13 July 2022

L3Harris | Instructor

Cranfield, GBR



Job Title: Standards Flight Instructor

Job Code: IMS20220107-86055

Job Location: UK – Cranfield – Bedfordshire

Please note: L3harris Commercial Aviation do not provide a visa sponsorship for this role. All candidates who wish to apply for this vacancy must have the right to work in the UK in order to be considered.


+ Auto Enrolment pension scheme

+ 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

+ Group Income Protection, Private Health Care and Life Assurance

+ Employee Assistance Programme

+ Discounts with cinemas, travel, major retailers, family days out and much more

+ Hybrid working opportunities

+ Free parking

+ Cycle to Work scheme

About the role:

The role is required to support the Chief Flight Instructor in providing the highest standards of training delivery in accordance with current approved syllabuses. You will be responsible for supporting the Chief Flight Instructor in the selection process for the recruitment, induction and training of new employees, and the ongoing standardisation, upskilling, revalidation and renewal of ratings pertaining to all FIs associated with the L3 Academy training in the UK. Additionally, you will be required to travel to other locations where L3Harris training is conducted to conduct Standards’ checks and assessments. These locations presently include Ponte de Sor in Portugal, Sanford, Florida in America, Cork in Ireland and Oxford; however new locations may be added in the future.

You will be expected to act as an instructor and examiner if appropriate when your Standards’ duties allow. You will be expected to maintain your qualifications and currency.

Day to day responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

+ To establish the highest practicable standard of flying training within the L3Harris Airline Academy.

+ Working for the Airline Academy Chief Flight Instructor to deliver and maintain training standards and discipline in Academy operations.

+ Supporting the Chief Flight Instructor to ensure that the instructor team deliver all training to the required standards as directed by policies and procedures set out by the Airline Academy Head of Training.

+ Working closely with Academy Chief Flight Instructor on all Academy flying training activity, ensuring robust safety management enabled by an effective safety culture.

+ Support the Chief Flight Instructor to ensure regular standards and safety meetings are held in accordance with the Safety Management Plan and Operations Manual.

+ Promote and maintain Flight Safety and Health, Safety and Environmental (HS&E) best practice.

+ Support the Chief Flight Instructor in monitoring cadet performance.

+ Monitor instructor licence and ratings validities and advise the Chief Flight Instructor of any revalidation requirements in a timely manner.

+ Work with the Chief Flight Instructor to ensure flight instructor standardization within the Academy takes place in accordance with Company policies as defined by the Operations Manual.

+ To act as a Flight Instructor and Examiner when Standards’ duties permit.

+ Working with the Chief Flight Instructor to ensure that all Training Manuals, Mass Briefing presentations, pre-flight presentations and supporting training documentation are up-to-date and relevant for the flying training operation of the Academy.

Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications:

+ An extensive training background

+ Significant training management experience

+ Experience of working within UK CAA and EASA regulatory frameworks

+ Flight Instructor and Examiner experience

+ Valid Class 1 Medical

+ Commercial Pilots Licence(CPL)

+ Multi Engine Piston Rating (MEP)

+ Multi Engine Instrument Rating (MEIR)

+ Ability to work in a high pressured and dynamic environment

+ A “can do” attitude and able to operate and make decisions in a high pressure business environment

+ Excellent communication skills

+ Strong Customer-focused and customer care skills

+ Strong report writing skills

+ Self-motivated

+ Ability to adapt to different learning styles and to differentiate between cadets

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and