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"Radio Mechanic"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Test or repair mobile or stationary radio transmitting and receiving equipment and two-way radio communications systems used in ship-to-shore communications and found in service and emergency vehicles.

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

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Radio Mechanic"

1) Test batteries, using hydrometers and ammeters, and charge batteries as necessary.

2) Clean and lubricate motor generators.

3) Repair circuits, wiring, and soldering, using soldering irons and hand tools to install parts and adjust connections.

4) Test equipment functions such as signal strength and quality, transmission capacity, interference, and signal delay, using equipment such as oscilloscopes, circuit analyzers, frequency meters, and wattmeters.

5) Calibrate and align components, using scales, gauges, and other measuring instruments.

6) Test emergency transmitters to ensure their readiness for immediate use.

7) Mount equipment on transmission towers and in vehicles such as ships or ambulances.

8) Install, adjust, and repair stationary and mobile radio transmitting and receiving equipment and two-way radio communication systems.

9) Examine malfunctioning radio equipment to locate defects such as loose connections, broken wires, or burned-out components, using schematic diagrams and test equipment.

 

 

11) Turn setscrews to adjust receivers for maximum sensitivity and transmitters for maximum output.

12) Insert plugs into receptacles, and bolt or screw leads to terminals in order to connect equipment to power sources, using hand tools.


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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:  NA        SOC:  49-2021.01