Simulator Technician IV-East
Dallas, TX 
Posted 9 days ago
Job Description

Role and Responsibilities

Are you seeking aFlight Simulation Technicians role where you have the ability to support multiple types of aircraft?

Join the largest Business Aviation Training center in the world with over 36 in-house flight simulators. CAE's Dallas, TXDFW location seeks aFlight Simulator Technician IV.

Responsibiities include - Leads technical simulator projects of considerable scope in office, on site, field, and laboratory. Projects may be of experimental or design in nature. Works on non-routine and highly advanced technical work. Work activities have an important impact on service delivery, cost effectiveness and training qualification renewal. Assists Engineering Team with modifications, design changes, and software enhancements.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepares the Simulation Training Equipment, such as performing in-depth visual alignment and the pre / post flight.

  • Evaluates Simulation Qualification testing (QTGs) results and performs preventative maintenance for each training device, based on the published monthly schedules.

  • Trains simulator technicians' levels I, II and III and provides advanced troubleshooting, while identifying and coordinating efforts to correct any training deficiencies.

  • Takes charge of the shift and allocates tasks to be completed to other techs, as necessary.

  • Loads appropriate exercise scenarios and other tasks required to prepare for specific training sessions, while also completing Journey Logs at the start and finish of scheduled training sessions.

  • Diagnoses reported snags, verifies simulator operation, rectifies and records complex operational and maintenance snags, restores failed equipment and performs software changes to correct problems on the simulators and associated simulator systems.

  • Performs complex assignments in office, on site, field, and laboratory. Projects may be of experimental or design nature.

  • Solve a variety of complex simulator and/or aircraft systems problems.

  • Run and evaluate required Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Approval Test Guide (ATG)/ Qualification Test Guide (QTG) tests.

  • Assist Engineering Team with modifications, design changes, and software enhancements.

  • Perform refurbishment and hardware modifications.

  • Point of reference for all questions and all expertise.

  • Provides answers and reaches out to resources who can provide guidance on specific problems.


  • A minimum of 10-12 years direct simulator experience with at least 5-6 years of relative simulator experience per assigned location

  • Demonstrated proficiency with all types of test equipment.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with software diagnostics and utilities on at least 3 types of simulator.

  • Demonstrated troubleshooting skills

  • Run and evaluate required FAA ATG / QTG tests.

  • Demonstrated ability to perform in-depth analysis and research for hardware modifications and upgrades.

  • Demonstrated ability to assist the CAE SimuFlite Engineering Team with modifications, design changes, and software enhancements.

  • Demonstrated ability to assist with the development and delivery of technical training for other technicians.

  • Demonstrated ability as the "Technical Expert" on at least one major simulator system (i.e. motion, visual, aircraft systems, etc.).

  • Fluency in English

Complexity and Creativity - Problem Solving

  • Can perform complex technical tasks

  • Is a troubleshooting expert and can solve different kinds of problems on the simulator - both hardware or software

  • Demonstrates leadership capabilities by managing shifts, assigning tasks, overseeing deficiency reports and interfaces with customers bringing up solutions to their problems.

  • Rolls out training and troubleshooting courses to all other technicians.

  • Interfaces with Engineering and other points of contacts as required.

Physical Effort

  • The physical or muscular exertion required for lifting or moving objects (of at least 50lbs) and the resulting fatigue brought about by these activities.

  • Use of tools and operation of machines and equipment in a safe manner that does not compromise the safety of them, their colleagues or the equipment.

  • Work in positions that require constant sitting, standing, stooping, climbing, or repetitive motion, as well as working in a strained position or in confined spaces. Ability to safely move and work on equipment in confined spaces for reasonable periods of time.

  • The physical dexterity required in performing tasks that require hand/eye coordination and fine motor skills.


Position Type


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

Equal Employment Opportunity

At CAE, everyone is welcome to contribute to our success. With no exception.

As captured in our overarching value "One CAE", we're proud to work as one passionate, boundaryless and inclusive team.

At CAE, all employees are welcome regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, neurodiversity or age.

The masculine form may be used in this job description solely for ease of reading, but refers to men, women and the gender diverse.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
10 to 12 years
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