Field Service Technician II - Simulator Technician

Sierra Nevada Corporation Hurlburt Field, FL

About the Job

We are seeking a Field Service Technician with an Associate's degree in a related field of study and at least 2 years of relevant experience. In this challenging, fast-paced environment, you'll have the opportunity to apply your knowledge and experience with maintenance and technical support to support the design and creation of the most groundbreaking aerospace and defense technologies - those that exist today and those that will shape tomorrow.

What to look forward to: The Simulator Technician Lead will ensure quick response to customer requests for product support. The tasks performed will include but not be limited to system and device troubleshooting and problem evaluation as well as performing and/or supporting the necessary rework or repairs required to return the equipment to functional status. The Simulator Technician Lead will oversee all Simulator Technicians involved in the performance of repairs, modifications, inspections, and maintenance of Flight Simulation Training Devices (FSTD.) The Simulator Technician Lead will also be instrumental in preparing reports and will work in conjunction with the Configuration Manager to update and track the configuration status of the fielded units

The ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance), Aviation, and Security (IAS) business area is a leader in ISR and aviation, it is a leading prime manned and unmanned aircraft systems integrator for innovative, high-performance ISR and aviation systems. Its end-to-end Command, Control, Computers, Communications and Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (C4ISR) capabilities encompass design, integration, test, certification, ground/flight training and complete logistics support. IAS tailors solutions to customer cost, performance, and schedule requirements and designs to consistently exceed expectations – with an unrivaled record of on time and on (or under) budget deliveries. Learn more about IAS

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide technical support to SNC customers in order to give quick problem assessment and corrections for the fielded Flight Training Devices, Mission Trainers, and desktop trainers

  • Responsible for providing outstanding customer-centered quality support and service ensuring the highest levels of customer satisfaction

  • Responsible for documenting all customer interactions and must implement and/or support implementation for hardware, software, or training issue changes according to approved SNC instructions

  • Ability to and responsibility to interface by all medias (written, email, verbal, electronic, face to face etc.)

  • Responsible for the setup, configuration, repair, break/fix, moves/add/changes and integration of new and existing computing hardware, software, networking, and other computer-related technologies and peripherals

  • Perform preventative maintenance and setup for a variety of simulator related equipment and locations

  • Perform maintenance in accordance with applicable technical data, SOPs and FAA/AF regulations

  • Document work being performed in turnover log of work carried over from the various shifts

  • Ensure availability of Simulator for training in compliance with requirements


  • Associate's degree in a related field and at least 2 years of relevant experience

    • A higher level degree may substitute for experience

    • Related experience may be considered in lieu of required education

  • Ability to understand and interpret technical schematics and documents

  • Strong troubleshooting skills

  • Basic understanding of electrical wiring concepts

  • Knowledge of current IT technical standards as related to computers, network technology, and networking equipment

  • Experience in Windows and Linux administration

  • Experience in Aviation Avionics and Electronics is a plus

  • Ability to interpret system prints and schematics

  • Ability to employ special tools and equipment to include but not limited to radio spectrometer, oscilloscope, chromameter, torque wrench, multimeter, etc.

  • Strong sense of customer/solution ownership, an overall drive for excellence, and a proven ability to manage multiple projects to successful completion

  • The technician must have a good command of the English language, both written and verbal, for report preparation and customer interface

  • Technician must be able to perform assigned tasks related to this level of expertise with minimal supervision

  • Ability to obtain/maintain CompTIA Security+ CE certification or equivalent in accordance with DOD-8570

  • Superior customer service and communications skills along with ability to drive productive team collaboration

  • Ability to attain and maintain a Secret Clearance  Learn more about the background check process for Security Clearances


  • Experience with FCC or FCC GROL

  • Prior experience with Security+, Network+, CCNA and/or A+

  • Basic understanding of Spectrometer, Oscilloscope and/or Pilot Static Equipment gauges


This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-U.S. Citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance.  The Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal government agency, handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearance eligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affect the outcome of the eligibility determination include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the U.S., foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and illegal drug use

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America’s fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC

SNC offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 401(k) with 150% match up to 8%, life insurance, 3 weeks paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more.

Sierra Nevada Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

– Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran, or any other protected status

pursuant to applicable local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation.