The Pilot Instructor is responsible for the accomplishment of all simulator-based training in the Weapon System Trainer (WST), including pre-briefings and debriefings, for U.S. Air Force and Allied Nation KC-46 Pilots attending Quarterly Refresher training. Duties include instructing and measuring training progress of Pilot and Maintenance students who attend established aircrew training curricula.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
- Conduct Quarterly Refresher training using devices, such as classrooms, Computer-based Training (CBT), WST, and KC-46 aircraft.
- Conduct other ground-based training, as required, for Aircrew Members in tanker and receiver operating procedures, including diagnosis and remediation of student problems.
- Conduct Initial and Recurring training for Maintenance Personnel attending Engine Run courses.
- Conduct briefings, debriefings, and perform counseling with Aircrew Members and Maintenance Personnel to develop and maintain the highest level of technical acumen and student proficiency.
- Extract student data, analyze results, and prepare for student review sessions.
- Serve as KC-46 Pilot Subject Matter Expert (SME) for students and other applicable personnel, as required.
- Maintain exceptional standards of instruction, knowledge levels, capabilities, and expertise.
- Develop and maintain exceptional knowledge of KC-46 aircraft systems and operating procedures.
- Consistently display exceptional knowledge and application of instructional principles and theories pertaining to aircrew training systems.Provide inputs for courseware corrections and modifications, along with updates to training policies and procedures.
- Assist in other project and development work, as assigned.
- Operate Student Management System.
Knowledge, Skill and Ability:
- Morally and ethically influence others to successfully achieve program goals.
- Fluently read, write, speak, and understand English.
- Display excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Possess the ability to interface with students and provide on-the-spot remediation, or determine other courses of action, as necessary.
- Possess basic knowledge of personal computers and software applications, such as word processing applications, spreadsheets, and databases.
- Successfully accomplish an annual internal standardization evaluation.
- Currently possess, or demonstrate the ability to obtain, a SECRET clearance.
Education and/or Formal Training:
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education, experience, and training, is required.
Experience as a qualified Tanker Air-to-Air Refueling (AAR) Pilot Flight Instructor or as a Tanker AAR Aircrew Training System (ATS) Pilot Instructor. Either position must have been held within 5 years of the date of assignment to the KC-46 ATS. Shall have logged a minimum of 200 flying hours in U.S. Air Force or Allied Nation aircraft, or equivalent flight simulator, with at least 50 occurring in the aircraft. Receiver AAR Instructor experience is highly desirable. Type rating in B-767 preferred.
FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled.