The Simulator Maintenance Technician (II) is responsible for operations, maintenance and upkeep of B-1 Training System.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Provides B-1 Training System student, instructor and TSSC support.
- Performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance of training devices/support equipment including, but not limited to: on- and off-equipment maintenance including troubleshooting and fault isolation, adjusting, removing and replacing assemblies and components, and correcting discrepancies.
- Performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on energized low and high voltage trainer components and support equipment.
- Performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on trainer mechanical components. Maintenance ranges from low complexity tasks like replacing a mounting nut plate to highly complex tasks like repairing/adjusting flight control components.
- Performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on high-pressure hydraulic trainer systems and support equipment.
- Assists Simulator Maintenance Technician III’s with collateral duties as may be assigned, including facility/vehicle management, purchasing, packing/crating, shipping/receiving, inventory control, technical documentation and administrative procedures.
- Prepares computerized maintenance action reports and other support documentation as may be assigned by the Company. Kit-proofs/installs modification kits.
- Supports SIMCERT activity.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The following requirements are representative of the necessary qualifications. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to fluently read, write, speak, and understand English.
Ability to clearly relay information, both verbally and written, to others.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from customers.
Working knowledge of Flight Simulator Maintenance and Supply procedures, electronic and mechanical theory, operating principles of digital and analog computers and management principles and their application to training devices.
Ability to read and accurately troubleshoot electronic components using system drawings and schematics.
Ability to read and accurately troubleshoot hydraulic components using system drawings and schematics.
Ability and experience to perform basic mechanical tasks using manual and powered tools.
Thorough working knowledge of instruments and devices associated with the avionics industry.
Ability to effectively use computers and standard office PC software.
Thorough working knowledge of standard electronic test equipment.
Must successfully pass and maintain a National Agency Check (NAC) by the U.S. Government.
Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
EDUCATION OR FORMAL TRAINING:
High School diploma or equivalent required; An Associate’s Degree in an electronics field or completion of Vo-Tech Simulator Maintenance Program, or a BSEE or BSME is desirable.
One to three years of experience in maintenance of aircrew or maintenance training devices or equivalent.
One year of experience as a computer Simulator Maintenance Technician II – B-1 TS – 10-16-19.docx Page 3 of 3 workstation technician or equivalent, with a demonstrated ability to troubleshoot complex non-routine problems.
MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED:
Training system equipment and associated electronic devices. Computer workstation equipment and associated electronic devices. A large variety of common and specialized computer programs or applications, test equipment and tools.
Due to contractual requirements must be a United States Citizen
Must be able to pass an initial background check.
Must be able to obtain and maintain an active Department of Defense security clearance. Employee/selected candidate will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information (as required)
Must be able and willingness to travel (CONUS/OCONUS)
ASI is a Drug Free Workplace where applicants and employees are required to successfully pass pre-employment and Random drug testing.
Typically employees sit comfortably to do their work, interspersed by brief periods of standing, walking, bending carrying papers and books, and extensive periods requiring the use of computer terminals to accomplish work objectives.
Additional skills may be required to perform additional task(s) specific to work location, department or line of business. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified people with disabilities to perform the job.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 talk or hear; to sit, stand, and walk; and use hands to finger, handle or feel objects or controls. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and to stoop and kneel. The employee must be able to ingress/egress from the simulator (which may require repeated climbing, crawling and twisting movements on a regular basis), work in inclement weather and temperature extremes as set forth in Air Force and company guidelines. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and infrequently up to 250 pounds. While performing essential functions the employee must have the ability to accurately read text on computer terminals, cable markings, trainer assemblies and other equipment or written materials. Employees also must be able to correctly perform trainer visual alignment procedures. The noise level ranges from low to moderate.
Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.
ASI is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, domestic/civil partnership or marital status, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. We strive for everyone to be valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best.
ASI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.
This policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, termination, layoff, compensation benefits, social and recreational programs, and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.
It is the policy of ASI to comply with all the relevant and applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and its Amendments. ASI will not discriminate against any qualified employee or job applicant with respect to any terms, privileges, or conditions of employment because of a person's physical or mental disability. ASI also will make reasonable accommodation wherever necessary for all employees or applicants with handicaps, disabilities, provided that the individual is otherwise qualified to safely perform the duties and assignments connected with the job and provided that any accommodations made are not an undue hardship for ASI.