Repair manual or automatic telegraphic transmitting or receiving apparatus.
What does an Automatic Equipment Technician do?
Analyzes problems and repairs manual and automatic telegraphic transmitting and receiving apparatus, such as teletypewriters, facsimile-recording devices, and switching equipment: Tests and adjusts equipment, using testing devices, such as signal generators and ohmmeters, following blueprints and wiring diagrams and using handtools. Tests and regulates telegraph repeaters [TESTING-AND-REGULATING TECHNICIAN]. When repairing and maintaining equipment in branch offices, may be designated Operations Technician. May be designated according to type of equipment maintained or repaired as Printer Maintainer; Telegraphic-Typewriter Repairer.