Title: Technical Publications Specialist – Maintenance
How long have you worked for PSA? I started working at PSA in March 2004 when the Dornier aircrafts were phasing out and CRJs were arriving.
How long have you been in the airline industry? Starting my 14th year with PSA.
Where did you work before PSA? I worked at Corning Inc in Greenville, OH, for 19 years.
What brought you to PSA? The Greenville Corning plant shut down and went overseas, so I went to college and got an Associate Degree in Business-Administrative Assistant.
Give us a brief overview of what you do: Technical Publications Specialist for Maintenance. The Technical Publications Specialist – Mtx is responsible for PSA-created maintenance manuals, emergency and safety procedure manuals, and other manuals as assigned, which includes making the necessary corrections and scheduling the copying/printing and performing the physical distribution.
What is one of the biggest challenges of your job? Making sure all the typos are corrected in the markups given to me including catching my own typos. Also, coordinating with others to make sure deadlines are met.
Where’s your favorite place you have traveled? Zurich, Switzerland and the surrounding area. Although Zurich is a large city, it still felt like small town. It helped I had a nephew living there at the time and he was my own personal tour guide.
What are some of your hobbies? I am the Regent of Fort GreeneVille Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution. We focus on historical preservation and Veterans. I also am involved in several local community committees. Of course, hanging out with my two granddaughters, family and friends are my top priority.
What do you love about working for PSA? I enjoy the people and my job duties. Everyone in the Maintenance Department is great to work with.
Would you recommend PSA and why? Absolutely, although PSA is growing, it still feels like family.
Tell us something about your role that most people don’t know: That I work on several different manuals at a time and am constantly changing gears. Thank goodness, I am organized, well most of the time. LOL
What has been the most rewarding part of your job? Loving what I am doing. Of course, the travel benefits are a plus.
Tell us something no one knows about you: I owned and trained my own racehorse. I can brag she made her lifetime mark while training in my stable. My son is a professional horse trainer and driver in Ohio and surrounding states.