 1. The first step was hiring Potomac Management Resources to manage day-to-day operations.
The Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (PAMA) has hired Potomac Management Resources to provide day-to-day administrative and management assistance with member services, growth, financial development, communications and industry relations.
The Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (PAMA) has retained the services of Alexandria, Va.-based management firm Potomac Management Resources (PMR) to provide day-to-day administrative and management assistance. PAMA recently ended its affiliation with the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).
The July 2005 affiliation of the Professional Aviation Maintenance Association with the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) was intended to help PAMA provide more services to its members, but that venture is now over.
The Professional Aviation Maintenance Association has found a symposium formula that works. After breaking away from AS3 only to cancel its August 2008 symposium
in Wichita for lack of interest, PAMA hit a home run last month with its 2009 Aviation Maintenance and Management Symposium in Dallas-Fort Worth.
The Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (PAMA) has announced the election of its 2009-2010 executive board of directors.
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