AAR CORP WASS Librarian - Nat. (CR) in Costa Rica

Title: WASS Librarian - Nat. (CR)

Location: Costa Rica

Job Number: 8898


Manage and maintain all technical publications in the central, dispersed and site libraries for immediate retrieval of accurate technical information by both maintenance and management personnel.


  • Maintain all certification forms, exams and computer products in relation to the certification / licensing program.

  • Coordinate all certification requirements with work center supervisors and outside agencies.

  • Type and file quality assurance correspondence and coordinates all library and certification functions with Quality Assurance Manager / Supervisor.

  • Maintain a computer file of all publications within the central / dispersed and site libraries.

  • Document and verify accuracy of all publications for each library in accordance with applicable Government / Company policies and instructions.

  • Coordinate publication procedures with all dispersed librarians in accordance with applicable Government / Company policies and instructions.

  • Distribute changes to each dispersed and site librarians for incorporation into their libraries.

  • Assist and train personnel in the use and maintenance of technical publication libraries.

  • Conduct scheduled library audits / inventories of all work center / site libraries as required.

  • Submit a Technical Publications Deficiency Report on any that is incomplete upon receipt.

  • Coordinate and keep the Quality Assurance Manager informed of all library and certification / licensing functions.

  • Coordinate and administratively provide assistance in developing licensing and certification processes, to include the development of examinations and OJT requirement in accordance with applicable Government / Company policies and instructions.

  • Assist in preparation of CDRL's.

  • Process and track all special process certifications and re-certifications for all employees.

  • Distribute to work centers a monthly report of personnel scheduled for re-certification.

  • Coordinate the certification program submission for the Monthly Maintenance Plan.

  • Administer and grade exams for initial and recurring certifications. - Issue support equipment licenses. - Ensure all company maintenance instructions are formatted, typed, properly approved, distributed correctly and reviewed annually.

  • Prepare typed and / or computer printed correspondence and reports for Quality Assurance.

  • Maintain files of correspondence, directives and other Quality Assurance reports.

  • Comply with all established general and industrial safety rules and regulations as applicable to the contract, facility and job assignment.

  • Assist as directed to ensure safety, security and preservation of government /company owned equipment.

  • Position requires a U.S. Department of State Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT).

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • High School diploma or GED.


  • A.A./A.S or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Minimum two (2) years general publications experience of which one (1) year must be specialized in U.S. Armed Forces Aviation Technical Publication Inventory Control / requisitioning / upkeep.

  • Satisfactory completion of U.S. Armed Forces Technical Publications Librarian courses or civilian schools with equivalent curriculum or one (1) year of on the job training / experience required.

  • Must be able to meet Government / Company licensing / qualification requirements for the position.

  • Working knowledge of applicable maintenance / technical manuals and publications.

  • Able to type a minimum of 35 words per minute.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Conversant in English Level 2 in both Listening and Reading (L2/R/2).

  • Spanish proficiency: Level 1 in both Listening and Reading (L1/R1).



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  1. Focus on Results - Able to plan and organize work to achieve goals; achieves targeted results with minimal supervision; is accountable for own actions.

  2. Communications - Possess excellent verbal & written communications skills; Provides timely, well organized verbal & written information that is audience appropriate; listens attentively to others and retains/processes information.

  3. Teamwork - Builds alliances, partnerships & collaboration with others including those different from him/her; deals tactfully with others; assumes helps with a variety of team roles.

  4. Strategic Planning & Decision-Making - Develops strategic short & long term plans; arranges priorities, distinguishing urgent, important and unimportant in order to meet goals & deadlines; consults & collaborates with appropriate people.

  5. Initiative & Innovation - Generates new ideas personally & encourage team to do the same; stays up-to-date on technology & approaches to work; provides creative solutions & input when faced with challenges.

  6. Interpersonal Relationships - Builds effective relationships with internal & external customers; ability to work independently and coordinate work with others; resolves conflicts in a professional manner.

  7. Quality & Safety - Adheres to all safety & security policies and regulations; demonstrates quality work that is accurate, thorough & efficient.

  8. Continuous Improvement - Examines personal & organizational processes, promotes opportunities for improvement; analyzes successes & failures to learn and improve.

  9. Training & Development - Completes required & suggested training; shows eagerness and capacity to learn; receptive to coaching & feedback.

  10. Integrity - Committed to passionately and consistently promoting a professional culture that is trustworthy, honest, socially responsible, and where differences are respected and valued.

  11. Performance Management - Sets clear expectations & direction for staff; achieves team results consistently; coaches staff to improve; is a positive role model

  12. Expense Management - Plans budget appropriately, uses sound judgment; analyzes operation for improving expense efficiency; demonstrates knowledge of financial process & results.

  13. Leadership - Builds commitment to team, company, mission & customer through effective & frequent communications; promotes an environment of trust; fosters a respectful, energetic & positive work culture.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran