Electrical Aircraft Mechanic II may supervise lower skilled mechanics
and assist with troubleshooting malfunctions in flight surfaces and
controls, anti-icing, pneudraulic, engines, and auxiliary power unit for
F/A-18 aircraft. This worker reads and interprets manufacturers'
maintenance manuals, service bulletins, technical data, engineering
data, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of
repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.
repairs and modifies aircraft structures and structural components of
moderate difficulty, maintains and repairs aircraft components including
but not limited to flight controls, engines, hydraulics, pneumatics,
fuel systems, and mechanical components, applies technical knowledge of
airframe and power plant systems in determining equipment malfunctions
and applies required expertise in restoring equipment condition and or
operation, and applies comprehensive technical expertise to solve
moderate to complex problems by interpreting technical documentation
such as; blueprints or manufactures’ manuals. Performs corrosion prevention and treatment IAW governing directives. Detects,
identifies, reports, treats and prevents various forms of corrosion IAW
applicable directives of assigned squadron aircraft and within the
Corrosion Control Facility.
possess a thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component
troubleshooting, repair procedures and replacement of parts, requires
broad knowledge of electrical theory, must have thorough knowledge of
aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial
indicators, and micrometers. Requires working knowledge of technical
publications. Receives technical
guidance, as required, from supervisor or higher-level technician, will
occasionally be required to lead teams through more complex aircraft
relevant tasks, and may be required to make entries in aircraft logs and
records. Must be able to prioritize workload to maintain schedules on assigned projects.
repairs, modifies, tests, troubleshoots, calibrates, and installs
electrical systems, equipment and accessories used in aircraft; makes
functional checks on electrical systems to ensure performance and
reliability and correct malfunctions disclosed by static, ground, and
flight tests; and replaces defective wiring and installs new wiring for
aircraft changes, modifications and repairs. Overhauls,
repairs, modifies and tests aircraft electrical system accessories such
as motors, dynamotors, inverters, voltage regulators, relays, cutouts,
engine synchronizers, electric motor driven air compressors and
activators, DC generators, AC alternators, DC/AC electrical controls,
cockpit air conditioning controls, engine temperature controls, and
transistorized control equipment, etc. Installs, troubleshoots,
calibrates, and tests complex electrical systems and devices on military
aircraft to ensure precise performance and reliability of all
electrical systems. Sets up test positions using test
equipment such as oscilloscopes, audio signal generators, frequency
meters, voltmeters, watt meters and ammeters. Tests the
various units for compliance with the proper tolerances prescribed for
transient time, noise amplitude, and frequencies; adjusts resonant
circuits, computes alternative current loads; and makes all necessary
adjustments to bring the units up to prescribed operational standards.
all duties in accordance with the Naval Aviation Maintenance Program
(NAMP) and Commander Naval Air Forces Instruction 4790.2B.
duties require that this mechanic: adjusts, repairs, or replaces
electrical wiring system and aircraft accessories, conducts maintenance
inspections, and performs miscellaneous duties to service aircraft.
Assists with the jacking and towing of aircraft, enters in the
maintenance records description of the work performed and verifies the
work was performed satisfactorily, required to keep aircraft in safe
operating condition. Performs duties of a Collateral Duty Quality Assurance Representative (CDQAR) to meet squadron maintenance requirements.