C-17 - Load Master Instructor - Dover

Requisition 13049

Location: Dover AFB, DE¬ ¬ Dover AFB¬ ,¬ Delaware¬ 19902¬ ,¬ United States (US)

Right of first refusal will be given to the incumbents, based on CBA Seniority.


Position Purpose:

The Load Master Instructor is responsible for the accomplishment of ground-based training of all C-17 Load Masters and instructs and measures training progress of students who train in the established Training System (TS) curriculum.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Conducts briefings and debriefings and counsels with assigned students for the purpose of developing and maintaining a high level of proficiency.

  • Provides inputs for courseware corrections and modifications and updates to training policies and procedures.

  • Assists in project and development work, as assigned.

  • Conducts Load Master training in cargo loading/unloading procedures using the classroom, training aids, and devices, such as Computer-Based Training (CBT), Load Master Trainer (LMT), Cargo Compartment Trainer (CCT), Weapon System Trainer (WST), and the C-17 aircraft.

  • Evaluates, diagnoses, critiques student performance, identifies learning difficulties, recognizes objectives not accomplished, prescribes remedial instruction, and documents training progress.

  • Operates Training Management System/Graduate Training Information Management System (GTIMS).¬  Interfaces with students and provides on-the-spot remediation or determines other courses of action.

  • Extracts student data, analyzes results, and prepares for student review sessions.

  • Serves as C-17 Load Master, Subject Matter Expert (SME) for students and other personnel, as required.

  • Loads/Unloads cargo in CCT (as required) to maintain instructional expertise.

  • Flies on the airplane (as required) in observer status to maintain currency on operational procedures and to observe student progress.


Knowledge, Skills and Ability:

  • Ability to interface with students and provide on-the-spot remediation or determine other courses of action.

  • Ability to maintain a high standards of instruction and a high level of subject knowledge, capability, and expertise.

  • Solid knowledge of the C-17 aircraft systems, cargo loading/unloading procedures, and general aircraft operating procedures.

  • Solid knowledge of instructional principles and theories pertaining to TSs.

  • Successfully accomplish an annual internal standardization evaluation.

  • Possess an active SECRET Security Clearance.


Education and Formal Training:

An Associate's Degree or higher is required.



Must have C-17 instructor experience within five (5) years of hiring date, or able to obtain an AMC/A3TK waiver.¬  Minimum ten (10) years flying experience as a military crewmember.¬  Minimum of two (2) years of flight instructor experience as a C-17 Load Master.

FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled.

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