Simulator Flight Instructor | RAAF Base Amberley

Simulator Flight Instructor

Posted on 04-Nov-2019
Application Close Date: 16-Dec-2019
RAAF Base Amberley
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About us

Boeing Defence Australia is shaping the future of aerospace and delivering some of the nation's most important programs for the Australian Defence Force.

Joining us is a chance to make your mark, working with a diverse team that is united in pushing the boundaries of imagination and excellence.

We currently employ more than 2,500 people across 14 sites in Australia and three international locations and have a range of opportunities available as we plan for future growth.


The opportunity

We currently require C-17 Pilot Instructors for our C-17A Training System, based at the RAAF Base in Amberley.

Working in purpose-built C-17A facilities at RAAF Base Amberley, you will be part of a team performing a range of training activities on a diverse array of cutting-edge simulation and training devices for the C-17A Training System.



  • Instruct and assess performance of students in the C-17 Flight Simulator, classrooms, learning centre and other aircrew training device environments.

  • Instruct students on ADF policies, standard operating procedures and documentation.

  • Maintaincurrency and proficiency in simulator-based airborne instructional techniques.

  • Participate in the required training and testing to ensure personnel are certified and competent, and devices meet the required fidelity standards.

  • Perform various types of simulator trainings in accordance with company standards, customer requirements and regulatory guidelines.

  • Apply instructor led training and computer based training techniques and methodologies.

  • Mentor trainees as necessary.

  • Assess trainee progress performance by completing all required reports and records to allow third-party evaluation and audit.



  • Minimum of 5 years' and/or 1500 hours of flying experience as a pilot on a military multi-engine transport aircraft.

  • Have achieved accredited training in Crew Resource Management and Aviation Risk Management.

  • Command experience, qualification as a Flying Instructor, Simulator Pilot Instructor and/or C-17 experience will be a significant advantage.

  • Applicants must be Australian Citizens and hold, or have the ability to obtain, an NV1 Australian security clearance. 



We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. Female applicants, people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island descent and ex-defence personnel are encouraged to apply.



  • Flexible working options

  • Study assistance

  • Salary packaging

  • Employee Incentive Program

  • Global opportunities


How to apply

View the full Position Description and apply now.

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