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Technical Assistant: Checks engineering notifications of data acquisition tests, and finds data required for post-test analysis. Prepares, operates, monitors, modifies, calibrates, and maintains computer systems and devices for acquisition and analysis of data, utilizing knowledge of electronic theory and operation of computer systems.
Plans method and sequence of operations to acquire data, and sets up required electronic data acquisition, test, and measurement equipment and accessories. Inputs test data and program information into computer console for specific test requested. Enters commands to modify program to accommodate additional or revised test requirements. Calculates calibration values used as model for comparison and measurement of test data. Monitors lights, displays, and other operating features of computer equipment, such as consoles, receivers, and printers, to detect malfunctions and ensure integrity of processed data. Diagnoses cause of equipment malfunctioning, and adjusts, repairs, or replaces faulty components. Enters information to update test database and to maintain records, such as electronic parts inventory and manuals for equipment maintenance and calibrations. Discusses test requirements and results with engineers and other personnel. (Source: eDOT Job Description) [-] Less
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