5 months ago
Performs maintenance functions of full flight simulators, flight training devices, cockpit procedure trainers, and associated support devices in order to meet pilot training, maintenance training, and FAA regulatory requirements. Corrects identified discrepancies by troubleshooting electronic, hydraulic, visual, pneumatic, and mechanical systems. Installs, replaces, cleans, repairs, and services various equipment including visual generation/display systems, computer networks, motion systems, electronic circuit boards, computers, and circuits. Operates, programs, and maintains Environmental Processor, PC, Motorola, IBM, and various other host and satellite computers. Performs periodic maintenance and diagnostics on computer and peripheral equipment. Operates and maintains electronic test equipment. Accomplishes pre-flight, morning readiness, and FAA certification checks. Accomplishes software archiving functions. Utilizes simulator software utilities to troubleshoot simulator system discrepancies. Practices safety conscious behaviors in all processes and procedures.
General knowledge of AIX and UNIX operating systems and of FORTRAN and C/C++ programming languages is desirable. Requires the ability to read and interpret electronic/electrical drawings, schematics, and logic diagrams and be able to troubleshoot circuit cards to component level. Requires experience in operation of electronic test equipment in order to identify and correct malfunctioning systems. Requires the ability to troubleshoot and repair electronic circuits, computers, computer networks, visual generation/display systems, hydraulic systems, input/output systems, pneumatics, mechanical, and flight instrumentation. Formal technical electronic training or equivalent military training and previous simulator maintenance experience is required. At least two or more years of previous simulator maintenance or relevant experience with a related A.S. or B.S. degree preferred. An understanding of aerodynamics and of commercial cockpit instrumentation and their relationship to the principles of flight are preferred. Requires the physical ability to climb and work from platforms and ladders and lift 50 lbs.. Required to furnish personal tools as prescribed by Delta. Required to work nights, weekends, and holidays.
You must be able to pass an extensive drug screen, background and fingerprint check.