21 May 2023

Flight Safety International | Instructor

March ARB, CA, Canada


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

The Pilot Instructor is responsible for the accomplishment of ground-based training of C-17 pilots, including instructing and measuring training progress of crewmembers who train in the established Training System (TS) curriculum.

Tasks and Responsibilities

* Conducts training using devices, such as the Weapon System Trainer (WST), the C-17 aircraft, Computer-Based Trainers (CBT), and other ground training for all C-17 TS pilots in air drop, aerial refueling/transport operating procedures, including diagnosis and remediation of student problems.

* Maintains a high level of subject knowledge, instruction capability, and expertise.

* Conducts briefings and debriefings and counsels all pilots and Maintenance Engine Run personnel for the purpose of developing and maintaining a high level of proficiency.

* Performs administrative duties relative to training, such as interfacing with the user organization, record keeping, monitoring student progress, counseling, training development, and maintenance of training programs.

* Provides inputs for courseware corrections and modifications and updates training policies and procedures.

* Flies the WST (as required) to maintain instructional expertise.

* Flies on the airplane (as required) in observer status to maintain currency on operational procedures and to observe student progress.

Minimum Education

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

Minimum Experience

  • Eight (8) years flying experience, five (5) years of which as a C-17 pilot with air drop and aerial refueling experience, or able to obtain an AMC/A3TK waiver. Two (2) years or 200 hours of flight instructor experience in air drop, aerial refueling, and tactics. Recent C-17 flight simulator pilot instructor experience and CATS MECOC certification desired.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

* C-17 WST

* C-17 Aircraft

* CBT Systems

* Overhead projectors, classroom presentation equipment

* Training Management System / Graduate Training Management Information System (GTIMS)

* Copy Machine

* Computer

* Software applications, such as, Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint

Physical Demands and Work Environment

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.


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