Performs functional tests, analyzes performance and malfunctions, removes, installs, tests, maintains, modifies, performs alignments and troubleshoots the electronic, electrical, mechanical and hydraulic assemblies, modules, and interconnecting cables of a variety of combat and tactical equipment to include the M1 series main battle tank, M2/3 series Bradley fighting vehicle, Multiple Launch Rocket System, TOW Missile System and the ATACMS Launch Loader Module (LLM). Utilizes Integrated Family Test Equipment, Built In Test Equipment and break out boxes for fault isolation, verification, or adjustment of assemblies and modules. Repairs or replaces chassis mounted components on Unit Under Test (UUT). Performs Automatic Test Equipment operations for fault isolation on LLM electronic modules, circuit cards, and assemblies to component level. Replaces faulty components on UUT printed circuit boards and power distribution systems. Utilizes oscilloscopes, signal generators, digital multimeters, and other test equipment to locate, diagnose, and repair malfunctions.
(Troubleshoots and repairs launch pod/container, trainer rocket simulator modules, Missiles/Launchers Pod Assembly, trainer missile simulator modules, and various like items. Troubleshoots carrier electrical and power distributions systems as an integrated subsystem of the weapon system or equipment being repaired. Isolates faulty assemblies, cables, wiring harnesses and modules to component level for repair or replacement. Insures proper integration of information between carrier, Fire Control System, vehicle and equipment hydraulic and mechanical systems, secure digital communications system, and intercommunications system. Installs equipment modifications to system per technical work orders. Performs initial and final checks and may perform inspections when required of designated systems. May act as quality assurance/control inspector for other mechanics' work. Determines deficiencies in troubleshooting procedures for the equipment being repaired and makes recommendations for corrective action to technical manuals.
Performs field and limited sustainment maintenance to include installation, routine maintenance, repair, and overhaul of fixed and mobile operational communication and electronics systems, e.g., shelter mounted AM radio and teletype systems, shelter mounted single side band radio and teletype systems, shelter mounted radio relay and terminal systems, complex radar systems, interrogators, gun, rocket, and missile fire control, directional and digital computer systems. Repairs, aligns, and adjusts missile guidance control systems, infrared night vision sights, optical sights, and traversing units. Removes and replaces defective electrical, electronic, and mechanical components. Conducts inspections, diagnoses nature and extent of equipment malfunction. Determines whether equipment may be economically repaired or declared unserviceable, and performs required maintenance to restore to a serviceable condition various types of tactical computers, radio sets, and similar items. Repairs or salvages defective components. Isolates and diagnoses cause of circuit/component malfunction using signal string lists, schematics, standard, special, and electronic Test Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment or repair equipment. Uses associated field maintenance equipment in analytical maintenance procedures. Interprets complex schematic diagrams. Must exercise a high degree of judgment regarding methods and procedures for completing assignments, which may involve extending the use of conventional tools and equipment and improving changes to techniques, and procedures to reach specified parameters when factors such as temperature extremes, aging of equipment, or modification of circuits have changed operating conditions. Installs and applies equipment modifications when directed.
Uses various types of test equipment to include systems test sets and stands such as AN/GRM-122s, frequency meters, standing wave indicators, oscillators, ohmmeters, voltmeters, resistance bridges, and signal generators to localize trouble by component unit, by circuit within a component, and by element of a circuit. Uses special and common hand tools, power tools, and gauges to make intricate repairs. Fabricates items and parts for repair of mechanical and electronic equipment.
Performs administrative functions in establishing and maintaining maintenance records on equipment maintained or repaired. Assists in the preparation of requests for required repair parts.
May conduct or be involved in a Maintenance Assistance and Instruction Team or act as an inspector on a Command Maintenance Evaluation Team on electronic, automation, communication, and equipment. Provides technical assistance and instruction to units throughout the state so that they will be able to operate at the desired level of proficiency.
Performs other duties as assigned.