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Simulator Maintenance Systems Technician

Date: Oct 16, 2021

Location: Broken Arrow, OK, US, 74012

Company: FlightSafety International

Requisition 26794



Troubleshoots, repairs and modifies production electronic components, parts, equipment, and systems in aircraft flight simulators.


Performs all types of work associated with simulator power distribution systems. Assists testing de-energized and energized circuits up to 480VAC.   Consists of but not limited to: transformer strapping, phase correction, circuit breakers, voltage monitoring systems, frequency converters, uninterruptible power supplies, wall/maintenance outlets, lighting ballasts, emergency control systems, PLC circuits, Honeywell fire alarm control panels, smoke generator systems, Air conditioning/exhaust fans, Visual systems and various AC to DC converters. 


Uses a Digital Voltmeter, Ohmmeter, Ammeter, and Oscilloscope, decade box, circuit card tester and other tech lab equipment.


Troubleshoots, isolates and repairs or replaces electrical components pertaining to simulators.


Removes, bench tests, reinstalls and operates electronic parts and components, 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 tests to evaluate performance and reliability of prototype or production model.


Accesses and interprets system schematics, and electrical and mechanical engineering drawings.


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


Analyzes and interprets test data. Adjusts, calibrates, aligns, and modifies circuitry and components and records effects on unit performance.


Perform basic Vital X standard operating procedures.


Assists with simulator cabling and de-cabling, disassembly, preparation for shipment and on site installations.




Tech I (Grade 7) - AS in Electronic Technology or equivalent Military training.


Tech II (Grade 9) - AS in Electronic Technology, avionics or related field and or equivalent military/civilian training with a minimum of three years’ experience. Typically takes three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Knowledge and expertise for this level usually results from internal progressive experience.  However, selection for this position is based on the demonstrated ability of the person to successfully fulfill the requirements listed.


Senior Tech (Grade 10) - Associate degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school and a minimum of 8 years’ experience in the “II” technician position. Knowledge and expertise for this level results from a minimum of 8 years in the technician “II” position, and the demonstrated ability of the person to successfully fulfill “all” the requirements listed in the skills matrix for the Sr.


PC Literate: Routinely uses Microsoft Windows based programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet Explorer to perform day-to-day tasks (timesheets, expense reports and e-mail) and to generate various reports.  Uses Keytech and AutoCAD to reference electrical and mechanical drawings. 


Conversant with using Microsoft NT and UNIX based operating systems for initialization, operation and troubleshooting of simulator systems and subsystems.  Must have a firm grasp of the concepts involved with troubleshooting microprocessor based systems and performing system level troubleshooting utilizing software programs and utilities. 


Conversant with DOS/Text based programs used in the programming of EPROM, PLD, and PGA programming utilities.


Works with a diverse range of electronic test equipment including, but not limited to: Multi-Meter, Oscilloscope, Frequency Counter, Capacitance Meter, Time Domain Reflectometer, IC tester, EPROM reader/burner, Function Generator and AC and DC power supply.


Uses technician tools associated with wire wrap, ESD protective equipment, basic circuit card repair, and crimping tools for wires and pins, cables and connectors.


Utilization of special tools, such as utilizing laptop computers to interface with, diagnose and/or load software into simulator equipment.




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.

FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled.

Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma