Simulator Maintenance Engineer
Benson, United Kingdom
22h ago

Role and Responsibilities


  • To help ensure that the in-service Simulation Training Equipment at the Medium Support Helicopter Aircrew Training Facility (MSHATF) at RAF Benson meets the contractual availability.

  • To perform all work in conjunction with standard operating procedures for the day-to-day operation of the Simulation Training Equipment.
  • To prepare the Simulation Training Equipment for daily operation using operational readiness checks.
  • To load the appropriate exercise scenario and other tasks required to prepare for specific training sessions.
  • To liaise as necessary with the customer before and after exercises.
  • To react quickly and decisively to restore failed equipment, including tools and test equipment, support items and computer software.
  • To perform preventative maintenance support on the Simulation Training Equipment and additional associated equipment according to the respective maintenance manuals.
  • To monitor system performance and analyse maintenance difficulties.
  • To perform all work in accordance with defined safety procedures and Company and contractual standards, processes and procedures.
  • To maintain current and accurate documentation.
  • To carry out Simulation Qualification testing as and when required by the appropriate authority.
  • Any other duties as may be required.

  • Sound simulation techniques experience based on working on computer systems, interfaces, hydraulics, instructor stations, image generators and display systems.
  • Knowledge and experience of a range of simulation software design methodologies.
  • Sound aircraft system knowledge.
  • Higher National Certificate (HNC), Electrical / Electronic / Computing or equivalent.
  • PC skills (MS Word, Excel, Outlook etc).

  • Applicants must be able to live and work in the EU / EEC / UK.
  • Applicants must have lived in the UK for at least the last five years in order to be able to obtain UK Security Clearance.
  • Some of the work involves the maintenance and / or replacement of awkwardly positioned equipment.
  • The candidate would also be required to assist in any other activities needed to fulfil the requirements of the contract and will be required to work a flexible shift pattern to meet the contracted availability and other team member’s absence (e.
  • g. fewer day shifts than evening / night shifts). If required, you will be expected to work up to 20 hours per week of overtime, including weekends, normally paid at standard time unless supporting a separately funded task.


    CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.

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