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Apprentice Simulator Technician

Milan Malpensa Airport, Italy
Full time
5 days ago

Join CAE’s simulator maintenance team as an apprentice simulator technician working at Milan Malpensa where you’ll perform preventative and corrective maintenance both on site and in the field. In this critical role you’ll ensure the continuous availability of CAE’s flight simulators for our customers as well as performing some design and upgrade work.

In this role, the Apprentice Simulator Technician will be expected to help ensure that the in-service simulation training equipment meets the contractual availability.

The role we are offering you:

  • Learn and be able to prepare the simulation training equipment for daily operation using standard operational readiness checks.
  • Learn and perform preventative maintenance in accordance with the published schedules for each training device. 
  • Learn and carry out Qualification Test Guide (QTG) according to the published monthly schedules for each training device.
  • Learn and load appropriate exercise scenarios and other tasks required to prepare for specific training sessions.
  • Be taught to effectively check reported snags, verify simulator operation and rectify basic operational and maintenance snags.
  • Be taught and assist in the restoration of failed equipment or refer such failures to more qualified/experienced staff.
  • Learn and perform housekeeping functions and complete journey logs at the start and finish of scheduled training sessions.
  • Be taught and assist other senior engineers with maintenance, problem resolution and certification issues.

Our ideal candidate has:

  • Ability to gain a technical college qualification. 
  • Basic computing hardware, software and operating systems knowledge and experience.
  • Interest and ideally some experience in mechanical and electrical engineering systems.
  • Basic understanding and interest in aviation and aircraft systems.
  • PC skills (Word, Excel, etc.).
  • Fluency in English & Italian

Work Pattern:

Shift work: 11-hour shifts (+ lunch hour). 4 days on, 4 days off. (days & nights)

CAE offers:

  • Competitive salary
  • Private medical insurance
  • Additional shift allowance
  • Lunch vouchers
  • Annual leave: 16 days + 32 hours (for ROL hours)

About us

At CAE, we equip people in critical roles with the expertise and solutions to create a safer world. As a technology company, we digitalize the physical world, deploying software-based simulation training and critical operations support solutions. Above all else, we empower pilots, cabin crew, airlines, defence and security forces and healthcare practitioners to perform at their best every day and when the stakes are the highest. Around the globe, we’re everywhere customers need us to be with more than 13,000 employees in approximately 250 sites and training locations in over 40 countries. CAE represents more than 75 years of industry firsts—the highest-fidelity flight, mission and medical simulators and training programs powered by digital technologies. We embed sustainability in everything we do. Today and tomorrow, we’ll make sure our customers are ready for the moments that matter.



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