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Instructor, Fleet Training

Hawaiian Airlines
Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii
67 days ago

At Hawaiian Airlines, we are all about welcoming our guests with Hawaiian hospitality and aloha, and taking care of our people, our home, and the communities we serve.  Join our ‘ohana and be a part of an exciting team of professionals dedicated to serving our kama‘āina and introducing our islands to the world!


Position Summary

Reporting to the Director of Airbus or Boeing Flight Training, the Fleet Training Instructor delivers training events to Hawaiian Airlines Pilots while in the ground school, FTD, or Flight Simulator phases of training for a particular fleet.

Key Responsibilities

  • Instruct Pilots on Aircraft Systems and Flight Management Systems using classroom instruction and aircraft simulators, closely adhering to approved curricula in the allotted time for each instructional module
  • Validate satisfactory completion of ground and various training modules
  • Facilitate courses including general subjects, pilot indoctrination, performance, and aircraft systems, in both a classroom setting and utilizing flight training devices such as a Flight Training Device (FTD), or Full Flight Simulator (FFS)
  • Assists the Fleet Training Development Manager in maintaining lesson plans, instructor guides, and curriculum for classroom and device training
  • Administrates computer-based training to ensure the training is adequate for the type of training for which they are used
  • Perform administrative duties to include but not limited to: 1) Developing, administering, and grading exams; 2) producing accurate and complete rosters and training records
  • Coordinate with other company trainers on standardized information
  • Professional development and other related duties as assigned

***DOT Regulation, 14 CFR Part 120 Subpart E 120********.109 identifies this position as performing safety sensitive functions. Prior to any offer of employment or transfer into this position you will be required to submit to a DOT Pre-employment drug test for evidence of Marijuana, Cocaine, Opiates, Phencyclidine (PCP), and Amphetamines or a metabolite of those drugs. 

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must hold a valid FAA Airline Transport Pilot Certificate with at least one (1) Turbojet Type Rating
  • Must meet the requirements of 14 CFR 121.436
  • Must have 2000 hours of Part 121 (or foreign CAA equivalent, or Military equivalent) flying time
  • Requires excellent written and oral communication skills and maintain a disciplined attitude toward the highest training standards and company requirements
  • Proven public speaking ability and effectiveness in conducting classroom instruction
  • Requires detail-oriented, attention to accuracy and commitment to the highest quality of presentation (verbal and written; professionalism in dress, grooming, and professional presence)
  • Demonstrated computer literacy in Word and PowerPoint (Excel is a plus); with knowledge of and comfort with computer systems
  • Must be willing to work flexible, part-time hours within the 0400***** time period and within a 7-day work period

**Hawaiian Airlines is regulated by the Department of Transportation (DOT - regulation, 49 CFR part 40) and all applicants are advised that post-offer and/or pre-employment drug testing will be conducted to determine the presence of Marijuana, Cocaine, Opioids, PCP (Phencyclidine), and Amphetamine prior to any offer of employment or transfer into a safety-sensitive position.  Failure to submit to testing or positive indications of drug use will render the applicant ineligible for employment with Hawaiian Airlines and any employment offer will be withdrawn.

*** In addition to routine employment eligibility verification, U.S.-based airlines must gather information to validate country of citizenship and country of birth. Upon hire, you must provide documentation proving your current country of citizenship and birthplace.

At Hawaiian Airlines, we are dedicated to offering a comprehensive total rewards package that aims to attract, engage, and retain the finest talent in the industry. Our rewards structure is thoughtfully designed to include a competitive base salary coupled with variable compensation opportunities. This balanced approach ensures a fulfilling and lucrative work environment, aligning individual achievements with the broader organizational success. ​

Please note that the provided salary information serves as a general guideline. Our salary is determined by a candidate's experience and qualifications as well as market and business considerations. The expected pay range is $100.00 per hour.

Preferred Qualifications

  • College Degree
  • Previous instructional experience, preferably in Simulators in a Part 121 or Part 142 training organization
  • Boeing 717, 787, Airbus A330, A321 knowledge and experience or type rating
  • ETOPS and International operations experience
  • Experience in curriculum design for adult learning
  • Experience using MINT Record Keeping System


About Hawaiian Airlines


Now in its 95th year of continuous service, Hawaiian is HawaiÊ»i's largest and longest-serving airline. Hawaiian offers approximately 150 daily flights within the Hawaiian Islands, and nonstop flights between HawaiÊ»i and 15 U.S. gateway cities – more than any other airline – as well as service connecting Honolulu and American Samoa, Australia, Cook Islands, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea and Tahiti.

Consumer surveys by Condé Nast Traveler and TripAdvisor have placed Hawaiian among the top of all domestic airlines serving HawaiÊ»i. The carrier was named HawaiÊ»i's best employer by Forbes in 2022 and has topped Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best list as the No. 1 U.S. airline for the past two years. Hawaiian has also led all U.S. carriers in on-time performance for 18 consecutive years (2004*****) as reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

The airline is committed to connecting people with aloha by offering complimentary meals for all guests on transpacific routes and the convenience of no change fees on Main Cabin and Premium Cabin seats. HawaiianMiles members also enjoy flexibility with miles that never expire. As Hawai‘i’s hometown airline, Hawaiian encourages guests to and experience the islands safely and respectfully.

Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. is a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA). Additional information is available at . Follow Hawaiian’s Twitter updates (), become a fan on Facebook  (), and follow us on Instagram (). For career postings and updates, follow Hawaiian’s  page.

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