Pilot Instructor Job Description

Pilot Instructor Job Description

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Pilot instructor provides instruction on aircraft systems, training maneuvers, procedures, and other flight related subjects both on the ground and in the aircraft during a flight.

Pilot Instructor Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Conducts demonstrations and participates in operational ground and flight tests of assigned UAV(s)
Required to maintain NVG currency and instrument proficiency
Ensure compliance with all assigned standardization directives, ATM, and ATP requirements
Transport passengers and/or cargo to include other missions as directed
Perform rated crewmember duties in accordance with ATP requirements
Ensure the passenger and cargo compartments are properly configured for each mission
Verifies and maintains manifests for cargo and/or personnel
Must be able to qualify for Pilot-in-Command (PC) status at the culmination of initial training and maintain PC status at all times, thereafter
May be assigned duties as PC, IP, MP, SP, ME or Lead Pilot as qualified, and perform other qualified duties as assigned
Conduct academic and hands-on performance training and administer evaluations to ensure pilot proficiency and standardization of training in addition to maintaining Individual Aircrew Training Folders (IATFs) and completing required training database entries

Pilot Instructor Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Pilot Instructor

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: AFI, MQ-9, IP, FAA, ATP, MED, EASA, FEMA, RPIC

Education for Pilot Instructor

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the pilot instructor job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Education, Military, Aviation, Graduate, Associates, Technical, Engineering, Medical, Management, Information Technology

Skills for Pilot Instructor

Desired skills for pilot instructor include:

Each phase of NATRACOM flight training and courseware curricula utilized in the ICW classroom to which assigned
Aircraft carrier operations
Aircraft weapons employment
Tactical formation flying
Computer operations and applications
Microsoft Office products
Applicable Computer Based Training lessons and is capable of assisting students
Instructional System Design analysis principles
Military configuration management requirements and SEI Capability Maturity Model Integrated
Capable of conducting effective training

Desired experience for pilot instructor includes:

Candidate must be currently have or be able to obtain a Kingdom of Saudi Arabia recognized Secret Clearance
Must have a current Secret U.S. Security Clearance with your most recent investigation/re-investigation date within 5 years
A minimum of 5 years F-15 pilot experience and Instructor Pilot
Must meet the flight time and physical requirements to serve as the PIC, IP, Flight Lead, or Mission Commander for designated type of aircraft in accordance with FAA and U.S. Military minimum requirements
Travel - Ability to travel domestically and internationally when required
Individual must be able to travel to and between remote locations in austere and/or hostile environments

