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Simulator Technician, Staff Assistant

Job ID: 106870
Location: USA
Salary: $44,000-$48,000 per Year
Status: Full Time
JobLevel: Mid Career
Company: Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Contact: Human Resources
Address: 101 Academy Drive
Buzzards Bay, MA 02532

Job Description
Posting: June 2014 Start Date: TBD
Position Number: FY 14-26 Application Deadline: 25 July 2014
Department: Simulation
Union Affiliation: Association of Professional Administrators (APA)
Supervision received: Reports to the Director of Simulation Technology
Supervision exercised: Supervises subordinate professional, classified and student
personnel in his/her area of responsibility

General responsibilities: Troubleshooting and repairing of all Academy simulator systems’ hardware
and software malfunctions. Preparing, operating, and securing all simulators and their associated
hardware and software. Creating and running exercises/scenarios with any of the Academy simulator
systems. Creating and updating charts, publications, and documentation associated with simulation
training. Assisting and training other operators, instructors, and faculty in the operation of all simulator
systems. Cleaning and preventative maintenance for all simulator systems and ancillary equipment.
Maintaining readiness and order within all simulation spaces.

Qualifications and requirements: Technical degree in Computer Science or two or more years of
experience in systems support. Experience with networking, PC hardware, software, and peripherals in a
Windows environment. Experience with various software installation packages, drivers, and associated
files. Experience in running simulation devices and equipment used in professional training programs.
Effective communication, leadership, and team-building skills. Ability to work cooperatively with a
diverse work force.
Preferred Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited institution with an appropriate degree or five or
more years of work experience in the repair of marine electronics (RADAR, ECDIS, Gyro, and
VHF/UHF), computers and associated peripherals. Formal electronics training, license or certification in
electronic repair, i.e. FCC element 3 or NARTIE certified technician. Familiarity with simulator systems
and manufacturers such as CSC, TRANSAS, MPRI or BCG. Familiar with vessel operations.

Salary: $44,000-$48,000; this position has been designated as FLSA exempt. The Academy
offers generous benefit policies and a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and

To apply, submit a cover letter, a resume, an MMA Employment Application, Affirmative Action
form, and the contact information of five (5) professional references. These forms are located on
the employment quick link on our website: Application materials may be
saved, attached, and sent electronically to Alternatively, you may submit
application materials by USPS to: Human Resources Department, Massachusetts Maritime
Academy, 101 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532. Finalist must complete a drug screening
and background check.

MMA is an AA/EEO/Veteran/Disabled employer. Members of under-represented groups are
encouraged to apply.
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