KC-46 Pilot Instructor - McConnell

Requisition 13344

Location: McConnell AFB, KS┬ ┬ McConnell AFB┬ ,┬ Kansas┬ 67221┬ ,┬ United States (US)



The Pilot Instructor is responsible for the accomplishment of all simulator-based training in the Weapon System Trainer (WST), including prebriefings and debriefings, for U.S. Air Force and Allied Nation KC-46 Pilots attending Initial, Upgrade, Requalification, and Refresher training, as well as Maintenance Personnel attending Engine Run Initial Qualification and Refresher Training .┬  Duties include instructing and measuring training progress of Pilot and Maintenance students who attend established aircrew training curricula.┬ 


Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct all Initial, Upgrade, Requalification, and Refresher training using devices, such as a classroom, Pilot Part Task Trainer (PTTP), Boom Operator Part Task Trainer (PTTB), Boom Operator Trainer (BOT), Fuselage Trainer (FuT), WST, and KC-46 aircraft.

  • Conduct other ground-based training, as required, for Aircrew Members in tanker and receiver operating procedures, including diagnosis and remediation of student problems.

  • Conduct Initial and Recurring training for Maintenance Personnel attending Engine Run courses.

  • Conduct briefings, debriefings, and perform counseling with Aircrew Members and Maintenance Personnel to develop and maintain the highest level of student technical acumen and proficiency.

  • Extract student data, analyze results, and prepare for student review sessions.

  • Serve as KC-46 Pilot Subject Matter Expert (SME) for students and other applicable personnel, as required.

  • Maintain exceptional standards of instruction, knowledge levels, capabilities, and expertise.

  • Develop and maintain exceptional knowledge of KC-46 aircraft systems and operating procedures.

  • Consistently display exceptional knowledge and application of instructional principles and theories pertaining to aircrew training systems.

  • Provide inputs for courseware corrections and modifications, along with updates to training policies and procedures.

  • Assist in other project and development work, as assigned.

  • Operate Student Management System.

Knowledge, Skill, and Ability:

  • Morally and ethically influence others to successfully achieve program goals.

  • Fluently read, write, speak, and understand English.

  • Display excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Possess the ability to interface with students and provide on-the-spot remediation, or determine other courses of action, as necessary.

  • Possess basic knowledge of personal computers and software applications, such as word processing applications, spreadsheets, and databases.

  • Successfully accomplish an annual internal standardization evaluation.

  • Currently possess, or demonstrate the ability to obtain, a SECRET clearance.


    ┬ ┬ ┬ ┬ ┬  Education and Formal Training:

Bachelor's Degree, or equivalent education, experience, and training, is required.┬ ┬ ┬ 


┬ ┬ ┬ ┬ ┬  Experience:

Experience as a qualified Receiver Air-to-Air Refueling (AAR) Pilot Flight Instructor, or as a Receiver AAR Aircrew Training System (ATS) Instructor.┬  Either position must have been held within 5 years of the date of assignment to the KC-46 ATS.┬  Shall have logged a minimum of 200 flying hours in U.S. Air Force or Allied Nation receiver aircraft, or equivalent flight simulator, with at least 50% occurring in the aircraft.┬  Tanker AAR Pilot Instructor experience is highly desirable.┬  Type rating in B-767 preferred.

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