Repair circuits, wiring, and soldering, using soldering irons and hand tools to install parts and adjust connections.
Test equipment functions such as signal strength and quality, transmission capacity, interference, and signal delay, using equipment such as oscilloscopes, circuit analyzers, frequency meters, and wattmeters.
Install, adjust, and repair stationary and mobile radio transmitting and receiving equipment and two-way radio communication systems.
Examine malfunctioning radio equipment to locate defects such as loose connections, broken wires, or burned-out components, using schematic diagrams and test equipment.
Remove and replace defective components and parts such as conductors, resistors, semiconductors, and integrated circuits, using soldering irons, wire cutters, and hand tools.
Calibrate and align components, using scales, gauges, and other measuring instruments.
Turn setscrews to adjust receivers for maximum sensitivity and transmitters for maximum output.
Test emergency transmitters to ensure their readiness for immediate use.
Mount equipment on transmission towers and in vehicles such as ships or ambulances.
Monitor radio range stations to detect transmission flaws and adjust controls to eliminate flaws.
Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.
Computers and Electronics
Customer and Personal Service
Engineering and Technology
Quality Control Analysis