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8 months ago
Lockheed Aerospace
Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Engineers Jobs

MFTS Field Engineer Shawbury



Specific Job Description

General understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories and concepts, in the field of flight simulation. General knowledge of other related disciplines. Provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Experienced in testing and troubleshooting of both digital and analogue circuit systems at component level, board level, and LRU level repair related to both commercial and military products. Reports and documents all maintenance actions and support activities as required using software database programs, associated forms and maintenance logbooks. Required to maintain a clean work environment and operate with high quality operating principles during all maintenance activities. Comply with all Safety and Security policies and procedures. Remove and install hardware/software as required for modifications and updates to simulator(s) and associated support equipment. Write and maintain Contractor Operating Instructions/Work Instructions (COIs/WIs). Must be able to establish and maintain professional relationships with both military and civilian personnel assigned.

* Provide maintenance support of the Synthetic Training Equipment (STE), and associated training equipment.
* Perform advance fault isolation, repair, operational checks, and preventive maintenance actions of simulators and associated training systems, to include host computers, visual display systems, electric control loading systems, computer networks, and associated electronic equipment.
* Conducts technical analysis of product implementations to include reliability, maintainability and logistical analysis
* Troubleshoots technical problems and issues, determines technical solution in accordance with product and customer specifications, and recommends actions to company or customer representatives for coordinative product solutions

* Comply with all Health and Safety Regulations and Quality Assurance plans within the Synthetic Training Equipment environment.
* Perform Daily Flight Servicing to ensure that Synthetic Training Equipment is available to meet the training programme.
* Perform scheduled and corrective maintenance to ensure that Synthetic Training Equipment performance objectives are achieved.
* When appropriate, carry out repairs to unserviceable equipment removed from the STE.
* Provide support and assistance during Post Design Services (PDS) modifications.
* Perform any other task which can reasonably be expected by the Simulator Site Manager.

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United Kingdom (UK)

Business Environment

Rotary and Mission Systems Logistics and Training (RMS LT) entity provides a diverse range of products, services and capabilities. The Training product line ranges between CBT (Computer-based-training) through to high-fidelity, full-mission simulators for military and civilian domains. The logistic product range includes aircraft ground support equipment, automatic test equipment, health and usage monitoring systems and logistic support software. RMS LT is one of the smaller but growing divisions of Lockheed Martin.

Clearance Required for Role


Graduate, Intern or Apprentice Vacancy?


Required skills, qualifications and experience

* Proven Flight Simulator experience or transferrable Aircraft Engineering Experience. With the demonstrated ability to perform assigned technical electronics engineering tasks, with recent demonstrable experience.
* Ability to interpret schematics, drawings and electrical wire diagrams.
* Solid understanding of both digital and analogue electronic theories.
* Able to calibrate, install, maintain, repair, and test flight simulator(s) and associated support equipment.
* Knowledgeable and accomplished in the use of personal computers; to include Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
* Excellent Communication and Technical writing skills are a must.
* Able to work flexible shifts that include nights and weekends as required.
* Requires ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance.
* Role may involve some international travel

Desired skills, qualifications and experience

* Experience in Distributed Training and Mission Rehearsal operations.
* Experience with Image Generators, PCs and Servers.
* Experience with aircrew training devices (flight simulators).
* Qualified in soldering techniques.
* Experience with live, virtual, constructive training.
* Knowledgeable and experienced with the use of test equipment; to include Oscilloscopes, Signal Generators, Strip chart recorders, Logic Analyzers, Frequency Analyzers, and DVM’s

Equal Opportunity Statement

Lockheed Martin recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief. Discrimination on any of these grounds is expressly forbidden. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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