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Instructor II (Field)

Instructor II (Field)

Job ID 5042
Job Location Amarillo - TX
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time

The Instructor II (Field) conducts and administers various classroom courses to be conducted at the Federal Aviation Administrations (FAA’s) Field sites. The Instructor I (Field) may teach multiple courses and may also be involved in Instructional System Design (ISD).



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 insure the training delivered at the local level is responsive to local needs, is comprehensive and of consistent 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.


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 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.



Bachelor's degree and a minimum of five (5) years recent experience controlling live traffic, or recent experience as a contract Instructor at an FAA facility, or equivalent combination of education / experience.


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. 



  • 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.



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



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.



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.