MFTS Field Engineer Shawbury

MFTS Field Engineer Shawbury

One of the world's largest defence organisations are seeking a Flight Simulator Engineer to work on site at RAF Shawbury in Shropshire.

Job Description

This permanent opportunity is responsible for providing ongoing operational support to a variety of large and small scale flight simulation equipment.
In addition, you will be performing planned and corrective maintenance as and when required, these opportunities would suit ex-forces personnel with experience working as an Avionic Technician / Avionic Engineer.

Skills Required

Proven Flight Simulator experience or transferable Aircraft Engineering Experience.
Ability to interpret schematics, drawings and electrical wire diagrams.
Solid understanding of both digital and analogue electronic theories.
Able to calibrate, install, maintain, repair, and test flight simulator(s) and associated support equipment.
Excellent Communication and Technical writing skills are a must.
Able to work flexible shifts that include earlies, nights and weekends as required.
Role may involve some international travel for training purposes.
Will hold B Tech ONC/HNC or equivalent experience

Desired Skills

Experience in Distributed Training and Mission Rehearsal operations.
Experience with Image Generators and Main Frame Computers.
Experience with aircrew training devices (flight simulators).
Experience with live, virtual, constructive training.
Knowledgeable and experienced with the use of test equipment; to include Oscilloscopes, Signal Generators, Strip chart recorders, Logic Analysers, Frequency Analysers, and DVM's.
Qualified in soldering techniques.

Job Role: Flight Simulator Engineer

Location: Based in RAF Shawbury however travel to other sites occasionally

Salary: Up to £30,000 + great benefit package

Due to the nature of the industry, applicants must be able and willing to obtain SC clearance.

Should you be interested in applying or hearing more about this position please submit your application to Kaitee Parsons on 02392228209 or email your latest CV to

This vacancy is being advertised by Advanced Resource Managers.
ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions.

Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK
and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission.

Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

Key Consultant

Kaitee Parsons


I cover a wide range of vacancies across the defence sector working on contract and permanent opportunities. I use my expertise to source quality candidates and maintain client relationships.   My background is aerospace, working for one of the UK's largest commercial airlines. I am now using my…

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