Simulation Technician II

locationBurgess Hill, UK
PublishedPublished: Published 1 month ago
ExpiresExpires: Expiring in less than 2 weeks
Flight simulator engineer

Join CAE’s Simulator Technician team based in Burgess Hill, working on the most advanced simulators in the world. Due to the unrivalled range of simulators at our training centre, your role will be incredibly varied, giving you the opportunity to work on a wide range of the most modern simulators, systems, and equipment to enhance your technical knowledge.

We’re continually looking to foster an environment of learning, development, and progression. At CAE you’ll gain exposure to a broad range of systems to help you develop your technical knowledge. Our team has opportunities across all levels within the function, so there is a progression path available beyond this position.

In this role, the Simulator Technician II will be expected to:

  • Perform 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.

Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Learn and perform preventive maintenance tasks on the simulators and associated simulator systems. 
  • Assist in diagnosing and correcting problems on the simulators and associated simulator systems. 
  • Utilize maintenance management system to record and track maintenance activities. 
  • Complete all designated training activities. 
  • Perform pre-flight and post flight on designated simulators. 
  • Perform basic visual alignments. 
  • Run automatic Qualification Test Guide (QTG). 
  • Assist with refurbishment and hardware modifications. 
  • Learn and comply with CAE quality management system.
  • Provide customer service support and address customer needs in a timely manner.
  • Perform housekeeping functions to maintain the simulators as required. 
  • Perform logistics duties, including parts received, repair, and testing/validation.
  • Perform administrative tasks as required. 
  • Perform tasks to support the technical services group as required

Our ideal candidate has:

  • 2-year technical degree or 4 years in an electronic, avionic or technical related field.
  • Direct simulator experience is beneficial however candidates without this will still be considered.
  • Proficiency with all types of test equipment.
  • Ability to work flexible shifts and to adapt to changing work schedules.
  • Ability to interpret system prints and schematics. 
  • Proficiency in operating test equipment (oscilloscope, multi-meter, signal generator, logic analyzer, etc.). 
  • Knowledge in analogue and digital theory. 
  • Computer literate (PC and/or computer mainframe/architecture). 
  • Proficiency in soldering and circuit board repairs.
  • Some Knowledge of Microsoft Office tools and suite.
  • Fluency in English

CAE offers:

  • Competitive salary
  • 4 on 4 off shift pattern (4 days 4 off 4 nights 4 off)
  • Private health insurance
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Pension scheme
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Flexitime scheme
  • Electric Car & Cycle to Work scheme
  • Life Assurance


CAE Burgess Hill

Innovation Drive

York Road Burgess Hill

RH15 9TW

About us

At CAE, we equip people in critical roles with the expertise and solutions to create a safer world. As a technology company, we digitalize the physical world, deploying software-based simulation training and critical operations support solutions. Above all else, we empower pilots, cabin crew, airlines, defence and security forces and healthcare practitioners to perform at their best every day and when the stakes are the highest. Around the globe, we’re everywhere customers need us to be with more than 13,000 employees in approximately 250 sites and training locations in over 40 countries. CAE represents more than 75 years of industry firsts—the highest-fidelity flight, mission and medical simulators and training programs powered by digital technologies. We embed sustainability in everything we do. Today and tomorrow, we’ll make sure our customers are ready for the moments that matter.