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GA Telesis Engine Services Jet Engine Mechanic Traineeship Program

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September 13, 2022 – Helsinki, Finland – GA Telesis Engine Services (“GATES”), a global jet engine maintenance provider offering customized engine overhaul services, welcomed its seventh cohort into the Jet Engine Traineeship Program. The GA Telesis Engine Services Traineeship Program is a paid, six-month program that lets you acquire the knowledge and skills needed to work on jet engines that are overhauled and maintained by GATES.

The Traineeship curriculum consists of two weeks of classroom training and twenty-two weeks of On-the-Job Training (OJT). There are two annual intakes (January and September) with six students per intake. During the program, trainees will have the opportunity to experience all the steps of the GATES production system. All training courses and OJT are provided by industry-experienced instructors who will share their expertise and best practices. After successfully completing the program, a trainee will be offered a permanent position as a GATES Jet Engine Mechanic.

“I am so proud of our Traineeship Program, developed by our strong leaders and institutionalized within GA Telesis Engine Services. I look forward to seeing our current and future Trainees develop and grow within the GA Telesis organization,” said Julie Seydlitz, Vice President of People Operations, GA Telesis HQ.

“Our program has provided a wealth of talented employees, which has enabled GATES to expand and grow. We are especially proud of the diversity of our cohorts,” said Russ Shelton, President of Engine Strategy Group.

About GA Telesis 

GA Telesis, a global leader in aerospace solutions, is renowned for its unmatched excellence in aftermarket services and lifecycle management. The GA Telesis Ecosystem™ is a vast global network spanning 54 locations in 30 countries on six continents. The company’s integrated solutions include parts and distribution services, logistics solutions, inventory management, leasing and financing, engine overhaul, and MRO services.

GA Telesis is committed to sustainability through innovative sustainability initiatives and advanced technologies, including digital transformation, and using advanced materials. The company’s aerospace systems and connected aircraft technologies drive efficiency and performance, while its MRO network and 24/7 AOG support provide unparalleled reliability.

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About GA Telesis Engine Services

GA Telesis Engine Services (GATES) is a fully integrated subsidiary of GA Telesis, offering customers a seamless engine solution that combines high-quality repair and overhaul services as well as world-class supply chain services. The GATES facility is based in Helsinki, Finland, and operates under FAA, EASA, CAAC, TCCA, DGAC, GACA, ANAC, and ECAA approvals for CFM56-5B, CFM56-7B, and General Electric CF6-80C2 turbine engines. GATES has an integrated test cell capable of up to 100,000 pounds of thrust and can overhaul up to 200 engines per year. GATES Go-Team is also one of the few companies authorized by EASA to perform remote repairs on engines that are installed on aircraft.