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BCIT needs simulator tech

Postby The Dieselduck » Sun Oct 23, 2011 6:47 pm

Competition Number 11B337 APPLY NOW

Job Title Simulator Technician, BCIT Marine Campus Job Status Reg FT

Start Date/Term of Appointment December 1, 2011 Salary Range Pay Grade 9; $48,720 with yearly increments to $52,928 per annum

Campus Marine Bargaining Unit BCGEU Support Staff

Opening Date October 12, 2011 Closing Date October 28, 2011

Simulator Technician, BCIT Marine Campus - 11B337

School of Transportation

Posting Details

The BCIT Marine Campus in North Vancouver launched its world-class marine training Simulation Centre earlier this year and is seeking a regular, full-time Simulator Technician to join their team.

Reporting to the Associate Dean, the Simulator Technician is responsible for the maintenance, repair and operation of simulators and equipment in the engine, bridge and tugboat training programs. By providing high level maintenance expertise, along with development and operator functions, this position plays an important role in ensuring the smooth operation of the Centre.

Specific duties include:

conducting preventative maintenance on simulators within the learning environment
conducting initial assessment of faulty equipment
supporting, troubleshooting and repairing electronics equipment including all hardware, software and the interconnectivity between them
coordinating with suppliers regarding warranty and non-warranty replacements
performing upgrades and expediting acquisition of parts and other components as required

Join our team and help serve the training and research needs of the marine industry in BC.


Diploma of Technology in computer systems, and a certification in a technical trade in the field of electrical/electronics, plus up to one year of specialized training in marine or naval electronics a definite asset

Four years of general experience, plus up to four years of experience at a similar level of responsibility, including maintenance and operation of simulation equipment and or troubleshooting in the marine, electronic, IT, or engineering fields

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered

Kongsberg and/or Transas technical support training

Training in “Tag Out and Lock Out” procedures

MS Office and electronic mail, and internet experience required

Excellent written and oral communication skills, with proven ability to develop, document and implement policies and procedures

Ability to communicate effectively with varying levels of stakeholders

Proven ability to work within a fast paced and demanding environment with frequently changing priorities

Excellent organizational, time management and record-keeping skills

Demonstrated ability to problem solve and make responsible decisions

Must be able to work independently and in a team environment

Must be available evenings and weekends and in emergency situations when required

May be required to travel

Maintains currency in the field and learning on the job essential

*Please note: These are the minimum required qualifications. This position is a dayshift position as defined in Article 14.1 of the Collective Agreement.

Start Date/Term of Appointment

December 1, 2011

Salary Range

Pay Grade 9; $48,720 with yearly increments to $52,928 per annum (Prorated based on percentage of appointment)


BCIT offers a competitive salary, generous benefits package and promotes inclusiveness in the workplace. BCIT is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If selected for an interview, candidates will be required to present original documentation.


British Columbia Institute of Technology 3700 Willingdon Avenue Burnaby, British Columbia Canada, V5G 3H2

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