Simulator Maintenance Technician – Columbus AFB

The Simulator Maintenance Technician is responsible for operations, maintenance and upkeep of the T-1A Ground Based Training System.

Job Type: Full-time or part-time

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Provides ATD student and instructor support.
  • Performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance of training devices/support equipment including, but not limited to: on- and off-equipment maintenance including troubleshooting and fault isolation, adjusting, removing, and replacing assemblies and components, and correcting discrepancies.
  • Performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on state-of-the-art equipment containing energized voltages in excess of 3,000 volts.
  • Assists Simulator Maintenance Technician III’s with collateral duties as may be assigned, including supply, inventory control and administrative procedures.
  • Prepares computerized maintenance action reports and other support documentation as may be assigned by the Company.
  • Kit-proofs/installs modification kits.
  • Supports SIMCERT activity.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Complies with established Company policies, procedures, and safety practices.
  • Travels as required.

Qualification Requirements:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The following requirements are representative of the necessary qualifications.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Experience: One to three years of experience in maintenance of aircrew training devices or equivalent. One year of experience as a computer workstation technician or equivalent, with a demonstrated ability to troubleshoot complex non-routine problems.

 Education or Formal Training: High School diploma or equivalent required; An Associate’s Degree in an   electronics field or completion of  Vo-Tech Simulator Maintenance Program, or a BSEE or BSME is desirable.

Knowledge, Skill, and Ability:

  • Working knowledge of Flight Simulator Maintenance and Supply procedures, electronic and mechanical theory, operating principles of digital and analog computers and management principles and their application to training devices.
  • Ability to read and accurately troubleshoot electronic components using system drawing and schematics.
  • Thorough working knowledge of instruments and devices associated with the avionics industry.
  • Thorough working knowledge of standard electronic test equipment
  • Ability to fluently read, write, speak, and understand English.
  • Ability to clearly relay information, both verbally and written, to others.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from customers.
  • Ability to effectively use computers and standard office PC software.
  • Must successfully pass and maintain a National Agency Check (NAC) by the U.S. Government.
  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
  • Must be U.S. Citizen.

Working Environment/Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 talk or hear; to sit, stand, and walk; and use hands to finger, handle or feel objects or controls. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and to stoop and kneel. The employee must be able to ingress/egress from the simulator (which may require repeated climbing, crawling and twisting movements on a regular basis), work in inclement weather and temperature extremes as set forth in Air Force and company guidelines. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. While performing essential functions the employee must have the ability to accurately read text on computer terminals, cable markings, trainer assemblies and other equipment or written materials. Employees also must be able to correctly perform trainer visual alignment procedures. The noise level ranges from low to moderate.

Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.