The Ground/Simulator Instructor is responsible for the accomplishment of pilot ground school training and ground-based Simulator training conducted for Customers receiving Initial, Recurrent or generic training courses and measures the training progress of Customer(s), objectively and subjectively, within the established curriculum, by performing the following duties:
Teammates based at Learning Centers in the U.S. may be required to perform duties as contract instructors or check airmen which are considered "safety-sensitive" under 14 CFR Parts 121 and/or 135. Those hired into or transferred to safety-sensitive duties will be required to undergo a U.S. Department of Transportation-compliant Pre-employment Drug Screening; and be subject to random drug and alcohol testing as long as they are assigned safety-sensitive duties.
FlightSafety Learning Centers provide training and support to Customer and Clients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Learning Center instructors may be scheduled at varying times and days to support the Customer needs.
Training Standards – Program Activities: (Includes Compliance with regulations and guidelines, and Quality Management System (QMS) policies and procedures; plus Lesson Planning, Current Material and Set-up):
- Maintain Instructor qualification in accordance with NOTE on the last page of this Job Description.
- Maintain Instructor qualification in accordance with FlightSafety International’s Quality Maintenance Systems (QMS) processes and procedures. (Refer to QWI-62-02-01)
- Deliver training to FlightSafety International clients in accordance with FlightSafety International Instructor Performance Standards.
- Develop, utilize, maintain and revise ground school lesson plans and Pilot Training publications in accordance with FlightSafety International Instructor Performance Standards.
- Assist in completing and revising ground school syllabi and Expanded Instructor Action Guides (EIAGs)
- Keep current all certificates, ratings, and designations required to perform duties as a Simulator Instructor.
Training Standards – Instructor Activities: (Includes Compliance with regulations and guidelines, and QMS policies and procedures)
- Maintain all ground training material (various media forms) in a current state at all times.
- Prepare classroom and set up training materials no later than 15 minutes prior to scheduled class start time.
- Ensure classroom equipment, flight training devices (FTDs) and scheduled simulators are ready for client training events.
- Integrate Crew Resource Management (CRM)/Human Factors training with technical (procedural) training.
- Utilize Customer's Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Checklists, and Minimum Equipment List (MEL) during training, when requested or required.
- Attend scheduled Instructor meetings.
- Maintain all training material (various media forms) in a current state at all times.
- Provide pre-briefings and post-briefings before and after each Simulator lesson in accordance with FlightSafety International Instructor Performance Standards.
- Prepare the Flight Simulator and/or briefing room no later than 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start of the Simulator lesson and/or pre-briefing session.
- Assist in keeping all publications used in Simulator training current.
- Interact with Simulator Mx technicians concerning all Simulator functions and malfunctions as well as ensure all malfunctions are documented properly using appropriate forms.
- Perform administrative duties relative to training such as preparing for the delivery of training, record keeping, monitoring customer progress, training development and maintenance of training programs.
- Report to the Director of Training (DOT) any Customer training problems (poor performance, Customer/Instructor conflicts, excessive tardiness, etc.).
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: (Minimum Requirements)
- Must be authorized to live/work in the United States
- An unrestricted ATP certificate
- Must be able and willing to participate in FlightSafety’s DOT Drug & Alcohol testing program
- Basic computer proficiency – Microsoft Office and other internet based programs
- A minimum of one unrestricted PIC type rating
- FAR Part 135 experience
- FAR Part 121 experience
- 3,000 hours of total flight time
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FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled.