The following list of duties is not conclusive but provides a brief snapshot of the duties that may be required of this position:
- Performs functional tests, analyzes performance and troubleshoots the Offensive Avionics Systems.
- Performs organizational and intermediate level maintenance modifications as required applying appropriate technical data requisitions, processes and accounts for supply assets in the repairable processing system to maintenance records, inspection records, and equipment maintenance data collection forms.
- Removes, repairs, calibrates, installs, aligns, harmonizes, inspects and conducts operational performance checkout of integrated avionics systems.
- Provides hands-on instruction to lower grade personnel concerned with repair of integrated avionics systems.
- Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations such as Operational Readiness Inspections (ORI), Inspector General (IG) inspections, and Unit Effectiveness Inspections and mobility and command support exercises.
- Complies with safety, fire, security, and housekeeping regulations.
- May be required to operate computer test stations and non-automatic test equipment to determine scope of repair or adjustment required to correct faulty operation of avionics components.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
General Experience: Possess experience which demonstrates the knowledge of electronic theories and practices to identify, isolate and repair malfunctions in one or more complex integrated systems where knowledge of the entire system is necessary to interpret error data and trace back through a number of units of the system to locate deficiencies. Thorough knowledge of principles of digital and analog circuits, electro-mechanical devices, solid state devices, digital techniques, synchro/servo operation and integrated circuit theory. Ability to interpret and trace schematics, logic and wiring diagrams and use a wide variety of test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment (TMDE).
Specialized Experience: Must have at least 18 months specialized experience in utilizing principles, basic functions and application of theory of electronic integrated systems equipment. Experience in diagnosing problems and determining needed repairs for malfunctions in electronic integrated systems equipment. Experience in making mechanical repairs that required the use of precision measuring and calibrating equipment. Experience in using a wide variety of test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment (TMDE). Experience which demonstrates the ability to interpret technical manuals, specifications, and publications.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs): Applicants who meet the eligibility requirements may be further evaluated by the Selecting Official based on the following KSAs considered essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position.
- Must have knowledge in the principles of digital and analog circuits, electromechanical devices, solid state device theory, digital techniques, synchronal/servo operation and integrated circuit theory.
- Knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic principles.
- Ability to interpret and trace schematics, logic, and wiring diagrams, and use test procedures and mathematical formulas.
- Ability to use test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment (TMDE) to troubleshoot and repair aircraft systems.
- Knowledge of aircraft autopilot, instrument, navigation, and fuel systems required to isolate and correct malfunctions between associated systems.
- Knowledge of electronic integrated systems to identify, isolate, and repair malfunctions of the aircraft using technical order data, along with technical publications and directives.
Other Requirements: For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver's license for the state in which they live or are principally employed. Applicant must possess a security clearance (Secret or Top Secret) or be able to obtain one within one year of employment.
National Guard Compatibility: Once an applicant is selected and prior to being placed in the technician Electronic Integrated Systems Mechanic position, the selectee must be assigned to any unit in the Georgia Air National Guard as an Enlisted member in AFSC: 2A9X2C.
Rank inversion is strictly prohibited.
Wear of the Air Force uniform as prescribed by AFR/NGB/GA NGR is required for incumbent of this position. Acceptance of this position constitutes concurrence with this requirement as a condition of employment.
Preplacement Medical Requirements: Selectee will be required to undergo medical testing, at the governments expense, prior to beginning employment. Medical tests are used to determine fitness and eligibility for employment.
Optional Form 78 (Certificate of Medical Examination) will be used to determine the fitness and eligibility for employment. Upon review of results, the Human Resources Officer will approve selection, require additional medical information or find selectee medically disqualified for employment and withdraw said offer.
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