Aircraft Mechanic III: Electrician
DAVMTH · Tucson, Arizona
A person in this position does the following:
Provides direct labor support for aircraft electrical and environmental system maintenance, repair, and modifications.
Fabricates and install aircraft wiring circuits, tests aircraft electrical and electronic circuitry, and conducts final testing of related and affected electrical and instrument systems; provides troubleshooting, and performs modifications and repairs of complex electrical systems, components, and accessories on aircraft.
Performs final functional and operational testing of electrical and environmental systems; tests, troubleshoots, corrects, and maintains electrical power control systems which includes tie-in of power and control circuits with other functional systems.
Tests, troubleshoots, corrects, and maintains aircraft environmental systems, replaces defective control units, relay boards, servo units, indicating instruments, and/or other components of electrical and environmental systems; installs nonconventional electrical and related electronic equipment by routing and connecting wiring to new or existing electrical or electronic systems, components, or equipment.
Researches aircraft modification histories, technical orders, engineering change proposals, and manuals concerning wire codes, wiring configuration, and testing procedures; assists engineering personnel in developing modifications and changes on environmental and electronic instrumentation and other integrated electrical systems as required.
Shall set-up and operate computerized multiple circuit analyzing equipment to run established and new diagnostic programs in various test modes to test aircraft electrical circuitry and interconnecting cabling of the entire aircraft or individual systems such as radar, navigational computers, and flight controls.
Fabricates a variety of aircraft specific or specialized ‘breakout boxes’ and panels to facilitate testing of electrical systems, and assists programming personnel in developing, debugging, or modifying diagnostic programs to identify apparent contradictions between technical guides and test programs.