Communication Auxiliary Systems Maintenance

Implement preventive and corrective maintenance activities of communication auxiliary systems



Competency Area

Rail Systems Maintenance


Carry out scheduled maintenance work

Perform preparation work to conduct preventive maintenance on communication auxiliary systems

Follow organisational procedures, WI and/or OEM technical manuals to carry out preventive maintenance on communication auxiliary systems

Perform system serviceability checks

Adhere to safety guidelines and operating instructions for tools and equipment during maintenance activities

Record communication auxiliary systems maintenance activities and report occurrences of faults identified

Conduct corrective maintenance

Interpret work orders and prepare for corrective maintenance

Normalise software faults on communication auxiliary systems

Dismantle faulty components in communication auxiliary systems equipment for corrective maintenance

Carry out repair and/or replacement of faulty components

Reassemble and reinstate communication auxiliary systems

Perform functional tests on communication auxiliary systems equipment

Apply operating and safety measures in operating tools and equipment during maintenance work

Record and collate documentation of communication auxiliary systems maintenance work

Troubleshoot, locate faults and recommend rectification

Use troubleshooting tools, equipment and methods to locate and analyse causes of communication auxiliary systems faults

Apply fault identification procedures to determine causes of faults

Perform system software reconfiguration and/or upgrade

Recommend corrective actions for identified faults on communication auxiliary systems

Implement safety and operating procedures on tools and equipment usage during maintenance work

Analyse maintenance work documented for communication auxiliary systems to identify possible workflow improvements

Diagnose root causes of failure and prevent recurrence

Establish structured failure investigation and specify functional testing requirements

Perform fault tree analyses to diagnose root cause failure on communication auxiliary systems

Review organisational communication auxiliary systems maintenance procedures and/or WI

Propose new and/or enhanced maintenance procedures and/or WI in reference to OEM technical recommendations

Coordinate communication auxiliary system maintenance with other rail systems maintenance needs

Monitor overall maintenance progress of communication auxiliary systems to ascertain effectiveness of maintenance plan

Develop solutions by analysing diagnostic data to prevent faults and failures recurrence

Develop troubleshooting, rectification and fault analysis methods

Develop test procedures for system performance checks

Coordinate communication auxiliary system maintenance with other RTS maintenance needs