Major US Carrier, United Airlines, is Looking for a Supervisor of Simulator Maintenance at its Flight Training Center in Colorado

06th Feb 2023

United Airlines is hiring a Supervisor under the Flight Simulator Maintenance Department at its Flight Training Center in Denver, Colorado, USA.

Key Responsibilities

  • United Airlines has a Flight Training Center located in Denver Colorado. The Supervisor of Simulator Maintenance is responsible for the coordination, assignment, tracking and technical evaluation of all maintenance activities on the training devices. The supervisor position is an Operational/Management position and is responsible for employees who are covered by a collective bargaining agreement. The position may require occasional overtime as per the Working Together Guidelines for management level employees.


  • Monitor parts usage and requests to ensure the best maintenance and financial practices are followed
  • Ensure the FSTDs maintain an acceptable level of training performance
  • Manage employee attendance and scheduling of employees covered by a collective bargaining agreement
  • Manage overtime with work requirements
  • Interface with various Flight Simulator Training Device manufacturers for issue resolutions
  • Observe and apply Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) work rules, interfacing with union representatives and HR, and mitigate employee workgroup issues
  • Review individual work assignments with the assistance of the Lead Technicians ensuring discrepancies are assigned and corrective action is completed based on training impact


  • Ensure FAA 14 CFR Part 60 and SQMS compliance daily
  • Monitor progress and ensure FSTD readiness for annual Continuing Qualification (CQ) evaluations
  • Monitor the Flight Simulator training Device performance metrics, analyzing trends and coordinating corrective actions where necessary
  • Monitor discrepancies and report MMI issues as required
  • Monitor Preventative Maintenance actions for completion
  • Monitor FAA QTG tests for completion in the required time frame and coordinate any remedial activities required to ensure completion


  • Communication with the Fleet users to acquire feedback on maintenance actions and performance including operation reliability
  • Attend the monthly ‘How Goes It’ meetings between Engineering, Maintenance, and the Fleet users, providing the oversight and feedback on the course of action for issue resolution; prepare the documentation for use during the meeting
  • Counseling of employees on job performance and/or time and attendance issues; resolving conflict in the workplace
  • Coordinate assistance from the Simulator Engineering group for resolution of discrepancies as required.

United values diverse experiences, perspectives, and we encourage everyone who meets the minimum qualifications to apply.


Minimum Qualifications


  • High school diploma, GED or education equivalent required


  • Working knowledge of Flight Simulator Training Device qualifications, maintenance, and operational requirements.
  • Three years’ experience Supervising or working as a Flight Simulator Technician or Engineer required
  • Working knowledge of MS Office suite required


  • Must be flexible and willing to work shifts as assigned. We are a 24 hour/7 day a week operation including weekends, nights, and holidays. This position will require working the midnight shift.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualifications
  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • MS Office Visio and Project preferred
  • Previous experience Supervising employees covered by a Collective Bargaining Agreement preferred

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