15N AVIONIC MECHANIC

OVERVIEW
The avionic mechanic performs maintenance on tactical communications security, communication, navigation and flight control equipment.

JOB DUTIES

  • Perform maintenance checks on aircraft flight controls, stabilization systems, avionic and controlled cryptographic equipment
  • Maintain common/special tools and equipment
  • Troubleshoot equipment and diagnose repairs
  • Maintain shop and bench stock for aircraft avionic equipment


TRAINING
Ten weeks of Basic Combat Training and 28 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: 28 weeks at Fort Eustis, VA

Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Restore avionic systems and subsystems
  • Basic electronics theory
  • Common soldering and systems-installation practices


HELPFUL SKILLS

  • Preference for mathematics and shop mechanics
  • Interest in working with aircraft
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Multitasking


REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S)
Electronics (EL): 93

WARRANT OFFICER TRACK
151A Aviation Maintenance Technician (nonrated)

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

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