JSFirm Fleet Lead

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Boeing Company Crawley, UK, International:

Requisition Number1400001429en
Primary Location: Crawley, West Sussex, United Kingdom
Job: Customers Training

Job Description


Instructs Boeing and airline customer pilots in all phases of flight training, using complex state of the art flight simulators, training devices, and computer programs. Acts as a TRE/SFI to support training requirements when not carrying out specific Fleet Lead activities. This role is anticipated to be approximately 50% direct instructing/examining, and approximately 50% Fleet Lead department support in the office as per the below.

Fleet Lead

· Supports the Head of Flight Training/Chief Flying Instructor/CTKI in all aspects of flight training related to the teaching and evaluating of Boeing and airline pilots to fly and operate Boeing airplanes
Such duties will include:-
· Ensuring instructor suitability for customer training programs, instructor scheduling issues and instructors pilot currency requirements
· Supporting flight training plans for new hire instructors, new hire training and acts as mentor for new hires
· Assists in standardisation programmes
· Supports the ATO in the development of new and updated courseware through liaison with the ATO’s Training Development specialist
· Liaises with and takes responsibility for communication with customers and other Boeing departments to ensure excellent training
· Interprets, coordinates, and establishes compliant training programs with CAA/EASA and other national aviation agencies
When acting as a Synthetic Flight Instructor/Type Rating Instructor:

· Conduct flight crew training of customer pilots during the full flight simulator phase of training at local and remote sites
· Conduct thorough briefings prior to each training session to provide the training expectations, as well as debriefings and critiques at the end of each training session, to ensure that the customer is aware of their performance. Provide a brief outline of the training events for future sessions.
· Evaluate and document the pilots’ performance and progress in the training sessions in the relevant records and reports to allow third party assessment, and report.
· Report any customer training problems or conflicts to Flight Training management
· Perform administrative duties relative to training such as preparing for the delivery of training, record keeping, monitoring customer progress, training development and maintenance of training programs.
· Communicate with the Simulator maintenance function to report any simulator problems or malfunctions
· Enable the efficient delivery of training by ensuring that all administrative duties relating to training are arranged and the briefing room and simulator are prepared in readiness for the training session.
· The ability to perform all of the duties required of a Flight Training Ground School Instructor.
When acting as a Type Rating Examiner:

· Conduct flight crew training and/or examining of customer pilots during the full flight simulator phase of training at local and remote sites
· Measure a pilot’s progress through objective and subjective evaluation and document performance by accurately completing all required reports and records in sufficient detail to allow third-party evaluation.
· Professional/Technical Expertise: Has thorough knowledge of the job; demonstrates technical and functional skills; keeps informed of latest industry developments and assists in keeping all publications used in training up to date.
· Organization and Accomplishment of Work: Plans, prioritizes, completes work efficiently and cost effectively, manages multiple tasks simultaneously while achieving expected amount and quality of work. Must possess a self-starting work ethic with the ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
· Customer Focus: Demonstrates a sense of urgency when working with both internal and external customers; available and responsive to client needs and wants, seeks to satisfy customer expectations. Exhibits professional and courteous behaviour at all times with internal and external customers.
· Communication: Manages effective flow of information; uses appropriate style, grammar, and tone in both written and verbal communication. Contributes to regular instructor meetings and group settings, and promotes the sharing of information across the business. Fluency in English, and a second language is a distinct advantage for communicating with customers.
· Judgement: Identifies and determines appropriate diagnoses/definitions of problems, assesses risk, including the investigation and resolution of problems with projects. Able to consider the cost and benefit of a decision and suggests options


· 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, colour 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) enter and exit the flight deck of the simulator.
· May require occasional international travel


· Holds the appropriate EASA/JAA Instructor/Examiner authorisation.
· Preferably is or has been a Type Rating Examiner.
· Is an SFI/TRI (preferably on 737 or 777/787)
· Possess solid experience with a scheduled/non-scheduled jet transport carrier or corporate jet operator including 2000 hours as Pilot in Command, and PIC in jet transport airline service within previous 36 months.
· Holds or has held an Airline Transport Pilots Licence with multi-engine rating and a type rating from a recognised EASA signatory country for the program airplane.
· Relevant work experience demonstrating the ability to prepare a lesson plan, interpret and present technical material, and independently teach an airplane model
· Minimum of three years instructional and/or evaluating experience on transport category aircraft with suitable experience as a simulator instructor.
· Must be able to speak, understand, read and write English well; be able to communicate clearly and accurately using both verbal and written communications. A second language may be desired in some Campuses to meet particular requirements.

Other Job Related Information

Experience Level: Professional

Job Type: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Relocation Authorized?: No

Contingent Upon Program Award?: No

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