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Simulation Technician

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Prescott, Arizona, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 24, 2024
Job Description

The Opportunity:

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott is seeking a Simulation Tech to join our Flight Simulation team. In this position, you will provide assistance to the manager of the flight simulation department to include hands-on technical/mechanical repairs, programming, configuration, and calibration. You will need to use critical thinking skills related to flight training devices (simulators), and interactive systems.

Ideal candidates will have pilot training experience along with technical experience in several of the following areas: Flight simulation modeling, data visualization, computer graphic systems, artificial intelligence, computer systems/graphics/IP networking and other human-interface technologies.

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University:

At Embry-Riddle, we take pride in our position as the world's largest and most comprehensive university dedicated to aviation and aerospace. Located in Daytona Beach, Florida, and Prescott, Arizona, our esteemed residential campuses offer a prestigious educational experience. However, our commitment to education knows no borders as our Worldwide campus expands our reach globally, providing a world-class education online and at approximately 110 locations across the United States, Asia, Europe, and Central and South America. This breadth of reach ensures that students can access our exceptional programs without geographical limitations.

With a history spanning nearly a century, we have continually adapted to the dynamic needs of the industries we support. In the Academic Year 2022-23, we welcomed over 11,100 students to our residential campuses and over 19,000 students at our worldwide campus.

Join our global community and embark on a journey of academic excellence and limitless possibilities. Employees working more than 30 hours a week can enjoy medical, dental and vision benefits, an amazing retirement plan with immediate vesting that includes a 6% gift and up to 4% match, free tuition for employees and their immediate family members, and a generous personal leave program. To find out more about our benefits and why ERAU has been named a “Great College to Work For” for 13 consecutive years, visit our careers page .

Embry-Riddle is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. Embry-Riddle is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We continually strive to recognize, respect, and celebrate differences and cultural identities among individuals as we recruit, support, and embrace our diverse community. We work to provide a safe and inclusive environment and to create a climate free of discrimination where cultural competency is fostered through leadership, integrity, care, and respect.


Required education

High School (or GED) level ability in grammar, spelling, basic composition, and math. Concentration in technology or computer science preferred.

Required skills, knowledge, abilities:

Windows 7, 10, 11, iPad/iPhone, Safari, DOS (rare), X-plane, Prepar3d, VR/MR/AR technologies.

Must know how to use hand tools, or willing to learn (as needed) to repair/replace mechanical components of flight simulators.

Must be willing to be a team player and possess effective communication skills as needed for daily tasks.

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