USA based - Simulator Technician, Wisconsin

Requisition ID
Bay City, Wisconsin
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time
Work Base
Onsite / Office
Crew Training

Job Profile

Simulator Technician position available in Bay City, WI.  The Simulator Technician will assist or perform tasks to maintain the Level D Flight Simulator to meet and comply with regulatory and company standards, ensuring the Sim is ready to support all scheduled training/checkride events. The Sim Technician will perform the required pre-flight and Daily Function Checks. When a problem arises, the Sim Tech shall conduct the necessary corrective actions, including troubleshooting and repair, and occasionally interface with the manufacture or vendor, in a timely manner to return the Sim back to service in the shortest time possible. 


This is a full-time position with core hours of work being normal business hours.  However, this position does require schedule flexibility to meet the Sim demand which could include evenings, weekends and/or holidays.  


Red Wing Aviation (Bay City, WI) is an affiliated operating partner of Vista in the US - the largest charter group in private aviation and the world’s first private aviation ecosystem, integrating a unique portfolio of companies offering asset-light solutions to cover all key aspects of business aviation.   

Vista has a global reach with operational hubs across the globe and an expert workforce of over 4,000 aviation professionals. Vista's fast-paced growth and its relationship with the best partner operators open the door to lifelong career opportunities across the group - to create the best service in business aviation, in every region in the world. 


Simulator Technician Responsibilities: 

  • Preflight and inter session (sanitize, flip all switches to standard positions, and make sure it is ready for the next crew) on the Simulator.
  • The Sim Tech shall perform all required updates.
  • The Sim Tech shall provide total Customer Care that includes housekeeping duties, and occasionally assist the Training Department by operating the Instructor Operator Station.
  • Daily Function Check when requested.
  • Troubleshooting and resolution of a Sim problem.
  • Housekeeping duties for the Sim and Sim Bay/Office
  • System Quality Management System tasks.
  • Hardware modifications and repair.
  • Assist/perform duties including parts, repairs, testing and validation.
  • Preventive Maintenance schedules as directed.
  • Administrative tasks as required.
  • Compliance with all rules and regulations.
  • Sourcing and writing up Purchase Orders.
  • Help maintain the company’s IT hardware when time allows.
  • Set up and maintain Level 6 Sim that we are making a CPT.
  • Visual Alignment and Blending whenever necessary.
  • Accept working long days when the Sim is AOG (usually once or twice/year)
  • All QTGs as directed.


Required Skills, Education, Qualifications: 

  • Strong Computer Repair Skills.
  • Strong troubleshooting aptitude.
  • Ability to read and understand electrical and mechanical manuals and diagrams.
  • Mechanical and electrical aptitude including troubleshooting skills.
  • Focus on Safety.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Comfortable working on ladders with no fear of heights.
  • Ability to work independently, be self-directed.
  • Attention to punctuality and reliability.
  • Willingness to work weekends, nights, and holidays when necessary.
  • Have and maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen.


 Preferred Skills: 

  • Aircraft maintenance experience
  • A few logged hours of flight experience
  • Previous Sim or CPT Tech Experience, specifically on a Level D Simulator


  • Medical, dental, and vision plans
  • 401k program with company matching and no vesting period.
  • Paid Time Off
  • Life Insurance and Long/Short term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Career progression


We are committed to developing and training members of our team at every stage of their career. Although our standards are high, we’ll help you reach them.



The affiliated operating partners of Vista are equal employment opportunity employers. The affiliated operating partners of Vista do not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. The affiliated operating partners of Vista also prohibit harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.




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