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  • 1) Inspects, tests, adjusts, and repairs avionics equipment, such as radar, radio, pulse, navigation, auto pilot, and compass systems, installed in aircraft and space vehicles, using handtools and test equipment: Inspects components of avionics equipment for defects, such as loose connections and frayed wire, and for accuracy of assembly and installation.

  • 2) Tests avionics equipment under simulated or actual operating conditions to determine performance and airworthiness, using test equipment, such as oscilloscopes, digital meters and counters, and circuit analyzers.

  • 3) Adjusts, repairs, or replaces defective components based on analysis of test results, following blueprints, schematics, handbooks, and other technical documents, using handtools.

  • 4) Calibrates installed or repaired equipment to prescribed specifications.

  • 5) Adjusts frequencies of radio sets by signaling ground station and turning setscrews.

  • 6) Must possess Radiotelephone License issued by Federal Communications Commission.

  • 7) May accompany flight crew to perform in-flight adjustments and to determine and record required post-flight repair work.

  • 8) May sign overhaul documents for equipment replaced or repaired.

  • 9) May operate ground station for air-to-station check of radar or other equipment.




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Job Number: 483