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KC-46 - Pilot Instructor - Altus

Date: Oct 3, 2021

Location: Altus AFB, OK, US, 73523

Company: FlightSafety International

Requisition 25315

Location: Altus AFB, OK  Altus AFB , Oklahoma 73523 , United States (US)

Position Purpose:

The Pilot Instructor is responsible for the accomplishment of all simulator-based training in the Weapon System Trainer (WST), including pre-briefings and debriefings, for U.S. Air Force and Allied Nation KC-46 Pilots attending Quarterly Refresher training.  Duties include instructing and measuring training progress of Pilot and Maintenance students who attend established aircrew training curricula. 


Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct Quarterly Refresher training using devices, such as classrooms, Computer-based Training (CBT), WST, and KC-46 aircraft.
  • Conduct other ground-based training, as required, for Aircrew Members in tanker and receiver operating procedures, including diagnosis and remediation of student problems.
  • Conduct Initial and Recurring training for Maintenance Personnel attending Engine Run courses.
  • Conduct briefings, debriefings, and perform counseling with Aircrew Members and Maintenance Personnel to develop and maintain the highest level of technical acumen and student proficiency.
  • Extract student data, analyze results, and prepare for student review sessions.
  • Serve as KC-46 Pilot Subject Matter Expert (SME) for students and other applicable personnel, as required.
  • Maintain exceptional standards of instruction, knowledge levels, capabilities, and expertise.
  • Develop and maintain exceptional knowledge of KC-46 aircraft systems and operating procedures.
  • Consistently display exceptional knowledge and application of instructional principles and theories pertaining to aircrew training systems.
  • Provide inputs for courseware corrections and modifications, along with updates to training policies and procedures.
  • Assist in other project and development work, as assigned.
  • Operate Student Management System.


Knowledge, Skill and Ability:

  • Morally and ethically influence others to successfully achieve program goals.
  • Fluently read, write, speak, and understand English.
  • Display excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Possess the ability to interface with students and provide on-the-spot remediation, or determine other courses of action, as necessary.
  • Possess basic knowledge of personal computers and software applications, such as word processing applications, spreadsheets, and databases.
  • Successfully accomplish an annual internal standardization evaluation.
  • Currently possess, or demonstrate the ability to obtain, a SECRET clearance.


Education and/or Formal Training:

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education, experience, and training, is required.



Experience as a qualified Tanker Air-to-Air Refueling (AAR) Pilot Flight Instructor or as a Tanker AAR Aircrew Training System (ATS) Pilot Instructor.  Either position must have been held within 5 years of the date of assignment to the KC-46 ATS.  Shall have logged a minimum of 200 flying hours in U.S. Air Force or Allied Nation aircraft, or equivalent flight simulator, with at least 50% occurring in the aircraft.  Receiver AAR Instructor experience is highly desirable. Type rating in B-767 preferred.


FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled.

Nearest Major Market: Lawton
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma