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Control Loading & MotionTechnician

Date: Nov 20, 2021

Location: Broken Arrow, OK, US, 74012

Company: FlightSafety International

Requisition 28233



Sets up, Installs, troubleshoots, repairs and modifies Hydraulic an Electric Control Loading and Motion Systems in aircraft light simulators.


Responsible for procuring kits and assembling the Power Distribution and Motion Control cabinets in accordance with related drawings; installing all internal cabling, and connecting incoming power to ensure proper operation of all safety circuits.


Performs mechanical setup of the flight controls in accordance to aircraft specific information.  Makes adjustments to linkage and aircraft components to ensure travels are met without obstruction or causing damage to cockpit equipment or personnel.  Analyzes the mechanical aspects of the control loading and motion systems to identify interference and friction issues to ensure the system operates safely.


Coordinates with software engineers to ensure operational software loads are installed, correlated to the specific system, and are the correct version.


Coordinates with electrical and mechanical engineers to insure proper installation and operation of flight controls and motion system electrically and mechanically.  Should have the ability to work unsupervised for most aspects of job duties.


Performs setup and calibration of flight controls and motion systems for specific aircraft types to ensure proper operation and safety. 


Responsible for maintenance of the motion and control loading systems to ensure they are ready for use and safe.


Troubleshoots, isolates, and repairs or replaces electrical components pertaining to the control loading and motion systems. Removes, bench tests, reinstalls and operates the part, ensuring all indications and functions are in accordance with applicable technical specifications.


Sets up standard test apparatus or devises test equipment and circuitry to conduct functional, operational, environmental, and life-cycle tests to evaluate performance and reliability of prototype or production model.


Uses specific mathematical skills to find voltage, current and resistance (Ohm’s Law); find frequency, compute amplifier gains, and utilize various formulae required for accurate analysis of electronic circuitry at the component level.


Analyzes and interprets flight test data and appropriately translates the data for proper setup of flight controls.


Adjusts, calibrates, aligns, and modifies circuitry and components and records effects on unit performance.


Checks functioning of newly installed equipment to evaluate system performance under actual operating conditions.


Assists with simulator decabling, disassembly, preparation for shipment and on site installations.


Domestic and international travel required.




AS in Electronic Technology or equivalent Military training and/or 1-year simulation experience.


Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office and AutoCAD.


Basic computer operation, software setup, networking, electronic testing equipment (Multimeters, oscilloscopes, signal generators and power supplies), hand tools (drills, air tools, torque wrenches, force gauges), soldering equipment and crimping tools. A strong mechanical inclination recommended.




Exhibit and practice professional and courteous behavior while interacting with both internal and external customers.


Interact within a cooperative environment through beneficial behavior, commitment to common goals, contribution to problem solving, communication of ideas and suggestions, and encouragement to other employees and departments.


Accountable for the control and distribution of documents and/or equipment subject to export control restrictions and the security of FSI materials, projects and business information regarding the methods and techniques used in the production and usage of FSI products.


Accountable for the accuracy and completeness of assigned tasks.


Able to adhere to a work schedule including prompt and regular attendance.


Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled.

Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma