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KC-46 Simulator Maintenance Technician II

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Date: Jan 8, 2019

Location: McConnell AFB, KS, US, 67221

Company: FlightSafety International

Requisition 9362

Location: McConnell AFB, KS  McConnell AFB , Kansas 67221 , United States (US)

Position Purpose:

The Simulator Maintenance Technician II is responsible for analyzing malfunctions and performing repair, calibration, inspection, overhaul, modification, re-programming, maintenance support and operation of simulators, trainers, computers and digital image visual systems. 


Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Perform all inspections of trainers.
  • Repair KC-46 ATS Aircrew Training Devices (ATD) and related equipment.
  • Operate ATDs at all aircrew/instructor positions to evaluate operation of all systems.
  • Analyze/repair discrepancies noted during preflight or reported by instructors/aircrew.
  • Visually inspect complete simulator device (computer and peripheral) for loose connections, leaks, and defective components.
  • Accomplish preventive maintenance functions on a continuous basis and replace defective components, as required.
  • Perform overhaul of components, as necessary.
  • Coordinate maintenance activities to achieve maximum utilization of trainers.
  • Trouble-shoot malfunctions and isolate defective systems.
  • Repair, replace, calibrate, adjust, and modify trainer/computer components.
  • Bench-check unserviceable units and determine need for adjustment or disassembly.
  • Disassemble trainer assemblies, detect faulty parts, and replace faulty parts with new or locally manufactured parts, and then reinstall required equipment.
  • Install redesigned or additional components, reroute existing wires or add new wiring circuits, make program changes, and load program into the computers.
  • Perform final calibration and functional tests.


Knowledge, Skill and Ability:

  • Morally and ethically influence others to successfully achieve program goals.
  • Fluently read, write, speak, and understand English.
  • Display excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrate ability to work with minimum supervision and in conjunction with other personnel.
  • Display ability to exercise good judgment and to assume responsibility for accuracy and completeness of work.
  • Display ability to repair, overhaul, rebuild, align, and adjust complete multi-systems.
  • Demonstrate and apply comprehensive knowledge of all major units of the complete multi-system to achieve operating specifications.
  • Successfully determine proper sequence of operations and start point for sequential operations, in order, to pinpoint areas of malfunction.
  • Possess and maintain extensive practical knowledge of the theories and practices of electronic circuits, computer theory, hydraulic or pneumatic control and power systems, and many other areas covering a wide range of system applications.
  • Possess a basic knowledge of mathematics, including trigonometry, to calculate power relationships, signal phasing, etc.
  • Display ability to interpret drawings for multi-system complexes.
  • Identify and isolate malfunctions of complete multiple integrated systems and determine the methods of repair.
  • Currently possess, or demonstrate the ability to obtain, a SECRET clearance.


Education or Formal Training:

High School diploma or equivalent and completion of a civilian or military basic electronics program are required.  BSEE or BSME degree is highly desired.



  • Three to five years experience as a Flight Simulator Technician or equivalent is desired, with a demonstrated ability to troubleshoot complex non-routine problems. 
  • Experience should include component level test and repair of microprocessor-controlled equipment. 
  • Experience should include component level test and repair of microprocessor-controlled equipment and working knowledge of UNIX and FORTRAN languages.

FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled.

Nearest Major Market: Wichita

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