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Maintenance Instructor

Date: Nov 22, 2022

Location: Wichita, KS, US, 67209

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 Maintenance Instructor is responsible for the delivery of training for Clients attending theoretical, practical or generic training courses in accordance with the approved syllabi/training program.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Provide training to FlightSafety International clients in accordance with FlightSafety International’s Professional Instructor Handbook, and other applicable regulation 
  • Perform Lesson Planning and maintenance of training material(s) 
  • Maintain Instructor qualification in accordance with regulatory requirements. 
  • Maintain FlightSafety International established standards of instructional delivery and corresponding levels of subject knowledge 
  • Responsible for the respective training environments dedicated for course delivery 
  • Conduct training utilizing appropriate equipment while maintaining a high degree of proficiency 
  • Measure training progress of the Client within the established curriculum 

Minimum Education

  • High school diploma or Certificate of High School Equivalency (G.E.D. - demonstrated satisfactory performance in the General Educational Development Testing Program)
  • Related experience and/or training in a vocational technical or trade school, preferred.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience could be in either a civilian or military environment.

Minimum Experience

  • Five (5) years’ related experience and/or training.
  • Minimum of five (5) years as an Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) technician, with at least two (2) years’ experience with turbine engines, may be required.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience could be in either a civilian or military environment.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Knowledge of aviation maintenance safety standards and practices
  • Knowledge of common FlightSafety standards and applicable aviation regulations
  • Ability to manage classes and teach effectively
  • First-level facilitation skills
  • First-level customer service skills
  • Ability to be coachable and receive feedback to support development

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 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 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.

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: Wichita