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Pilot Instructor

Company: Guardian Flight Careers
Location: Denton
Posted on: June 2, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description:
Fixed Wing Pilot Instructor - Pilatus PC12 (Home based)

  • Starting Wage $102,000 to $112,000
  • $5K annual stipend added upon successful completion of Initial Check Pilot Training
  • $15K sign on bonus (after successful completion of training/checkride) NO TRAINING CONTRACT!!
  • $40K retention bonus (6 month wait period and this is a 3-year program)
  • $5,000 relocation package (if relocation to Denton)
  • Maintains a schedule as set forth by the company, typically 14 to 16 days a month
  • Full benefits package to include-medical, dental, vision, 401k with company match, life insurance, short/long term disability insurance + more!
    * Current Guardian Flight pilots will receive the new hire instructor base salary, before Geo Modifier if any, or their current base hourly rate converted to salary whichever is higher .


    The Pilot Instructor will conduct training for Guardian Flight's fleet of Pilatus PC-12 aircrafts. Training will be conducted in the classroom, simulator and in-flight for both initial and recurrent courses.

    The instructor will ensure new hire pilots are properly trained and competent with the knowledge to conduct air medical flight operations in accordance with the company Operations Manual, Operations Specifications, Standard Operating Procedures manual, appropriate FARs, Airplane Flight Manuals and any other company policies. The Instructor will be responsible for confirming the ground training is completed and all necessary documentation completed correctly.

    Additionally, after gaining experience in Guardian Flight operations, the Pilot Instructor will conduct checkrides per FAR 135.293, .297 and .299.

    • A minimum of 2,500 hours of flight time, with 1000 hours PIC airplane, 500 cross-country and 100 night. In addition, 100 hours of actual or simulated instrument time, of which at least 75 hours of that time was in actual flight.
    • Must have experience in the Pilatus PC12
    • Commercial, Instrument and Single-Engine Land
    • FAA Second Class Medical issued within the preceding twelve calendar months
    • Single-Engine Commercial (ATP Preferred)
    • CFI preferred
    • Must have an unexpired/valid drivers license
    • Instructing background and experience heavily weighted
    • Familiarity with Garmin avionics a plus

      • Oversees and manages classroom in the course of conducting new-hire and recurrent pilot training.
      • Plans classroom assignments and manages daily training schedule.
      • Conducts training activities in accordance with the FAA-Approved Training Manual.
      • Distributes classroom assignments and ensures compliance of required exercises.
      • Instructs on the proper use of all associated company documentation, including aircraft manuals, load manifests, dispatch risk assessments, operations manual, aeronautical charts, etc.
      • Instructs in the proper techniques of loading/distributing cargo, passengers and patients, including the determination that weight and balance computations are within prescribed limitations.
      • Instructs in the proper techniques of pre-flight duties, including the inspection of engine[s], fluid levels, airframe condition, control surface integrity, avionics database currency, personal equipment, ramp securing/mooring and aircraft logbook, etc.
      • Instructs on how to ensure cargo is properly secured, provisions for passenger comfort are addressed and emergency equipment such as life rafts, life vests (as required) are on board.
      • Instructs on how to determine optimal operation of the aircraft at a favorable altitude, considering turbulence, hazardous weather, oxygen requirements, passenger comfort, etc.
      • Performs duties as simulator instructor for both initial and recurrent training courses.
      • For training in the aircraft, ensures proper coordination with trainee pilot's performance of aircraft pre-flight inspection, equipment loading, weight & balance computations and weather briefing for the assigned flight.
      • During flight operations, obtains briefing information regarding purpose of the flight, weather, special operating procedures, airport facilities, navigational aids and any specific limitations.
      • Instructs on the proper filing of FAA flight plans and providing appropriate information to the company Communications Center for the purpose of flight following.
      • Instructs and promotes a positive team attitude with flight crew members, medical clinicians, maintenance technicians and communication specialists.
      • Maintains ongoing knowledge of relevant aviation regulations, aircraft operational/equipment changes and company policies.
      • Instructs to ensure all required flight logs, records, and maintenance forms are properly completed and submitted.
      • Performs maintenance check flights and aircraft repositioning flights between maintenance bases and operational remote bases.
      • Assists in the coordination, distribution and development of pilot training materials, including PowerPoint classroom presentations, training manuals, curriculum guides, homework exercises and associated training management forms.

        EEO Statement:
        Global Medical Response and its family of companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes supporting veterans and providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with a disability. Pilots
        More Information about this Job:
        Salary Range: $102,000-$112,000

        Full Benefit Statement: Check out our careers site benefits page GMR Benefits to learn more about our comprehensive benefit options, which include medical, vision, dental, 401k, disability, FSA, HSA, EAP, vacation and paid time off.

        Bonus Statement: This position is sign-on bonus eligible.

Keywords: Guardian Flight Careers, Denton , Pilot Instructor, Education / Teaching , Denton, Texas

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