Director of Training

Position Summary

The Director of Training provides leadership and direction to ensure best practices in training as well as assurance that Flight Operations achieves Company goals and objectives associated with safety, security, reliability, operational efficiency productivity, and customer satisfaction. The DOT is responsible for the overall supervision of all training events for Clay Lacy Aviation, Inc. both on and off-site. Ensures compliance with all Training regulatory requirements of the appropriate governmental entity. Adheres and promotes the Clay Lacy Vision, Mission, and Values daily.

All applicants must submit to a pre-employment drug screen and background check.


  • Oversight of all applicable Pilot Training
  • Implementation and oversight of advanced training programs i.e. AQP, Part 121 N&O
  • The development of training
  • Adapting the training program to meet current FAA regulation and
  • Maintenance of Pilot training
  • Training and oversight of all internal and contract instructors
  • Assist the Director of Standards with the training and oversight of all Check
  • Ensure an adequate number of simulator and ground instructors are appointed and available to administer the Company’s training programs
  • Liaison with the OEM regarding aircraft and flight training related
  • To direct all Clay Lacy employees, under their supervision and ensure all Company required training under 14CFR61; 14CFR135; 49CFR175; and 49CFR1544 are accomplished efficiently and
  • Responsible for maintaining compliance will all established standards
  • Implement safety risk management processes within flight operations that support the principles of the Safety Management System (SMS) and this policy manual
  • Enforce departmental safety objectives, which support company goals through close coordination with the company safety department
  • Coordinate with Director of Flight Operations and Director of Standards to ensure operational safety and standardization of procedures
  • Supervise, train, monitor, and assess staff member performance
  • Primary liaison between FAA and company concerning Pilot Training
  • Primary liaison between company and contract training providers
  • Conduct ground training in accordance with Air Carrier’s training
  • Periodic and directed review of all training manuals and materials used in the Clay Lacy training experience
  • Attend and participate in all directed management meetings to ensure effective communication within the training department and Clay Lacy
  • Lead and conduct Training Review Board as required
  • Lead the transition from training under Part 135 to training under Part 121 N&O
  • Other responsibilities as requested or assigned.
  • Must be able to pass drug screening and background checks


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Master’s degree in instructional design required
  • ATP Certificate with multiple type ratings


  • Experience as a Captain with a 135 operator
  • Demonstrated experience transitioning a Part 135 carrier to training under Part 121 N&O
  • History of training/supervising Part 142 training center staff
  • Leadership experience within the training environment
  • Experience within the air carrier training environment
  • Curriculum development in air carrier operations with an emphasis on AQP, 135 N&) and 135 E, G, and H

Skills and Abilities

  • Positive communication and interpersonal skills, including public
  • Proactive and collaborative approach to problem-solving
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the company
  • Ability to perform statistical analysis.
  • Manage multiple projects at one time with time-sensitive
  • Maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive situations
  • Adaptability in an aggressive growth environment.

Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work vary depending on reporting demands. 25% travel is required


Clay Lacy Aviation offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, matching 401(K), and more to employees in full-time positions.

Equal Opportunity Employer

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the company provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.


All applicants must submit to a pre-employment drug screen and background check.



Great people, providing an exceptional aviation experience.


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