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Instructor Pilot and Pilot Mentor Job | Saab 340 AEW | PAL Aerospace

Sector Captain Jobs , Flight Instructor Jobs
Location UAE, Abu Dhabi
Aircraft Turboprops
Salary Competitive

Closing Date: 25/04/2020

PAL Aerospace Services Aircraft Maintenance LLC, based in Abu Dhabi, is part of the PAL Group of Companies. Our vision, to establish a special missions “Center of Excellence” in the UAE for aircraft modifications, mission systems integration, in-service support and ISR ownership and operation, is backed by our reputation as an international leader with over 40 years of fixed wing experience. Our team values innovation and opportunity – both of which are at the forefront of the careers and family life of our team in the UAE.

PAL Aerospace is currently seeking qualified applicants for anticipated upcoming positions of Pilot Mentor on the Saab 340 Airborne Early Warning (AEW) aircraft in Abu Dhabi, UAE. This position would be embedded with the UAE Intelligence Surveillance & Reconnaissance (ISR) Wing, working with a team of Mentors and reporting to the PAL Aerospace UAE Director of Operations.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
• Conduct airborne and classroom training to End-User aircrew, including but not limited to initial and advanced pilot training, proficiency evaluations and support, and AEW training
• Provide expertise, advice, and support to End-User for the ongoing improvement of Operational Readiness
• Update Tactical and Technical Operational Manuals and Standard Operating Procedures as required
• Participate in various types of training missions with End-User crews as an AEW Instructor Pilot
• Fulfill duties as an approved UAE Armed Forces Standards and Evaluation Flight Examiner
• Work with the Lead Mentor Pilot and other Mentor Team members to foster and enhance the required cohesion and attitude required of a team of civilian advisors in a military environment
• Work with the Lead Mentor Pilot and other Mentor Team members to ensure the mentorship program is delivered in accordance with the program Statement of Work (SOW)
• Participate in the monthly, quarterly, and annual training meetings where training objectives will be established and reviewed; these objectives will guide training and mentoring activities and set the benchmark for success
• Assist the Lead Mentor Pilot with maintaining a full overview of the tasks assigned and their priority as per the objectives established with the End-User in the Annual Training Plan
• Prioritize tasks and the capacities and efforts assigned
• Allocate PAL LLC crew members to flight status and mission allocation such that licensing and operate flight regulations are adhered to, including max crew day, flight hours, and med status.
• Make recommendations to the Lead Mentor Pilot regarding development courses and required training in close cooperation with the PAL Aerospace Training Coordinator and the office of the Chief Pilot of PAL Aerospace
• Assist End-User in administrative duties when needed, and document creation and amendments

• Military pilot background preferred
• Military instructor qualification preferred
• Current Saab 340 Type rating or previous experience on Saab 340 aircraft
• Checked out as Instructor (Training Captain) on Saab 340
• Minimum 3000 hours total time
• Experience in Maritime Patrol, surveillance, and/or reconnaissance operations would be considered an asset
• Experience working in a multicultural environment
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Proven experience and success in supervising, coaching and mentoring others

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