Pilot Instructor Examples

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Pilot Instructor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of pilot instructor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for pilot instructor
  • Develop and administer examinations to determine the proficiency of rotary-wing pilots, and non-rated crew members
  • As directed, provide instruction on INITIAL ENTRY ROTOR WING(IERW) for helicopters, to include THE CORE COURSE – PRIMARY FLIGHT, USE OF INSTRUMENTS, AND CHECK RIDE
  • Other duties as qualified as directed by the functional manager
  • Develops training curriculum, study outlines, and orientation materials to be employed during procedures and flight simulator training
  • Conducts instructional sessions, briefings, follow-ups, and proficiency checks on flight simulators in accordance with Air Force approved syllabi and company policies and procedures
  • Evaluates trainee progress and recommends qualification or additional training
  • Reviews simulator design and training effectiveness to provide maximum proficiency
  • Coordinates utilization schedules for training E-3 flight crews and necessary engineering support Background in E-3 Pilot duties
  • Provide professional simulator and ground instruction in accordance with the Company’s Policies, Procedures and Training Curriculum
  • Report immediately any discrepancies, violations, non-compliance issues or regulatory concerns that occur with the simulator and courseware as stated in the SWMS manual
Qualifications for pilot instructor
  • Thorough knowledge of FAA and ICAO regulations pertinent to operational requirements
  • 2,000 total flight hours, including 1000 hours of turbine helicopter time
  • Minimum 300 hours night vision goggle (NVG) helicopter time
  • Branch 15 Aviation MOS series or other military/commercial equivalent is required
  • Applicant require 300 hours turbine instructor pilot or check pilot time in civil or military organization
  • Recent experience in high mountain/desert and tactical operations is highly desired
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Pilot Instructor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a pilot instructor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for pilot instructor
  • Advises ROKA Instructor Pilots Conducts ground school and flight training and evaluation of ROKA Army Pilots
  • Performing pilot simulator training and/or checking training according to your Airbus Qualifications
  • Performing Initial Operating Experience (IOE) missions of up to 5 weeks in customer airlines, providing Line Flying under supervision and line checking, according to your Airbus Qualification
  • Coordinating with customer airlines as required during IOE missions
  • Pilot aircraft
  • Contribute to the growth of the organization with innovative thinking and safe, effective execution
  • Travel to off-site facilities for aircraft delivery, simulation test and customer support activities
  • Performs other duties related to accomplishment of the unit operational and training mission
  • May be selected as Standardization Evaluation flight Examiner
  • Weapons and Tactics employment training
Qualifications for pilot instructor
  • Experience using Falcon View or its equivalent is preferred
  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required, College Degree desired
  • Must be physically capable of climbing vertical ladders or built-in aircraft steps
  • Must be able to climb, stand, stoop, bend, stretch, crouch and work in tiring and uncomfortable position
  • Must be able to see imperfections smaller than ¼ inch, read micrometers and other small measuring devices / scales
  • Qualified (or previously qualified) in USAF cargo transport aircraft (i.e., C-27A or J, C-130 (preferably J), C-17, C-5) within the last three years
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Pilot Instructor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of pilot instructor. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for pilot instructor
  • Establish and maintain open communication with customers, other specialists, and supervisors
  • The purpose of this position is to serve as an aircraft simulator and academic instructor for students enrolled in the United States Air Force (USAF) Undergraduate Flying Training (UTF) program
  • Advises Taiwan Instructor Pilots
  • Conducts ground school and flight training and evaluation of Taiwan Army Pilots
  • Conducts training and evaluations in the simulator
  • Preferred candidate will be utilized as a subject matter expert to support Longitude courseware development
  • Must note and communicate aircraft deficiencies for maintenance review and correction
  • Perform flights in day, and night, and all weather conditions when called upon
  • Preferred candidate will be utilized as a subject matter expert to support XLS+ courseware development
  • Gather information on weather and aircraft (e.g., weight/loading of the aircraft)
Qualifications for pilot instructor
  • Documented tactical mission and airdrop experience (i.e., ERO, Combat Offload, CDS, personnel and night vision goggle)
  • Must have a valid FAA Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) license
  • Must successfully pass an FAA Class II flight physical and military or FAA physiological chamber training
  • Obtain or be eligible to obtain a DoD secret security clearance
  • C-17 Pilot Instructors shall have a minimum of fifteen hundred (1500) hours flying experience on large multi-engine aircraft, been previously Air Refueling (AR) instructor qualified, and formal School Academic instructor experience
  • Previous flight experience in the C-17 aircraft, AMC airdrop, air refueling, and AMC special operations are highly desirable
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Pilot Instructor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a pilot instructor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for pilot instructor
  • Complete all post flight reports to include mission logs, daily events
  • Plan and conduct experiments, keep laboratory records, write and edit manuscripts and articles
  • Other duties as assigned which may include some evening and weekends
  • Conduct academic and aircrew training device instruction for E-8
  • Conducting preflight and in-flight briefings and post flight debriefings and after action reviews (AAR) to ensure student pilots have a thorough understanding and comprehension of the training materials
  • Providing academic and classroom instruction on aircraft systems, training maneuvers, procedures, and other flight related subjects
  • Advises foreign Military Instructor Pilots Conducts ground school, academics, flight training, and evaluation of foreign military Pilots
  • Being responsible to the Squadron Commander for training RSAF IDS pilots and WSOs
  • Conducting ground school for all RSAF IDS courses
  • Conducting Continuation Training lectures and training based on the operational requirements of the aircrew
Qualifications for pilot instructor
  • Fifteen hundred (1500) hours flying experience on large multi-engine aircraft
  • Formal school instructor training
  • Must hold or be able to obtain a security clearance at Secret level
  • Previous C-17 aircraft and air-refueling instructor experience, highly desirable
  • FAA license with appropriate category endorsements are required in accordance with AR 95-20
  • Must be able to maintain a current FAA Class 2 medical certificate or US Army Class 2 FDME with applicable waivers
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Pilot Instructor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of pilot instructor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for pilot instructor
  • Conducting, and debriefing all missions
  • Training selected RSAF personnel to become qualified as simulator instructors
  • Participate in Design Reviews (PDR/CDR) and Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) and serve as the project point of contact during the product qualification process
  • Provide technical assistance to field maintenance personnel in support of our published Airworthiness Releases (AWR)
  • Review technical data packages and compare to specification requirements for completeness and accuracy
  • Provide ongoing situational awareness during the qualification process
  • Review written acceptance test procedures, inspection procedures for adequacy, and evaluate the implementation and effectiveness of quality/inspection systems, including sampling plans
  • Verify by test or qualification by similarity that products comply with requirements prior to acceptance and fielding
  • Verify data, summarize results, and prepare reports on product qualification
  • Investigate customer complaints and interpret quality deficiency reports, providing technical assistance and fault identification to appropriate authorities
Qualifications for pilot instructor
  • Potential for exposure to hostile fire in certain OCONUS location
  • Valid U.S. Tourist Passport with at least 12 months remaining before expiration
  • FAA, Medical - Second Class (Current)
  • Minimum of 2,000 hours of total documented flight time
  • Minimum of 500 hours of fixed-wing time
  • Must be able to attain and maintain NRA Rifle and Pistol (Basic) Instructor Certification

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