19 May 2023

CAE USA INC | Instructor

Kingsville, TX, United States


Role and Responsibilities


Candidates may live anywhere in United States. Selected candidate will travel to Meridian, MS and/or Kingsville, TX for assigned flight shifts.

Provides syllabus instruction to Student Naval Aviators in T-45C aircraft. The In-flight Contract Instructor will work directly for the Site Manager and will be responsible for safe student pilot training in the associated aircraft supporting the CNATRA CIS Program. Can assist as a Subject Matter Expert in development of curriculum for new type courses as required. May provide additional services such as courseware review and other additional administrative and/or collateral duties such as publications, safety, quality audits, FCF, scheduling, and other duties as assigned by the Program or Site Manager. The Instructor will ensure a safe and secure work environment is maintained.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

+ Conduct scheduled ICI led/supported training (including briefs and debriefs) using traditional and modern tools such as computers, video projectors, overhead projectors and other multimedia systems.

+ Evaluate student performance during training as required. Debrief students using full replay/debrief capabilities of the device utilized for the training event. Complete and submit electronic grade sheet(s) in the CNATRA T-Sharp system. If this is not possible due to a technical issue, the ICI shall immediately report the issue to the SM/ASM and fill out a paper grade sheet. The electronic record shall be completed as soon as possible. For prolonged outages, the SM and the Government representatives shall develop a corrective action plan.

+ Evaluate and record aircraft performance and/or deficiency in accordance with (IAW) established criteria. Document deficiencies on Maintenance Action Form (MAF).

+ Maintain, assess, and recommend improvements to training scenarios for effectiveness and currency.

+ Review curriculum; assess and recommend improvements to the training curriculum via the appropriate Training Officer or Stage Manager.

+ Other weapons system specific support responsibilities, as listed in contract appendices.

+ Ensures the content of instruction provided is appropriate to all current and implemented instructional materials and CNATRA Instructions/Notices.

+ Other duties assigned by management

Qualifications and Education Requirements

+ Must have a bachelor’s degree.

+ Be a former or reserve military aviator.

+ Possess a FAA Commercial Pilot certificate or Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) certificate with the appropriate category and class ratings (instrument rating with single engine privileges).

+ Possess and maintain a current FAA class 2 medical.

+ Have logged a minimum of 1000 flight hours as Pilot-in-Command, of which 500 hours were in tactical jet aircraft, strike pipeline jet aircraft, or E-2/C-2 carrier aircraft.

+ Must successfully complete the T-45C NATOPS open book, closed book, and Immediate Action Item exams.

+ Must understand T-45C mission, procedures, and appropriate Flight Training Instructions.

+ Maintaining currency of qualifications that includes, but not limited to taking an annual standardization exam for each stage of instruction.

+ Contractor personnel shall be able to read, write, speak, and understand English fluently.

Preferred Skills

+ Previous T-45C Naval Air Training and Operating Procedures Standardization (NATOPS) qualified pilot within the preceding five (5) years.

Security Responsibilities

Must comply with all company security and data protection / usage policies and procedures. Personally responsible for proper marking and handling of all information and materials, in any form. Shall not divulge any information, or afford access, to other employees not having a need-to-know. Shall not divulge information outside company without management approval. All government and proprietary information will be accessed and stored electronically on company provided resources.

+ Incumbent must be eligible for DoD Personal Security Clearance.

Work Environment and Physical Demands

+ This job operates in aircraft, hangar, office, classroom, and simulator environments.

+ Work in a complex military training environment; communicate and maintain/submit required actions and reports by company, government and personal computer devices, plus current telephone and fax devices.

+ Will be working in areas with risk of electrical shock and from moving mechanical parts driven by hydraulics under high pressure.

+ Will at times be exposed to the following conditions: extreme heat, airborne particles, and loud noises.

+ Must be able to walk and/or climb stairs and ladder into an airplane cockpit.

As part of Executive Order 14042, you may be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 4, 2022. CAE USA will consider employee requests for exemptions to the vaccination requirements based on medical/disability or sincerely held religious beliefs. All requests will be reviewed in accordance with applicable laws and must be approved by CAE USA prior to employment.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

CAE USA Inc. is an EOE/AA employer and gives consideration for employment to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here EEO is the Law poster (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf) .

PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.


Position Type

On Call (Fixed Term)

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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