The position is primarily a night shift, with the possibility of shift changes and of working irregular hours to meet weekly and week-end needs.  7 hours per day x 5 days = 35hrs/week

Reporting to the Supervisor, Simulator Maintenance, you will:

Conduct daily checks that must be done before training.
Conduct preventive and corrective maintenance operations.
Investigate discrepancies or inconsistencies and determine the corrective action to take.
Each day, calibrate and adjust the simulators’ visual systems.
Conduct those operations prescribed by the regulations (QTGs for periodic qualification tests, preliminary checks before training, etc.).
Brief and debrief the crews, daily, on the state of the simulators.
Make configuration adjustments specific to each client.
Document anomalies in the database.
The successful candidate will be part of a dynamic team of technicians, responsible for using a series of predefined technical criteria to assess simulator performance (generating reports on the parameters), for example the length of breakdowns, the time lost, client reliability, etc.

Essential duties

Must be willing to work rotating shifts and on weekends
Conducts preventive maintenance work.
Conducts corrective maintenance work on network equipment, as well as on hydraulic, computer, electrical and electronic equipment.
Conducts research and recommends solutions in the event of obsolete equipment.
Informs clients or obtains information from them, in a professional manner and on a regular basis. May also be required to answer technical questions from air carriers.
Ensures that all technical information is conveyed to business colleagues.

Main responsibilities

As a member of the technical services group within training and civil services, mainly carry out corrective and preventive maintenance on a number of flight simulators and training systems at the flight training centre.

Address client training needs in a courteous and prompt manner, ensuring that all necessary flight instruction equipment is reliable and available at all times.

Offer diagnostic, debugging and troubleshooting help and support for equipment and software issues originating from flight instruction apparatuses.

Learn more about preventive and corrective maintenance tasks and provide support in conducting these tasks, as well as in conducting numerous laboratory repair projects.

Conduct logistical and administrative tasks required for the position, including updating technical documents or logistical information.

Actively pursue ongoing training and professional growth.

Qualifications and expertise

Completed diploma from a technical college in a technical field (e.g. electronics, aerospace, aviation, programming or automation).

Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in using electronic test devices, and strong troubleshooting skills.

Knowledge of the basic principles and theory of electronics and knowledge of electronic test devices.

Knowledge of and interest in the relationships between technical equipment and software interaction, and proficiency in software manipulation (C++, Fortran, or any other programming language).

Ability to interpret system drawings and diagrams and to operate test equipment (oscilloscope, multimeter, signal generator, logic analyzer, etc.).

Knowledge of analog and digital theory and knowledge of computers and software (PC or central computer/architecture).

Excellent skills and experience in regard to client service and client focus when successfully handling, analyzing and resolving technical issues.

Excellent attitude that allows for good individual performance and good performance as a member of a dynamic technical team.

Strong desire to learn and to put skills into practice within a flight simulation environment, in order to ensure that all relevant equipment is maintained, tested and in working order.

Strong communication skills in order to disseminate technical information within a team environment.

Required skills

Ability to read, write and speak fluently in English.
Client-focused approach and ability to manage delicate situations with tact.
In-depth knowledge of flight simulation or aviation terminology an asset.
Ability to read diagrams of electrical and electronic systems.
Exceptional computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
Knowledge of at least one of the following operating systems: Unix, Linux, Windows NT/XP, AIX.
Knowledge of programming languages C and Fortran.

The centre is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to meet the needs of Air Canada, Jazz, and a number of other commercial aircraft operators.

Flexibility and change

Able to adapt and react positively to a variety of situations and people in order to respond to changing priorities. Adapts to new work methods to achieve desired outcomes.

**Applicants may have to take skills and knowledge tests. **

Advantages of working for CAE

This is your chance to join a large organization—a world leader in the field of simulator training—that offers the following benefits:


Competitive working conditions, plus a flexible group insurance plan that includes dental and drug coverage, a retirement plan, a stock purchase plan with employer contributions, and a group RRSP. Free parking.


The salary offered, based on experience, will be between $40,100 and $50,000. Start date: January 27, 2017

Our Training Centre is located at 2025 Logistics Drive, Mississauga, ON, Canada L5S 1Z9


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About CAE

CAE is a global leader in training for the civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare markets. Backed by a 70-year record of industry firsts, we continue to help define global training standards with our innovative virtual-to-live training solutions to make flying safer, maintain defence force readiness and enhance patient safety. We have the broadest global presence in the industry, with 8,000 employees, 160 sites and training locations in over 35 countries. Each year, we train more than 120,000 civil and defence crewmembers and thousands of healthcare professionals worldwide.