Tampa, FL
Job Type

For almost 40 years Aero Simulation Inc. (ASI) has provided quality flight training devices to the US Military. ASI has successfully built numerous training systems with a primary focus on aircrew and maintenance training systems. Our current programs include, but are not limited to, the B-1 Training Systems (Air Force), E-2D Training Systems (Navy), CH-53E Training Devices (USMC) and IMOMS (Coast Guard). To learn more about ASI visit Aero Simulation | Products and Services for Commercial and Military Training. To learn more about this opportunity, keep reading!

Before we tell you more about the position we want to tell you why you want a career at ASI! While your work contributes to ASI’s mission ASI supports you and your family! ASI has one of the most competitive benefits packages in the industry. We offer everything from a flexible work schedule to comprehensive medical, life and voluntary coverage options.

  • 9/80 Work Schedule - Have Every Other Friday Off!
  • Competitive Salary!
  • Paid Off Time - Increases with years of service
  • Paid Holidays – Company honors 6 holidays, the day after Thanksgiving and week-long year-end shutdown
  • Parental Leave, Bereavement Leave, Jury Duty Leave and Military Leave and More!
  • 401(k) – Company Match
  • Medical InsuranceASI pays 100% of Employee premiums plus the premiums for either spouse or family. After 10 years of service – full family medical insurance premiums are paid 100% by employer.
  • Dental Insurance – ASI pays 100% of Employee
  • Vision Insurance – Optional (Employee Paid)
  • Long Term Disability – ASI pays 100%
  • Short Term Disability
  • Health Spending Accounts (HSA)
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Student Loan Repayment
  • Telework/Work from Home
  • Professional Development: Multiple opportunities for personal and professional development through internal training & certification programs and unlimited access to online learning opportunities.
  • In House Gym


Aero Simulation, Inc (ASI) is a preferred provider of Simulation and Training Devices, and Device Modifications, to the U.S. Government. Our Operations Group designs and produces the trainer-unique hardware that is integrated with training device software to become a functional Simulator. The Operations Group consists of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering/CAD, Electrical Test, Production Control, Purchasing, and Manufacturing functions. These Operations Group functions work together and collaborate with other functions at ASI, that produce the system level functional designs and software, to ultimately deliver functioning Simulators/Simulator Modifications to our Customers. 


ASI has grown to a level of business that requires an Engineering Aide resource to perform support-level tasks associated with our Hardware Engineering functions (Electrical and Mechanical Engineering/CAD). The Engineering Aide will perform entry level assignments in order to acquire a knowledge of ASI's structure and hardware engineering functions.


  • Enter parts data, data sheets, and bills of materials into the company’s ERP system database.
  • Generate advance material requests, engineering release, and engineering change documents.
  • Generate product family trees, drawing lists, indented bills of materials.
  • Compile drawing packages for delivery to our customer.
  • Provide administrative support for Physical Configuration Audits.
  • Perform hardware configuration management tasks associated with drawing releases.
  • Function as a critical part of the Operations Team to achieve a common goal of having Simulation Device hardware produced per the Program need dates.


This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


Excellent performance in the role of Engineering Aide can contribute towards advancement to a Design/Drafter or Engineering position at ASI. 



ENTRY - 0-3 Years


  • Proficient using Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams, etc.).
  • Knowledge of and ability to operate a computer or other technology using standard or customized computer or systems software applications appropriate to assigned tasks. 
  • Familiarity with, or commitment to immediately pursue training relative to, CAD programs such as AutoCad or Solidworks. 
  • Able to perform data entry and cataloging tasks. 
  • Strong organizational skills and analytical problem-solving skills with the ability to overcome unforeseen obstacles. 
  • Understanding and use of the English language, especially in demonstrated use of spelling, punctuation and grammar. 
  • A willingness to ask questions to gain a full understanding of the task at hand. 
  • Excellent time management skills. 
  • Excellent attention to detail. 


  • Ability to learn and grow knowledge in hardware engineering. 
  • Ability to seek input/feedback.
  • Ability to learn and adapt to advances in computer and electronic device technology and software. 
  • Ability to understand oral and written instructions. 
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and collaborate on small teams. 
  • Ability to adapt communication style and messaging to different audiences.
  • Ability to work under pressure with time constraints in a project-oriented, fast paced environment to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a team environment, or independently, as necessary, and be a self-starter who will resolve problems effectively and efficiently and/or ask for support as needed. 
  • Ability to adhere to safety policies, procedures, and guidelines. 


  • Must possess, or be actively pursuing, a technical degree/certificate in a field related to electrical or mechanical design/drafting.


  • Required to be on-site, not a remote or hybrid work position. 
  • Must be able to perform occasional overtime and alternative shifts, sometimes with short notice. 
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from working location. 
  • Maintain regular job attendance in accordance with schedule established for the position by the supervisor. 
  • 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).
  • Required to communicate in English (verbal and written).
  • The ability to travel to CONUS and OCONUS, as required. 
  • ASI is a Drug Free Workplace where applicants and employees are required to successfully pass pre-employment and Random drug testing.


  • Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
  • 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.
  • Required to sit and use their hands and fingers to handle or feel and manipulate keys on a keyboard. 
  • Additional skills may be required to perform additional task(s) specific to work location, department or line of business.
  • Must be travel via car and airplane.
  • Must be able to climb stairs to enter and exit a simulator.


  • Work is primarily performed in a traditional office environment consisting of offices and cubicles with low to moderate noise and bright or dim lighting.
  • Occasionally, the working environment includes the manufacturing floor or simulator installation site where the noise level may increase to moderate or high. 
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. 
  • The work is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as external customers.

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.