KC-10 Pilot Instructor - Travis

Requisition 13332

Position Purpose:

The Pilot Instructor is responsible for the accomplishment of ground-based training of KC-10 pilots, including instructing and measuring training progress of crewmembers who train in the established aircrew-training curriculum.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Conducts training using devices such as the Weapon System Trainer (WST), Flight Training Device (FTD), the KC-10 aircraft, Computer Based Trainer (CBT) and other ground training for all KC-10 ATS crew members in air refueling/transport operating procedures, including diagnosis and remediation of student problems.¬ 

  • Maintains a high level of subject knowledge, instruction capability, and expertise.

  • Conducts briefings and debriefings and counsels all Aircrew Members and Maintenance Engine Run personnel for the purpose of developing and maintaining a high level of proficiency.

  • Performs administrative duties relative to training such as interfacing with using organization, record keeping, monitoring student progress, counseling, training development and maintenance of training programs.

  • Provides inputs for courseware corrections and modifications and to update training policies and procedures.

  • Flies the WST (as required) to maintain piloting skills.

  • Flies on the airplane (as required) in an observer status to maintain currency on operational procedures and to observe student progress.


Knowledge, Skills and Ability:

  • Ability to fluently read, write, speak and understand English.

  • Ability to clearly relay information, both verbally and written, to others.

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from customers.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Possess an active SECRET Security Clearance.

  • Working knowledge of instructional principles and theories pertaining to aircrew training systems.

  • Working knowledge of personal computers and software applications, such as, word processing, spreadsheets and databases.

  • Successfully accomplish an annual internal standardization evaluation.


Education and Formal Training:

Bachelor's degree.



Special emphasis is placed on experience as flight instructor in aircraft type and on instructional experience in general.¬  Must have KC-10 instructor experience within five (5) years of hiring date, or able to obtain an AMC/A3TK waiver.¬  Shall have a minimum of eight (8) years flying experience with five (5) of those years as a military pilot with an air refueling background.¬  Additionally, two (2) years or 200 hours of flight instructor experience in air refueling and tactics.


FlightSafety International is an¬ Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status. FlightSafety maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.

FlightSafety is committed to working with and providing accommodations to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you need assistance in filling out the employment application or require a reasonable accommodation while seeking employment, please email¬ eeo@flightsafety.com¬ or call 1-855-374-7378. Note: This option is reserved for applicants needing a reasonable accommodation related to a disability. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case by case basis.

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