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Full Time
4 Year Degree
As Required



Delaware Resource Group is accepting resumes/applications for individuals to support an international effort in Doha Qatar maintaining a C-17 Pilot initial/continuation training program. DRG is actively seeking pilot instructors.


The Pilot Instructor is responsible for the accomplishment of ground-based training of foreign and domestic based C-17 pilots, including instructing and measuring training progress of crew members who train in the established aircrew training curriculum.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:


  • Provides C-17 Pilot procedures instruction in aircraft, classroom, and Weapon System Trainer (WST) simulator or other platform environments.
  • Provides Crew Resource Management (CRM) training.
  • Assists as a Subject Matter Expert in the development of curriculum for new type courses as required.
  • Acts as a Lesson Subject Matter Expert to review existing lessons and/or changes to existing lessons.
  • Provides suggestions to improve and update training policies and procedures.
  • Promotes a positive attitude towards learning and embracing new technologies and tasks.
  • Conducts ground training for other crew members to include diagnosis and remediation of student issues.
  • Assists in project and development work as assigned.
  • Performs administrative duties such as scheduling, record keeping, monitoring student progress, counseling, quality assurance, safety, security, and maintenance of training programs and equipment.
  • Must be physically able to enter simulator, experience simulator motion and take cognizance of attendees’ safety when on board the simulator.
  • Must be able to stand up and conduct academic instruction in simulator and classrooms for up to six hours each day.
  • Must maintain proficiency in operation of essential C-17 WST Aircrew Training Devices.
  • Aviation instruction is a highly specialized function that requires the instructor to have prior aircraft operating experience and the ability to hold creditability and the attention of the customer attendees.
  • Must acquire and maintain instrument, take-off, landing, and emergency procedure proficiency.
  • Strong facilitation, and data analysis skills required.
  • Maintains a high level of subject knowledge, instruction capability, and expertise.
  • Conducts briefings and debriefings and counsels with pilots for the purpose of developing and maintaining a high level of proficiency.
  • Performs administrative duties relative to training such as record keeping, monitoring student progress, counseling, training development and maintenance of training programs.
  • Provides inputs for courseware corrections and modifications and to update training policies and procedures.
  • Flies the WST (as required) to maintain piloting skills.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience:


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution of higher learning
  • A minimum of 1500 hours flying experience on large multi-engine aircraft.
    • At least two years C-17 Pilot flight instructor and training management experience.
    • Eight years total flying experience.
    • Five years military experience.
    • Must have recent Airdrop experience as Instructor Pilot or Evaluator Pilot.
  • Completion of a formal instructor training course.


This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.