Hawaiian Airways at present introduced it has develop into the most recent business accomplice of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical College’s Aviation Upkeep Expertise (AMT) SkillBridge program, which has efficiently transitioned greater than 380 servicemen and girls into civilian careers since its inception in 2019
Hawaiian Airways at present introduced it has develop into the most recent business accomplice of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical College’s Aviation Upkeep Expertise (AMT) SkillBridge program, which has efficiently transitioned greater than 380 servicemen and girls into civilian careers since its inception in 2019.
“Near 70 transitioning service members across the nation who began this system on Jan. 9 will graduate on March 10,” stated Angela C. Albritton, director of Army Relations and Strategic Initiatives for Embry-Riddle’s Worldwide Campus. “We’re excited that these program contributors will now have the chance to study extra about aviation upkeep alternatives at Hawaiian Airways.”
Annually, roughly 200,000 service members go away the army and re-enter civilian life. Embry-Riddle’s AMT SkillBridge Program is permitted by the Division of Protection and is designed to coach and place transitioning service members, honorably discharged veterans and eligible army spouses into Aviation Upkeep-related careers with respected business companions, reminiscent of AAR, Pratt & Whitney, Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin, HAECO Americas and Commonplace Aero.
“Our business companions acknowledge the talents that service members deliver from the army, and we’re grateful for his or her ongoing dedication to this system,” stated Worldwide Campus Chancellor John R. Watret, Ph.D.
“Partnering with Embry-Riddle by way of the SkillBridge program is an thrilling alternative to not solely enhance our hiring aperture, however to take action with the good thing about expertise and expertise gained by way of army service and the capstone of an business famend Embry-Riddle schooling,” stated Jim Landers, senior vp for technical operations at Hawaiian Airways and a former director of operations for the U.S. Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor.
The partnership comes as Hawaiian Airways is recruiting for a whole lot of positions to assist its subsequent development section. Named by Forbes as the most effective employer within the state of Hawaii in 2022, Hawaii’s largest and longest-serving service supplies nonstop flights inside Hawai‘i, and between the islands and 15 U.S. gateway cities, in addition to American Samoa, Australia, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea and Tahiti. This 12 months, the airline will start welcoming a brand new fleet of Boeing 787-9 plane and launch a devoted freighter operation for Amazon.
For service members separating or retiring from the army, the SkillBridge program supplies a possibility to bridge the transition into the civilian aviation and aerospace sector. This system is obtainable at Camp Lejeune-New River, North Carolina; Camp Pendleton, California; Ft. Bragg, North Carolina; Ft. Campbell, Kentucky; Ft. Carson, Colorado; Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia; and thru Hurlburt Discipline-Digital. Transitioning service members presently positioned on Oahu can study extra about this system throughout bi-weekly data briefings at Schofield Barracks.