The Flight Simulator Technician is responsible for performing maintenance on Full Flight Simulators, Flight Training Devices, Cockpit Procedure Trainers, and associated support devices in order to ensure high levels of reliability and fidelity, as well as to meet pilot training, maintenance training, and FAA regulatory requirements.
Summary of responsibilities (not all tasks included):
- Troubleshoots electronics, computers, computer networks, hydraulics, visual, pneumatics, and mechanical systems to component level in order to resolve detected differences.
- Installs, replaces, cleans, repairs, and services a variety of equipment such as visual generation/display systems, computers, computer networks, motion systems, electronic circuit boards, and circuits down to the component level.
- PC, Motorola, IBM, and other host and satellite computers and networks are operated, programmed, and maintained.
- Performs regular computer and peripheral equipment maintenance and diagnostics.
- Electronic test equipment is used and maintained.
- Pre-flight, morning readiness, and FAA certification checks are all successfully completed.
- Software archiving tasks are completed.
- Maintains a detailed understanding of the operation of aircraft systems.
- In all processes and procedures, practices safety-conscious conduct.
WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR SUCCESS (MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS)
- Ability to read and interpret electronic/electrical designs, schematics, and logic diagrams is required, as well as the ability to troubleshoot circuits down to the component level.
- In order to diagnose and rectify faulty systems, familiarity with electronic test equipment is required.
- Troubleshooting and repairing electronic circuits, computers, computer networks, visual generation/display systems, hydraulic systems, input/output systems, pneumatics, mechanical, and flight instrumentation are also required skills.
- Previous simulator maintenance experience is necessary, as well as formal technical electrical training or equivalent military training.
- Aerodynamics and commercial cockpit instrumentation, as well as their relationship to flying principles, are also required.
- Physical abilities to climb and work from platforms and ladders, as well as the capacity to lift 50 pounds, are required.
- Delta requires that you provide your own tools.
- Diverse personalities, ideas, and styles are all welcomed. Makes self- and others' safety a priority on a regular basis.
- Assuming you are not currently employed by Delta Air Lines, Inc., you must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by the date of hire, if applicable law allows.
WHAT CAN YOU DO TO GAIN AN EDGE IN THE COMPETITION? (PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS)
- Knowledge of the operating systems AIX, UNIX, LINUX, and Windows, as well as FORTRAN and C/C++ programming languages, is preferred.