If interested please go to Kalittaair.com, select Careers, and fill out an application.

Our location is in Ypsilanti, MI, at Willow Run Airport. We currently have two CAE 747-400 FFSs and one 747-400 FTD. We have a CAE 777 Sim and FTD coming just after the first of the year.


Job Title: Flight Simulator Technician
Department: Simulator
Shift: all shifts
Reports To: Simulator Technical Manager, Lead Simulator Technician

POSITION PURPOSE:
Provide maintenance for Kalitta Air Flight Simulator equipment, ensuring maximum
availability to support the company's operational training requirements.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Perform daily pre-training checks to prepare simulator for training.
Perform scheduled preventive maintenance on simulator equipment including checks, calibrations, testing, and reporting
Perform visual display system maintenance.
In brief and out brief training crews on simulator status and discrepancies.
Document and address any discrepancies reported during training.
Review outstanding discrepancies and correct them with the appropriate action.
Troubleshoot a wide variety of simulation systems utilizing appropriate test equipment, diagnostic tools, and technical data
Repair and occasionally modify simulator systems/sub-systems.
Perform simulator systems updates or modifications to keep current with aircraft.
Properly document all maintenance actions (including changes) made to the simulator
Systems/sub-systems.
Perform assigned tasks in a professional manner while working under tight time
constraints and minimum supervision.
Interpret electronic, electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical drawings.
Research and order replacement parts as required.
May include circuit board and simulated instrument repair.
Clean training device, computer room, hydraulic room, and surrounding areas as required.
Adhere to company and department procedures while performing duties.
Work rotating shifts to provide 24/7 coverage.
May include occasional travel.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Electronic technical degree or five years of electronics/avionics experience, preferably in a flight simulator environment.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read, write and understand spoken and written English. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to give verbal and written direction to assigned staff.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Ability to interpret electronic, electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical drawings.
Strong troubleshooting skills and in-depth knowledge of electronic testing equipment.
Proficiency in repairing circuit boards and simulated instruments is an asset.
Must have good communications skills.
Ability to work well with others as part of a team.
Able to provide technical information to others by preparing written technical reports and correspondence in a clear and concise manner.
Self-starter, performs duties with a sense of urgency but with attention to detail.
PC Computer literate. Familiar with Unix-based operating systems and Fortran an asset.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The job requires physical dexterity as well as mental acuity.
The employee must frequently lift and or move up to 40 pounds; occasionally lifting
and or moving up to 100 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and color vision, depth
perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Often works near moving mechanical parts, pressurized hydraulic systems, and vibrating equipment.
The noise level in the work environment is moderate.
There is a moderate risk of electrical shock.

ACCOMODATIONS:
If you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability please call (734) 544-7010. Please include your contact information and details about posted position of interest. Only inquiries regarding assistance for those who need an accommodation with the online application process due to a disability will be returned.

**Must be authorized to work in the United States**