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Date: Jan 23, 2019

Location: Moonachie, NJ, US, 07074

Company: FlightSafety International

Requisition 12906


The Simulator Second In Command, Level II (full time) is responsible for maintaining currency in
assigned programs in order to act as “Second-In-Command” for both internal and external Customer
Pilots for Recurrent, Initial or generic training courses 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.

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” refers to FlightSafety International’s “Business Jet Direct” 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 contributing to Lesson Planning,
Current Material and Set-up, as requested.)

• Act as Second-in-Command (SIC) 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.
• Maintain SIC pilot qualification in accordance with the requirements of the programs to which he
or she is assigned.  (See Certification section)
• Maintain SIC qualification in accordance with FlightSafety International’s Quality Management
Systems (QMS) processes and procedures.
• Keep current all certificates, ratings and designations required to perform duties as an SIC.
• Act as SIC in various types of aircraft for Part 142, Part 135, JAA, and non-FAA clients as

• NOTE: Although this position performs no “instructional” duties, it is vital that all
certifications are in a state of readiness so that when the Pilot customer is being trained, and/or
undergoing competency testing, the testing perimeters are met in accordance with requirements from
the regulatory authority(ies) governing the Customer’s training/testing.

•   NOTE: In some training programs a PIC is necessary so the client can earn SIC credit.
If the SIC is appropriately qualified he/she may be required to serve as PIC in those cases

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

• Under the direction of the Program Manager, assist the appropriate Instructor(s) in maintaining
all training material (various media forms) in a current state at all times.
• Attend pre-briefings and post-briefings before and after each Simulator event as requested.
• Under the direction of the Program Manager, assist the appropriate Instructor(s) in the
preparation of 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.
• Familiarize self with Customer's Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Checklists, and Minimum
Equipment List (MEL) during training (or prior to training sessions, if possible), so that during
training/testing can perform as a competent SIC in support of the Customer’s actions.
• Under the direction of the Program Manager, assist the appropriate Instructor(s) in keeping all
publications used in Simulator training current.
• Attend scheduled Instructor meetings in order to be up-to-date with training environment.
• If career pathing toward instructor certification: Under supervison/guidance of PM/DOT attain
FlightSafety International established standards of instructional delivery with corresponding
levels of subject knowledge.

Daily Responsibilities:

• Maintain FlightSafety International's commitment to Customer satisfaction while performing job
• 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.
• 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
•  Assist Subject Matter Experts if so assigned
• Additional projects could include QMS Auditing, Center Inventory, Aircraft Manual Updates, etc.,
according to scheduling duties as decided by the PM or Director of Training (DOT).
Other duties may be assigned by the Program Manager





QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: The requirements listed below  are representative of the knowledge,
skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:  (Minimum Requirements)

High school diploma or Certificate of High School Equivalency (G.E.D. - demonstrated satisfactory
performance in the General Educational Development Testing Program) with two to three (2-3) years'
related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Prior to SIC duties: the applicant for SIC must have the following certificates in his/her
possession prior to the start of an assignment as an SIC;

•    Commercial  Pilot  Certificate  with  appropriate  category,  class  and  instrument ratings;
minimum of 500 – 1,000 hours

After hiring, the SIC must complete the following:
a)  In-Processing and Orientation, as documented in the Instructor Training File (ITF)
b)  General and Administrative Training
c)  Aircraft-Specific Ground and Simulator Training

See above for Certifications required. Valid Driver’s License, where applicable.

Fluency in English, through both verbal and written communications; able to speak, understand, read
and write
Excellent cockpit verbal communication skills
Ability to interact with various Customers in a professional manner Ability to adapt to changing
schedules and high-pressure situations
A second language may be required in some Learning Centers to meet particular needs.

PC and/or compatible computer with printer
Various office equipment:  FAX, Copier, and Multi-line Telephone


General knowledge of the following software: MS Office; MS Access, preferred
Other software programs may be required, as needed.

FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled.

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

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