NAC Mgr. of Pilot Training

Location: Anchorage

Company: Northern Air Cargo

Employment Type: Full Time

Region: Alaska

Job Category: Aviation, Management

Publish Date: May 10, 2019

Company Description: Northern Air Cargo (NAC), headquartered in Anchorage, is Alaska largest all-cargo airline and the longest continuously operating cargo airline in North America. NAC has provided airfreight services to Alaska’s rural communities for more than 60 years and is rapidly expanding to include air cargo flight operations throughout the western hemisphere and Hawaii. NAC maintains a fleet of Boeing 737 and 767 freighters and operates pilot bases in Anchorage, Honolulu, Miami and Laredo. NAC’s fleet of B737s provide schedule service between Anchorage and 13 Alaska communities and charter service throughout North America (both on-demand and ACMI). While the B767 fleet operates out of Miami in support of sister company StratAir and out of Honolulu in support of sister company Aloha Air Cargo.


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Northern Air Cargo

The Manager of Pilot Training coordinates Company flight crew training in accordance with Federal Air Regulations and Company policies by performing the following duties,

• Accurate and timely completion of training records.

• At the completion of training, accurately audits, records and files flight crew training records.

• Enters pilot medical into the flight crew training records in a timely manner.

• Perform Flight Crew Reviews.

• Maintain all company manuals assigned to the Training Department, as required.

• Confidentiality is required.

• Regular attendance is required.

• Other duties as assigned.



• Under the direction of the Vice President of Flight Operations or Designee establishes approved training programs and modules. Maintains and ensures that programs and modules are kept current as rules, regulations or company policies change.

• Ensures training programs operate within the requirements of pertinent regulations and policies.

• Coordinates with Crew Scheduling, Administrative Manager and the Vice President of Flight Operations or Designee to ensure all training is complied with in accordance with the FAA requirements and Company needs for flight operations.

• Assign projects to the flight crew training instructor as necessary.

• Assists in developing training media, related manuals, and processes in support of improved pilot training.

• Assign projects to Check Airmen at the direction of the Vice President of Flight Operations or Designee. Follow-up (to completion) of the project with weekly reviews to Vice President of Flight Operations or Designee.

• Ensures the instructing techniques of flight and ground instructors are satisfactory, and conform to Company policies and industry standards.

• Administers Crew Resource Management Program.

• Updates and revises the Company training manual.

• Maintains close working relationship with the FAA Principal Operations Inspector in conjunction with the training program as it pertains to FAA requirements and Company compliance.

• Promote safety, efficiency, adherence to departmental and company policies and government regulations and the professionalism of the Flight Crews through training standardization.

• Conduct all training as required to maintain the currency of all Flight Crewmembers, and other Flight Operations personnel.

• Maintain currency on regulations, departmental and company policies, and methods of training.

• Perform audit functions as required.



High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED). Must have previous airline flight operations experience and working knowledge of applicable FAR’s and a type rating in a transport category aircraft. Pilot time in a transport category aircraft, previous CFI or CA experience is preferred.

Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from top management, crewmembers, subordinates, and outside agencies.

Must be proficient in computer based environments including Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office Suite (including Power Point) and web browsers. Must have proven organizational skills. Must be extremely flexible due to daily changes in flight demands.

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.

Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test, 5-year background check, 10-year criminal history check and security threat assessment.