My company is usually looking for technicians. Mostly for techs with an aviation background, but a strong troubleshooter can always be taught the simulation side of electronics. Heres a job description. Most new techs work third shift though (there is a shift differential):
Job : SIMULATOR TECHNICIAN
Offer No : 02687
Location : DALLAS, TX
Full Time : Yes
Permanent : Yes
Posting Start Date : 10/14/2007
Posting End Date : 2/29/2008
Expected Start Date :
Expected End Date :
Job Description :
CAE is a leading provider of simulation and modelling technologies and
integrated training services for civil aviation, and defence customers
Founded in 1947 and headquartered in Canada, CAE has manufacturing
operations and training facilities in 19 countries on five continents.
Perform standard Morning Readiness tasks on all training devices.
Perform routine Preventive Maintenance (PM) tasks and inspections on
all training devices.
Perform visual alignments.
Calibrates and maintains all training devices and associated hardware.
Identifies, investigates, and solves various problems using knowledge
of training devices and aircraft systems.
Assembles and maintains training device sub-systems
Analyses test results to isolate inoperative unit.
Analyses technical data (QTG, ATM, etc).
Assures training devices are maintained according to published
procedures and standards.
Maintains hardware and software configurations in accordance with
Assist in maintaining training device reliability.
2-year technical degree or equivalent related training/ simulator
experience or 5-10 years maintenance experience on aviation avionic /
Ability to troubleshoot to system level.
Ability to use and interpret all diagnostic tools available.
Ability to perform PM's, preflight, and postflight checks.
Ability to perform in-depth visual adjustment and set-ups.
Ability to assist with projects such as refurbishment's and other
1 year experience maintaining CAE/ Link AST/ NLX training devices