Aviation Maintenance and Operations is charged with repair, maintenance, and operations of the Army's many aviation platforms. With hundreds of Army missions depending on airplanes and helicopters, they must ensure that all of them are safe and ready to fly. Jobs include the following:
Aircraft Powerplant Repairer (15B) - The aircraft power plant repairer is primarily responsible for aircraft turbine engine and component maintenance.
Aircraft Powertrain Repairer (15D) - The aircraft powertrain repairer is primarily responsible for aircraft powertrain systems maintenance.
Unmanned Aircraft Systems Repairer (15E) - The unmanned aircraft repairer is primarily responsible for the maintenance functions on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles.
Aircraft Electrician (15F) - The aircraft electrician is primarily responsible for aircraft electrical system maintenance.
Aircraft Structural Repairer (15G) - The aircraft structural repairer is primarily responsible for aircraft structural maintenance.
Aircraft Pneudraulics Repairer (15H) - The aircraft pneudraulics repairer is primarily responsible for aircraft pneudraulics system maintenance.
OH-58D Armament / Electrical / Avionics Systems Repairer (15J) - The OH-58D Armament/ Electrical/ Avionics systems repairer is responsible for the maintenance of OH-58D Armament systems.
Avionic Mechanic (15N) - The avionic mechanic maintains tactical-communications-security, communication, navigation and flight control equipment.
Aviation Operations Specialist (15P) - The aviation operations specialist is primarily responsible for scheduling and dispatching tactical aircraft missions.
Air Traffic Control (ATC) Operator (15Q) - The air traffic control operator is responsible for tracking planes and giving them landing and takeoff instructions.
OH-58D Helicopter Repairer (15S) - The OH-58D Helicopter Repairer is primarily responsible for the maintenance of the OH-58D Aircraft.
UH-60 Helicopter Repairer (15T) - The UH-60 helicopter repairer is responsible for the maintenance of the UH-60 Helicopters.
CH-47 Helicopter Repairer (15U) - The CH-47 helicopter repairer is primarily responsible for the maintenance of the CH-47 Helicopters.
Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operator (15W) - Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operators are remote pilots of unmanned observation aircrafts, aka military drones, or UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) that gather intelligence used in operational tactics.
AH-64 Armament/Electrical/Avionic Systems Repairer (15Y) - The AH-64 Armament/ Electrical/ Avionic Systems Repairer is responsible for the maintenance of AH-64 Aircraft.
Air Traffic Control Equipment Repairer (94D) - The air traffic control equipment repairer conducts maintenance and installation of air traffic control communications, navigation aids and landing systems.
- All applicants must be willing and able to enlist for a term in the U.S. Army or Army Reserves and attend Army Basic Combat Training (10 weeks total.) Advanced training of varying lengths 8-12 weeks.
- High School Diploma or GED. Promotions available for higher education
- Must take Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) and meet required scores. Mechanical Maintenance (MM): 104 and/or Electronics (EL): 93. Some jobs may have additional requirements.