Skill Level 1 Troubleshoots microcomputers electro-mechanical telecommunications terminal equipment, facsimile machines, FA digital devices, and associated equipment using built-in test equipment (BITE), Test, Measurement, and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE), schematics, and signal flowcharts in technical publications to determine the cause and location of faults and repairs required. Repairs assemblies, subassemblies, and components by disassembling, adjusting, aligning, repairing or replacing faulty shop replaceable units (SRU), cables, wiring, and associated hardware. Tests repaired equipment to ensure operability and compliance with technical specifications. Maintains selected commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) computers.
Skill Level 2 Prepares and processes maintenance supply requests and work orders. Performs initial and final inspection of repaired equipment. Provides technical assistance to subordinates and performs complex maintenance tasks. Interprets circuit diagrams, schematics, software diagnostics, and other technical literature pertaining to repair functions. Requests replenishment of bench stock.
Skill Level 3 Establishes workload, work schedules, and repair priorities. Provides technical assistance and teaches subordinates technical skills. Assigns specific duties to supporting forward deployed maintenance teams. Coordinates logistical support and advises superiors on maintenance status of in-shop equipment. Prepares maintenance reports and writes MOS technical portion of maintenance shop operating procedures. Coordinates and prepares paperwork, as necessary, to procure repair parts for microcomputers from commercial vendors.