14 March 2024

CAE USA INC | Instructor

Kirtland Afb, NM, United States


Role and Responsibilities

Who We Are:

+ CAE Vision: Our vision is to be the worldwide partner of choice in defense and security, civil aviation, and healthcare by revolutionizing our customers’ training and critical operations with digitally immersive solutions to elevate safety, efficiency and readiness.

+ CAE Defense & Security Mission: CAE’s Defense and Security business unit focuses on helping prepare military customers to develop and maintain the highest levels of mission readiness.

+ CAE Values: Empowerment, Innovation, Excellence, Integrity and OneCAE make us who we are and we strive to make a difference in the world while helping each other succeed.

What We Have to Offer:

+ Comprehensive and competitive benefits package and flexibility that promotes work-life balance

+ A work environment where all employees are valued, respected and safe

+ Freedom to succeed by enabling team members to deliver, take initiatives and make decisions

+ Recognition, professional development, advancement and having fun!

Summ ary

Accomplish the full range of aircrew academic and simulator instruction in the AC-130J, HC-130J, and MC-130J aircraft and mission sets.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

+ Apply varied instructional and learning theories and practices to mentor and instruct technically exact material, demanding processes, and strict adherence to instructions and regulations.

+ Serve as subject matter expert in the assessment of existing lessons and development of curriculum for new lessons as required

+ Maintain an expert level of knowledge in order to instruct basic qualification, refresher, and instructor upgrade courses.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

+ Minimum of an Associate degree or equivalent

+ Minimum of 200 hours USAF Instructor time in the C-130J, AC-130J, HC-130J or MC-130J airframe

+ Candidates will be subject to frequent written and performance evaluations to levels of expert knowledge and instructional ability.

+ Applicants must be willing and able to work varying shifts, weekend, and in outdoors conditions as required

+ Applicants will be subject to a US Government security investigation and must be able to obtain/maintain the required security clearance (Secret)

Preferred Skills

+ Community College of the Air Force qualification and formal training on instructor methodologies and curriculum development.

+ Develop and maintain authorized software lists for all types of systems assigned

Qualifications and Education Requirements

+ Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance; TS/SCI Clearance required

+ AAS/BA/BS preferred

+ CompTIA Security+ or DOD 8570 IAT II qualifications required

+ Desired: IT Specific certifications in specific area

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

This position operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

+ Must be able to work with minimal supervision.

+ Majority of work will be performed in an office environment.

+ Must be willing to work flexible schedule and as required.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

+ Ability to sit and operate personal computer for extended periods of time.

Occasional business domestic travel required.

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 Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/EEOC_KnowYourRights_screen_reader_10_20.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


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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