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Flight Simulator Mechanic

Jet2 - Posted 2 months ago
£52k-56k/year  + Equity
*high salary
*Based on 0 Mechanical Engineer salary records


Cheadle, ENG

no experience required
Company size
13k employees

Mechanical Engineer Job description

Flight Simulator Mechanic, based at Cheadle, Manchester

Reporting to the Simulator Technical Manager, the Flight Simulator Mechanic will work closely with the Flight Simulator Engineers to ensure that all Simulators are fully functional and fit for purpose, allowing our Aircrew and Cabin Crew training to take place as scheduled.

What will you do in the role?

The Flight Simulator Mechanic will perform preventative and routine maintenance tasks on all Simulator systems and associated devices. This will include mechanical, electrical, visual display and hydraulic systems.

  • You will complete testing and verification of system performance through the running of automated tests and assist in the diagnosis of defects.
  • The Flight Simulator Mechanic will also ensure effective stock control measures are in place for spares requirements, as well as maintaining all relevant documentation in accordance with Company Policy and regulatory requirements.

What are the key skills/experience you’ll already have?

The successful candidate will have experience in a technical support role, ideally within Aviation. You will be proficient in fault identification and rectification and have the ability to work on mechanical and electrical systems alike.

  • With strong IT skills and a logical and methodical approach, you will be comfortable working with complex machinery.
  • ​​​​​​​In addition, the Flight Simulator Mechanic will have excellent verbal and written communication skills as you will be required to brief and debrief Crew on a regular basis.

What can we offer you?

We have been recognised as one of the Top 50 Best Places to Work in the UK on Glassdoor and offer our valued colleagues a range of benefits including: -

  • Competitive salary, with annual pay review
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 29 days holiday entitlement per annum (including Bank Holidays)
  • 3 x salary life assurance
  • Generous Discretionary Profit Share Scheme
  • Colleague discounts on Jet2holidays and holidays and flights
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders

​​​​​​​Many retail discounts on – travel and leisure, health, and wellbeing, eating out, shopping and lifestyle

This is a great opportunity to be part of an exciting, forward-thinking business. We operate scheduled leisure flights to holiday destinations in the Mediterranean, the Canary Islands and to European Leisure Cities from our 10 UK bases.

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