Also called: Electronics Technician, Radio Technician, Field Technician, Radio Frequency Technician
What they do:Test or repair mobile or stationary radio transmitting and receiving equipment and two-way radio communications systems used in ship-to-shore communications and found in service and emergency vehicles.
On the job, you would:
- 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.
Engineering and Technology
Math and Science
Hand and Finger Use
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
Examples of the technology used in this career will be available soon.
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