1+ months

Flight Crew Training Instructor

American Airlines
Dallas, TX 75201

American Airlines is seeking Full-Time Flight Crew Training Instructors at the Dallas Fort Worth Flight Training Academy


The terms and conditions of this position are covered by the Transport Workers Union Collective Bargaining Agreement


Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board!

Why you'll love this job
  • This role is for the Flight Crew Training Instructor
What you'll do

Conducts instruction in a classroom, cockpit procedures trainer, flat panel trainer, and aircraft simulator for all flight crews in airplane systems; normal, non-normal and emergency procedures.  Evaluates student progress each day and takes appropriate corrective action and/or makes referral.  Reviews revisions to all manuals and publications to ensure the latest information is taught to students. Continually reviews  and researches operating manual, maintenance manuals, ECO's, fleet planning  directives and other training related material  to update teaching objectives, outlines and training aids. Reviews various engineering publications to incorporate equipment modifications. Conducts research on specialized maintenance problem areas to identify training needs. Prepares classroom facilities and assembles all required materials for each day's class. Completes required forms and records to assure proper documentation of training. Works with technical training support and program development personnel to develop, upgrade and revise computer based training and audio/visual training programs. Assists in the development of all training aids and materials. Maintains a working knowledge of all appropriate FAA directives to ensure compliance in all areas of training.

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Must have at least one (1) year as an instructor in some technical phase of aviation training
  • Experience using electronic training, flight planning and in-flight publications (EFB)
  • Must be an FAA or Military rated Pilot, Flight Engineer, Navigator, or other flight deck crew member
  • Must fulfill FAA criminal background checks to qualify for unescorted access privileges to airport security identification display areas (SIDA)
  • Must be able to secure appropriate airport authority and/or US Customs security badges
  • Travel to the interview and any subsequent relocation expenses are the responsibility of the candidate.
What you'll get

Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer: 

  • Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.
  • Health Benefits: On day one, you’ll have access to your health, dental, prescription and vision benefits to help you stay well. And that’s just the start, we also offer virtual doctor visits, flexible spending accounts and more. 
  • Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need.
  • 401(k) Program: Available upon hire and, depending on the workgroup, employer contributions to your 401(k) program are available after one year.
  • Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more
Feel Free to be yourself at American

From the team members we hire to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.

Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.

* Travel to the interview and any subsequent relocation expenses are the responsibility of the candidate.


Posted: 2020-01-08 Expires: 2020-03-12

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