Performs operational checks, inspections, tests and troubleshooting on electronic integrated systems composed of a number of sensor subsystems: Integrated Helmet and Display Sight System (IHADDS), the Target Acquisition Designation System (TADS), the Pilot Night Vision System (PNVS), the Air Data Subsystem, the Heading Attitude Reference System (HARS) and Doppler Navigation System (DNS); a logic subsystem-- the Multiplex Data Bus System (MUX) and components including the Fire Control Computer (FCC), the Backup Control System (BUCS)
and primary and secondary data buses, Multiplex Remote Terminal Units (MRTU), Data Link Terminal Units (DLTU), and Digital Automatic Stabilization Equipment Computer (DASEC); and actuating subsystems--the Point Target Weapon System (PTWS), Area Weapon System (AWS), Aerial Rocket Control System (ARCS), and the Digital Automatic Stabilization Equipment (DASE), which includes the Stability Augmentation System (SAS), Command Augmentation System (CAS) and Hover Augmentation System (HAS). Completes operational checks, inspections, tests and troubleshooting of Line Replaceable Units (LRU). Isolates unusual malfunctions using technical manuals, schematics, and wiring diagrams, tools and test equipment including automatic test equipment. Solves problems by analyzing installation, circuitry, and operating characteristics of the systems. Adjusts and aligns sensors, transmitters, amplifiers, power supplies, display devices, controls, actuators, servos, computers and other related components. Removes faulty LRUs for shop repair. Installs serviceable components into aircraft and performs total systems alignment and harmonization in accordance with existing technical manuals and directives. Accomplishes technical manual compliance and modification of components and systems and completes systems checkout for proper operation. Maintains, modifies, calibrates and inspects a wide variety of user test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment (TMDE). Completes bench check, testing, repair, inspection, modification, programming, reprogramming, mating, adjusting, alignment, and analyzing of LRUs and shop replaceable units. Uses a variety of test equipment such as automatic test equipment (ATE), oscilloscopes, DTA computer, multimeters, powermeters, combined Boresight Harmonization Kits, and special purpose bench test sets. Tests and troubleshoots solid state electronic assemblies and subassemblies such as circuit cards, modules, rate gyros, electronic control amplifiers, electro-mechanical assemblies, random access memories, programmable read-only memories and various integrated circuits. Identifies faulty part and repairs to level authorized. Ensures and certifies operational integrity of various night vision systems, electro-optical components, and integrated helmet and display system devices. Reassembles unit after repair, performs alignment and makes shop checks. 70125000 3. Recommends methods to improve equipment performance, technical data, and maintenance procedures by reporting hardware and software malfunctions, initiates material deficiency reports both on equipment and in technical data, and assists in design changes as necessary. Conducts debriefing of aircrews to determine the nature of system malfunctions, then documents all maintenance performed and records information related to the system, LRUs, or shop repairable units on both aircraft and historical records. When designated on NGB Flying Status Orders, serves as member of flight crew for the purpose of diagnosing and recording malfunctions, or otherwise determining maintenance and repair requirements. Guides lower level mechanics in the performance of duties. Conducts on-the-job training on assigned systems and related support equipment and tasks to include classroom instruction as necessary. Processes and accounts for due-in supply assets. Ensures that material and equipment are properly stored, protected and maintained and that funds are not obligated for material or parts without proper justification. Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations such as Operational Readiness Evaluations (ORE), Command Logistics Readiness Inspections (CLRT-X), and Aviation Resource Management Surveys. May be required to perform additional duties such as structural fire fighting, aircraft handling, heavy equipment operation, and maintenance of facilities and equipment, or serve as a member of a team to cope with natural disasters or civil emergencies. Complies with safety, fire, security, and housekeeping regulations. Performs other duties as assigned.