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Beech 1900 Ground/Simulator Instructor

Date: Mar 3, 2019

Location: Flushing, NY, US, 11371

Company: FlightSafety International

Requisition 13666


The Ground/Simulator Instructor is responsible for the accomplishment of pilot ground school training and ground-based Simulator training of Customer Pilots for Recurrent, Initial or generic training courses and for measuring the training progress of Customer(s), objectively and subjectively, within the established training curriculum, by performing the following duties:


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following duties are essential to the successful and satisfactory performance of this job. Other duties may be assigned.


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 .US. 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.


NOTE: The term “Program” can refer to the training program in its development, implementation, or evaluation stages.


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.
  • Keep current all certificates, ratings and designations required to perform duties as a Simulator Instructor.
  • Deliver training to FlightSafety International clients in accordance with FlightSafety International Instructor Performance Standards.


Training Standards – Instructor Activities: (Includes Compliance with regulations and guidelines, and QMS policies and procedures)

  • 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.
  • Integrate Crew Resource Management (CRM)/Human Factors with technical (procedural) training.
  • Utilize Customer's Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Checklists, and Minimum Equipment List (MEL) during training, when requested or required.
  • Assist in keeping all publications used in Simulator training current.
  • Ensure classrooms, flight training devices (FTDs) and scheduled simulators are ready for client training events.
  • Attend scheduled Instructor meetings.
  • NOTE: Act as Second-in-Command for clients training in multi-crew aircraft who have come to training without a flying partner. In that capacity, will serve as a competent Second-in-Command and will not be performing instructional duties.


Documentation/Reports Activities:

  • 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 or conflicts (poor performance, Customer/Instructor conflicts, excessive tardiness, etc.)


Daily Responsibilities:

  • Maintain FlightSafety International's commitment to Customer satisfaction while performing job duties.
  • Interact within a cooperative environment through beneficial behavior, commitment to common goals, contribution to problem solving, communication of ideas and suggestions, and encouragement to other employees and departments.
  • Accountable for the security of FlightSafety International materials, projects and business information regarding the methods and techniques used in the production and usage of FlightSafety International products.
  • Accountable for the accuracy and completeness of assigned tasks.
  • Adhere to a required work schedule including prompt and regular attendance.
  • Report, on a timely basis, any safety hazards observed in work area, equipment, and/or building to appropriate person(s) for correction.
  • Participate in the Quality Management System (QMS) activities at assigned site and adhere to the processes related to accomplishing the site's QMS goals.
  • Participate in Learning Center Safety Management System (SMS) activities including: supporting and promoting the safety culture, reporting all aviation safety-related issues via the feedback system, and adhering to the processes related to accomplishing SMS goals.
  • Support FlightSafety International's, and its subsidiaries', commitment to ethical behavior by basing our priorities on lawful and ethical conduct as we deal with co-workers, Customers, vendors and others in all of our operations. (See Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002)



  • Prioritize workflow on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
  • Attend, facilitate and/or research training to increase skills applicable to job position and workplace issues
  • Travel in conjunction with assigned duties, if required
  • Other duties may be assigned by the Center Manager.

FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled.

Nearest Major Market: Queens
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City