Instructor II (Field)
***This position is located at the Dallas Tracon (D10) Facility***
The Instructor II (Field) conducts and administers various classroom courses to be conducted at the Federal Aviation Administrations (FAA’s) Field sites. The Instructor II (Field) may teach multiple courses and may also be involved in Instructional System Design (ISD).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.
Demonstrates excellent teaching/platform skills and classroom management techniques, a student focused drive for continuous improvement and strong technical skills with current automation, simulation systems and procedures.
Designs and develops curriculum.
Interfaces effectively with FAA personnel at all levels to ensure the training delivered at the local level is responsive to local needs, comprehensive and consistently of high quality.
Evaluates classroom simulator training and receives and applies feedback with the contract site supervisor, as required.
Observes the instructor trainee and documents the performance using performance evaluation critique sheets, Contract Instructor Evaluation and classroom form.
Makes a determination whether to certify the instructor trainee.
Notifies the proper authority when an instructor trainee is ready for certification.
Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to any training made available by the company.
Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output. Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.
Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.
Must have a minimum of five (5) years recent CPC experience controlling live traffic, or recent experience as a contract Instructor at an FAA facility. Recent experience must have occurred within the last five (5) years.
Must complete FAA’s Facility Instructor Training (Course 10501). Required to observe certified Instructors in one full class in order to be eligible for classroom certification, unless a written waiver is granted by the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR). Must teach a minimum of five (5) lesson plans under the observation of a certified Instructor. Must be observed for at least one (1) hour and have documented performance using FAA’s Performance Evaluation Critique Sheet, Contract Instructor Evaluation and Classroom form. Must complete a written knowledge test developed by the FAA for each position/sector to be taught. Each sector knowledge test must be passed with a score of at least seventy percent (70%). Must complete a minimum of five (5) but no more than twenty (20) simulation scenarios for each position/sector to be taught. Must observe at least ten (10) hours of developmental air traffic laboratory instruction conducted by certified Instructors. Must conduct a minimum of three (3) hours of non-radar instruction, and a minimum of three (3) hours of radar/radar associate laboratory instruction, under the observation of a certified Instructor.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION
Must be laboratory certified within the first one hundred twenty (120) calendar days of reporting for duty.
En Route Certification: Classroom, Stage III and IV
Terminal Certification: Classroom, Stage II through VIII
JOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES
Working knowledge of the FAAO JO 7110.65
Knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)
Basic knowledge of current technologic tools (tablets, notebooks, applications, etc.)
Knowledge of FAA e-LMS
Ability to read and interpret materials such as diagrams and manuals
Ability to speak clearly and be understood
Effective oral and written communications skills
Effective team building skills
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to handle objects and operate tools, computer, and/or controls. Required to speak and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Exposed to general office noise with computers printers and light traffic.