French Simulator Training Center is Looking to Hire a Flight Simulator Engineer

03rd Sep 2022

France headquartered global pilot simulator training center group SIMAERO is looking to hire a flight simulator engineer for its training centers in France – please see an extract from the job post below.

Job Description

Building on our international success and pursuing ambitious global growth targets, we are recruiting an experienced simulator engineer. In this position, you will work with the simulator’s relocation team to implement and manage relocation projects. You will report to Group Technical Director and take responsibility for all actions of simulator’s maintenance, update and relocation for SIMAERO’s internal need of for the benefit of its Customers.

Your typical working structure will consist in:
• Participating to site survey for establishing the tasks of simulator’s relocation
• Managing the disassembly of simulator with SIMAERO relocation team and local sub-contractors
• Supervising packing and handling before transportation
• Organizing and monitoring transportation planning
• Reassembling simulator at destination
• Performing and/or supervising upgrade process
• Commissioning simulator and passing Qualification Test Guide tests
• Performing acceptance with the Customer
• Providing certification support for the Customer before evaluation by Civil Aviation Authorities
• Managing after-project support (spares management, warranty support)
• Keeping a professional and proactive communication with the Customer in a timely manner throughout the complete relocation project assuring Customer’s satisfaction
• Other service activities according to management requests.


• Minimum BAC+2 (full-time bachelor’s degree) or above in Electronics, Avionics, Automatics, or Computer Science
• Candidate shall have a minimum of 5 to 10 years of experience in the area of maintenance (simulator maintenance, aircraft maintenance, engine maintenance, etc…)
• Technical skills to handle and diagnose complex technical problems, ability to evaluate, to isolate and repair the defects
• Ability to interpret electrical schematics, wiring, electronic and technical documentation
• Know to use measurement equipment (oscilloscope, multimeter, test power and torque gauge)
• Fluent English level, good written and oral communication skills, with the ability to independently read English materials about flight simulators
• Beginner’s level of French language and willingness to improve it fast is accepted
• Strong ability to work in a team and in international environment
• Knowledge of programming is a plus
• Familiar with simulator maintenance process is a plus
• Experience in management of simulator maintenance personnel is a plus
• Strong sense of responsibility, strong ability to withstand pressure
• Able to accept off-site training and frequent travel tasks”

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