18 November 2023

CAE USA INC | Instructor

Mesa, AZ, United States


Role and Responsibilities

CAE seeks an EASA Flight Instructor to join our CAE Flight Academy in Mesa, AZ !

In this role, the EASA Flight Instructor I will be expected to:

+ Deliver high quality flight and syllabus instruction to students in compliance with the CAE Oxford Aviation Academy training standards and safety standards and applicable aviation authority regulations.

+ Ensure that course standards, training requirements and objectives are met by each student.

+ Train students with a strong focus on professional behavior and attitude besides strong theoretical and practical knowledge of flying. Therefore ”teaching by example” is a very important responsibility for the flight instructor.

+ Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

+ Instruct students in practical and simulator training strictly adhering to the applicable training and safety standards, quality standards and/or other company directives.

+ Monitor, plan and assist students to enable satisfactory progress through the course and stay within established timelines; timely and pro-active reporting and action to prevent delays and unsatisfactory progress.

+ Promote safe behavior at all times and comply in behavior and execution with the safety management system.

+ Ensure all students understand and practice all aspects of the internal safety management system.

+ Complete in a timely and accurate manner all student and flight related administration and records including planning for examinations.

+ Teach by example by behaving as an exemplary role model to students promoting professional, disciplined and safe behavior.

+ Monitor technical and internal status and cleanliness of all the aircraft concerned and report discrepancies to the responsible people.

+ Attend administrative, standardization and instructor development meetings and in-service training.

+ Attend open days and trade shows as requested.

+ Identify and initiate improvements for practical instruction and training standards and work with responsible people to constantly improve safety and quality levels.


+ Associate’s degree or college degree.

+ Minimum of 1 to 2 years of related experience.

+ Current commercial pilot license.

+ FAA Certified Flight Instructor (CFI).

+ 200 hours dual instruction given.

+ Instrument Instructor (CFII) and Multi-engine Instructor (MEI), Airplane preferred.

+ Possess EASA FCL 900 Flight instructor, Airplane preferred.

+ FAA 2nd or 3rd class medical.

+ No aircraft accident or aviation violation convictions.

+ Previous experience as trainer or teacher is an advantage.

+ Ability to work well in a highly structured environment.

+ Team & results oriented.

+ Strong written and verbal communication skills.

+ Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.

+ Knowledge of MS Teams and MS Outlook.

+ Fluency in English


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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