Simulator Pilot Instructor - CLT
  • Charlotte, United States
  • 800-433-7300
15 Jan 2022
2-4 Years
Job Description

Date:  Jan 15, 2022

American Airlines is seeking Full-Time Simulator Pilot Instructor at the Charlotte Training Center


Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board!

Why you'll love this job

This role is for the Flight Simulator Pilot Instructor.

What you'll do

Conduct simulator phase of pilot flight instruction in compliance with AA Regulations, policies, procedures and techniques.

Ensures compliance with FAA and other applicable government requirements relating to training.

Gives detailed briefings on all phases of flight simulator training.

Obtains required training manuals, course materials and supplies as necessary to conduct assigned training syllabus.

Completes required training records and reports. Determines and reports on student progress and proficiency.

Provides specialized instructions and counseling of weak students. Makes suggestions through channels to enhance safety and efficiency. Assists in program development for all phases of flight instruction as directed by the appropriate fleet manager. Assists in training of other instructors as assigned.

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience 

A candidate for selection as a Flight Simulator Pilot Instructor must possess an FAA Airline Transport Pilot Certificate and have a minimum of one year as a pilot in command or second in command of a large, turbojet fixed-wing aircraft; or possess an ATPC and have a minimum of 500 hours as pilot in command of a fixed wing single or multi-engine military aircraft. Additionally, if a candidate has accumulated one year of employment as an American Airlines Flight Training Department Instructor and possesses an ATPC, they may also be selected for SIMP training. Each candidate must also satisfy the following requirements:

Ability to read, write, fluently speak and understand the English language.

Must be evaluated and accepted by an instructor selection board made up of American Airlines management pilots or their designees.

Prior to being considered a qualified instructor, the candidate must teach a qualification or continuing qualification simulator session observed by the Fleet Training Manager or his designee.

After completion of instructor training, the candidate must demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the Fleet Training Manager or a designated representative, a competent ability to perform all curriculum segments and associated duties of the training program currently assigned.

Must fulfill FAA criminal background checks to qualify for unescorted access privileges to airport security identification display areas (SIDA), if applicable.

Must be able to secure appropriate airport authority and/or US Customs security badges, if applicable.

Must be able to perform and pass a DOT covered safety-sensitive drug test.


Travel to the interview and any subsequent relocation expenses are the responsibility of the candidate.

What you'll get

Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer: 

Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.

Health Benefits: On day one, you’ll have access to your health, dental, prescription and vision benefits to help you stay well. And that’s just the start, we also offer virtual doctor visits, flexible spending accounts and more. 

Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need.

401(k) Program: Available upon hire and, depending on the workgroup, employer contributions to your 401(k) program are available after one year.

Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more

Feel Free to be yourself at American

From the team members we hire to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.

Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.

The terms and conditions of this position are covered by the TWU/IAM Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

Job Segment: Flight Instructor, Pilot, Airplane Pilot, Aviation


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