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Army MOS 15N Aviation Mechanic          

The Avionic Mechanic performs unit and intermediate maintenance on tactical communications
security (COMSEC), communication, navigation, identification friend or foe, and flight control
equipment. Some of your duties as an Avionic Mechanic may include:

Repair, replace and perform operational and maintenance checks and alignments on aircraft
flight controls, stabilization systems, avionics and controlled cryptographic equipment

Troubleshoot equipment and traces avionic and cryptographic equipment wiring harnesses
using technical manuals and schematic drawings to diagnose and isolate faults and effect
repairs

Perform maintenance on special and common hand tools and test, measurement and
diagnostic equipment

Requisition and maintain shop and bench stock for repair of aircraft avionics equipment
Prepare forms and records related to aircraft maintenance

Training
Job training for a Avionic Mechanic requires nine weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic
Soldiering skills, and 25 weeks Advanced Individual Training and on-the-job instruction. Part of the
time is spent in the classroom and part in the field. Some of the skills you learn are:

Restore avionic systems, and subsystems, to include troubleshooting and repair of aircraft
wiring on communications, navigation, stabilization, and night vision imaging systems

Basic electronics theory

Common soldering and systems installation practices with use of associated tools and test
equipment

Advanced Responsibilities
Advanced level Avionic Mechanic provides guidance, supervises and trains other Soldiers within the
same discipline. As an advanced level Avionic Mechanic, you may also be involved in:

Schedule maintenance on test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment
Alter or modify material according to DA approved modification work orders

Related Civilian Jobs
The skills you learn as an Avionic Mechanic will help prepare you for a future with commercial
airlines, aircraft maintenance firms, aircraft manufacturers or other organizations that might have
fleets of airplanes or helicopters.

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CH-47 Helicopter Repairer (15U)
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