03 February 2024

CAE USA INC | Instructor

Virtual, Canada


Role and Responsibilities

CAE the worldwide leader in training aviation is looking for CRJ Simulator Instructor Pilots to join our Phoenix, AZ Training Center!

Are you looking to ELEVATE your career? Join our team of elite Simulator Instructors at CAE and you’ll experience a new career where you can pursue your passion for aviation without the extensive travel or missing those important holidays and events!

What to expect? CAE offers a comprehensive training program to help transform your knowledge and skills as a pilot into a world-class Instructor and subject matter expert ready to lead clients thru their training.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

+ Provide instruction for initial, transition, upgrade and recurrent flight training in accordance with FAA, Transport Canada and Company policies and procedures

+ Provide flight training in accordance with the CAE 14 CFR142 Manual

+ Ensure that all required training and/or checks are properly documented

+ Maintains proficiency as an Instructor as required by 14 CFR 142

+ Promote crew resource management (CRM) principles

+ Monitor and assist with administrative programs in all areas of flight training as required

+ Completes daily pre-training checks

+ Other duties as assigned by the Training Manager

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:

+ Must be authorized to live/work in the United States

+ If not typed on the CRJ, candidate must be willing to get typed through CAE or CAE-partner programs

+ Previous FAR 121 and/or CAR 705 experience as a flight crew officer

+ Previous Simulator Instructor experience preferred

+ Prior to initial accreditation, satisfied the initial instructor/evaluator training requirements

+ Ability to work flexible hours which can include, mornings, evenings, holidays, and weekends

+ Excellent presentation, interpersonal, and communication skills

+ Must be able and willing to participate in CAE’s DOT Drug & Alcohol testing program

+ PC Computer skills – Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access

+ iPad skills: Foreflight, Safari, navigating multiple applications simultaneously

+ Fluency in English

What do we look for? CAE is seeking experienced pilots that thrive on coaching others, values CRM, and enjoys working with a diverse team. The ideal candidate should also possess:

+ A “true” professional character with the ability to create a welcoming and successful learning environment

+ The proven ability to communicate effectively across all mediums (spoken, written) and at all levels

+ Commitment to the customer – providing continuous “red carpet” customer service

+ The capability to tailor training sessions to the needs of a diverse customer base

+ A keen eye for detail – must be able and willing to maintain accurate and timely records in accordance with CAE policy and FAA requirements

Why Work for CAE? CAE recognizes and values our dedicated employees and offers a welcoming and supportive work environment to help make a smooth transition into your new career!


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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