15F AIRCRAFT ELECTRICIAN

OVERVIEW
The aircraft electrician is primarily responsible for supervising, inspecting and performing maintenance on aircraft electrical systems. They ensure that the electrical systems on airplanes and helicopters are properly maintained and repaired.

JOB DUTIES

  • Diagnose malfunctions in electrical and electronic components
  • Maintain electrical/electronic elements of assemblies and nickel-cadmium batteries
  • Use and maintain common/special tools
  • Maintain facilities for storage of flammable and hazardous materials
  • Prepare requests for turn-ins and repair parts


TRAINING
Ten weeks of Basic Combat Training and 14 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.

Advanced Individual Training: 14 weeks, 4 days at Fort Eustis, VA

Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Electrical theory and system maintenance
  • Troubleshooting procedures
  • Soldiering skills

HELPFUL SKILLS

  • Preference for mathematics and shop mechanics
  • Problem-solving
  • Ability to use hand and power tools
  • Experience working with electronics and electronic equipment


REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S)
Mechanical Maintenance (MM): 104

WARRANT OFFICER TRACK
151A Aviation Maintenance Technician (nonrated)

FUTURE CIVILIAN CAREERS
The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career with intelligence agencies, commercial airlines and other organizations that have fleets of airplanes/helicopters.

+ Enlisted
X Officer
+ Active Duty
+ Army Reserve
+ Open to Women
+ Entry Level