Simulator technician

Company Details

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2019 it generated revenues of € 70.5 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as one of the world’s leading space companies. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.

Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other’s expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary – on the ground, in the sky and in space.

Job Description


The Simulator Maintenance Technician is responsible for operation and maintenance of the EC135 Full Flight Simulator located in Kobe, Japan.
[based on experience, the scope of work will be adjusted to a senior or junior position]

  1. Simulator Maintenance
    1. Daily pre/post flight inspections and housekeeping tasks
    2. Preventative maintenance tasks in accordance with OEM maintenance program
    3. Testing tasks in accordance with continuous certification plan
    4. Documentations and record keeping related to operation and maintenance
  2. Simulator Repairs
    1. Troubleshooting
    2. Hardware and software repairs
    3. Modifications and improvement work
  3. Management
    1. Simulator log book and other record keeping, and reporting
    2. Spare parts and materials management


  • Computer skills
    • Understanding and experience/high interest in real time computing environment
    • Knowledge and experience in commercial workstation hardware maintenance and
      Windows/Linux software systems operations
  • Electrical systems skills
    • Basic knowledge to work safety around weak and strong electrical equipment
    • Basic skills and knowledge to use electrical tools, diagnostic tools, and test equipment
    • Ability to understand basic electrical system manuals and schematics
  • Mechanical systems skills
    • Basic knowledge to work safely around heavy and complex mechanical equipment
    • Basic skills to use hand tools and power tools to work on simulator mechanical systems
  • Management skills
    • Skills and abilities to work with maintenance and operation documents and manuals, and
      plan and execute tasks based on the requirements
  • Communication skills
    • Ability to communicate with colleagues and specialists in English
    • Ability to communicate and work with OEM support representatives in English
    • Japanese language skill a plus

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.

Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

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