20 May 2022

Flight Safety International | First Officer

Overview

About FlightSafety International

FlightSafety International is the world’s premier professional aviation training company and supplier of flight simulators, visual systems and displays to commercial, government and military organizations. The company provides training for pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals from 167 countries and independent territories. FlightSafety operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full-flight simulators and award-winning maintenance training at Learning Centers and training locations in the United States, Canada, France and the United Kingdom.

Purpose of Position

FlightSafety International is the world’s premier professional aviation training company and supplier of flight simulators, visual systems and displays to commercial, government and military organizations. The company provides more than a million hours of training each year to pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals from 167 countries and independent territories. Our Company operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full flight simulators at Learning Centers and training locations all around the world.

FlightSafety offers pilot, maintenance technician, flight attendant and scheduler/dispatcher training for a wide range of business, commercial and military aircraft, both fixed-wing and helicopter. FlightSafety International is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway.

The Second-In-Command (SIC) – Pilot Simulator is responsible for maintaining currency in assigned programs in order to act as “Second-In-Command” for both internal and external Customer Pilots for Recurrent, Initial or generic training courses within the established training curriculum, by performing the following duties:

Tasks and Responsibilities

Training Standards – Program Activities: (Includes Compliance with regulations and guidelines, and Quality Management System (QMS) policies and procedures; plus contributing to Lesson Planning, Current Material and Set-up)

  • Act as Second-in-Command (SIC) for clients training in multi-crew aircraft who have come to training without a flying partner. In that capacity, will serve as a competent Second-in-Command and will not be performing instructional duties .
  • Maintain SIC pilot qualification in accordance with the requirements of the programs to which assigned. (See Certification section) and in accordance with FlightSafety International’s Quality Management Systems (QMS) processes and procedures.
  • Act as SIC in various types of aircraft for Part 142, Part 135, JAA, and non-FAA clients as required.

Training Standards – Instructor Assistance Activities: (Includes Compliance with regulations and guidelines, and QMS policies and procedures

  • Under direction of the Program Manager, assist Instructor(s) in maintaining training material (various media forms) in a current state.
  • Under direction of Program Manager, assist Instructor(s) in preparation of the Flight Simulator and/or briefing room 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start of the Simulator lesson and/or pre-briefing session.

Minimum Education

  • Associate’s degree (A.A.) from a two-year college or technical school preferred, or three (3) years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience; equivalency years’ experience substitution must be in related fields
  • Commercial Pilot Certificate with appropriate category, class and instrument ratings

When hired, the SIC must complete the following:

  • In-Processing and Orientation, as documented in the Instructor Training File (ITF)
  • General and Administrative Training
  • Aircraft-Specific Ground and Simulator Training

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Training Standards – Instructor Assistance Activities: (Includes Compliance with regulations and guidelines, and QMS policies and procedures

  • Under direction of the Program Manager, assist Instructor(s) in maintaining training material (various media forms) in a current state.
  • Under direction of Program Manager, assist Instructor(s) in preparation of the Flight Simulator and/or briefing room 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start of the Simulator lesson and/or pre-briefing session.
  • Familiarize with Customer’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Checklists, and Minimum Equipment List (MEL) during training (or prior to training sessions).
  • Under direction of Program Manager, assist Instructor(s) keeping all publications used in Simulator training current.
  • If career pathing toward instructor certification: Under supervision/guidance of PM/DOT attain FlightSafety International established standards of instructional delivery with corresponding levels of subject knowledge.

FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

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