26 May 2023

Airbus Europe Training Centre (AETC) | A320 Instructor

Toulouse, France

Pilot Instructor / Examiner (TRI/TRE)

locations Toulouse Area

time type Full time

job requisition id JR10200101

Job Description:

The Airbus TRI/TRE will belong to the Airbus Europe Training Centre (AETC) / Training department based in Blagnac (Toulouse) - Europe , and will conduct flight training and simulator training for various international customers. Commuting is not possible Within this scope, she/he will represent Airbus in front of the operators, and in front of the Authorities.

The Airbus TRI-TRE will work with different teams across the world and will have opportunities to develop her/his expertise in various fields and roles, including management / project positions.


Hold an EASA ATPL Licence

Hold a Valid EASA TRI on A320+A330/A350 LIFUS

Hold a Valid EASA Medical Class 1

Hold a minimum English Language Proficiency Rating of 4 Fluent in English

Hold a Low visibility Operations qualification (at least 1 Autoland on Airbus Fly By Wire (FBW) aircraft as Captain)

Hold or have held an ETOPS qualification

Flight hours experience required:

A minimum of 5 000 hours as Pilot

A minimum of 2 000 hours on Jet Large aircraft

A minimum of 2 500 hours as Captain on Airbus Aircraft

A minimum of 500 hours instructor experience in FFS on large aircraft,

A minimum of 500hrs experience as Captain assigned to conduct LIFUS/IOE.

A significant part of the obtained instructor experience have to be initial type rating oriented

Qualify (current) and experienced as Captain and TRI on A320 + A330 / A350

TRE experience is a plus

Significant Commercial Airline Experience

Evidence base training / Competences Base Training Assessment expertise is required

Project management minded

Managerial experience is a plus

Experience in Flight Safety is a plus


The TRI/TRE reports directly to the Head of TRI/TRE, in the Flight Crew Training organisation in Airbus Training Center Europe (ATC EU).

Belongs to the execution department.


The contract is based in Blagnac (nearby Toulouse).

Commuting is not possible

3 years in a row, must be done in the execution department. After the first 3 years, possibilities of mobility inside Airbus.

Main activities

Acts as TRI/TRE for Airbus,

Line training or Line checking for Airbus

Simulator training or Simulator checking for Airbus mainly in Toulouse.

Support to TFOS community (Training & Flight Ops support)

Support office activities on demand

His/her roles are:

To conduct best possible training & checking according to his/her qualifications within Airbus Training, to ensure a safe and efficient Entry into-service and operation of Airbus aircraft.

In-flight (Initial Operating Experience)

In simulator

To work on different projects on demand in the frame of TFOS

To represent Airbus ATO and Manufacturer in front of the customer

To support the customer, especially during the flight period, in order to ensure the entry into service, the safety.

To have a proactive role, in order to identify the potential problems and find solutions to tackle them.

To act as Team leader during Initial Operating Experience

Coordination with the Airbus team

Coordination with the airline

To ensure standardisation, development, management tasks during his/her career within Airbus

To maintain and upgrade her/his competences according to his/her qualification.

Organisation of the work (Pattern)

Cycle of 3 months

1 month of line training abroad (Usually 30 days in a row)

1 month of simulator training in priority and few ferry flights

1 month of simulator training in priority and few ferry flights


When hired, the TRI/TRE has to convert his/her licence to the French State (DGAC), with the support of the standardisation department.

Probation period: 3 months minimum renewable

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.



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Job Family:

Training support & services

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