• Flight Instructor

    Location : Name Houston, TX - Trng Center
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/28/2020 8:36 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Job Family
    Pilot & Related
    Closing Date
    Position Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    The ERJ Flight Instructor reports to the Program Manager, ERJ. An air transportation flight instructor is an airman designated by a 14 CFR Part 121 certificate holder, who has the appropriate training, experience, and demonstrated ability to instruct other airmen in a curriculum segment of that certificate holder’s training program.  An air transportation flight instructor may certify the proficiency and knowledge of other airmen and recommend them for proficiency or competency checks, proficiency checks leading to certification and other special qualification flight checks.


    • Treat all pilots professionally and with respect throughout their training curriculum
    • Maintain the highest degree of knowledge and subject matter mastery of appropriate FARs, aircraft systems, the OM and FOM; understand and foster the development of training concepts through CRM/TEM principles
    • Conduct training in an FTD or FFS as assigned
    • Instruct pilots as directed by the Program Manager, ERJ and the guidance found in the Flight Instructor Training Manual
    • Participate in instructor development and calibration classes
    • Make recommendations for improvements to the training program and/or SOPs based on observable safety concerns


    • Maintain current, qualified status as a Captain or participate in a line observation program
    • One year experience as a Captain at ExpressJet Airlines
    • Excellent communication and leadership skills
    • Satisfactory work history
    • Successfully complete the AQP Instructor/ Evaluator qualification course or Instructor/ Evaluator Transition course (as applicable)


    • Previous experience as a Flight Instructor (Simulator) at ExpressJet Airlines 
    • Currently hold or have previously held a Flight Instructor or Ground Instructor certificate 

    Additional Information

    External applicants:

    • Must successfully complete ExpressJet Pilot Initial training
    • Must possess an FAA commercial pilot certificate with multiengine privileges
    • Must be eligible for the issuance of an Airline Transport Pilot certificate
    • An FAA medical certificate is not required
    • An FAA flight instructor certificate is not required

    Successful external applicants will be entitled to:

    • Hired directly into the ExpressJet training department and will be issued both pilot and flight instructor seniority numbers.
    • Starting pay of First year Captain Pay + $18/hour with a 90 hour minimum monthly guarantee
    • Pay progression in accordance with the ExpressJet Pilot Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA)
    • Pilot benefits in accordance with the ExpressJet Pilot Collective Bargaining Agreement

    Applicants over the age of 65 are welcome to apply


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