03 May 2023

CAE USA INC | Instructor

Virtual, United States


Role and Responsibilities

Job Summary

The Flight Simulator Instructor is responsible for providing services to clients by conducting all the instructions and training.

Duties and Responsibilities

Maintaining Licenses and Ensuring Authority Approval

+ Maintain his/her personal licenses, ratings and IP “currency”, including medical fitness (if applicable), in order to conduct his assigned duties.

+ Ensure that any approval granted by an Authority is valid before conducting any training, which requires him/her to exercise the privileges of that Authority approval.


+ Comply with ECFT/CAE policies and procedures at the operational level when conducting any training function, activity or lesson plan.

+ Comply with regulations and procedures pertaining to the Authority approved program(s) as they apply to a training function, activity or lesson plan.

Briefing and De-Briefing

+ Conduct all Simulator Briefings and training in a thorough and positive manner to deliver the maximum training benefit to the trainee pilot.

+ Accurately note any deviation from required SOPs, procedures, or maneuvers and record and discuss these deviations with the appropriate trainee pilot during the Simulator De-briefing.


+ Review the client(s) Training and Checking Authorization form prior to conducting any training.

+ Provide simulator instruction on one or multiple aircrafts. This will require four or more hours of sitting in the simulator for each session, excluding briefing and de-briefing time.

+ Conduct pre- and post-flight simulator briefings in a thorough, professional manner.

+ Instruct classroom ground school Simfinity, CBT, IPT or Stand-up lecture instruction. This will require 8 to 10 hours of standing and/or sitting in the classroom.

+ Support the development and certification of training curriculum and devices, including simulator, FTD, and FMS training aids.

+ Attain an FAA/EASA ground school and simulator instructor designation within approximately 12 months.

+ Obtain the qualifications required to serve as an examiner and perform examiner duties under the relevant authority on the aircraft fleet assigned.

+ Perform other required miscellaneous duties (complete training records, recommend remedial training, when necessary, track your own instructional qualifications, etc.)

+ Prepare and inspect classroom facilities and equipment prior to the start of the classroom day.

Position Type


CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At CAE, everyone is welcome to contribute to our success. With no exception.

As captured in our overarching value “One CAE”, we’re proud to work as one passionate, boundaryless and inclusive team.

At CAE, all employees are welcome regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, neurodiversity or age.

The masculine form may be used in this job description solely for ease of reading, but refers to men, women and the gender diverse.

At CAE, we equip people in critical roles with the expertise and solutions to create a safer world. As a technology company, we digitalize the physical world, deploying simulation training and critical operations support solutions. Above all else, we empower pilots, airlines, defence and security forces, and healthcare practitioners to perform at their best every day and when the stakes are the highest. Around the globe, we’re everywhere customers need us to be with more than 13,000 employees in more than 200 sites and training locations in over 40 countries. CAE represents 75 years of industry firsts—the highest-fidelity flight and mission simulators, surgical manikins, and personalized training programs powered by artificial intelligence. We’re investing our time and resources into building the next generation of cutting-edge, digitally immersive training and critical operations solutions while keeping positive environmental, social and governance (ESG) impact at the core of our mission. Today and tomorrow, we’ll make sure our customers are ready for the moments that matter.


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