01 November 2023

Berry Aviation | DHC6 Instructor

Texas, United States


Serves as a ground, flight simulator, and aircraft Instructor Pilot/Check Pilot (IP/CP) to accomplish required training and testing in accordance with 14 CFR Part 135, Operations Specifications, and company training program requirements. The DHC-6 IP/CP conducts required training and testing for pilot, instructor, and check pilot candidates and coordinates with the Chief Pilot and Director of Training on matters relating to DHC-6 operating procedures, training, and testing.

The DHC-6 IP/PC will maintain Pilot In Command (PIC), IP, and CP qualification in the DHC-6 and any special mission capabilities associated with DHC-6 flight operations. The incumbent will be available to function as PIC, as needed, in both revenue and non-revenue flight operations, domestically and internationally.


  • Provides classroom instruction in both aircraft and non-aircraft-specific subjects including non-aircraft-specific subjects delivered for non-DHC-6 trainees.
  • Provides pilot flight instruction in flight training devices, simulators, and aircraft as assigned.
  • Provides classroom instruction, flight instruction, and pilot testing in special operations/special missions capabilities (e.g., Radar Approaches, Night Vision Goggles, Aerial Delivery, etc.).
  • Administers oral, written, and practical testing of pilots in accordance with applicable CFRs, OpSpecs, the company training program, and appropriate testing standards.
  • Provides ground and flight training and ongoing mentoring as assigned for IP/CP candidates initial qualification in the DHC-6.
  • Completes, with timeliness and accuracy, all required documentation following training and testing activities.
  • Assists the Director of Training in researching, evaluating, and implementing new or revised training systems, policies, procedures, and techniques.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Training.



  • Prior experience as FAA Certificated Air Carrier IP/CP or equivalent military experience.
  • Must possess Airline Transport Certificate; Airplane Multi-engine Land (ATP-AMEL)
  • Must possess a Class I Medical Certificate
  • Must possess a thorough knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs)
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities, interpersonal skills and professional demeanor.
  • Valid Passport
  • Ability to acquire and maintain or currently hold an active Secret Clearance


  • Possess a good working knowledge of office suites computer programs.

Physical requirements of the job:

  • Be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs., perform assigned pilot duties involving confined sitting for up to 10 flight hours per day and be exposed to a wide variety of environmental and weather conditions while working outside including, but not limited to, extreme heat, cold, and adverse weather conditions.
  • Be able to work in a variety of environments including indoor, outdoor, and austere operating environments within hostile areas of operation that may include threats from enemy combatants both in the air and on the ground.

This description is not intended to be all-inclusive and management reserves the discretion to assign additional duties and/or change job requirements at any time with or without prior notice. This describes the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position.


Similar jobs