Operates, analyzes performance, troubleshoots, inspects, installs, maintains, overhauls, repairs and modifies operational ordnance system(s) and subsystems consisting of numerous complex electronic components in fighter aircraft. Analyzes performance and isolate malfunctions to individual subsystems and or components of bombing/navigation, fire-control/weapons delivery, weapons multi- sensor displays and external electro-mechanical weapons systems, electro-optical targeting pod/weapon interfaces, RIF electronic countermeasures systems, target radar tracking and missile tracking radar. Reviews and analyzes aircrew debriefs and data transfer equipment information to aid in resolving in-flight discrepancies encountered and isolates unusual system anomalies within the complete system using technical manuals, schematics, logic and wiring diagrams, tools and test equipment including automatic test equipment. Solves aircraft ordnance malfunctions by analyzing the installation, circuitry and operating characteristics of the electronic ordnance system. Removes, repairs, installs, inspects and conducts operational performance checkout of aircraft ordnance and isolates malfunctions and identifies if failures are in specific LRUs, aircraft weapons, avionics multiplex data bus matrix assemblies, or aircraft digital data wiring. Performs bench checks to determine extent of repair needed and accomplishes Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTO) and modifications of components and software and tests for proper operation. Ensures all munitions are inventoried at the start and completion of the work shift. Adjusts, installs and removes cartridges and squibs for tanks and pylons and chaff/flare systems. Performs other duties as assigned.
WG-11 Specialized Experience: Must possess 18 months of specialized experience that demonstrates your ability to perform on and/or off equipment inspection, modify, overhaul, troubleshoot and repair capability of weapons release and gun systems; verify and analyze malfunctions; troubleshoot, test, inspect and load/unload conventional munitions; and install/remove weapons delivery equipment, launchers and gun systems. The specialized experience must also demonstrate your ability to plan and layout the repair sequence and ability to complete modification, repair and installation of ordnance systems; diagnose and troubleshoot malfunctions and determine remedy where complex relationships exist; experience in hand tools and a limited number of measuring equipment; use a variety of test equipment; and interpret technical directions, blueprints, sketches, wiring diagrams and manufacturers specifications.
General Experience: Must possess experience, education or training which demonstrates your ability to repair malfunctions of ordnance equipment and components using sketches, electrical diagrams, technical specifications and engineering drawings in accomplishing this work, and skilled in the use of test equipment to make electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic checks.
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