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Metro Aviation is seeking a Flight Simulator Technician in Shreveport, Louisiana at the Metro Aviation Headquarters.

Our mission is to provide the safest and highest quality traditional aircraft operations, completions, and maintenance so that we will:

Allow our customers to safely and effectively accomplish their mission profile,
Allow our employees to exercise their talents and maximize their potential, and
Ensure the financial stability of the corporation.

Our goal is to find qualified candidates who value our mission and contribute to our overall safety culture.

We invest in the well-being of our employees. The following FREE benefits are offered to all full time employees: family health and prescription insurance, family dental insurance, family vision insurance, life insurance, short term disability, and an Employee Assistance Program.

JOB OBJECTIVE

The Flight Simulator Technician is responsible for maintaining Level D and Level 7 flight training devices as required by the FAA to meet current pilot training objectives.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Perform all maintenance actions on flight simulators including

Diagnose and correct complex issues
Preventative maintenance
Utilize a management system to record and track all maintenance activities.

On all simulators, performance of:

Pre and post flight activities
Visual alignments
Testing and evaluation of results
Logistics including managing, testing, and repairing of parts, and

Assist in simulator modifications and enhancements.
Administrative duties as needed.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

Ability to:
Coordinate required technical solutions with other experts
Understand electronics associated with the training system
Exercise independent judgment in planning, organizing and executing work assignments
Utilize test and support equipment associated with the maintenance, troubleshooting and testing of the training system
Interpret schematics, wiring diagrams and technical documentation; as well as ability to evaluate, isolate and repair malfunctions
Perform duties of FAA Simulation Qualification Test evaluator
Conduct on-the-job training
Effectively use equipment needed to perform job duties which includes general hand tools, electronics test equipment (meters, oscilloscopes, power supplies, etc.), diagnostic equipment (hardware), and electrical
Technical skills and experience to operate, maintain and diagnose complex simulator problems
Experience working within a real time computing environment and the ability to identify, diagnose, and correct complex technical issues with the training system
Exercise initiative in applying, and when necessary, adapting procedures to address both regular and unusual problems with the training system
Familiarity with customer expectations and satisfaction, policies and business practices
Excellent oral and written communications skills
Exceptional customer service skills
Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Suite products

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or equivalent required
College degree or technical certificate in electronics preferred
2-3 years' of flight simulator maintenance experience required
2-3 years' full motion simulator maintenance experience preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Ability to identify primary colors
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds at times

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Temperature controlled office
Close, confined spaces in simulator
Exposure to high-voltage electricity, various heights, confined spaces, and hydraulic fluids and oils

STATUS & SCHEDULE

Full Time
243 work days/2,187 hours per year to include:
6 days on shift/3 days off shift
9 hour shifts
Eligible for workover as needed
No travel required

*Metro Aviation does not have a Visa Sponsorship program at this time*


  • 18-Jan-2022 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Training
  • Shreveport, LA, USA
  • Based on Experience
  • Salary
  • Full Time


Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance for employee & family insurance premium paid 100% by Metro (if declined, employee will receive $5,000 stipend per year) | Short Term Disability insurance premium is paid 100% by Metro; benefit includes 2/3 of salary for up to 90 days | Long Term Disability insurance offered at a minimal charge; Pays 2/3 of salary for up to age 65 for full disability | 401k = Metro will make matching contributions of 75% of salary deferrals on contributions of up to 7% of gross salary | PTO (Accrued per pay period 5-15 days annually depending on length of employment) | Sick leave = 6 days per year | Paid Holidays = 7 | Paid workover available | Tuition assistance available





Metro Aviation is committed to employees, customers, and the community to promote diversity and inclusion by developing policies, programs, and procedures that foster a work environment where differences are respected and employees are treated fairly.

Metro Aviation prohibits discrimination or harassment of any kind and ensures equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all aspects of the relationship between Metro Aviation and its employees, including recruitment, employment, promotion, transfer, training, working conditions, wages and salary administration, employee benefits, and application of policies.