• Prime Air Flight Operations Trainer

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/31/2019 1:16 PM)
    Job ID
    783190
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    We’re working on the future! If you are seeking an iterative, fast-paced environment where you can innovate, apply state-of-the-art technologies to solve extreme-scale real world challenges, and provide visible benefit to end-users, this is your opportunity.

    Come work on the Amazon Prime Air Team!

    The Flight Operations Trainer is responsible for training and currency activities to support ongoing Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) test efforts. Responsibilities include:
    • Direct training in formal classroom settings, scenario based exercises, web based training, and other forums as required
    • Perform administrative training duties to include record keeping, monitoring student progress, and maintenance of training program materials
    • Maintain UAS currency and proficiency

    The ideal candidate is highly organized, works effectively with internal and external contacts, has the ability to shift gears at a moment's notice and enjoys the challenges of developing and improving processes in a dynamic organization. The successful candidate will also have exceptional written and verbal communication skills, superior attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment.


    Moreover, the ability to work in dynamic and ambiguous areas is imperative. Knowledge of a wide variety of operational and regulatory concepts, particularly within aviation, is essential to perform the role successfully. The candidate must also possess strong analytical and critical thinking skills.


    Export Control License: This position may require a deemed export control license for compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Placement is contingent on Amazon’s ability to apply for and obtain an export control license on your behalf.

    Basic Qualifications

    Basic Qualifications
    • 1+ years working in a professional aviation role
    • FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Strong communication and writing credentials
    • Must be able to travel 60%, as necessary
    • Problem solver, able to troubleshoot issues independently or escalate when necessary - sense of accountability and sound professional judgment


    Preferred Qualifications

    • FAA Private Pilot license
    • Work experience in Part 61, 141 or 121, 135 operations, training, quality control, safety or a combination thereof


    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation
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