Technician Demand

General Atomics Seeking PIA Technicians

William Foster, Airframe and Powerplant Manager for General Atomics, presented to upcoming graduates at the Pittsburgh Campus today. They are currently seeking to fill nearly 100 aviation technician positions within the next 12 months. But like many other aviation companies, General Atomics is not looking to hire just anybody."We desire the...

Delta Partners with PIA to Help Increase the Number of Quality Aviation Maintenance Technicians

In order to combat the looming skills shortage facing the aviation industry, Delta Air Lines has partnered with the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics (PIA) as a way to keep their technical jobs filled. Delta recently inspected a number of AMT training schools nationwide in an effort to find the...

Workforce & Job Trend – Recent Aviation Career Fairs Attracting More Jobs Than Available Graduates

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics campuses in Pittsburgh and Hagerstown have been hosting their traditional career fairs this spring. They’re pretty standard events, matching potential employers with jobs to fill with credentialed aircraft and avionics mechanics and technicians. What’s particularly interesting is that with all of the available graduates from PIA’s...