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TH-57 Simulator Maintenance Technician III

Date: Jun 18, 2019

Location: NAS Whiting Field, FL, US, 32570

Company: FlightSafety International

Requisition 13677

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

The Simulator Maintenance Technician III is responsible for providing guidance and training to all aircrew training system maintenance personnel in the maintenance and operation of flight simulators, Flight Training Devices, part task trainers and associated equipment; and assisting maintenance personnel in solving difficult equipment malfunctions.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • In the absence of a Manager, directs and monitors all activities of maintenance technicians on assigned shift. 
  • Assists Site Management with the formulation of work plans and schedules.  Also, coordinates training of maintenance personnel; and assists in developing and monitoring scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, test, and alignment procedures.
  • Conducts formal classroom and on-the-job training for ATS maintenance personnel on the theory, maintenance, operation, repair, inspection, assembly and installation of flight simulators, Flight Training Devices , and computer based training systems.  This equipment includes digital computers, motion systems, visual systems, and special test equipment.
  • Presents training material in sufficient detail to allow simulator maintenance technician trainees to become proficient in circuit analysis, troubleshooting, and correcting malfunctions in all aircrew training device systems.
  • Demonstrates proper system test and calibration techniques/procedures utilizing manufacturers’ specifications and/or applicable aircraft operating manuals, in order that maximum fidelity of the simulation equipment is maintained.




Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • May be required to be called in for problem situations arising on shifts other than shift currently assigned.
  • May work on irregular shifts to attain the maximum utilization of assigned flight simulators and provide practical training for maintenance personnel.
  • Certifies Tech I and Tech II on all maintenance tasks on training records.
  • 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 able to effectively assist/lead other personnel.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and to assume responsibility for accuracy and completeness of work.
  • Working knowledge of basic aerodynamics, radio navigation, and other aircraft-related systems. 


            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 on flight simulation equipment, including digital and analog hardware, and motion systems.  Experience in conducting practical training in checking, repairing, and calibrating critical solid-state devices is required.

FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled.

Nearest Major Market: Pensacola

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