Radio Mechanics

Radio Mechanics

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.

Key Competencies * Integrity * Attention to Detail * Initiative * Self Control * Adaptability/Flexibility * Cooperation * Dependability * Analytical Thinking * Stress Tolerance * Independence

Representative Tasks * Examine malfunctioning radio equipment to locate defects such as loose connections, broken wires, or burned-out components, using schematic diagrams and test equipment. * Repair circuits, wiring, and soldering, using soldering irons and hand tools to install parts and adjust connections. * Install, adjust, and repair stationary and mobile radio transmitting and receiving equipment and two-way radio communication systems.



Job Family Installation, Maintenance, and Repair

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