28 January 2024

L3Harris | Instructor

Cranfield, GBR, United Kingdom


Job Title: Multi-Engine Flight Instructor

Job Location: UK – Cranfield – Bedfordshire

Job Code: 8627

Applications will only be accepted from individuals who are eligible to live and work within the UK

About this opportunity and L3Harris UK

From 12 UK sites, our team of over 1,400 people deliver unique capabilities across air, land, sea, space and cyber for military, security and commercial customers, worldwide.

L3Harris in Cranfield provide first-class pilot training designed for first-class crews and a comprehensive array of training courses for both airlines and individuals conducted from training centres in the UK, Thailand and U.S.

Joining our Flight Instructor Team at our Cranfield site you will carry out synthetic training instruction for:

About the role:

We are looking for Multi-Engine Flight Instructors to our join our dedicated team, based at our Academy site in Cranfield. The role is to provide Multi Engine and Instrument flight, simulator and ground instruction in accordance with L3Harris Commercial Training Solutions – Airline Academy approved Training Manuals for the Integrated, MPLI or Modular flight training Courses. You will u phold flight safety in every aspect of training and encourage a ‘just culture’ amongst colleagues and cadets, conduct training in accordance with the approved syllabus, and in compliance with the Academy published schedule/programme, ensure each cadet is properly briefed and prepared for each training event and conduct a debrief after completion of the event, complete cadet reports promptly after every training event and observe the highest personal standard of professionalism in every aspect of this role.

A few of our employee benefits are:

+ 25 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays), increasing with long service and with the opportunity to buy/sell up to 5 days

+ Private medical insurance with optional family cover

+ Pension scheme of up to 7% employer contribution

+ Life Assurance 4x salary (flexible up to 10x)

+ Group income protection

+ Flexible opt-in extras such as a health care cash plan, dental insurance, gym membership, critical illness cover, electric car and cycle to work schemes

+ Employee assistance program providing mental health and wellbeing support

What the role will involve

The responsibilities of your role will include the following:

+ Monitor every assigned cadet’s progress and report any training performance issues

+ Maintain personal license and rating validities

+ Retain a valid Class 1 medical. Inform the DHT/CFI promptly if loss of medical occurs

+ Maintain an accurate and true copy of a personal flying logbook

+ Attend administration, standardization and periodic/annual training as required by the CFI

+ Support the CFI and DCFIs in the conduct of Academy business in the UK, Portugal or any other Academy satellite site

+ Monitor the maintenance condition of the training fleet and report any defects to operations as soon as possible

What you’ll bring :

+ Minimum of UK CPL, ME/IR(A)

+ Recent experience as an MEIR Flight Instructor

+ UK Class 1 Medical

+ Flight instructional experience at ab-initio level:

+ Experienced in delivering VFR and/or IFR training on the MEP aircraft

+ Flexibility to adapt learning/teaching styles and to differentiate between cadets

+ A good standard of piloting skills and a passion for sharing skills and knowledge with aspiring pilots

+ Strong customer care skills

+ Knowledge of UK and EASA regulations

+ Self-motivated, confident and enthusiastic

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 performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.


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