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Simulator Technician Lead

Simulator Technician Lead

Job ID 5415
Job Location Little Rock AFB - AR
Category Engineering
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time

The Simulator Technician Lead performs work either remotely or by traveling to locations to conduct maintenance, perform inspections, provide engineering support, configuration and physical audits, and recertification maintenance training device certification (MTDCERT) of equipment. The position performs On-Call maintenance when notified of a failure on a Landing Gear Trainers (LGTs). The Simulator Technician Lead will attempt to resolve the issue either over the telephone or via an on-call unscheduled visit. There is a 72-hour resolution target to complete the repairs of the failures and restore the LGT to full functionality (if the spares required are in the inventory or the Government provides Government Furnished Equipment (GFE)/Government Furnished Property (GFP) upon arrival of the CLS technician at the respective site. 



Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.


Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.


Develops and provides maintenance processes that address support requirements for the LGTs, such as scheduled (preventive) bi-annual maintenance, unscheduled (on-call) maintenance, and telephone support.


Performs inspections, cleans, calibrates, and lubricates equipment.


Provides testing, troubleshooting and bench checking of parts, components and subsystems.


Performs disassembly, repair and replacement of parts and reassembly of equipment.


Conducts operational checks to verify the proper functioning of parts, components, and LGT systems/subsystems.


Develops Performance Work Statement (PWS), works on preparation of modification proposals.


Develops or updates system specifications, generates and conducts acceptance test procedures, technical data/documentation.


Provides support during Functional Configuration Audits (FCA) and Physical Configuration Audits (PCA), supports other associated tasks as directed, and third party modification.


The LST will support the Change Management and Configuration Documentation as well as conduct Technical Library Management. This includes assurance to the most current equipment configurations held within Technical Publications (manuals and instructions) and any change processes for these technical documents, or drawings.


Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.


Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output. 


Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers.  Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources.  Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.



Associate’s Degree and a minimum of eight (8) years related experience; or an equivalent combination of education/training.





Knowledge of maintenance and operation procedures of related systems and equipment

Knowledge of equipment fabrication, prototype assembly and testing

Technical proficiency and effective problem-solving skills

Solid organizational and leadership skills relevant to carrying out day-to-day responsibilities

Ability to guide others and to generate policies / procedures related to IT Help Desk operations

Ability to effectively lead, mentor and train others

Exceptional skills in planning and prioritizing the work of others in Help Desk environment

Solid verbal and written communications skills

Organized with ability to handle multiple priorities

Willingness and ability to learn new concepts and techniques

Ability to work both individually and in a team environment

Ability to travel to remote locations


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.



Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.



Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.