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Flight Simulation Engineer

Location: Shrewsbury Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Eve Charrosin

Job Title: Flight Simulation Engineer

Location: Shrewsbury

Shift work details- 7am to 3pm Early shift - 3pm to 11pm Late shift alternate weeks

Salary: £DOE Plus 11 % shift allowance, we are booking interviews next week! Please call or email for a slot

Key Skills: Perform assigned technical electronics engineering tasks, interpret schematics, drawings and electrical wire diagrams, Solid understanding of both digital and analogue electronic theories.

Join Our Team as a Flight Simulation Engineer and bring Simulation Engineering to New Heights!

Are you a meticulous Flight Simulation Engineer with a passion for precision and excellence? Are you ready to play a pivotal role in ensuring top-tier standards in a well-established engineering organization? Look no further! We invite you to join our team in Shrewsbury and be a key driver of excellence.

About Us: Renowned for its involvement in the development and production of cutting-edge military aircraft, space systems, missile defence, and other advanced technologies. We play a significant role in supporting national security and space exploration initiatives, working closely with government agencies and international partners.

The Role:

So, what will you be doing as a Flight Simulation Engineer?

  • Provide maintenance support of the Synthetic Training Equipment (STE), and associated training equipment.
  • Perform advance fault isolation, repair, operational checks, and preventive maintenance actions of simulators and associated training systems, to include host computers, visual display systems, electric control loading systems, computer networks, and associated electronic equipment.
  • Conducts technical analysis of product implementations to include reliability, maintainability and logistical analysis
  • Troubleshoots technical problems and issues, determines technical solution in accordance with product and customer specifications, and recommends actions to company or customer representatives for coordinative product solutions
  • Comply with all Health and Safety Regulations and Quality Assurance plans within the Synthetic Training Equipment environment.
  • Perform Daily Flight Servicing to ensure that Synthetic Training Equipment is available to meet the training programme.
  • Perform scheduled and corrective maintenance to ensure that Synthetic Training Equipment performance objectives are achieved.
  • When appropriate, carry out repairs to unserviceable equipment removed from the STE.
  • Provide support and assistance during Post Design Services (PDS) modifications.
  • Perform any other task which can reasonably be expected by the Simulator Site Manager.

What are we looking for in our next Systems Engineer?

Essential skills:

  • 2-3 years Flight Simulator experience or transferrable Aircraft Engineering Experience. With the demonstrated ability to perform assigned technical electronics engineering tasks, with at least a minimum of 2-3 years of recent experience.
  • Ability to interpret schematics, drawings and electrical wire diagrams.
  • Solid understanding of both digital and analogue electronic theories.
  • Qualified in soldering techniques.
  • Knowledgeable and experienced with the use of test equipment; to include Oscilloscopes, Signal Generators, Strip chart recorders, Logic Analysers, Frequency Analysers, and DVM's.
  • Able to calibrate, install, maintain, repair, and test flight simulator(s) and associated support equipment.
  • Knowledgeable and accomplished in the use of personal computers; to include Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent Communication and Technical writing skills are a must.
  • Able to work flexible shifts that include nights and weekends as required.
  • Requires ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance.

Desirable skills:

  • Experience in Distributed Training and Mission Rehearsal operations.
  • Experience with Image Generators and Main Frame Computers.
  • Experience with aircrew training devices (flight simulators).
  • Experience with live, virtual, constructive training.

How to Apply:

Ready to raise the bar for Flight Simulation? Submit your updated resume and a cover letter outlining your experience and enthusiasm for joining our team in Shrewsbury!


Security Clearance (SC) or eligibility to gain is required to be considered for this vacancy

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