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C-17 - Pilot Instructor - Altus

Date: Jun 3, 2019

Location: Altus, OK, US, 73523

Company: FlightSafety International

Requisition 13599

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

Position Purpose:

The Pilot Instructor is responsible for the accomplishment of ground-based training of C-17 pilots, including instructing and measuring training progress of crewmembers who train in the established Training System (TS) curriculum.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Conducts training using devices, such as the Weapon System Trainer (WST), the C-17 aircraft, Computer-Based Trainers (CBT), and other ground training for all C-17 TS pilots in air drop, aerial refueling/transport operating procedures, including diagnosis and remediation of student problems.
  • Maintains a high level of subject knowledge, instruction capability, and expertise.
  • Conducts briefings and debriefings and counsels all pilots and Maintenance Engine Run personnel for the purpose of developing and maintaining a high level of proficiency.
  • Performs administrative duties relative to training, such as interfacing with the user organization, record keeping, monitoring student progress, counseling, training development, and maintenance of training programs.
  • Provides inputs for courseware corrections and modifications and updates training policies and procedures.
  • Flies the WST (as required) to maintain instructional expertise.
  • Flies on the airplane (as required) in observer status to maintain currency on operational procedures and to observe student progress.


Knowledge, Skills and Ability:

  • Ability to fluently read, write, speak, and understand English.
  • Ability to clearly relay information, both verbally and written, to others.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from customers.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of instructional principles and theories pertaining to TSs.
  • Working knowledge of personal computers and software applications, such as, word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
  • Successfully accomplish annual internal standardization evaluations.
  • Possess an active SECRET Security Clearance.


Education and Formal Training:

Bachelor’s degree required.



Eight (8) years flying experience, five (5) years of which as a C-17 pilot with air drop and aerial refueling experience, or able to obtain an AMC/A3TA waiver.  Two (2) years or 200 hours of flight instructor experience in air drop, aerial refueling, and tactics.  Recent C-17 flight simulator pilot instructor experience and CATS MECOC certification desired.

FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled.

Nearest Major Market: Lawton
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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