Date(s): Saturday, March 20 | 8:00 am – 12:00 pm


Professional Education Course (PEC)
Career Development, Maintenance
Instructor: Brett Levanto, Obadal, Filler, MacLeod & Klein

Price by Jan. 29: $315 Member | $460 Nonmember
Price after Jan. 29: $435 Member | $645 Nonmember

This course reviews the factors surrounding aviation maintenance technician (AMT) career development from both the employer and employee perspectives. We’ll review regulatory matters related to AMT employment, certification, military recruitment, and other personnel management issues, then discuss industry best practices related to long-term career development and retention. The class will also consider larger industry and policy efforts to improve technician career opportunities.

Learning Objectives: By the conclusion of the course, participants will have learned:

  • Which personnel are permitted to perform work on civil aircraft in the United States
  • About programs and resources supporting technical skills development and employment
  • Best practices for recruiting and retaining technical personnel

Instructor Bio

Brett Levanto is VP of operations at Obadal, Filler, MacLeod & Klein, P.L.C. He manages firm and client communications in conjunction with regulatory and legislative policy initiatives and provides strategic and logistical support for the Aeronautical Repair Station Association. Experienced in policy issues in the aerospace and government sectors, Brett obtained a bachelor’s degree from The George Washington University and a master of public policy degree from William & Mary.

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