Second in Command

at FlightSafety International in New CastleNew Castle, Delaware, United States

Job Description

About FlightSafety International
FlightSafety International is the world's premier professional aviation training company and supplier of flight simulators, visual systems and displays to commercial, government and military organizations. The company provides training for pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals from 167 countries and independent territories. FlightSafety operates the world's largest fleet of advanced full-flight simulators and award-winning maintenance training at Learning Centers and training locations in the United States, Canada, France and the United Kingdom.

Purpose of Position

This is a full-time position

The Simulator Second in Command is responsible for maintaining currency in assigned programs in order to act as "Second-In-Command" for both internal and external Customer Pilots for Recurrent, Initial or generic training courses within the established training curriculum, by performing the following duties:

Tasks and Responsibilities

* Act as Second-in-Command (SIC) for clients training in multi-crew aircraft who have come to training without a flying partner. In that capacity, will serve as a competent Second-in-Command and will not be performing instructional duties.
* Maintain SIC pilot qualification in accordance with the requirements of the programs to which he or she is assigned.
* Maintain SIC qualification in accordance with FlightSafety International's Quality Management Systems (QMS) processes and procedures.
* Keep current all certificates, ratings and designations required to perform duties as an SIC.
* Act as SIC in various types of aircraft for Part 142, Part 135, and non-FAA clients as required.

Minimum Education

High school diploma or Certificate of High School Equivalency (G.E.D. - demonstrated satisfactory performance in the General Educational Development Testing Program) with two to three (2-3) years' related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Minimum Experience

Prior to SIC duties: the applicant for SIC must have the following certificates in his/her possession prior to the start of an assignment as an SIC;
* Commercial Pilot Certificate with appropriate category, class and instrument
ratings; minimum of 450 hours

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Fluency in English, through both verbal and written communications; able to speak, understand, read and write
Excellent cockpit verbal communication skills
Ability to interact with various Customers in a professional manner
Ability to adapt to changing schedules and high-pressure situations
A second language may be required in some Learning Centers to meet particular needs.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee may be required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell.
Must possess physical range of body motion to perform the following:
1. Reach, exert pressure and manipulate the rudder controls and/or anti-torque with both feet.
2. Reach and manipulate numerous controls within the Simulator device.
3. Enter and exit from the Simulator device via the provided ramp.
4. Exit from malfunctioned Simulator while the device is in a severely pitched attitude.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, and frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock, risk of radiation, and vibration.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled.

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Job Posting: 1271148

Posted On: May 21, 2024

Updated On: Jun 08, 2024

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