DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
(1) Repairs, inspects, maintains, modifies, overhauls and installs a variety of
avionics electronics equipment of moderate complexity of design, construction,
and function. Units worked on include components, assemblies, and subassemblies
of UHF and VHF radio sets, VOR navigation radios, automatic direction finder
(ADF) navigation radios, AM and FM radio sets, radio marker beacons,
intercommunication sets, control consoles, speakers, stabilization augmentation
systems (SAS), and similar electronic and navigation equipment. Equipment
functions include transmission, reception, indication, transformation,
computation, mixing, amplification, conversion, sweep and pulse generation,
timing, and modulation.
(2) Diagnoses equipment malfunctions and troubleshoots
components, assemblies or subassemblies. Removes and replaces defective or
malfunctioning parts, including transistors, diodes, resistors, capacitors, and
switches. Modifies equipment in accordance with published Modification Work
Orders or Technical Bulletins. Troubleshoots aircraft wiring harnesses and connectors
and repairs by replacing wires, junction boxes, etc. Installs equipment in the
aircraft and completes operational tests.
(3) 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.
(4) 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.
(5) Processes and accounts for due-in supply assets.
Ensures that materiel and equipment are properly stored, protected and
maintained and that funds are not obligated for materiel or parts without
(6) 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 firefighting,
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
(7) Performs other duties as assigned.