Simulator Maintenance Technician Job at CAE Inc. – in Comox, BC

Role and Responsibilities


CAE is a global leader in training for the civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare markets. Backed by a 70-year record of industry firsts, we continue to help define global training standards with our innovative virtual-to-live training solutions to make flying safer, maintain defence force readiness and enhance patient safety. We have the broadest global presence in the industry, with over 9,000 employees, 160 sites and training locations in over 35 countries. Each year, we train more than 220,000 civil and defence crewmembers, including more than 135,000 pilots, and thousands of healthcare professionals worldwide. www.cae.com

Passionate about your field? Looking for a work environment where you can meet challenges, innovate, use state-of-the-art tools and collaborate with experts from various sectors? Want to join a world‑class company and industry leader and be proud to contribute to our projects and mission? Come join our team and share your passion with us!

Sounds like something you are up for? That’s why we need you to complete our team. As part of the Fixed Wing Search & Rescue (FWSAR) Operational Training Unit (OTU) at 19 Wing Comox, we are looking to hire Maintenance Technicians to work on our Simulator. Note that these are currently full-time temporary positions with an expected end date of December 2025. There is a possibility to convert to permanent status.

Responsibilities include:
As part of a team carry out preventive and corrective maintenance (hardware and software), and operational support, as detailed in the quality and maintenance documents, to achieve required availability and reliability on training devices

Perform and assist in the analysis and resolving of software and hardware related issues

Monitors and ensures that all training devices are serviceable and ready for training

Identifies potential system problems and confers with technical experts and colleagues to formulate plans to solve such problems using approved processes and procedures

Support internal and external customers for modifications, updates, testing, maintenance and repair

Produce/update maintenance records in according with established practices & processes

Debug and troubleshoot complex problems spanning a wide range of technologies including, but not limited to: computer systems, networking, audio/video distribution, avionics systems

Ability to travel and work shift/overtime when needed

Available to take part in training session(s) at CAE Montreal or other CAE Sites in Canada if required

Mandatory qualifications include:
Technical college diploma in electronics or aviation or 5 years of related experience

Customer-centric with experience and success providing customer service

Ability to handle sensitive situations with tact and be a dynamic team player

Strong knowledge of English, read, written and spoken

Strong communication skills

MANDATORY: Physically able to perform manual labour tasks, which could include working in confined spaces, working at heights

MANDATORY: Eligibility to work in Canada either as a Canadian Citizen, a Permanent Resident or with a valid Work Permit

MANDATORY: Capable of obtaining and maintaining both Controlled Goods Clearance and a Government of Canada security clearance

Desirable qualifications include:
Understanding of aircraft terminology and simulation devices

Ability to interpret schematics and other technical documents

Experience on flight training devices

Knowledge of computing networks and architecture

Experience in military environment

Experience in material control

We offer you:
Autonomy within a responsible position with a high visibility

A supportive, dynamic team and a friendly corporate culture

Excellent global career opportunities within an international, growth-oriented company

A wide range of services for your health and personal well-being, with a company benefits plan, pension and stock purchase plans

Does this sound like an interesting challenge for you? If so, we look forward to receiving your application

Position Type


CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At CAE, everyone is welcome to contribute to our success. With no exception.

As captured in our overarching value “One CAE”, we’re proud to work as one passionate, boundaryless and inclusive team.

At CAE, all employees are welcome regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability or age.

The masculine form may be used in this job description solely for ease of reading, but refers to men, women and the gender diverse.

About the Company

Company: CAE Inc. –

Company Location:  Comox, BC

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