Morson has an exciting Permanent requirement for a Training Equipment Support Technician to work on site near Yeovil, Somerset.
TRAINING EQUIPMENT SUPPORT TECHNICIAN
To be the engineering and technical resource in order to ensure all Synthetic Training Equipment (STE) and Training Equipment (TE) are maintained and provided to Wildcat Training Centre (WTC) training delivery on time and to the agreed standard.
Support the Chief Engineer (CE) and STE/IT Manager in sustaining the WTC LCMS IT network.
MAIN ACTIVITIES AND TASKS
To assist the Training Service Delivery Manager (TSDM), Chief instructor (CI), Synthetic Training Equipment / Information Technology Manager (STE/IT) and Chief Engineer (CE) with the achievement of all STE/IT TE related Key Performance indicators (KPIs).
Support the STE/IT Manager and CE in Managing WTC Facility Contractors entering to carry out work on equipment which may impact STE/IT TE engineering or training delivery and maintenance of WTC housekeeping with respect to engineering related areas and tasks.
Support the STE/IT Manager and CE in the provision and availability of the TE suite in accordance wth the daily training schedules.
Carry out expedient reconfiguration of STE (e.g. Full Mission Simulator from/to AW159 Mk1 AH/AW159 Mk1 HMA) as required by the training timetable and in accordance with contracted timescales.
Carry out bay maintenance STE repairable items (assuming a philosophy of 1st, 2nd and 4th line repair).
Carry out and provide maintenance cover for training equipment maintenance activities, including unplanned `first aid` repair of TE in the event of failure and support the STE/IT Manager and CE in ensuring that all planned maintenance is completed to schedule and cost.
Conduct the tasks as appropriate to ensure compliance with onsite Health, Safety and Environment operation.
Report all engineering and technical progress to the CLS CE and STE/IT Manager with respect to maintenance activity, outstanding issues and improvements that may contribute to the effectiveness of the conduct of training events.
Support the WTC Management in planning reviews with the appointed Authority personnel.
Support the CLS CE and STE/IT Manager with interfacing the Training Equipment Supplier to manage warranty, faults, software support, modifications and updates for the Training Equipment in conjunction with the WIST Business Management Procurement.
Support the CE and STE/IT Manger in the management if the Training Equipment spares, tools, consumables etc.
Carry out, undertake and receive as required by WTC management Personal Development (CPD) and Staff Continuation Training (SCT) to ensure competency, proficiency and efficiency in the CLS role.
Carry out housekeeping, Acceptance Test procedures (ATP), Qualification Test Guide (QTG) procedures both automatic and manual, progressive servicing, defect investigation and rectification for the following systems as directed by the CE and STE/IT manager:
Indra supplied Full Mission Simulator, Flight Training Device (FTD) and Cockpit Procedure Training (CPT) comprised of the following subsystems:
Electric 6 degrees of freedom (6 DOF) motion
Control loading, dynamic seats and vibration systems
Visual generation and display system
Simulation real time computer systems and networks
Simulation interface, cockpit instrumentation and controls
On board and off board Instructor Operating Systems (IOS)
After Action Review Suites
Lesson Planning Scenario Generator (LPSG) Suite
Data Base Generation Systems
Pennant supplied Maintenance Training Equipment (MTE) consisting of Weapons and Avionics Training (WAVT) and Airframes Systems Trainer (AST) comprised of the following systems:
Airframes, IOS, PC based computer systems, local area network, aircraft and simulated aircraft instrumentation and physical components and high pressure hydraulics system.
Support the CE and STE/IT manager in the management of the Wildcat Training Centre LCMS hardware and software set-up (LMS) (Learning Management System), Anti-Virus (AV), Windows Operating System (OS), Computerised Interactive Electronic Technical Publications (C-IETP) and Desk Top Emulator (DTE).
Update/implement provided updates to LCMS server software (OS, AV, CIETP, DTE and LMS). Ensuring system security Accreditation is maintained from incoming and new data sources.
Carry out on the job training of technicians to provide WTC systems familiarity and competence.
Record all IT defects in the IT defects log and manage the defect through the repair / rectification / upgrade loop.
To undertake secondary duties as required by the TDSM, STE/IT Manager and CE, including but not limited to, logistics management, visits, upgrade activities.
Such duties will be related to or will enhance the Wildcat Training Service provided to the Authority.
Support all activities for the achievement of WTC accreditation with ISO 9001 and subsequent maintenance thereof, including any other accreditation when required.
A former Simulator Maintenance Technician with experience and understanding of the complexities of delivering a Training Service and the technical support of multiple synthetic training devices (Aircrew and Maintenance).
An understanding of IT networks and infrastructure, with an ability to liaise with Support SME's.
An ability to work to demanding deadlines, in a customer facing role.
Ability to communicate effectively, with excellent interpersonal skills.
Determination to contribute to the development of a ground breaking Training Service, to achieve the highest quality and standards.
Service, to achieve the highest quality and standards.
Ability to implement change and maintain process.
PC literacy with an excellent understanding of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) applications.
Ability to demonstrate and understanding of military aviation terminology.
Ability to demonstrate knowledge and skills in electronic and mechanical workshop practices:
Soldering, crimping and circuit board repairs.
Safety and appropriately use a range of digital and analogue electronics diagnostics and measuring equipment.
Safely cutting, filing, boring and dressing a range of materials used in simulation and aircraft manufacture.
Please send cv or ring Sue Orr for more details on