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Second in Command

Date: Jun 24, 2022

Location: West Palm Beach, FL, US, 33406

Company: FlightSafety International

About FlightSafety International

FlightSafety International is the world’s premier professional aviation training company and supplier of flight simulators, visual systems and displays to commercial, government and military organizations. The company provides training for pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals from 167 countries and independent territories. FlightSafety operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full-flight simulators and award-winning maintenance training at Learning Centers and training locations in the United States, Canada, France and the United Kingdom.

Purpose of Position

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:

Tasks and Responsibilities

Training Standards – Instructor Assistance Activities:

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).

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.

Minimum Education

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.

 

Minimum 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.
  • Rotor-wing experience required for this position. 

After hiring, the SIC must complete the following:

  1. In-Processing and Orientation, as documented in the Instructor Training File (ITF)
  2. General and Administrative Training
  3. Aircraft-Specific Ground and Simulator Training

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES OR REGISTRATIONS:

See above for Certifications required.

Valid Driver’s License, where applicable.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

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.

EQUIPMENT KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

PC and/or compatible computer with printer

Various office equipment: FAX, Copier, and Multi-line Telephone

SOFTWARE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

General knowledge of the following software: MS Office; MS Access, preferred

Other software programs may be required, as needed.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met and/or encountered by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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 talk or hear. The employee may be required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell.

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 and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, 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.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.


Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami