Skill Level 1 Performs organizational maintenance on test, diagnostic, and measurement equipment used to diagnose problems in avionic radar and assists in intermediate maintenance of avionic airborne radar equipment which include the following:
Terrain following avoidance radar, Doppler navigation radar; Weather radar, Station Keeping radar, Radar altimeters, Identification friend or foe (IFF) transponders, and TACAN. Localizes and diagnoses causes of equipment malfunction or non-function by utilizing common and specialized hand tools and test equipment. Traces circuitry and tests, aligns, and adjusts repaired equipment for proper functioning. Replaces faulty component and individual parts down to printed circuit boards. Alters or modifies material in accordance with modification work orders and prescribed procedures. Performs user maintenance on tools and test equipment.
Skill Level 2 Performs duties described in previous skill level and provides technical guidance to subordinate personnel. Schedules and performs user maintenance on tools and special test equipment. Troubleshoots and repairs faulty circuit boards.
Skill Level 3 Supervises and provides technical guidance to subordinate personnel performing maintenance of avionic radar equipment. 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 avionic radar equipment repair operations. Instructs personnel and conducts technical training in avionic radar equipment maintenance, supply, and safety techniques. Evaluates the technical training program. Monitors requisition of parts, tools, and supplies. Develops new electronic equipment while assigned to research and development projects. Maintains equipment records.