C-5 Test Pilot Instructor at CAE USA

Posted in Other 13 days ago.

Location: Chicopee, Massachusetts

Job Description:

Role and Responsibilities


Provide C-5 Aircraft Systems/operational procedures instruction in aircraft/ classroom/ simulator and/or practical environments. Assists with scheduling and evaluation of Instructor Pilots. Assist as Subject Matter Expert in development of curriculum for new type courses as required. May provide additional special services such as courseware review, test and evaluation, and other additional administrative duties such as publications, safety, quality audits, FCIF, scheduling, and other duties as maybe assigned etc.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Manages hardware, software, and courseware development with appropriate personnel.

  • Performs QA acceptance evaluations on prototype devices during and at the completion of system upgrades, modifications, etc.

  • Participates in flight test and training device testing to determine performance and quality of training devices.

  • Required to fly at the controls of a C-5 aircraft to compare simulator performance semi-annually in Mission Essential Personnel (MEP) status (or IAW applicable MAJCOM supplement to AFI 11-401) aboard the respective MDS during local flying missions.

  • Maintains Acceptance Test Procedures (ATPs) and other records of test data analysis and correspondence.

  • Provides C-5 Pilot procedures instruction in aircraft, classroom, and simulator or other platform environments.

  • Provided training for Visual Threat Recognition Avoidance Training (VTRAT)

  • Provides suggestions to improve training devices, policies, and procedures.

  • Promotes a positive attitude towards learning and embracing new technologies and tasks.

  • Conducts ground training for other crewmembers to include diagnosis and remediation of student issues.

  • Reviews change requests to the training and device baselines for accuracy and functionally operability.

  • Assists in project and development work as assigned.

  • Performs administrative duties such as scheduling, record keeping, monitoring student progress, monitoring instructor training and evaluations, counseling, quality assurance, safety, security, and maintenance of training programs and equipment.

  • Must be physically able to enter simulator, experience simulator motion and take cognizance of attendees' safety when on board the simulator.

  • Must be able to stand up and conduct academic instruction in simulator and classrooms for up to six hours each day.

  • Must maintain proficiency in operation of essential C-5 Aircrew Training Devices.

  • Must acquire and maintain instrument, take-off, landing, and emergency procedure proficiency.

  • Provides counsel, advice and guidance to management, peers, government, and other internal groups on technical matters including the capabilities and limitations of current technology, facility capability and costing of effort as these items pertain to quality and process improvement.

  • Attends meetings, manages delivery schedules and coordinates configuration management activities.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Qualified as a C-5 AMP/C-5M aircraft commander with 1000 hours of C-5 flight experience, and shall be graduates of a formal instructor course, or have been a prior C-5 instructor pilot with 400 hours of instructor experience. AIR REFUELING (AR) instructors shall be previously C-5 AR Instructor qualified.

  • Current FAA Medical Certificate Second Class

  • Competent Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) who is also trained in the methodology of instruction.

  • Proficient in evaluating, diagnosing, and critiquing student performance, identifying learning difficulties, recognizing objectives not accomplished, and prescribing and conducting remedial instruction.

  • Capable of identifying and resolving course/lesson deficiencies.

  • Capable of inducting new students into the system, purging old students, generating performance reports, and fielding random queries regarding student's progress and performance.

  • Ability to interpret complex customer requirements and attitudes from verbal, non-verbal, and written communication

  • Strong facilitation, and data analysis skills required

  • Ability to participate in periodic aircraft familiarization flights.

  • Must acquire and maintain proficiency in emergency procedures.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Will be required to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries and complaints.

  • Ability to generate effective oral and written presentations and proposals on complex subjects.

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts, prices, commissions, and percentages, and to draw and interpret graphs.

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to work overtime as required.

  • Ability to work any shift or day of the week as required.

  • Applicant will be subject to a US Government investigation for access to classified information and must meet the eligibility requirements to obtain/maintain the required clearance level

Security Responsibilities

Must complywith all company security and data protection / usage policies and procedures. Personally responsible for proper marking and handling of all information and materials, in any form. Shall not divulge any information, or afford access, to other employees not having a need-to-know. Shall not divulge information outside company without management approval. All government and proprietary information will be accessed and stored electronically on company provided resources.

  • Must be eligible for DoD Personal Security Clearance.

Work Environment and Physical Demands

This job operates in office, classroom, and simulator environments. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

  • Work in a complex military training environment; communicate and maintain/submit required actions and reports by company, government and personal computer devices, plus current telephone and fax devices.

  • Will be working in areas with risk of electrical shock and from moving mechanical parts driven by hydraulics under high pressure.

  • Must be able to sit in normal instructional type aircraft chair, lift hands above head and reach controls as necessary.

  • Will at times be exposed to the following conditions: extreme heat, airborne particles, and loud noises.

  • Must be able to stand up and conduct academic instruction in simulator and classrooms.

  • Must be able to walk and/or climb stairs and ladder into a simulator or airplane cockpit.

  • Must be able to stoop, bend, and crawl on top of or under machinery.

  • Must be able to detect odors or hear noises, bangs, etc., or other sounds to detect problems or flaws in the functioning of simulators and its surrounding environment.

  • Domestic and international travel as required.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

CAE USA Inc. is an EOE/AA employer and gives consideration for employment to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here EEO is the Law poster.

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Position Type


CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At CAE, everyone is welcome to contribute to our success. With no exception.

As captured in our overarching value "One CAE", we're proud to work as one passionate, boundaryless and inclusive team.

At CAE, all employees are welcome regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability or age.

The masculine form may be used in this job description solely for ease of reading, but refers to men, women and the gender diverse.