In Flight Refueling System Repairer

Inspect, test, modify, and repair aircraft in-flight refueling systems.
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Salary Range
$37,000 – $68,000

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What do In Flight Refueling System Repairers do?

Inspects, tests, modifies, and repairs aircraft in-flight refueling systems and associated equipment, using electrical test instruments and special handtools, applying knowledge of system wiring diagrams, technical publications, and design characteristics: Repairs in-flight refueling electrical devices, such as elevation, telescope, and azimuth control assemblies and limit switches. Conducts detailed tests of in-flight refueling electrical systems, using ohmmeter, voltmeter, and electrical and hydraulic systems to ensure maximum operation efficiency, using wiring diagrams and technical publications. Adjusts end play, spacing, clearance, and specified torque on in-flight refueling components. Inspects seals, gaskets, hoses, tubing, hydraulic motors, fuel pumps, valves, filters, accumulators, and plumbing installations for leakage and functional operation. Fabricates wiring assemblies for replacing damaged cables and wiring in electrical systems.

Should I be an In Flight Refueling System Repairer?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Logical Thinker: You take a step-by-step approach to analyze information and solve problems.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: In-Flight Refueling System Repairer

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    In Flight Refueling System Repairer

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