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Date: Nov 25, 2018

Location: Wichita, KS, US, 67209

Company: FlightSafety International

Requisition 13191


LC – INSTRUCTORS
ZONE: ZN300’s
04/09/14
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL

JOB TITLE:                            Ground/Simulator Instructor
ZONE:                                     ZN300’s
LOCATION:                            Learning Center
DEPARTMENT:                      Pilot Training
SUPERVISES:                        N/A
REPORTS TO:                       Program Manager (PM)/Director of Pilot Training (DOT)


BASIC FUNCTION:

The Ground/Simulator Instructor is responsible for the accomplishment of pilot ground school
training and ground-based Simulator training conducted for Customers receiving Initial, Recurrent
or generic training courses and measures the training progress of Customer(s), objectively and
subjectively, within the established 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 U.S.
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.  (Refer to QWI-62-02-01)
Revised: 08/31/18

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• Deliver training to FlightSafety International clients in accordance with FlightSafety
International Instructor Performance Standards.
• Develop, utilize, maintain and revise ground school lesson plans and Pilot Training publications
in accordance with FlightSafety International Instructor Performance Standards.
• Assist in completing and revising ground school syllabi  and  Expanded  Instructor Action Guides
(EIAGs)
• Keep current all certificates, ratings, and designations required to perform duties as a
Simulator Instructor.

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

• Maintain all ground training material (various media forms) in a current state at all times.
• Prepare classroom and set up training materials no later than 15 minutes prior to scheduled class
start time.
• Ensure classroom equipment, flight training devices (FTDs) and scheduled simulators are ready for
client training events.
• Integrate Crew Resource Management (CRM)/Human Factors training with technical (procedural)
training.
• Utilize Customer's Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Checklists, and Minimum Equipment List
(MEL) during training, when requested or required.
•  Attend scheduled Instructor meetings.
•   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.
•   Assist in keeping all publications used in Simulator training current.
• 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 (poor performance,
Customer/Instructor conflicts, excessive tardiness, etc.).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Revised: 08/31/18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Daily Responsibilities:

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• 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’s materials, projects and business
information regarding the methods and techniques used in the production and usage of FlightSafety
International’s 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  Systems  (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)

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

N/A

CONTACTS: The employee must display a service-oriented demeanor to both internal and external
contacts and promote a positive image of FlightSafety International, while performing the duties of
the job.

INTERNAL        -                  All FlightSafety International Employees EXTERNAL       -       
          Customers, vendors and general public

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Revised: 08/31/18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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04/09/14


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

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:  (Minimum Requirements)

Associate's degree (A.A.) from a two-year college or technical school preferred, or three (3) years
related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience;
equivalency years’ experience substitution must be in related field.

Minimum of six (6) months experience in a teaching/training environment, especially where the
material is designed for adult (over 18 years old) participants, preferred.

Prior to hiring, the applicant for Ground/Simulator Instructor must possess one of the following
qualifications:

If instructing in a simulator that represents an aircraft requiring a Type Rating, or if
instructing in a course of training leading to the issuance of an Airline Transport Pilot (ATP)
Certificate or an added rating to an ATP Certificate, the person must possess the following:

• Airline Transport Pilot Certificate (ATP or Part 61.159/61.161, or 61.163 experience, as
applicable) with appropriate category, class and type ratings, and

• FAA Flight Instructor Certificate (CFI – Certified Flight Instructor) (currency, not required);
or
• Ground Instructor Certificate with an instrument rating and an advanced rating (AGII); or
• A rating equivalent to either of the above, issued by another country’s aviation authority; or
•   Documented military Flight Instructor training and experience; or
• Documented experience as a pilot instructor in a Part 142, and/or 135/ 121 Air Carrier
operations, or another country’s aviation authority; or

• At least one (1) years’ experience as a FlightSafety Maintenance Instructor (This qualification
is valid only for teaching Aircraft Systems modules, and requires a waiver from the Regional
Director Training Operations.) Other modules may also be approved, on a case-by-case basis.

If instructing in a simulator representing an aircraft not requiring a type rating or, instructing
in a course of training not leading to the issuance of an Airline Transport Pilot Certificate
(ATP), the person must possess the following:

•     Commercial Pilot Certificate with appropriate category, class, and instrument ratings and

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Revised: 08/31/18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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•     FAA  Flight  Instructor  Certificate  (CFI  –  Certified  Flight  Instructor)  with
appropriate category, and class (currency, not required); or
•     Ground Instructor Certificate with an instrument rating and an advanced rating (AGII); or
•     A rating equivalent to either of the above, issued by another country’s aviation authority;
or
•     Documented military Flight Instructor training and experience; or
•     Documented experience as a pilot instructor in a Part 142, 135 or 121 Air Carrier operations,
or another country’s aviation authority.

NOTE: An Instructor may be employed without the required certificates or ratings, but these must be
obtained within six (6) months of employment or before training any clients.

After hiring, the Ground/Simulator Instructor 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
d)    Instructional Devices Training
e)    Professional Instructor Course (PIC) (see QWI 62-02-01;02)
f)     Simulator   Observation   Training   (1.5   hours   minimum)   GROUND   ONLY INSTRUCTOR.
g)    Ground School Observation Training
h)    Practice instruction
i)      Supervised Instruction
j)      Instructor Certification/Designation
k)     Academic Instructor Evaluation
l)      Flight/Simulator Instructor Evaluation

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES OR REGISTRATIONS:

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

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Fluency in English, through both verbal and written communications; able to speak, understand, read
and write
Excellent verbal and written communication skills Excellent organizational skills
Ability to interact with various levels of management 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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Revised: 08/31/18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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EQUIPMENT KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

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

SOFTWARE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

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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:

1.  Reach, exert pressure and manipulate the rudder controls and/or anti-torque with both feet.
2.  Reach and manipulate numerous controls within the Simulator device from the Instructor's chair.
3.  Enter and exit from the Simulator device via the provided ramp.
4.  With  relative  ease  and  quickness  move  between  the  Instructor  station, projector screen
and podium while instructing in the classroom.
5.  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 occasionally works 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Revised: 08/31/18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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FlightSafety International is dedicated to creating and preserving a cooperative work environment
and to management's responsibility to evaluate work equitably and to  reorganize  the  business
structure and work assignments when necessary.
This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right
to alter this job description at any time without notice.

My signature indicates that I have read, fully understand and accept the job requirements as set
forth in this job description and am committed to the job responsibilities and the cooperative
environment.


(Print Name)


(Signature)                                                           (Date)

 

NOTE: All references to regulatory requirements are based on the training Certificate(s) held by
the Learning Center, or by FlightSafety International, and on all FlightSafety International
Policies and Procedures.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Created:       05/01/1994     Approved:      May 1994 Revised:       1997
Revised:       09/01/1998 Revised:       02/09-03/23/99
Revised        05/06-07/99    Approved:      May 1999
Revised: 04/09/2002 Revised: 04/20/2004 Revised: 05/07/2004 Revised: 07/30/2004 Revised: 02/28/2005
Revised: 03/30/2005 Revised: 05/16/2005 Revised: 10/18/2007 Revised: 12/03/2007 Revised: 03/03/2008
Revised:       03/06/2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revised: 03/18/2008 Revised: 05/16/2008 Revised: 08/03/2009 Revised: 12/17/2009 Revised:      
01/11/2010
Revised:       04/16/2010   Approved:     07/29/2010 Revised:       07/11/2011
Revised:       10/24/2012
Addition:       04/09/2014  (Sensitive  Duties)/Addition (CS 24/7)
Revised:       08/31/2018
Revised: 08/31/18

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FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled.


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