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Apprentice Simulator Technician

Company: FlightSafety International
Location: Wichita
Posted on: October 12, 2019

Job Description:

Requisition 14884

BASIC FUNCTION:

Maintain and /or repair flight training devices (FTDs) in accordance with Regulatory Authority requirements and company standards by performing the following duties:

Apprentice- Entry level uses basic understanding of the field to perform job duties Works directly with more senior Teammates. Work is closely observed and reviewed.

Job Duties:

Perform standard Simulator support activities such as: installation, operation, inspection, periodic maintenance (align & adjust), of Simulator components and systems

Perform Customer configuration changes to Simulators and FTDs, evaluate and confirm proper post change operation. This includes hardware, software, and avionics database change-outs

Able to quickly identify, troubleshoot, repair or replace most of the Simulator and FTD electrical and sub system components and most hydraulic system components with little to no assistance.

Exercise judgment and independence in determining solutions to maintenance and repair problems, and otherwise carry assignments through to completion, and referring only the most unusual and difficult problems to the Lead/Sr Lead Technician or the A/MFTD.

Monitor Simulator(s) performance and condition to ensure that equipment continues in compliance with governmental regulations; this is accomplished by making sure that changes are not made to the training software or hardware that would affect the handling characteristics of the simulator, in either air or ground modes in accordance with FlightSafety International policy and standards; also through continuing observation of maintenance and pre-flight log(s), and by assisting with and/or conducting simulator performance evaluations, as necessary.

Able to accomplish scheduled portions of the Qualification Test Guide (QTG), check and mark test results as required, and participate in recertification procedures for the FAA.

Exhibit an understanding of the SAP system and the inventory management process.

Must be familiar with all governing regulations required by the various approval authorities for the proper operation of all FTDs, the facility, and the safe employment of personnel.

Initiate or assist users (DOTs, PMs, instructors, clients, etc.) in the use of ePodium when creating a Simulator Discrepancy Report (SDR) , as well as how to access all of the documentation on ePodium previously available only in the Simulator Logbook.

Must be knowledgeable of all Simulator Support, Quality Operating Procedures (QOPs), and related documentation.

Participate in inter-shift briefings, reviewing the shift log, and shift pass downs; reviewing Simulator Logs, and maintaining email communication.

Make recommendations to the Lead/Sr. Lead Technician or the A/MFTD concerning needed parts, acquisitions, or other material used for FTD repair and support, or other Center projects.

Adhere to required work schedule including prompt and regular attendance.

Report on a timely basis, any safety hazards observed in work area, equipment, and/or building to the appropriate person(s) for correction.

Supports published Quality Management Systems (QMS) and Business Processes.

Support Learning Center Management System (SMS) by adhering to the processes related to accomplishing SMS goals.

Support FlightSafety International's, and its subsidiaries' commitment to ethical behavior by basing our priorities on lawful and ethical conduct as we deal with co-workers, customers, vendors, and others in all of our operations.

Occasionally travel for training purposes or to assist other Centers, as needed.

Exhibit and practice professional and courteous behavior while interacting with both internal and external customers.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: (Minimum Requirements)

Apprentice - Associate's degree in electronics from college or completion of an electronics technical school preferred; or a combination of three (3) years' education and experience, including:

Electronics technology, avionics or related civilian/military technology; or

Equivalent direct experience with simulators or other FTDs

SOFTWARE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

General knowledge of Microsoft word, excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook required. Familiarity with Microsoft Access preferred. Knowledge of other software programs may be required, as needed.

EQUIPMENT KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

PC literate and Basic Office equipment

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Fluency in English, through both verbal and written communications; Able to read and interpret documents: Able to write routine reports and correspondence.

Must be customer oriented with mature interpersonal skills projecting a friendly, cooperative manner accompanied by good grooming habits and adherence to FlightSafety International specified dress code standards.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES OR REGISTRATIONS:

Valid Driver's License, where applicable.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met and/or encountered by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled.

Keywords: FlightSafety International, Wichita , Apprentice Simulator Technician, Professions , Wichita, Kansas

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