Technician IV El
Avionics/Electrical Technician- Performs all required scheduled and unscheduled inspections, functional checks, maintenance, repair troubleshooting, modifications, and preservation of aircraft avionic and electrical systems. Electronics Technicians apply basic and some advanced technical knowledge to solve routine aircraft electrical and avionics system problems by interpreting manufacturer's manuals or similar documents. This position requires familiarity with the interrelationships of circuits and judgment in planning work sequence, in selecting tools, testing instruments, and is reviewed for compliance with accepted practices.
- Performs modification, electrical Installs, adjusts, tests, modifies, repairs, and maintains electrical and electronic parts, assemblies, systems, and equipment in prototype, developmental, or production aircraft, engines, and components.
- Modifies components according to blueprint specifications and engineering drawings.
- Installs electrical and electronic parts, assemblies, systems, and equipment in aircraft, according to blueprints, wiring diagrams, and other specifications, using hand tools and power tools.
- Sets up and operates ground support and test equipment, such as test carts, panels, ground power unit, and ground servicing cart, to perform functional and continuity test of electrical and electronic systems.
- Interprets testing results to diagnose malfunctions, and adjusts, repairs, or replaces defective parts.
- Assembles and installs completed avionics harness, circuit breakers, flight and avionics instruments and avionics equipment.
- Applies technical knowledge of electronics principles in determining equipment malfunctions, and applies skill in restoring equipment operation, evaluates performance and reliability of prototype or production mode, and recommends changes in circuitry or installation specifications to simplify assembly and maintenance.
- Perform troubleshooting and repair of electrical wiring, cabling, generator systems, malfunctioning equipment, circuit breaker systems, and instrument/console panels to determine the source of problem areas, failure module, printed circuit board, or electronic component part using common and specialized tools and test equipment to properly correct deficiencies found.
- Performs scheduled/unscheduled maintenance on electrical generators, load banks, starters, relays, batteries, actuators, circuit breakers, switches, weapons release and control checks, aircraft communications and navigation system, and aircraft instruments.
- Maintains, repairs, troubleshoots, modifies and installs various types of electronic transmitting and receiving equipment. As well as automatic flight control stabilization systems, weapons integration systems and fuel quantity systems.
- Perform MOCs on aircraft electrical and avionics systems as required utilizing specialized testing equipment.
- Responsible for completion and maintenance of all applicable forms, records, and reports using appropriate references and other publications of The Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS).
Provides technical direction to less senior technicians.
Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.
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