Flight Simulator Engineer

Datasource Computer Employment
North East England
25000.00 - 27000.00 GBP Annual
20 Mar 2017
24 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Role: Flight Simulator Engineer

Location: North Wales

Type: Permanent

Salary/Rate: GBP25,000 - GBP27,000 per annum

Start Date: ASAP

Clearance: SC Clearance (or willing to undergo)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide maintenance support of the Synthetic Training Equipment (STE), and associated training equipment.
  • Perform advance fault isolation, repair, operational checks, and preventive maintenance actions of simulators and associated training systems, to include host computers, visual display systems, electric control loading systems, computer networks, and associated electronic equipment.
  • Conducts technical analysis of product implementations to include reliability, maintainability and logistical analysis.
  • Troubleshoots technical problems and issues, determines technical solution in accordance with product and customer specifications, and recommends actions to company or customer representatives for coordinative product solutions
  • Comply with all Health and Safety Regulations and Quality Assurance plans within the Synthetic Training Equipment environment.
  • Perform Daily Flight Servicing to ensure that Synthetic Training Equipment is available to meet the training programme.
  • Perform scheduled and corrective maintenance to ensure that Synthetic Training Equipment performance objectives are achieved.
  • When appropriate, carry out repairs to unserviceable equipment removed from the STE.
  • Provide support and assistance during Post Design Services (PDS) modifications.
  • Perform any other task which can reasonably be expected by the Simulator Site Manager

Required skills, qualifications and experience

  • Proven Flight Simulator experience or transferrable Aircraft Engineering Experience. With the demonstrated ability to perform assigned technical electronics engineering tasks.
  • Ability to interpret schematics, drawings and electrical wire diagrams.
  • Solid understanding of both digital and analogue electronic theories.
  • Qualified in soldering techniques.
  • Knowledgeable and experienced with the use of test equipment; to include Oscilloscopes, Signal Generators, Strip chart recorders, Logic Analyzers, Frequency Analyzers, and DVM's.
  • Able to calibrate, install, maintain, repair, and test flight simulator(s) and associated support equipment.
  • Knowledgeable and accomplished in the use of personal computers; to include Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent Communication and Technical writing skills are a must.
  • Able to work flexible shifts that include nights and weekends as required.
  • Requires ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance (SC).

Desired skills, qualifications and experience

  • Experience in Distributed Training and Mission Rehearsal operations.
  • Experience with Image Generators and Main Frame Computers.
  • Experience with aircrew training devices (flight simulators).
  • Experience with live, virtual, constructive training.

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