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

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

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

4) Clean and lubricate motor generators.

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

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

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

8) Monitor radio range stations to detect transmission flaws and adjust controls to eliminate flaws.

9) Remove and replace defective components and parts such as conductors, resistors, semiconductors, and integrated circuits, using soldering irons, wire cutters, and hand tools.

 

 

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

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


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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:  49-2021.00