Apprentice Simulator Technician
Company: FlightSafety International
Location: West Palm Beach
Posted on: August 21, 2019
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.
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
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
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
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
Report on a timely basis, any safety hazards observed in work area,
equipment, and/or building to the appropriate person(s) for
Supports published Quality Management Systems (QMS) and Business
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,
Electronics technology, avionics or related civilian/military
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
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
FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled.
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