Simulator Maintenance Technician in Trenton, Canada


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.

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. This role is located at CFB Trenton, Ontario.

As part of a team, provides preventive and corrective maintenance, as detailed in the quality and maintenance documents, to achieve required availability and reliability on flight training devices in terms of the reported metrics (e.g. down time, lost time, etc).

  • Perform Elementary, Servicing and Maintenance duties in support of the CC130H Flight Simulator

  • Monitors all training devices and ensures the resolution of system actual and potential problems

  • Confers with technical experts and colleagues to formulate solutions

  • Debug and troubleshoot complex problems spanning a wide range of technologies, including, but not limited to: computer systems, visual systems, Hydraulic motion system, and avionics systems

  • Available to work shifts and weekends as required

Job Qualifications

  • Technical college diploma in electronics or aviation or 4 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

  • Thorough understanding of aircraft terminology or simulation devices

  • Ability to interpret schematics and other technical documents pertaining to simulators and aviation

  • Must have superior troubleshooting skills and in-depth knowledge of the use of electronic testing equipment and advanced software diagnostic utilities

  • Physically able to perform manual labour tasks

  • Be able to hold a Canadian Security Clearance & Controlled Goods Clearance

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

  • Assets: experience on CC-130H Aircraft or training devices, knowledge of simulation

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, neurodiversity or age.

At CAE, we equip people in critical roles with the expertise and solutions to create a safer world. As a technology company, we digitalize the physical world, deploying simulation training and critical operations support solutions. Above all else, we empower pilots, airlines, defence and security forces, and healthcare practitioners to perform at their best every day and when the stakes are the highest. Around the globe, we’re everywhere customers need us to be with more than 13,000 employees in more than 200 sites and training locations in over 40 countries. CAE represents 75 years of industry firsts—the highest-fidelity flight and mission simulators, surgical manikins, and personalized training programs powered by artificial intelligence. We’re investing our time and resources into building the next generation of cutting-edge, digitally immersive training and critical operations solutions while keeping positive environmental, social and governance (ESG) impact at the core of our mission. Today and tomorrow, we’ll make sure our customers are ready for the moments that matter.

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