Searchlight Electrician (635) Enlisted Personnel

Maintains antiaircraft searchlight and accessory equipment including searchlight, control station, power generator, and connecting cables.
Makes regular inspections and tests to determine operating condition of equipment. Lubricates and cleans or checks internal mechanisms including panel board, brushes, electrical contacts, motors, and gears. Cleans mirror with special fluid provided for that purpose. Diagnoses cause of faulty operation tracing out short circuits and replacing defective or worn parts.
Uses variety of testing meters including voltmeter, and ammeter, and hand tools including wire splicing set, insulated screw driver, pliers, file, chisel, and soldering iron.