C130/ F16 Avionics maintenance and upgrades
Fabricates and installs aircraft wiring circuits; tests aircraft electronic circuitry and performs final testing of related and affected integrated avionics systems; provides troubleshooting, modifications and repairs of complex integrated avionics systems, components and accessories on aircraft; performs final functional and operational testing of avionics systems; tests, troubleshoots, corrects and maintains electrical power control systems which include tie-in of power and control circuits with other functional systems.
Replaces defective control units, relays boards, servo units, indicating instruments, or other components of the electrical systems; performs aircraft systems rigging as required; installs nonconventional electronic and related electronic equipment by routing and connecting wiring to new or existing electrical or electronic systems, components, or equipment; and researches aircraft modification history, technical orders, engineering change proposals, and manuals concerning wire codes, wiring configuration, and testing procedures.
Assists engineering personnel in developing modifications and changes on electrical, electronic, instrument, and other integrated electrical systems; and sets up and operates 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 entire aircraft and/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.