Skill Level 1 Diagnoses and troubleshoots malfunctions in electrical and electronic components, including solid state and transistorized subsystems. Repairs aircraft instrument systems. Applies principles of electricity/electronics, hydrostatic motion, pneumatics, and hydraulics applicable to repair aircraft instrument systems. Removes, installs, repairs, adjusts, and tests electrical/electronic elements of assemblies and components according to technical manuals, directives, and safety procedures. Cleans, preserves, and stores electrical/electronic components and aircraft instruments. Remove, repair, services, installs, and troubleshoots nickel-cadmium batteries. Uses and performs operator maintenance on common and special tools. Requisitions and maintains shop and bench stock for repair of aircraft electrical systems. Prepares forms and records related to aircraft maintenance.
Skill Level 2 Performs duties described in previous skill level and provides technical guidance to subordinate personnel. Participates in maintenance test flights, as required.
Skill Level 3 Supervises and provides technical guidance to subordinate personnel performing aircraft electrical and instrument system maintenance. Evaluates maintenance operations and facilities for compliance with directives, technical manuals, work standards, safety procedures, and operational policies. Performs maintenance trend analysis and applies production control, quality control, and other maintenance management principles and procedures to aircraft electrical and instrument system maintenance, and shop operations. Instructs personnel and conducts technical training in aircraft electrical and instrument system maintenance, supply, and safety techniques. Evaluates the technical training program. Monitors requisition of parts, tools, and supplies.