Associate Technician

About FlightSafety International

FlightSafety International is the world’s premier professional aviation training company and supplier of flight simulators, visual systems and displays to commercial, government and military organizations. The company provides training for pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals from 167 countries and independent territories. FlightSafety operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full-flight simulators and award-winning maintenance training at Learning Centers and training locations in the United States, Canada, France and the United Kingdom.

Purpose of Position

The Associate Technician maintains and /or repairs flight training devices (FTDs) in accordance with Regulatory Authority requirements and company standards.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • An entry level role, the Associate Technician uses basic understanding of the field to perform job duties and works directly with more senior Technicians. Work is closely observed and reviewed.
  • Perform standard Simulator support activities
  • Perform configuration changes to Simulators and FTDs, evaluate and confirm proper post change operation.
  • Identify, troubleshoot, repair or replace most of the Simulator and FTD electrical and sub system components and most hydraulic system components with assistance.
  • Monitor Simulator(s) performance and condition to ensure compliance with governmental regulations
  • Demonstrate familiarity with governing regulations for the proper operation of all FTDs, the facility, and the safe employment of personnel.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of all Simulator Support, Quality Operating Procedures (QOPs), and related documentation.
  • Make recommendations concerning needed parts, acquisitions, or other material used for FTD repair and support.
  • Report any safety hazards observed in work area, equipment, and or building as per company Safety Management System (SMS) directive.

Minimum Education

  • Associates degree in electronics from college or completion of an electronics technical school preferred.

Minimum Experience

  • 1 to 3 years of experience, including civilian/military electronics, or related technical experience.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Accountability Meets productivity standards, deadlines, and work schedules. Accepts full responsibility for quality of work.
  • Communication Conveys ideas and facts by presenting information clearly and professionally while listening carefully to ensure information is understood.
  • Approachability Earns trust and respect through consistent honesty and professionalism.
  • Teamwork Cooperates and collaborates with all employees to achieve common goals.
  • Analytical Thinking Efficiently and accurately dissects problems and information and uses logic and judgment to evaluate alternatives and develop solutions.
  • Detail Oriented Pursues quality in task accomplishment by checking work to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Initiative Proactively identifies what needs to be done and takes action to achieve high standards.
  • Safety Awareness Identifies and corrects conditions that affect employee and or client safety; upholds safety standards.
  • Self Motivated Results oriented, with a high drive to achieve objectives and standards with little supervision or direction.
  • Technical Aptitude Displays the capability to relate to a specific field of activity which requires a particular skill or specialized knowledge.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and communicate. The employee may be required to stand; walk; sit. Specific vision abilities required by this job include the ability to view monitors, technical documents, and reference material. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.