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TH-57 Simulator Maintenance Technician II

Date: Jun 18, 2019

Location: NAS Whiting Field, FL, US, 32570

Company: FlightSafety International

Requisition 13676

Location: NAS Whiting Field, FL  NAS Whiting Field , Florida 32570 , United States (US)

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:

  • Performs all inspections of trainers.
  • Repairs TH-57 ATS Aircrew Training Devices (ATDs) and related equipment.
  • Operates IOSs at all aircrew and instructor positions to evaluate operation of all systems.
  • Analyzes and repairs discrepancies noted during preflight or reported by instructors or aircrew members.
  • Visually inspects complete simulator (computer and peripheral) for loose connections, leaks and defective components.
  • Accomplishes preventive maintenance functions on a continuous basis and replaces defective components as required.
  • Performs overhaul of components as necessary.
  • Coordinates maintenance activities to achieve maximum utilization of the trainers.
  • Trouble-shoots malfunctions and isolates defective systems.
  • Repairs, replaces, calibrates, adjusts and modifies trainer and computer components.
  • Bench checks unserviceable units and determines need for adjustment or disassembly.
  • Disassembles trainer assemblies and detects faulty parts and replaces with new or locally manufactured parts, reinstalls required equipment.
  • Installs redesigned or additional components, reroutes existing wires or adds new wiring circuits, makes program changes and loads program into the computers.
  • Performs final calibration and functional tests.


Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs trouble analysis and final alignment of multisystem complexes consisting of several complete integrated systems.
  • Accomplishes functional systems tests, interpreting and applying a broad range of technical data.
  • Evaluates operational characteristics of the integrated systems.
  • Suggests changes to improve operation through equipment failure and malfunctions analysis.
  • Completes and maintains prescribed records and maintenance forms.
  • Trains/assists other technicians with lesser training device experience and skill.
  • Recommends design or program changes or modifications in circuitry or hardware to improve simulation or overall operation.
  • Travels, as required.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills and Ability:

  • Ability to clearly relay both verbal and written information to others.
  • Ability to fluently read, write, speak, and understand English.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and in conjunction with other personnel.
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex and non-routine problems.
  • Ability to exercises good judgment and to assume responsibility for accuracy and completeness of work.
  • Ability to repair, overhaul, rebuild, align, and adjust complete multisystems.
  • Ability to apply comprehensive knowledge of all major units of the complete multisystem, to achieve operating specifications.
  • Ability to determine proper sequence of operations and start point in sequential operations in order to pinpoint areas of malfunction.
  • 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.
  • Basic knowledge of mathematics, including trigonometry, to calculate power relationships, signal phasing, etc.
  • Ability to interpret drawings for multisystem complexes.
  • Ability to isolate malfunctions of complete multiple integrated systems, and to determine the methods of repair.


            Education and Formal Training:

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



Three to five years of 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. 


FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled.

Nearest Major Market: Pensacola

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