[EOI] Contract Helicopter Instructor Pilot – Alabama

Helicopter Instructor Pilot

Company: CAE
Location: Dothan, AL
Posted: 23 hours ago
Type: Not Applicable


Role And Responsibilities

This position is contingent upon contract award.

Who We Are:

  • CAE Vision: Our vision is to be the worldwide partner of choice in defense and security, civil aviation, and healthcare by revolutionizing our customers’ training and critical operations with digitally immersive solutions to elevate safety, efficiency, and readiness.
  • CAE Defense & Security Mission: CAE’s Defense and Security business unit focuses on helping prepare military customers to develop and maintain the highest levels of mission readiness.
  • CAE Values: Empowerment, Innovation, Excellence, Integrity, and OneCAE make us who we are and we strive to make a difference in the world while helping each other succeed.

What We Have to Offer:

  • Comprehensive and competitive benefits package and flexibility that promotes work-life balance.
  • A work environment where all employees are valued, respected, and safe.
  • Freedom to succeed by enabling team members to deliver, take initiatives, and make decisions.
  • Recognition, professional development, advancement, and having fun!


CAE is accepting resumes for rotary wing instructor pilots to train new student pilots enrolled in the United States Air Force Air Education and Training Commands, Introductory Flight Training – Rotary (IFT-R) program.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The employee will conduct contact flight training and instrument familiarization in support of the USAF IFT-R program.
  • In coordination with the CAE IFT-R Chief Pilot, Director of Quality Assurance, Standardization and the USAF, CAE Instructor Pilots will be part of a full standardization and training program for the USAF program at the CAE Dothan Training Center.
  • Assures compliance with applicable standards (i.e., USAF, FAR, etc.).
  • Participates in the Quality Management System, quality procedures, and safety programs with those respective leads in the same organization.
  • Keeps current with changes and modifications to external standards.
  • Participates in identifying and implementing strategies for compliance.
  • Assists with program standardization, evaluation, and maintenance of the tracking database, follow up on deficiencies, and reporting.
  • Coordinates examiner activities across the program to ensure that adequate support is provided.
  • Interfaces with appropriate members of the program, customer, and CAE USA staff to proactively identify and address quality assurance issues and ensure that all quality requirements are met.
  • Interfaces with various departments, management, and staff to identify and execute process improvement opportunities.
  • Conducts business in strict compliance with all corporate policies and procedures and applicable state and federal regulations.
  • Presents metrics to measure process performance levels and the impact of process improvements initiatives.
  • Other duties as assigned (e.g., Safety of Flight Officer duties, etc.).

Qualifications And Education Requirements

  • FAA Certificated Commercial pilot, Helicopter with an Instrument helicopter rating.
  • FAA Certificated Flight Instructor Helicopter, with Instrument Helicopter instructor rating required (current). Graduate of a US DOD formal Rotary Wing Instructor Pilot training program (preferred).
  • Prior experience as a US Air Force Helicopter instructor pilot preferred.
  • Total Flight Time – 1,000 hrs. Flight time as pilot-in-command or second in command (per FAR 61.51); as Pilot in Command (PC) or Pilot (PI) (Per AR 95-1) in aircraft of any weight or category is creditable for this requirement, 500 hours of turbine helicopter time, 100 hours of hooded instrument, flight simulator instrument, or weather pilot time, and 75 hours of night flying time.
  • Must have 500 hours of Flight Instructor time and have taught as a Helicopter Instructor Pilot with experience in primary flight training and in a military initial flight training course, or FAA 14CFR Part 61 and / or Part 141 environments.
  • Must have instructed students in instrument flight training.
  • Must possess and maintain an FAA Class 2 medical certificate (current Class 2 Medical required).
  • Must be able to work overtime as required.
  • Must be willing to work any shift or day of the week as required.
  • Highly motivated and self-directed.
  • Due to U.S. Government contract requirements, only U.S. citizens are eligible for this role.

Preferred Skills

  • Associate of Science degree.
  • Graduate of DoD helicopter instructor pilot course.
  • Total Flight Time – 2,500 hrs.; 1,000 hrs. helicopter instructor (any weight, category); and 1,500 hrs. helicopter turbine.

Security Responsibilities

Must comply with all company security and data protection / usage policies and procedures. Personally responsible for proper marking and handling of all information and materials, in any form. Shall not divulge any information, or afford access, to other employees not having a need-to-know. Shall not divulge information outside company without management approval. All government and proprietary information will be accessed and stored electronically on company provided resources.

  • Incumbent must be eligible for DoD Personal Security Clearance.

Due to U.S. Government contract requirements, only U.S. citizens are eligible for this role.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional classroom/office environment and will require exposure to extreme Summer and Winter temperatures. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Must be able to lift at least 40 pounds overhead.
  • Must be able to walk and/or climb stairs and ladder into a simulator or airplane cockpit.
  • Must be able to stoop, bend, and crawl on top of or under the device.
  • Must be able to detect odors or hear noises, bangs, etc., or other sounds to detect problems or flaws in the functioning of simulators and their surrounding environment.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

CAE USA Inc. is an EOE/AA employer and gives consideration for employment to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here EEO is the Law poster.

PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Position Type


CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At CAE, everyone is welcome to contribute to our success. With no exception.

As captured in our overarching value “One CAE”, we’re proud to work as one passionate, boundaryless and inclusive team.

At CAE, all employees are welcome regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, neurodiversity or age.

The masculine form may be used in this job description solely for ease of reading, but refers to men, women and the gender diverse.


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