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Hawk Simulator Shift Supervisor

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  • Location

    Tabuk, Saudi Arabia

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £39628.92 per annum

  • Contact:

    Mary Kennington

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Hawk Simulator Shift Supervisor

Location - Tabuk

Basic Salary: £39,628.92

OSA: £8,112

Additional Benefits

Job Purpose

My client is the UK Government's nominated Prime Contractor under the Government-to-Government arrangements that are in place to provide equipment, support and training to Saudi Arabia. The Simulator Team Leader is responsible for providing first-line supervision of maintenance production, quality and manpower management in support of the Aircrew Training Devices (ATDs) under the LOA 3 Project. The primary duty is the day to day running of the simulator engineering department, ensuring that the simulators and training devices are available for operations as required and in a condition consistent with achieving Operational and Training Capability targets.

Job Accountabilities

Performs all the duties of a Simulator Technician plus -

Manages the technicians under control and ensures that sufficient are available at all times to support operations and accomplish all assigned maintenance tasks.

Ensures the correct accomplishment and recording of periodic maintenance inspections of the flight simulators

Ensures discrepancies reported by instructors / aircrew are correctly recorded in the assigned Training Management Information System (TMIS)

Assigns suitably qualified and experienced technicians to perform jobs

Ensures that technicians use the correct technical data, tools and test equipment when working on the simulator, and that all maintenance documentation and TMIS records are fully completed.

Ensures that all operations, inspections, and maintenance documents are prepared and maintained correctly

Reviews new and amended technical publications for applicability to the simulators and where necessary, ensure that the technicians are informed of any changes.

Liaises with the simulator logistics specialist on all supply matters, and ensures that a suitable priority is assigned to all requests.

Liaises with instructor/aircrew throughout the shift to ensure that the simulators are always ready for use.

Ensures that the Simulator Cockpit, Instructor's Operating Station and required Databases are set up prior to a training sortie, as required to meet the training schedule.

Monitors the simulator maintenance environment to ensure that the area is kept in a clean and safe condition.

Where suitable, delegates secondary duties to technicians

Deputise for the Simulator Team Leader as required

Recruitment Specification


Qualified to Degree level or equivalent in Electronics Engineering or related field.

Extensive practical experience in the field of Simulator and Training Aids engineering (design, integration, installation, commissioning, acceptance and maintenance).

Experience on CAE equipment.

Fully conversant with the concepts of maintainability, reliability, system diagnosis and failure modes, design procedures and industrial processes.

Must be computer literate with the Microsoft Office suite of programmes and Windows.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Ability to prepare clear and concise briefs, presentations, reports and letters.

Must be able to communicate effectively and fluently in English, both spoken and written, with an excellent knowledge of technical terminology


A good understanding of General Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA) processes (or equivalent) with regards to the civil certification of fixed and rotary wing aircraft simulators up to Level D.

If you have the skills, experience and relevant qualifications for this role please apply.

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