Also called: Electro-Mechanical Technician (E/M Technician), Electronic Technician, Test Technician, Tester
In the Air Force: Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) Sensor Operator Apprentice; Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) Sensor Operator Craftsman; Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) Sensor Operator Helper; Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) Sensor Operator Journeyman; Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) Sensor Operator Manager; Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) Sensor Operator Superintendent
In the Army: Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Operator
In the Coast Guard: Fire Control Technician; Missile Technician
In the Marine Corps: External Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Operator; Tactical Systems Operator/Mission Specialist; Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Operator
In the Navy: Aircraft Armament Equipment Technician; Expeditionary Force - Unmanned Systems (UAV/USV/USG) Maintenance; Expeditionary Force - Unmanned Systems (UAV/USV/USG) Operator; Fire Control Technician; MQ-8B Air Vehicle Operator (AVO); MQ-8B Mission Payload Operator (MPO); Missile Technician; Planning Series - RQ-21A Operator; Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) External Pilot; Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Internal Pilot; Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Payload Operator
- Test performance of electromechanical assemblies, using test instruments such as oscilloscopes, electronic voltmeters, or bridges.
- Read blueprints, schematics, diagrams, or technical orders to determine methods and sequences of assembly.
- Install electrical or electronic parts and hardware in housings or assemblies, using soldering equipment and hand tools.
Engineering and Technology
Math and Science
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
Arts and Humanities
Hand and Finger Use
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Operating system software
Computer aided design CAD software
Enterprise resource planning ERP software
New job opportunities are less likely in the future.
per year, on average
This work is part of the green economy.
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