25 January 2024

CAE USA INC | Instructor

Comox, CAN, Canada


Role and Responsibilities

CAE is a global leader in training for the civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare markets. Backed by a 70-year record of industry firsts, we continue to help define global training standards with our innovative virtual-to-live training solutions to make flying safer, maintain defence force readiness and enhance patient safety. We have the broadest global presence in the industry, with over 9,000 employees, 160 sites and training locations in over 35 countries. Each year, we train more than 220,000 civil and defence crewmembers, including more than 135,000 pilots, and thousands of healthcare professionals worldwide. www.cae.com

As part of the Fixed Wing Search & Rescue (FWSAR) Operational Training Unit (OTU) at 19 Wing Comox, we are looking to hire a Flight Simulator Instructor as follows. This is a permanent full-time position.

Passionate about your field? Looking for a work environment where you can meet challenges, innovate, use state-of-the-art tools and collaborate with experts from various sectors? Want to join a world‑class company and industry leader and be proud to contribute to our projects and mission? Come join our team and share your passion with us!

Sounds like something you are up for? That’s why we need you to complete our team.

Responsibilities include:

+ Ability to work autonomously to tackle a broad scope of customer requirements

+ Ability to effectively deliver oral presentations to management and customers

+ Ability to work independently and direct subordinates

+ Ability to deliver synthetic environment training using flight simulators and other tools

+ Ability to contribute to development of teaching aids and courseware

+ Ensure that training delivered is consistent with training objectives and teaching points in the training plan, per applicable training standards

+ Reporting student progress, issues and deficiencies relative to the course delivery

+ Ability to travel and work overtime when needed

Mandatory qualifications include:

+ Experience as a military pilot

+ Previous Military flying instructional experience

+ Formal training in Instructional Techniques

+ MANDATORY: Eligibility to work in Canada either as a Canadian Citizen, a Permanent Resident or with a valid Work Permit

+ MANDATORY: Capable of obtaining and maintaining both Controlled Goods Clearance and a Government of Canada security clearance is required

+ MANDATORY: Physically able to work in confined spaces

Desirable qualifications and experience:

+ Verbal French language skills in order to be able to instruct in French

+ Experience as a search and rescue pilot

+ Experience as a multi engine fixed wing pilot

+ Experience with authoring and amending multi-media instructional courseware

+ Familiar with quality standards, training plans, and training media used to ensure te aching points are met per Training Standards

+ Airbus 295 aircraft experience

We offer you:

+ Autonomy within a responsible position with a high visibility

+ A supportive, dynamic team and a friendly corporate culture

+ Excellent global career opportunities within an international, growth-oriented company

+ A wide range of services for your health and personal well-being, with a company benefits plan, pension and stock purchase plans

Does this sound like an interesting challenge for you? If so, we look forward to receiving your application

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.

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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