Simulator Maintainer / Console Operator - Military veterans preferred

DynCorp Recruiting (


  full-time   employee

Saudi Arabia

Job Summary
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.
Principal Accountabilities
(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.