15Y AH-64D ARMAMENT/ELECTRICAL/AVIONIC SYSTEMS REPAIRER

OVERVIEW
The AH-64D armament/electrical/avionic systems repairer is primarily responsible for the maintenance of AH-64D helicopters, twin-engine attack aircraft. With hundreds of Army missions depending on these helicopters, AH-64D armament/electrical/avionic systems repairers must ensure that all of them are safe and ready to fly.

JOB DUTIES

  • Diagnose, troubleshoot and repair malfunctions in AH-64D systems and components
  • Maintain and authorize modifications to weapons components, fire control units, sighting elements, electronic and mechanical devices
  • Perform operational and preventive checks
  • Maintain records on weapons and subsystems


TRAINING
Ten weeks of Basic Combat Training and 24 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: 24 weeks at Fort Eustis, VA

Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Electrical theory
  • Troubleshooting procedures
  • Soldering techniques
  • Electrical system maintenance


HELPFUL SKILLS

  • Preference for mathematics and shop mechanics
  • Interest in working with electricity
  • Problem-solving
  • Ability to use hand and power tools


REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S)
Mechanical Maintenance (MM): 102
Electronics (EL): 98

WARRANT OFFICER TRACK
151A Aviation Maintenance Technician (non rated)

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

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