Simulator Maintenance Technician Apprentice

Recruiter
CAE UK Plc
Location
Hms Seahawk, Helston, TR12 7RH
Salary
£347.49 per week
Posted
20 Apr 2021
Closes
06 May 2021
Ref
VAC001701591
Specialism
Engineering
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
To help ensure that the in-service Simulation Training Equipment meets the contractual availability.
  • To learn and be able to prepare the Simulation Training Equipment for daily operation (Morning Readiness) using standard operational readiness checks
  • To learn and perform preventative maintenance in accordance with the published Preventive Maintenance schedules for each training device
  • To learn and load appropriate exercise scenarios and other tasks required to prepare for specific training sessions
  • To be taught to effectively check reported snags, verify simulator operation and rectify basic operational and maintenance snags
  • To be taught and assist in the restoration of failed equipment or refer such failures to more qualified/experienced staff
  • To learn and perform housekeeping functions and complete appropriate maintenance documentation at the start and finish of scheduled training sessions
  • To be taught and assist other senior engineers with maintenance and problem resolution
  • Ensure that all aspects of Health and Safety are adhered to, within the workplace, in accordance with the Health and Safety Plan/Policy and current legislation and any other duties as may be required

COMPLEXITY AND CREATIVITY - PROBLEM SOLVING:

There is a fair element of problem solving in the role through the requirement to analyse and rectify basic technical problems for both aircraft and simulator systems.

JUDGEMENTS AND DECISIONS - ADVICE:

Judgements and decisions are made within the constraints of the Technical Manuals. Most tasks will be carried out with supervision and the job holder is not expected to make decisions outside of the allocated tasks.

FINANCIAL INFORMATION:

To be aware of financial constraints for the repair/replenishment of spares and consumables.

CONTACTS AND COMMUNICATIONS:

Frequent internal contact with supervisor and Simulator Maintenance team. Some external contact with the customer.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Basic computing hardware, software and OS knowledge
  • Basic understanding and interest in Aviation
  • Basic computing hardware, software and OS knowledge and experience
  • PC skills (Word, Excel, etc.)


Personal qualities

  • Interest in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Systems
  • Work well as part of a team


Desired qualifications

  • 4 GCSE's at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent) including maths, English and Science (Preferably Physics)
  • Ability to gain a Technical College qualification
  • Fluent English language spoken and written


Future prospects

On successful completion of the apprenticeship there is a possibility of a future job role.

Things to consider

Must hold an existing Security Clearance OR be able to obtain Security Clearance which the Company will sponsor (applicants must have lived continuously in the UK for the past 5 years in order to obtain security clearance) or currently hold NATO SC level Security Clearance that can be transferred from overseas to the UK.
The job requires working a 5-day, 2-shift system with some night shift work experience during college holiday periods.
Some overtime shifts may be requested from time to time.
To attend day release college.
Some of the work involves the maintenance and/or replacement of awkwardly positioned equipment.
Option to experience night work during college holidays
Some overtime possible.
Company benefits available.

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