A/F 37T-21 Aircraft Engine Components Test Stand; Aircraft HF Communications Equipment IMA Technician; Aviation Electronics Technician; C-40 Systems Organizational Maintenance Quality Assurance Representative; Conversion NEC AE Aviation Electrician's Mate Basic; E-6B Airborne Communications Technician; F/A-18 A/B/C/D Systems Organizational Initial Maintenance Technician; MH-60R Electronics Systems Organizational Initial Maintenance Technician; Master Chief Aircraft Maintenanceman; P-8A Aircraft Systems Organizational Initial Maintenance Technician
; Avionics Test Station And Components Helper; Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Helper, B-1; Bomber/Special Integrated Communication/Navigation/Mission Systems; Bomber/Special Integrated Communication/Navigation/Mission Systems Journeyman, B-52; Bomber/Special Integrated Instrument and Flight Control Systems Helper, E-4, VC-25; Fighter Aircraft Integrated Avionics Journeyman, A-10/U-2 Avionics; Mobility Air Forces Integrated Communication/Navigation/Mission Systems Helper, KC-46; Mobility Air Forces Integrated Instrument and Flight Control Systems Helper, C-17; Special Operations Forces/Personnel Recovery (SOF/PR) Integrated Communication/Navigation/Mission Systems Helper, CV-22
What they do:
Install, inspect, test, adjust, or repair avionics equipment, such as radar, radio, navigation, and missile control systems in aircraft or space vehicles.
On the job, you would:
Test and troubleshoot instruments, components, and assemblies, using circuit testers, oscilloscopes, or voltmeters.
Keep records of maintenance and repair work.
Adjust, repair, or replace malfunctioning components or assemblies, using hand tools or soldering irons.
Engineering and Technology
computers and electronics
Arts and Humanities
thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
People and Technology Systems
thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it
read and understand what is written
listen and understand what people say
Hand and Finger Use
put together small parts with your fingers
keep your arm or hand steady
Ideas and Logic
notice when problems happen
order or arrange things
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
Attention to Detail
You might use software like this on the job:
Enterprise resource planning ERP software
Operating system software
Education: (rated 3 of 5)
certificate after high school or high school diploma/GED usually needed