It’s time to go places


Airline Flight Academy (AFA) is a venture for outsourced sim & flying services to European Airlines from a brand-new training facility based in Santry, Dublin, Ireland. AFA are recruiting for a Senior SIM Engineer to join their team of Simulator Engineers at this new Flight Simulator Training Facility. The facility will be used to support Pilot Training using the latest Flight Simulators from CAE and MPS. The training centre is made up of 4x CAE Full Flight Simulators and 3x MPS FTD/FNPT’s. Our simulators run over 20 hours per day training 5,500 pilots each year for recurrent and initial training. Our highly skilled SIM Engineering team carry out preventative maintenance and urgent repair of our SIMs. Quick action to resolve issues that affect the training of aircrew using the simulators and training equipment is a priority. This to ensure minimum disruption to our pilot training schedule.

The Role

Reporting to the Simulator Engineering Manager, the Senior Sim Engineer is a key position in AFA’s Engineering team and will be responsible for ensuring defects are resolved in a timely manner and leading junior engineers. This includes:

  • Ensuring all Simulators are maintained to the highest industry standards to achieve as close to 100% quality and availability.
  • Ensuring scheduled maintenance, defects rectification and modifications are performed in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Identifying spares requirement and working with the Simulator Engineering Manager to ensure stock requirements are met.
  • Working with the Simulator Engineering Manager to ensure all SIM approvals/evaluations are completed to the highest possible standards.
  • Ensuring all work completed and documentation is in accordance with the Compliance Manual.
  • Overseeing junior engineers, encouraging growth in their abilities and self-sufficiency.


  • At least 12 months working as a Sim Engineer and/or completion of a CAE training course.
  • Experience working with and corresponding with regulatory authorities including reporting on issues raised during evaluations.
  • Proven track record of maintaining the FSTD’s as per the CS-FSTD (A) Issue 2 standards.
  • A background in aviation/flight simulation


Competitive Salary

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