Contractor For Flight Training Instructor

Contract Miami, FL Airbus Americas

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Airbus Americas is seeking candidates for a position of Contractor For Flight Training Instructor on Contract basis located at Miami, FL. Do not forget to review the job posting carefully before apply online.

Job Title: Contractor For Flight Training Instructor
Company Name: Airbus Americas
Job Location: Miami, FL
Job Type: Contract
Job Category: Airbus Americas
Job Link Expiry: 2023-04-15
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Job Details:

Airbus is an international pioneer in the aerospace industry. We are a leader in designing, manufacturing and delivering aerospace products, services and solutions to customers on a global scale. We aim for a better-connected, safer and more prosperous world.

A commercial aircraft manufacturer, with Space and Defence as well as Helicopters Divisions, Airbus is the largest aeronautics and space company in Europe and a worldwide leader.

Airbus has built on its strong European heritage to become truly international – with roughly 180 locations and 12,000 direct suppliers globally. The company has aircraft and helicopter final assembly lines across Asia, Europe and the Americas, and has achieved a more than sixfold order book increase since 2000.

AIRBUS requires that all new employees and temporary workers of Airbus be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Airbus allows candidates who are not fully vaccinated at the time of hire a reasonable amount of time to obtain vaccinated status. This position requires vaccination against COVID-19 or, if applicable, an approved accommodation for religious or medical reasons.

Position Summary: Highly responsible position training airline flight crews with the necessary skills and knowledge to carry out safely and correctly all normal and emergency procedures on Airbus aircraft, in accordance with the Airworthiness Authorities and specific airline procedures.

Primary Responsibilities:

Teach, observe, assess and grade Airbus and airline Courses as assigned – 90%

  • Conduct ground, systems integration and flight training; to include Crew Resource Management, Threat and Error Management and Competency Based Training and Assessment /Evidence Based Training courses, for flight crew transition, certification, cross-cockpit qualification, line oriented simulation and recurrent courses and/or other training required by Airbus or responsible authorities.
  • Become proficient with all Training Center resources, e.g. software, classroom tools, written materials etc. as necessary to teach assigned courses.
  • Evaluate trainee(s) progress gaining the skills and knowledge during the assigned course. Make decisions on additional training, as necessary, for trainee(s) to achieve required competency. Accurately document trainee progress files.
  • Continually review materials and information for updated information and procedures; to include but not limited to the FCTP, FITB, FCOM, QRH and email updates.
  • Review and recommend changes in courseware or course content to improve the overall effectiveness of instruction.
  • Maintain competency and qualification on Airbus version(s) assigned by the Director, Flight Training.

Additional Responsibilities:

Other duties as assigned by the Director, Flight Training – 10%

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:


  • High School Graduated Required
  • BS/BA preferred


  • 3 Year minimum airline experience


  • A320 Type Rating
  • FAA ATP or Commercial Instrument Rating Multi Engine with Airbus “Fly By Wire” aircraft type rating
  • 5,000 hours as a pilot preferred; 4,000 required
  • A minimum of 1,500 hours in jet transport category aircraft
  • A minimum of 1,500 hours as pilot in command

Knowledge, Skills and Demonstrated Capabilities:

Communication Skills (Spoken, Written, Influencing, Proficiency in Other Languages):

  • Able to communicate effectively in fluent English to conduct instruction and briefings.
  • Able to write progress reports for submission to the airlines or authorities.

Technical Systems Proficiency:

  • Able to operate computers (including iPads;, computer software (including Airbus and Google Workspace); and FSTDs within the Airbus network including satellite training centers


  • S. Citizen or Permanent Resident


  • TSA

Nature of Contacts:

  • Moderate communication on a frequent basis with internal and external parties

Physical Requirements:

  • Carrying: Reference manuals, flip charts, books, tools, etc.
  • Hearing: Uses telephone and listens to clients/visitors and co-workers. Uses equipment (computer, fax, and others) that gives auditory signals.
  • Lifting: May lift boxes of materials up to ___10__ lbs
  • Pushing / Pulling: Sometimes
  • Sitting: Sits 75% of workday.
  • Speaking: Speaks and understands English to communicate with clients/visitors and co-workers throughout the day.
  • Stairs: Able to walk up and down stairs into a simulator device
  • Ladders: Able to go down a rope ladder if necessary to evacuate a simulator device
  • Squatting / Kneeling: Occasionally squats or kneels
  • Standing: Stands for short periods throughout the day.
  • Travel: May be required to travel to support other training centers or receive training.
  • Vision: Reads from computer screen and hard copy, reads calendars, instructions, diagrams, uses reference manuals, etc.
  • Walking: Frequently

Equal Opportunity: Airbus is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Airbus is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

As a leader in our field, Airbus provides relocation assistance for qualified positions and a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.

As a matter of policy, Airbus does not sponsor visas for US positions unless specified. Only applicants with current work authorization will be considered.

Airbus does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment. Employment with Airbus is at will, meaning either the company or the employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice.

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