Maintenance Instructor

Requisition 13034

Location: DFW South LC (0075)  Fort Worth , Texas 76155 , United States (US)



The Maintenance (Mx) Instructor is responsible for the accomplishment of Mx Training conducted for Customers receiving Initial, Update, Troubleshooting, System Specific or generic training courses in accordance with the approved Mx syllabi/training program, by performing the following duties:


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following duties are essential to the successful and satisfactory performance of this job. Other duties may be assigned.


FlightSafety Learning Centers provide training and support to Customer and Clients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Learning Center instructors may be scheduled at varying times and days to support the Customer needs.


Mx Training Standards – Program Activities: (Includes Compliance with regulations and guidelines, and Quality Management System (QMS) policies and procedures); plus Lesson Planning, maintaining currency of training material(s) and Set-Up of classrooms):

  • Maintain Instructor qualification in accordance with NOTE on the last page of this Job Description.
  • Maintain FlightSafety International established standards of instructional delivery and corresponding levels of subject knowledge.
  • Discuss suggestions and recommendations regarding corrections and modifications to lesson plans and courseware with the SOMT or DOMT and any other appropriate Mx personnel in accordance with FlightSafety International standards.
  • Assist in the development and revision of Mx Training publications and materials and keep same up-to-date and current; assist in completing and revising syllabi.


Mx Training Standards – Instructor Activities: (Includes Compliance with regulations and guidelines, and QMS policies and procedures)and other publications, in a current state at all times.

  • Prepare classroom and set up training materials no later than 15 minutes prior to scheduled class start time.
  • Prepare the Flight Simulator and/or briefing room no later than 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start of the Simulator lesson and/or pre-briefing session.
  • Conduct classroom, shop and Simulator training with Customers for the purpose of developing and maintaining a high degree of proficiency.
  • Conduct training using part task trainers, mock-ups and aircraft Simulators as primary teaching medium. May also use Cockpit Procedure Trainers (CPTs), Cockpit Procedure Mock-ups (CPMs) and computers for training purposes.
  • Measure training progress of the Customer within the established curriculum, utilizing objective and subjective methods.
  • Attend scheduled Mx Instructor meetings.


Teamwork – Internal & External Activities:

  • Report to the SOMT or DOMT any Customer training problems (poor performance, Customer/Instructor conflicts, excessive tardiness, etc.)
  • Serve as aircraft type, Subject Matter Expert (SME), for external Customers and internal personnel, as required.


Daily Responsibilities:

  • Maintain FlightSafety International's commitment to Customer satisfaction while performing job duties.
  • Interact within a cooperative environment through beneficial behavior, commitment To common goals, contribution to problem solving, communication of ideas and suggestions, and encouragement to other employees and departments.
  • Accountable for the security of FlightSafety International materials, projects and business information regarding the methods and techniques used in the production and usage of FlightSafety International products.
  • Accountable for the accuracy and completeness of assigned tasks.
  • Adhere to a required work schedule including prompt and regular attendance.
  • Report, on a timely basis, any safety hazards observed in work area, equipment, and/or building to appropriate person(s) for correction.
  • Participate in the Quality Management System (QMS) activities at assigned site and adhere to the processes related to accomplishing the site's QMS goals.
  • Participate in Learning Center Safety Management System (SMS) activities including: supporting and promoting the safety culture, reporting all aviation safety-related issues via the feedback system, and adhering to the processes related to accomplishing SMS goals.
  • Support FlightSafety International's, and its subsidiaries', commitment to ethical behavior by basing our priorities on lawful and ethical conduct as we deal with co-workers, Customers, vendors and others in all of our operations. (See Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002)



  • Prioritize workflow on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  • Attend, facilitate and/or research training to increase skills applicable to job position and workplace issues.
  • International and domestic travel is required in conjunction with assigned duties.
  • Other duties may be assigned by the Director of Mx Training (DOMT) and the Learning Center Manager or Assistant Center Manager.



  • High school diploma or Certificate of High School Equivalency (G.E.D. - demonstrated satisfactory performance in the General Educational Development Testing Program) with two to three (2-3) years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Related experience and/or training in a vocational technical or trade school, preferred.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years as an Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) technician, with at least five (5) years’ experience with turbine engines, may be required.
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a teaching/training environment, especially where the material is designed for adult (over 18 years old) participants, preferred. NOTE: It may be necessary for the Instructor to meet some additional requirements prior to training non-domestic Customers. See applicable MTOE for specific requirements.



  • Valid Driver’s License, where applicable.
  • A&P Technician Certificate, may be required.
  • See applicable MTOE for specific requirements.



  • Fluency in English, through both verbal and written communications; able to speak, understand, read and write
  • Excellent verbal, written and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to interact with various levels of management in a professional manner
  • Ability to adapt to changing schedules and high-pressure situations
  • A second language may be required in some Learning Centers to meet particular needs.



  • PC and/or compatible computer with printer
  • Various Office Equipment: FAX, Copier and Multi-line Telephone



  • General knowledge of the following software: MS Office; MS Access, preferred
  • Other software programs may be required, as needed.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met and/or encountered by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled.