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Higher. Further. Together.

We are building a culture at CRAFT Flight Training and Simulation where people who love aviation can do their best work. If you are ready to grow your career and help others further their aviation dreams, you’ve come to the right place.

Higher. Further. Together.

We are building a culture at CRAFT Flight Training and Simulation where people who love aviation can do their best work. If you are ready to grow your career and help others further their aviation dreams, you’ve come to the right place.

About CRAFT Flight Training and Simulation

We love aviation and want to share our passion with you! CRAFT Flight Training and Simulation is a veteran-owned flight training center located on the General Aviation ramp of Charleston International Airport (KCHS) with a satellite office at Summerville Airport (KDYB).

CRAFT is committed to providing unparalleled customer service and access to modern training aircraft and simulator technology. Our team of passionate and knowledgeable CFIs help aspiring pilots achieve their aviation goals!

To Learn More CRAFT visit our ABOUT CRAFT page

A school by pilots, for pilots.

While some flight schools are focused on volume, CRAFT Flight Training and Simulation is pilot-focused. We know what pilots want and need to be their best – and we give it to them.

Giving back isn’t an option – it’s part of who we are.

We know that to truly be successful we have to give back to our local community and the greater aviation community as a whole.

Diverse perspectives are celebrated.

We believe different perspectives make CRAFT a better company. We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment where you feel you belong.

Employees are treated like people, not line items.

Employees are whole people, with families, hobbies, and lives outside of work. We work continuously to create a work-life “fit” for us and the people we love.

Where we work.

Since CRAFT was founded in Charleston in the fall of 2012 (and acquired by current ownership in 2019), we’ve been lucky to add an additional location in Summerville, SC and we are opening our third location in Moncks Corner, SC in August 2022 Our team continues to grow as we look to serve the local, regional, and national aviation communities.

Current Openings

Customer Service Representative – Training Advisor (Part-Time)

DESCRIPTION:

We are seeking a candidate who has some sales experience, is a multi-tasker with an excellent work ethic, and one who thrives in providing a customer forward experience for our clients. The schedule is Mondays 9am-5pm, and Tuesdays & Thursdays from 2-5pm. The pay is $12-$15/hour depending on experience.

Duties and job Responsibilities:

  • Answer incoming customer inquiries accurately and timely
  • Engage with clients in a friendly and professional manner while actively listening to their concerns
  • Accurately provide prospective customers information regarding CRAFT flight training programs
  • Develop sales leads for conversion into active customers
  • Remain current and knowledgeable about CRAFT programs, requirements, services, and policies
  • Accurate and timely recording of all customer communications and information within our customer database (CRM) Zoho
  • Ensure intake and recording of customer information, required forms, and other documentation in Flight Circle/Flight Schedule Pro and other databases as required
  • Communicate back to leads/prospects in a timely fashion as determined by CRAFT protocol or ‘report to’ manager
  • Offer support and solutions to customers in accordance with the company’s customer service policies
  • Communicate clearly, concisely and effectively to all departments to facilitate excellent relationships with both internal and external customers
  • Ensure smooth hand-off of new customers to flight operations for instructional activity
  • Complete and document all weekly tasks and provide a weekly activity report to overseeing manager
  • Provide in-person tours of training facilities and aircraft
  • Other duties as requested by management

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Full-Time or Part-Time A&P

DESCRIPTION:

We are hiring a part-time or full-time A&P to work in our Maintenance Shop at Summerville Airport. Must have General Aviation experience working on piston-powered aircraft; preferably Cessna and Diamond.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
– Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Certificate
– Piston-powered aircraft maintenance experience
– Knowledge and understanding of Federal Aviation Regulations and manufacturer manuals
– Possess adequate tools
– Pass a background check to obtain Charleston County Aviation Authority badge

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
– Private pilot’s license
– Avionics troubleshooting experience (Garmin integrated avionics)

RESPONSIBILITIES
– Perform efficient troubleshooting, aircraft maintenance, and repair in accordance with applicable aviation regulations, manufacturer’s instructions, and company policies
– Ensure consistent, accurate aircraft maintenance records by properly documenting & completing required forms, computer entries, and logbook entries
– Follow all policies and procedures
– Keep a clean and orderly work environment
– Perform job duties in a safe manner
– Perform other duties as assigned

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Assistant Chief Flight Instructor

DESCRIPTION:

​The Assistant Chief Flight Instructor is a key position in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Part 141 flight training program. The Assistant Chief plays a critical, contributing role to ensure that students successfully move along their path toward becoming successful pilots.

We are currently looking to hire an Assistant Chief for either our Charleston International location or our Summerville and Moncks Corner locations.

CRAFT Flight Training is contracted to provide fight training for the Charleston Southern University (CSU) flight training program. The Assistant chief is responsible for not only performing student stage checks, instructor proficiency checks, and the flight and ground training of their assigned students, and leading the CFI team, but they also serve as a liaison between CRAFT and CSU, ensuring student progression.

CRAFT Flight Training is a veteran-owned Flight Training Center with locations at Charleston, Summerville, and Moncks Corner Airports in South Carolina. CRAFT is committed to providing an unparalleled flight training experience through access to the largest fleet of modern Diamond aircraft in South Carolina, and innovative Redbird simulator technology. Our passionate and knowledgeable instructors help students achieve their aviation goals. We are one of only two FAA-approved Part 141 flight schools in South Carolina. We maintain a fun, safe, and flexible work environment.

Qualifications

  • CFI and CFII certificate with current 2nd class medical
  • Minimum experience as referenced in FAR 141.36 for Private, Instrument, and/or Commercial courses. If you don’t meet the Instrument requirements, let us know!
  • Previous experience teaching in a Part 141 school a plus
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Offer of employment is contingent upon a successful background check and drug test

Responsibilities

  • Perform the duties and responsibilities of the Chief Instructor when required
  • Administer stage checks, instructor proficiency checks, and conduct flight and ground training for assigned students according to FAA regulations
  • Liaison between CRAFT and CSU, working with the other designated CRAFT CFIs to provide bi-weekly updates on student progress to the University
  • Work with Chief Instructor and Operations Manager to support and manage team of Flight Instructors to assure compliance with safety, FAA, and customer service standards
  • Ensure student electronic records are kept in compliance with FAA Part 141 rules
  • Promote CRAFT’s commitment to exemplary service and quality by the successful execution of the duties assigned
  • Ensure that course standards, training requirements, and objectives are met by all students as stipulated in the applicable Training Course Outline (TCO)
  • Hold bi-weekly Instructor and Student Progress check-ins to discuss expectations and student progress
  • Create action plans for CFls and students to improve student progression including but not limited to, ensuring students are scheduled adequately, proper use of the ACS, study material is assigned regularly and setting the proper student expectations
  • Ensure CFls uphold company expectations in regard to dress code, behavior, and scheduling
  • Assist Operations Manager in planning of monthly team safety meetings
  • Revise TCOs and Syllabi as needed

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Training Hours

Monday - Saturday
9am - 5pm

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