Responsible for development, management and control of the Operations Group Technical Training and Career Development. Responsible for Automated Training Systems and products and a multimedia library. Develops training policies and procedures. Provides technical training guidance and/or assistance to branch/section chiefs and workcenter supervisors. Chairs and conducts meetings with management to resolve critical or controversial training issues. Identifies and resolves training deficiencies from document research, subject matter experts, interviews, and work observations. Advises on critical or controversial training and training management issues which may arise, and provides solutions to these issues. Works with personnel at all levels to ensure training programs provide skill, upgrade and technical knowledge necessary to meet continuously changing mission requirements. Interviews and counsels new personnel to identify formal training deficiencies and indoctrinates them in the division training processes and programs. Reports status of maintenance operations training programs to the 188th Operations Group commanders and Base Education Training Manager. Performs curriculum development functions. Researches available resources to ensure cost effective quality training. Recommends revision to training programs. Recommends to management procedural changes/policies that will affect numerous facets of the Operations Group. Obtains data for Training Personnel Requirements (TPR); forecasts/budgets to identify Air Education and Training Command (AETC) or Mobile Training Team (MTT) requirements. Determines and establishes the type of training requirements for new systems and equipment based upon advance notice. Maintains liaison with activities conducting, scheduling, or supporting training requirements. Coordinates scheduling of training and facilities. Ensures availability of training materials. Develops and publishes training schedules. Communicates directly with other organizations to include FSS, NGB, AETC, and gaining Major Air Commands (MAJCOMs) when arranging for training resources. Reviews test results and other qualification data of newly assigned personnel to determine requirements for additional qualification and/or proficiency training, and certifications. May be required to augment the Quality Assurance team during activity inspections. Performs other duties as assigned.