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Job Description:

  • 1) Assembles, installs, and adjusts aircraft armament parts, assemblies, and accessories, according to specifications, using handtools, power tools, and measuring instruments: Cleans and oils armament parts, units, and accessories.

  • 2) Attaches armament mounts to aircraft, using handtools and power tools.

  • 3) Assembles armament system components, such as guns, gun cameras, bomb racks, missile pods, and firing devices, using measuring instruments, handtools, and power tools.

  • 4) Installs parts, assemblies, and accessories in specified location on aircraft, using handtools, power tools, and lifting devices.

  • 5) Installs and connects control cables to electronically controlled units, using handtools, ring locks, cotter keys, threaded connectors, turnbuckles, and related devices, and adjusts cables to specified tolerances.

  • 6) Aligns, adjusts, and synchronizes aircraft armament, using sighting devices and handtools.

  • 7) Tests functional performance of installed units and adjusts, repairs, or replaces malfunctioning units.

  • 8) Prepares and loads live ammunition, missiles, and bombs onto aircraft, according to established procedure.

  • 9) May assist in operational checkout of entire armament system, including test firing, on ground or during test flight.




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Job Number: 105