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Ground/Simulator Instructor

Date: Jan 12, 2021

Location: Dallas, TX, US, 75261

Company: FlightSafety International

Requisition 21614

Location: DFW North (0054)  Dallas ,  75261 , United States (US)

Full-Time Gulfstream GIV Ground/Simulator Instructor


FlightSafety International is seeking a Gulfstream GIV Ground/Simulator Instructor at our DFW Learning Center located at DFW Airport.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:


  • The Ground/Simulator Instructor is responsible for the accomplishment of pilot ground school training and ground-based simulator training conducted for Clients receiving Initial, Recurrent or generic training courses and objectively measures the training progress of Clients within the established curriculum.
  • Maintain Instructor qualification in accordance with regulatory requirements.
  • Deliver training to FlightSafety International clients in accordance with FlightSafety International’s Professional Instructor Handbook.
  • Develop, utilize, maintain and revise lesson plans and Pilot Training publications
  • Complete and revise course syllabi and Expanded Instructor Action Guides (EIAGs) as delegated.
  • Keep current all certificates, ratings and designations required to perform duties as an Instructor.
  • Perform administrative and recordkeeping duties relative to training. Report any Client training concerns to the Director of Training (DOT).
  • Interact with Simulator technicians concerning all Simulator functions and malfunctions during training and document accordingly.
  • Adhere to a required work schedule, including prompt and regular attendance.


Qualification Requirements:


  • Must be able to participate in FlightSafety’s DOT Drug & Alcohol testing program
  • Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) rating or Ground Instructor Certificate (AGI) with an Instrument rating or prior experience.


For a US based FAA instructor:



An unrestricted ATP certificate, or an ICAO member state Airline Transport Pilot License*

Must have five (5) years of related experience.

*If no ATP, must meet the requirements of:

- 14 CFR part 61.153

- 14 CFR part 61.64 without a Supervised Operating Experience (SOE) limitation.



Basic computer proficiency – Microsoft Office and other internet based programs

A minimum of one unrestricted PIC type rating;

FAR Part 135, FAR Part 121, or military training experience;

2,500 hours of total flight time



  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and communicate
  • The employee may be required to stand, walk, and sit.
  • Must possess physical range of body motion to perform the following:
    • Reach, exert pressure and manipulate the rudder controls and/or anti-torque with both feet.
    • Reach and manipulate numerous controls within the Simulator device from the Instructor's chair.
    • Enter and exit from the Simulator device via the provided ramp.
    • Move between the Instructor station, screen and podium while instructing in the classroom.
    • Exit from malfunctioned Simulator while the device is in a severely pitched attitude.


  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, and frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts.
  • The employee may work in high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock, risk of radiation, and vibration.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth