09 May 2024

CAE USA INC | Instructor

Virtual, United States


Role and Responsibilities

CAE is hiring Instructor Pilots!

Have you decided you’re not going to return to active flying? Have you enjoyed being home each night and holiday? Is your passion for aviation and transferring your knowledge seeking a place to belong?

Your next career step should be to join CAE’s elite Instructor Pilot Team.

Instructor Pilot US Responsible for the delivery of flight training in a flight simulator and ground school in accordance with the appropriate regulatory agency, CAE approved curriculum, and customer requirements. Act as subject matter expert (SME) ready to lead client(s) through their training. After 1.5+ years, per business needs, designated Instructors are expected to qualify as a Training Center Evaluator (TCE) and customer contract check airman.

Provides simulator/flight or classroom instruction on one or more aircraft types as assigned for the issue of licenses, type ratings, internal training, certificates, and pilot qualifications.

Responsible for conducting pre and post flight simulator briefings in a thorough, professional manner in accordance with CAE standards

Other required administrative duties (completes training records, recommends remedial training when necessary, track his/her own instructional qualifications and activity, etc.)

Acts as a subject matter expert (SME) in creation of curricula and courseware when required

Education / Skills / Background Associate degree or college degree preferred; High School diploma or state issued equivalent required 2-5 years of related job-relevant experience Previous experience teaching or training of others preferred. Proven experience demonstrating a customer service orientation of work assignments. Must be authorized to live/work in the United States Basic computer proficiency, Microsoft Office, and other internet-based programs Must be able to participate in CAE’s DOT Anti-Drug & Alcohol testing program Holds an existing instructor qualification or type rating preferred Hold or has held a professional pilots’ license Preferred: FAR Part 135 experience, 3,000 hours of total flight time Preferred: Possess an unrestricted Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) certificate and a minimum of one unrestricted PIC type rating preferred

Physical Requirements of this role include: The physical dexterity required in performing tasks that require hand / eye coordination and fine motor skills. Ability to sit in a confined space for 4-6 hours at a time with limited breaks Ability to stand for extended periods of time (as many as 10 hours) with limited breaks Ability to sit, stoop, climb and twist and turn

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 through their training.

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 multiple levels, both spoken and written *      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!   We also offer full-time employees: *      Competitive base salary and benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage *      Paid Sick Leave and Vacation *      Paid Holidays – our holidays are currently arranged so you will be off between Dec 25 and January 1 Who is CAE?  CAE is a global leader in modelling, simulation and training for civil aviation. CAE is the largest network of civil training location with more than 210 full-flight simulators in 50+ training locations worldwide. CAE serves worldwide airlines, aircraft operators and manufacturers across the globe. Our vision is to be the recognized global training partner of choice to enhance safety, efficiency and readiness.

Equal Opportunity CAE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.


CAE is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please e-mail HRBusinessAviation@cae.com . We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.


As a Federal Contractor, CAE is required to participate in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work in the United States. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here for the EEO is the Law Poster: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

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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