Contract Instructor Pilot

Job Description

The Contract Instructor Pilot position is located at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, SC.

Contract Instructor Pilot responsibilities are as follows:

  • Conduct quality academic instruction that covers applicable formal course syllabi and instruction guide requirements

  • Conduct quality pilot training device instruction, accomplish applicable syllabus and mission guide requirements, and adhere to published wing standards
  • Maintain weapons system expertise
  • Prepare classrooms or briefing rooms for instruction before the scheduled lesson or aircrew training device mission
  • Clean-up classrooms or briefing rooms, returning them to the pre-class or pre-mission condition
  • Evaluate and record student academic training, aircrew training device performance, and verbally debrief all errors committed
  • Conduct remedial student academic or aircrew training device instruction when required
  • Coordinate recommended corrective action and remedial training with the Lead Instructor and active duty supervisors
  • Conduct student academic evaluations IAW applicable syllabi and correct to 100% by reviewing incorrect responses with students
  • Monitor courseware currency in applicable academic and trainer areas of responsibility and submit recommended revisions to the Lead Instructor
  • Support lesson plan and mission guide revision efforts
  • Support aircrew training device scenario design and programming efforts when directed by the Lead Instructor
  • Review test analysis and critique summaries to identify instruction and testing that requires revision and make recommended revisions
  • Coordinate lesson revision inputs with the Lead Instructor, other CIPs, and Courseware subcontractors, if required
  • Review monthly/quarterly flying literature, safety reports and Service publications for updated information to be incorporated into training materials
  • Participate in Safety Investigation Board (SIB), Accident Investigation Board (AIB), and Flying Evaluation Board (FEB) proceedings as directed by the Training Operations Manager
  • Perform related additional duties as assigned by the Site Director or applicable manager
  • Meet suspense dates for applicable new lessons and lesson revisions
  • Be available for student assistance, questions, and "sandbag" missions when not scheduled for formal academic instruction, aircrew training device instruction, or courseware development and revisions
  • Provide Special Weapons and Tactics Training (SWATT) when scheduled (when on contract)
  • Conduct Instrument Refresher Course instruction (if qualified and on contract)
Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 10 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education
  • Candidate must have a minimum of 1,000 hours Fighter Flight Time in fourth and/or fifth generation fighter aircraft
  • Formal Training Unit (FTU), Replacement Squadron (FRS), or Operational Instructor Pilot (IP) experience (required).
    • Strong, proven verbal communications skills
    • Proven successful experience with instructional products and services, evaluating pilot training and leading pilot students
    • Considered an expert, authority in discipline
Preferred Skills and Education
Experience with F-35 program highly desired

1,500 hours Fighter Flight Time in fourth and/or fifth generation fighter aircraft

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