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Simulator Flight Instructor (Flight Training)

Crawley, England Job ID 00000384133 Category Customer Training Post Date Jul. 12, 2023
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Job Description

At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We’re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.


We are looking for a Simulator Flight Instructor to join our team in Crawley. You will be responsible for the conduct of the highest quality full-flight simulator based instruction for customer flight crews receiving initial, transition, differences and/or recurrent training in accordance with Boeing standards, regulatory guidelines and the approved syllabus. The individual will train, to a high standard, customer flight crews in the safe and efficient operation of large commercial airplanes or other aerospace products or systems by providing accurate technical information through the use of state-of-the-art procedures, training equipment and methods.  The individual may also conduct, as tutor, training of new TRIs and SFIs. The individual may also partake in course development and trial tasks as directed by Head of Training.


  • Conduct flight crew training of customer pilots during the full flight simulator phase of training at both local and remote, including international, locations.

  • Conduct, as tutor, training of new TRIs and SFIs both in the classroom and in the simulator.

  • The ability to perform all of the duties required of a Flight Training Technical Knowledge Instructor, including procedures training and technical instruction.

  • Conduct thorough briefings prior to each training session, as well as debriefings at the end of each training session, to ensure that the customer is fully aware of the training profile, associated pilot competencies, required standards, and his/her performance. Provide a brief outline of the training events for future sessions.

  • Evaluate and accurately document training session performance and progress in the relevant records and reports.

  • Report any customer training problems or conflicts to Flight Training management

  • Perform non-instructional duties as directed by Head of Training, including course development and trial tasks, customer liaison, audits and revisions of existing training programmes.

  • Communicate with the simulator maintenance technicians to report any simulator problems or malfunctions

  • Under the direction of Head of Training, Chief Flight Instructor and Chief Theoretical Knowledge Instructor, uphold Boeing instructional standards, including the conduct of Standardisation Checks on other Boeing and contract instructors.

In addition Examiner's would conduct regulatory examinations (License Skill Tests, License Proficiency Checks and, where appropriate, Assessments of Competence) of customer and Boeing flight crew and instructors at local and remote, including international, sites.

Work Authorisation:

This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK. Candidates must have current legal authorisation to work immediately in the United Kingdom. Boeing will not attempt to obtain Immigration and labour sponsorship for any applicants.

Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S. based payroll.

Required Qualifications:

  • Holds the appropriate EASA and/or UK CAA TRI, SFI, TRE or SFE authorisation.

  • Possesses experience with a scheduled/non-scheduled multi-engine jet transport carrier, corporate jet operator, or military equivalent, amounting to at least 2000 hours and preferably including at least 1000 hours as Pilot In Command in commercial jet transport airline service.

  • Hold or have held an EASA or UK CAA Airline Transport Pilots Licence with multi-engine jet instrument rating including a multi-engine jet type rating.

  • Relevant instructional work experience demonstrating the ability to prepare a lesson plan, interpret and present technical material, and independently teach on an specific aeroplane type.

  • Have a minimum of three years instructional and/or evaluating experience on transport category aircraft with suitable experience as a simulator instructor.

  • Have experience of training instructors, preferably as tutor on TRI and SFI courses.

  • Be able to speak, understand, read and write English to ICAO Level 6 standard; be able to communicate clearly and accurately using both verbal and written communications.

Work Environment:

  • Regularly required to work in a confined space of a flight simulator, with a noise level that is usually moderate.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth vision and the ability to focus.

  • Requires a range of body motion to perform the following: 1) reach, exert pressure and manipulate the rudder controls/brakes with both feet; 2) reach and manipulate numerous controls while on the flight deck; 3) fully operate the Instructor Operating Station controls and be able to visually and aurally monitor pilots under training in a flight simulator environment; 4) enter and exit the flight deck of the simulator, including using emergency egress equipment in the event of an emergency.

  • Occasional requirement to travel internationally to conduct duties on behalf of Boeing.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not accept unlawful discrimination in our recruitment or employment practices on any grounds including but not limited to; race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military and veteran status, or other characteristics covered by applicable law.

We have teams in more than 65 countries, and each person plays a role in helping us become one of the world’s most innovative, diverse and inclusive companies. We are a Disability Confident Committed employer and welcome applications from candidates with disabilities. Applicants are encouraged to share with our recruitment team any accommodations required during the recruitment process. Accommodations may include but are not limited to: conducting interviews in accessible locations that accommodate mobility needs, encouraging candidates to bring and use any existing assistive technology such as screen readers and offering flexible interview formats such as virtual or phone interviews.

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  • Competitive base pay and incentive programs.
  • Industry-leading tuition assistance program pays your institution directly.
  • Resources and opportunities to grow your career.
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