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.
The Full-Time Contract Instructor Pilot is responsible for ground school and simulator-based training in TH-57B/C Flight Training Device (FTD), including briefings and debriefings, for U.S. Navy and Allied Nation Pilots attending initial or instructor level helicopter training at NAS Whiting Field. Duties include instructing and measuring training progress of Pilot students who attend the established aircrew training curricula.
* Conduct scheduled instructor led/supported training for Training Device and Systems Training (including briefs and debriefs) using traditional and modern tools such as interactive white boards, computers and video projector systems.
* Evaluate student training/mission performance as required. Debrief students using full replay/debrief capabilities of the FTD utilized for the training event. Submit and finalize electronic student grade sheet in approved CNATRA Training or Learning Management System during student debrief.
* Evaluate and record trainer performance IAW established criteria.
* Maintain, assess, and recommend improvements to mission scenarios for effectiveness and currency.
* Review curriculum, assess and recommend improvements to the training program via the appropriate training management officials.
* Provide classroom instruction and recommendations for improvement, to include tests and test materials, lesson plans, and trainee guides under the guidelines of current directives.
* Conduct training device operation instruction to personnel as necessary, to include instruction on briefing, debriefing and grading/assessments.
* Update, modify, and maintain currency of mission scenarios to support specific training. Assess training, syllabus, and mission scenarios for effectiveness and recommend improvements to the training program to the Government.
* Assist in updating/creation of feedback information methodology to use for students undergoing training.
* Update and recommend new testing instruments to identify training baseline and measure proficiency of training objectives as approved by the COR.
* Make recommendations for update(s) and maintain interim changes to curriculum material(s), including but not limited to, tests and test materials, lesson plans, and trainee guides under the guidelines of current directives in each contract.
* Review syllabi and recommend changes to the lessons based on NATOPS changes, engineering changes, and evolving mission areas changes.
* Provide assistance in the validation of training device Maintenance Action Forms (MAFs).
* Assist the Government in training device testing and evaluation with the introduction of weapon systems or Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) as they affect the training system.
* Provide IOS familiarization to Military Pilot Instructors prior to a Military-led Simulator Flight Training event.
* Assist in maintaining the Tactical/Technical Publications Library.
* Assist students in learning centers on an as-needed, not-to-interfere with scheduled instruction basis.
* Attend required scheduled meetings (e.g., Scheduling, Standardization, Government Instructor Pilot/Aircrew, Phase Head, and Intelligence Updates).
* Collateral responsibilities as assigned to maintain instructor qualifications and the training program.
Bachelor’s Degree is required.
* Morally and ethically influence others to successfully achieve program goals.
* Fluently read, write, speak, and understand English.
* Display excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Possess the ability to interface with students and provide on-the-spot remediation, or determine other courses of action, as necessary.
* Possess basic knowledge of personal computers and software applications, such as word processing applications, spreadsheets, and databases.
* Successfully accomplish an annual internal standardization evaluation.
While performing the duties of this job, the teammate is regularly required to sit, use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The teammate must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. The teammate must
have close and distance vision and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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.