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"Avionics Technician"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Install, inspect, test, adjust, or repair avionics equipment, such as radar, radio, navigation, and missile control systems in aircraft or space vehicles.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Avionics Technician"

1) Adjust, repair, or replace malfunctioning components or assemblies, using hand tools and/or soldering irons.

2) Assemble components such as switches, electrical controls, and junction boxes, using hand tools and soldering irons.

3) Connect components to assemblies such as radio systems, instruments, magnetos, inverters, and in-flight refueling systems, using hand tools and soldering irons.

4) Install electrical and electronic components, assemblies, and systems in aircraft, using hand tools, power tools, and/or soldering irons.

5) Interpret flight test data in order to diagnose malfunctions and systemic performance problems.

6) Lay out installation of aircraft assemblies and systems, following documentation such as blueprints, manuals, and wiring diagrams.

7) Test and troubleshoot instruments, components, and assemblies, using circuit testers, oscilloscopes, and voltmeters.

8) Assemble prototypes or models of circuits, instruments, and systems so that they can be used for testing.

9) Coordinate work with that of engineers, technicians, and other aircraft maintenance personnel.

 

 

11) Keep records of maintenance and repair work.

12) Operate computer-aided drafting and design applications to design avionics system modifications.


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Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-I-C        SOC:  49-2091.00