Helicopter Ground Instructor – Pennsylvania


Instructor, Ground Course

Company: Leonardo
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: Mid-Senior level


Summary of Position

Teach and provide flight ground instructions to pilots on the AW series of aircraft. Course instructions may include, but is not limited to: Airframe, all aspects of Drive train System, Avionics, Hydraulic Systems, and Electrical Systems.


  • Conduct Flight courses on site
  • Conduct Flight courses off site
  • Provide recommendations and when requested, make changes to courseware publications / syllabi. Development of new courseware also required when requested
  • Attend courses for continued education (both on-site and off)
  • Keep and maintain all the training files / materials / publication
  • Support quality and authority audits
  • Consult with other AW departments to keep updated for continuous improvement
  • Organize and prepare training outlines
  • Up Keep of classrooms, training aids and work shop
  • Perform other duties and fulfill other responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications for Position:


HS diploma or equivalent BA/BS degree in Business, Engineering or related is highly desirable.


Pilot instructor formal training setting (classroom). Prior experience with A119, A109 E/S and A139 or any other AW aircraft highly desirable.

Competencies & Attributes:

  • Previous Maintenance and/or Pilot instructional background. Must possess a solid understanding of the commercial rotorcraft maintenance and/or pilot operational environment.
  • Proficient in the use of electronic and non-electronic presentation methods (PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Strong troubleshooting skills as they relate to the comprehensive understanding of Rotorcraft/helicopter systems.
  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills and the ability to work in a fast paced, professional learning environment.
  • General aviation pilots license and strong troubleshooting skills with a comprehensive understanding of electro/avionics system.
  • Willing to teach and share knowledge.
  • Ability to speak Spanish is a plus.


  • FAA Pilot license is desirable.
  • Preference given to candidates that also possess an FAA Advanced Ground Instructor Certificate (AGI).
  • Method of instructions, Aviation Legislation, Human Factors are highly desirable

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disability

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