Responsibilities and Duties:
Reports to the Director of Aviation Standardization and Training. Works with Company Flight Instructors and Pilots.
The Simulator Technician will maintain the simulator, performing scheduled and unscheduled maintenance; assist the training department with FAA certification/recertification; assist in simulator logistical needs; perform other duties as necessary.
Simulator Technician is responsible for repairing and monitoring a variety of simulator specific computer, hydraulic, and visual systems.
Technician must be able to troubleshoot electronic equipment to the component level.
Technician must have the ability to return to service all simulator equipment.
Perform all maintenance actions including troubleshooting for flight simulators. This includes diagnosing and correcting complex problems on simulators.
Performing preventive maintenance (PM) tasks on simulators and associated training and support systems.
Utilize a maintenance management system to record and track all maintenance activities.
Perform pre and post flight activities on all simulators. Perform visual alignments. Perform simulator testing and evaluate results of that testing.
May assist during modifications and simulator enhancements. Will identify and coordinate efforts to correct training system deficiencies.
Perform other logistics duties including managing parts, repair of parts and testing.
Maintain accurate records.
Perform housekeeping functions within the simulators as required. Perform administrative tasks as required.
Qualifications and Skills:
Must have the technical skills and background required to operate, maintain and diagnose complex simulator problems. Must understand electronics associated with the training system. Must have experience working within a real time computing environment and the ability to identify, diagnose, and correct complex technical issues with the training system. Must be able to coordinate those technical solutions with other experts. Must be able to exercise independent judgment in planning, organizing and executing work assignments. Must exercise initiative in applying and when necessary adapting procedures to address both regular and unusual problems with the training system. Must be able to utilize test and support equipment associated with the maintenance, troubleshooting and testing of the Training System.
Aviation experience or Airframe & Powerplant certification (preferred).
Associates or certification in Electronics (preferred).
Previous experience on flight simulators preferred. Two years minimum of related experience in electronics, engineering, flight simulation, or related military field(s). Directly related experience desirable. Technical school graduate or military service school in electronics desirable.
Ability to operate all test equipment needed for the daily task of system troubleshooting and repair.
Ability to operate computer peripherals.
Solid electronics background.
Ability to manipulate tools in small spaces.
Ability to lift objects weighing up to 75 lbs.
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