Simulator Technician

Date published

15 Nov 2023


NSW Other

Job ID


Simulator Technician

The Simulator Technician is part of the Aviation Training Team which support RFDS pilot flight training and checking.


  • Transport / Logistics / Drivers
  • Aviation
  • Permanent / Full Time

Key points

  • Attractive remuneration package
  • Salary Packaging (potentially increasing your take home pay by 5-10%)
  • Love living and working in Dubbo


The RFDS is Australia’s biggest waiting room. Using the latest in aviation, medical and communications technology, we deliver telehealth and a 24-hour emergency retrieval service to rural and remote Australia.

The Simulator Technician is part of the Aviation Training Team which support RFDS pilot flight training and checking through operation and management of the Dubbo Flight Training Precinct, which include the King Air 250/350i Flight Training Device. Take a look at our world-class training facilities:

What’s to love about living in Dubbo

The real heart of New South Wales, Dubbo is a dynamic, regional centre that offers the dual benefits of relaxation and space with the amenities of a major city. Enjoy a quality lifestyle with affordable housing, career opportunities, high-quality health, educational and professional services.


  • Salary Packaging (potentially increasing your take home pay by 5-10%)
  • Relocation assistance
  • Work life balance – routinely Monday to Friday, with occasional weekend & after-hours work required
Essential experience:
  • Certificate IV in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering – Avionics or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 Years Aircraft Avionics maintenance experience and/or at least 3 years’ experience as a flight simulator technician.
  • Hands on workplace experience using hand tools and specialised test equipment.
  • A willingness to learn and develop both practical and professional skillset
  • Australian citizenship, residency or an approved work visa
  • Evidence of full COVID-19 vaccination
 Desirable experience:
  • Textron King Air Avionics Maintenance experience (Highly Desirable)
  • Extensive experience with Collins Aerospace Pro Line Fusion avionics (Highly Desirable)
  • Simulator Technician experience (Highly Desirable)
  • Experience with Evaluation of Synthetic Training Device Training (Highly Desirable)
  • Working knowledge of engineering, configuration management and logistics support requirements as they relate to FSTD’s.
  • Experience of working with Civil Aviation regulatory Authorities
  • Strong knowledge of Civil Aviation Safety Regulation Part 60 and CASA Approved FTD Simulator Quality Management System
  • Computer, IT, Network and Domain literacy
  • Experience of working with compliance management and safety management systems
  • Proven track record of planning skills with the ability to quickly analyse problems and implement practical solutions.
  • Proficiency of Microsoft Office products
To apply: Apply online at our website, please include your Cover Letter and CV.

As a part of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations the role requires pre-employment drug and alcohol testing. Candidates are required to hold or be eligible to hold an Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC) and must undergo a criminal history check.
Our Values of Reliability, Care, Trust and Safety shape the way we work as individuals, as team members and with the communities we serve.

The RFDS (South Eastern Section) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

The RFDSSE aim to fill vacancies as quickly as possible. We would therefore advise interested applicants to submit an application as early as possible.