Simulator Maintainer / Console Operator - Military veterans preferred
2018-10-20 DynCorp Recruiting (www.dyn-intl.com)
Oconus Saudi Arabia
The Simulator Maintainer / Console Operator will be responsible for maintaining a UH-60/AH-64 Helicopter flight simulator at an operational readiness in accordance with customer requirements.
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
Perform all maintenance actions including troubleshooting up to the replacement of LRUs on the UH-60/AH-64 flight simulator.
Perform visual alignments and simulator testing along with evaluating results of that testing.
Perform pre and post flight activities on the simulator.
Coordinate with other agencies on maintenance and warranty support for those discrepancies not able to be resolved locally.
Operate the flight simulator console during training flights and respond to instructor and student pilot scenario requirements when Operator Contract Personnel (Instructor Pilots) are not available at console position.
Track and record operational use, maintenance issues and prepare monthly Army Maintenance Status reports.
Report trend analysis to the officer in charge.
Identify systems deficiencies and coordinate corrective action with customer advising of conflicts and possible resolutions.
Assist in recommending improved efficiencies that provide maximum utilization of the customer flight simulation device.
Maintain the simulator facility building so that safe operation of the simulator is not jeopardized.
Conform to the Flight Operating Procedure (FOP) annex and other policies to ensure compliance with all directives, regulations and manuals.
Perform housekeeping functions within the simulator, as required.
Perform other non-simulator related duties as assigned.
Knowledge & Skills
Must have the technical skills and background required to operate the simulator console, maintain and diagnose complex simulator problems
Must understand electronics and hydraulic/pneumatic systems associated with a simulator
Must have experience working within a real time computing environment and the ability to identify, diagnose and correct complex technical issues with the simulator training system.
Must be able to coordinate those technical solutions with other experts.
Advanced computer skills with command of Microsoft Office programs required.
Ability to analyze technical problems and provide information to manufacturer for warranty support.
Proven interpersonal skills with ability to lead as well as follow while in a small team environment
Ability to work with “English as a second language” customers.
Successfully complete on the job training for the UH-60/AH-64 flight simulator console.
Experience & Education
High school education required; Associate’s degree preferred.
Multi-year aviation back ground required.
Retired military rotary wing aviator preferred; UH-60/AH-64 qualification ideal.
Typically requires five years of related experience in electronics, engineering, flight simulation, or related military field(s).
Programming skills not required
Simulator experience required.
Military flight simulator preferred (CMS, LCT, UH60, AH64, CH47)
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
Works in normal office environment with controlled temperature and lighting conditions.
May work outdoors with weather conditions of extreme heat and humidity.