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Flight Simulator Engineer

Flight Simulator Engineer

Date:  Feb 2, 2023

Location: Charlotte Training Ctr (CLT-TRNG)   
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 64333 
This job will continue to be posted until at least 1/31/2023. If interested, please apply prior to this date.


Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board!

Why you'll love this job

  • A Flight Simulator Engineer will possess practical and theoretical knowledge required in the simulated environment. 
  • Such knowledge will include but is not limited to proficiency in analog/digital theorems and techniques at a level to include some design capabilities, system concepts on computer systems, linkage, data storage devices and peripheral equipment, proficiency in software language manipulation, skills necessary for system troubleshooting, remodeling and trainer enhancements, proficiency in hardware/software and electronics

What you'll do

  • A Flight Simulator Engineer will perform as required or assigned the maintenance of aircraft systems operation, emergency evacuation trainers, visual flight crew training devices, mock ups, motion systems, control loading, and classroom training equipment; when assigned, the Flight Simulator Engineer will perform maintenance of miscellaneous audio and visual equipment
  • The Flight Simulator Engineer, upon assignment, shall install design modifications from approved simulator engineering releases and rectify obvious discrepancies and provide feedback if redesign is required. Upon assignment, the Flight Simulator Engineer will perform development and installation of lesson plans, perform hardware and software design, and will participate with vendor and other Company technical personnel in developing new and/or modified equipment design specifications with the objective of improving the realism, operation, reliability, and ease of maintenance of the equipment. Where it pertains to component level repair, overhaul or adjustment, equipment classified as airworthy under FAA order number 8130 is excluded.
  • A Flight Simulator Engineer will maintain proficiency in the practical and theoretical knowledge required to perform the full scope of this job Classification

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Minimum education of a two (2) year degree in an accredited electronics school or a related technology (computer science, mathematics, electronics, or electrical engineering) or equivalent experience required
  • Two years’ experience in simulator technology preferred
  • Must be able to work shifts, weekends, and holidays
  • Knowledge of mainframe, mini, and personal computers required
  • Knowledge of programming languages Fortran, C and C++ highly desirable
  • Ability to read, write, fluently speak and understand the English language

What you'll get

Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer: 

  • Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.
  • Health Benefits: On day one, you’ll have access to your health, dental, prescription and vision benefits to help you stay well. And that’s just the start, we also offer virtual doctor visits, flexible spending accounts and more. 
  • Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need.
  • 401(k) Program: Available upon hire and, depending on the workgroup, employer contributions to your 401(k) program are available after one year.
  • Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more

Feel free to be yourself at American

From the team members we hire to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.

Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.

Additional Locations: None
Job Level: 
Requisition ID: 64333 

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

Job Segment: Electronics Engineer, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mainframe, Engineer, Engineering, Technology

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