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Delta Air Lines

Flight Simulator Technician

Atlanta, GA

How you'll help us Keep Climbing (overview & key responsibilities)

The Flight Simulator Technician is responsible for performing maintenance functions on Full Flight Simulators, Flight Training Devices, Cockpit Procedure Trainers, and associated support devices to assure high levels of reliability and fidelity and meet pilot training, maintenance training, and FAA regulatory requirements.

Summary of responsibilities (not comprehensive of all tasks):

  • Corrects identified discrepancies by troubleshooting electronics, computers, computer networks, hydraulics, visual, pneumatics, and mechanical systems to component level.
  • Installs, replaces, cleans, repairs, and services various equipment including visual generation/display systems, computers, computer networks, motion systems, electronic circuit boards, and circuits to component level.
  • Operates, programs, and maintains PC, Motorola, IBM, and various other host and satellite computers and networks.
  • Performs periodic maintenance and diagnostics on computer and peripheral equipment.
  • Operates and maintains electronic test equipment.
  • Accomplishes pre-flight, morning readiness, and FAA certification checks.
  • Accomplishes software archiving functions.
  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of Aircraft systems and their operation.
  • Practices safety conscious behaviors in all processes and procedures.

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Benefits and Perks to Help You Keep Climbing

Our culture is rooted in a shared dedication to living our values - Care, Integrity, Resilience, Servant Leadership, and Teamwork - every day, in everything we do. At Delta, our people are our success. At the heart of what we offer is our focus on Sharing Success with Delta employees. Exploring a career at Delta gives you a chance to see the world while earning great compensation and benefits to help you keep climbing along the way:

  • Competitive salary, industry-leading profit sharing program, and performance incentives
  • 401(k) with generous company contributions up to 9%
  • Paid time off including vacation, holidays, paid personal time, maternity and parental leave
  • Comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental, vision, short/long term disability and life benefits
  • Family care assistance through fertility support, surrogacy and adoption assistance, lactation support, subsidized back-up care, and programs that help with loved ones in all stages
  • Holistic Wellbeing programs to support physical, emotional, social, and financial health, including access to an employee assistance program offering support for you and anyone in your household, free financial coaching, and extensive resources supporting mental health
  • Domestic and International space-available flight privileges for employees and eligible family members
  • Career development programs to achieve your long-term career goals
  • World-wide partnerships to engage in community service and innovative goals created to focus on sustainability and reducing our carbon footprint
  • Business Resource Groups created to connect employees with common interests to promote inclusion, provide perspective and help implement strategies
  • Recognition rewards and awards through the platform Unstoppable Together
  • Access to over 500 discounts, specialty savings and voluntary benefits through Deltaperks such as car and hotel rentals and auto, home, and pet insurance, legal services, and childcare

What you need to succeed (minimum qualifications)

  • Requires the ability to read and interpret electronic/electrical drawings, schematics, and logic diagrams and be able to troubleshoot circuits to component level.
  • Requires experience in operation of electronic test equipment in order to identify and correct malfunctioning systems.
  • Requires the ability to troubleshoot and repair electronic circuits, computers, computer networks, visual generation/display systems, hydraulic systems, input/output systems, pneumatics, mechanical, and flight instrumentation.
  • Formal technical electronic training or equivalent military training and previous simulator maintenance experience is required.
  • Requires a working knowledge of aerodynamics and of commercial cockpit instrumentation and their relationship to the principles of flight.
  • Requires the physical ability to climb and work from platforms and ladders and lift 50 lbs.
  • Required to furnish personal tools as prescribed by Delta.
  • Consistently prioritizes safety and security of self, others, and personal data.
  • Embraces a diverse set of people, thinking and styles.
  • Possesses a high school diploma, GED, or high school equivalency.
  • Is at least 18 years of age and has authorization to work in the United States.

What will give you a competitive edge (preferred qualifications)

  • General knowledge of AIX, UNIX, LINUX, and Windows operating systems and of FORTRAN and C/C++ programing languages is preferred.

Client-provided location(s): Atlanta, GA, USA
Job ID: Delta-23603
Employment Type: Other