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Job title: Flight Training Instructor

Reports to: General Manager, DGS Pilot Training Services
Date required: Ongoing
Compensation: Training Pay is $381.84 per Event. Pay for Fully Qualified Instructors starts at $405.09 per Event.
Job description: General. Responsible for instructing pilots in flight procedures and techniques and for preparing them for validations and evaluations.

Specific. Conducts task and line oriented training in Full Flight Simulator and Flight Training Device for Delta Air Lines line pilots and pilots from other carriers. Provides instruction and certifies completion of modules within the flight training segment of the Delta Qualification and Continuing Qualification curricula. Develops and prepares module outlines, study materials, and instructional techniques as dictated by curriculum and pilot needs. Gives briefings on various subjects relating to operation of Delta (or other air line) aircraft in accordance with approved policies and procedures. Masters operation of various aircraft components and instruments, as well as techniques for controlling aircraft during normal and non-normal maneuvers. Observes pilots’ actions during training modules to ensure assimilation of classroom instruction and to comply with Federal Aviation Regulations. Evaluates pilots’ progress, including oral interviews, using approved qualification standards and grading criteria.
Job qualifications: Required. 2000 hours experience as an airman (this requirement waived for NWA ATIs). One year experience as PIC or SIC on a turbojet airplane.

Desired. Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university.

EOE M/F/D/V
How to Apply: Special Note for Former Northwest Air Lines employees who will receive retirement benefits from their Defined Benefit Plan: Applicants Must wait at least thirty days from the termination of their active employment (End Date) to commence the application process. When this requirement is met, please return to this site and select Apply Now.


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