Electrician/Avionics Technicians install, inspect, test, adjust, or repair avionics, and aircraft electrical equipment, such as radar, radio, navigation, and missile control systems in aircraft or space vehicles. They also test and troubleshoot instruments, components, and assemblies, using circuit testers, oscilloscopes, or voltmeters. Troubleshoots malfunctions in aircraft navigation, communications, and environmental systems. This worker reads and interprets manufacturers' and airline's maintenance manuals, service bulletins, technical data, engineering data, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components. Job duties require that this mechanic: adjusts, repairs, or replaces electrical wiring system and aircraft accessories, performs preflight, thru-flight, and post-flight maintenance inspections, and performs miscellaneous duties to service aircraft. This incumbent supervises the jacking and towing of aircraft, enters in the maintenance records description of the work performed and verifies the work was performed satisfactorily, may service engines and airframe components at line station making repairs, short of overhaul, required to keep aircraft in safe operating condition. Must be willing to work any shift or schedule. Must be willing to travel as required.
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