Instrument Technician

Date: Feb 22, 2024

Location: Broken Arrow, OK, US, 74012

Company: FlightSafety International

About FlightSafety International

FlightSafety International is the world’s premier professional aviation training company and supplier of flight simulators, visual systems and displays to commercial, government and military organizations. The company provides training for pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals from 167 countries and independent territories. FlightSafety operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full-flight simulators and award-winning maintenance training at Learning Centers and training locations in the United States, Canada, France and the United Kingdom.

Purpose of Position

Devises, selects, sets up, and operates electronic instrumentation and related electromechanical apparatus use for operational testing of simulated instruments, and other electrical/electronic modules. Tests, calibrates and pairs electrical, mechanical, electromechanical, and electronic simulated instruments and other electrical/electronic modules for conformance to established requirements.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Competent in subject matter, principles, knowledge, and concepts; generally considered a specialist in area.
  • Able to perform full scope of activities associated with job which includes the most difficult aspects. Able to train complex skills to lower levels.
  • Plans sequence of testing and calibration procedures for instruments and modules.
  • Sets up standard test apparatus or devises test equipment and circuitry to conduct functional, operational, environmental, and life tests to evaluate performance and reliability of prototype or production model.
  • Disassembles instruments and modules and inspects components for defects.
  • Measures parts for conformity with specifications.
  • Aligns, repairs, replaces, and balances component parts and circuitry.
  • Reassembles and calibrates instruments and electrical/electronic modules
  • Devises formulas to solve problems in measurements and calibrations.
  • Assists engineers in formulating test, calibration, repair, and evaluation plans and procedures to maintain precision accuracy of measuring, recording, and indicating instruments and equipment.
  • Selects, installs, calibrates, and checks sensing, telemetering, and recording instrumentation and circuitry, and develops specifications for nonstandard tests according to engineering data, characteristics of equipment under test, and capabilities of procurable test apparatus.
  • Sketches and builds or modifies jigs, fixtures, and instruments and related apparatus, and verifies dimensional and functional acceptability of devices fabricated by craft or technical personnel.

Tasks and Responsibilities Continued

  • Performs preventive and corrective maintenance of test apparatus and peripheral equipment
  • Operates test apparatus during test cycle to produce, regulate, and record effects of actual or simulated conditions such as vibration, stress, temperature, humidity, pressure, altitude, and acceleration.
  • Analyzes and converts test data to usable form and prepares graphs and written reports to translate test results.
  • Plans test program.
  • Uses computerized equipment and software to perform testing functions and produce graphs
  • Assembles experimental circuitry (breadboard) or complete prototype model.
  • Writes technical reports and develops charts, graphs, and schematics to describe and illustrate system's operating characteristics, malfunctions, deviations from design specifications, and functional limitations.
  • Confers with engineering, and technical personnel to resolve testing problems such as product or system malfunctions, incomplete test data and data interpretation.
  • Develops and uses computer software and hardware to conduct tests on electronic products and systems.
  • Records repair procedures.

Minimum Education

Associate's degree (A. A.) in Electronics

Minimum Experience

+ 4 years related experience

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Visual Basic and some C;O Scopes
  • Microprocessor program
  • Digital Analyzers
  • Standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers and fax machines.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds generally much less. Specific vision abilities required by this job include excellent close vision, good color vision and recognition, and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma