MOS 15G—Aircraft Structural Repairer

Qualifications for initial award of MOS 15G, Aircraft Structural Repairer:

PULHES: 222222
Physical Demands Rating: heavy
Required ASVAB Score: MM: 104
Enlistment Bonus: None
Security Clearance: None
U.S. Citizenship: Not Required
AIT Length / Location: 14 Weeks, 4 Days at Ft Eustis, Virginia
Other Requirements

Aircraft Structural Repairer (MOS 15G) Description / Major Duties:

The aircraft structural repairer supervises and performs aviation unit (AVUM), intermediate (AVIM) and depot maintenance on aircraft structures.

Duties for MOS 15G at each skill level are:

MOSC 15G1O. Repairs and replaces aircraft structural components to include stingers, longerons, bulkheads, beams and aircraft skin according to drawings, blueprints, directives, technical manuals and safety procedures. Fabricate structural parts, forming blocks, and shapes metal using stretching, shrinking, and other metal forming techniques. Mixes and applies fiberglass materials. Make emergency and permanent repairs to transparent plastic windows and enclosures. Use common measuring tools, precision measuring gages, and alignment fixtures to perform structural repairs. Balances fixed wing aircraft controls such as flags and ailerons. Mixes and applies primers and paints to aircraft surfaces. Apply corrosion control treatment to aircraft metals. Requisitions and maintains shop and bench stock for repair of aircraft structures. Maintain facilities for storage of flammable and hazardous materials. Uses and performs operator maintenance on common and special tools. Prepare forms and records related to aircraft maintenance.

MOSC 15G2O. Performs duties described in paragraph (1) and provides technical guidance to subordinate Soldiers.

MOSC 15G3O. Supervises and provides technical guidance to subordinate personnel performing aircraft structural system maintenance. Evaluate maintenance operations and facilities for compliance with directives, technical manuals, work standards, safety procedures, and operational policies. Performs maintenance trend analysis, and applies production control, quality control, and other maintenance management principles and procedures to aircraft structural system maintenance and shop operations. Instructs personnel and conducts technical training in aircraft structural system maintenance, supply, and safety techniques. Evaluate the technical training program. Monitors requisition of parts, tools, and supplies.

Other Requirements for Award of MOS 15G:

(1) Normal color vision.
(2) Formal training (completion of a resident MOS 15G course conducted under the auspices of the U.S. Army Aviation School) mandatory or meet the ACASP criteria per paragraph (a) below. Waiver for formal training or ACASP criteria must be submitted to Cdr, USAAWC, ATTN: ATZQ-AP, Ft Rucker, AL 36362-5000 for approval.
(a) ACASP qualification criteria. Must have 1 year aircraft structural repair experience and proper Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) license for maintenance of aircraft structures and control surfaces.
(3) Alcohol and drug abuse as defined below will disqualify any Soldier or potential enlistee from this MOS. This disqualification will not be waived, even though the Soldier/potential enlistee satisfactorily completes the Army Substance Abuse Program (ASAP) or a civilian equivalent, except as specified below:
(a) A medically diagnosed history of alcohol abuse as defined in the substance use disorder section of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, 4th Edition, 2000 (DSM IV) is disqualifying. Cdr, HRC may waive this disqualification after a Soldier/potential enlistee in this MOS successfully completes the ASAP Education, out-patient or inpatient programs, or its civilian equivalent, based on the recommendations of the chain of command and the Cdr, USA Aeromedical Center. A Soldier/ potential enlistee who complete any aspect of ASAP and is involved in an additional offense involving alcohol or alcohol abuse will be immediately reclassified or denied enlistment in this MOS as a high risk.
(b) Except as provided in (e) below, a wrongful or improper use of narcotic or other controlled substance or dangerous drug as defined by 21 USC 801, et seq, is disqualifying.
(c) A positive result of urine test administered per AR 600-85 that leads to medical evaluation and a finding of "no diagnosis apparent, improper use" is disqualifying.
(d) Except as provided in (e) below, a documented instance of the use, sale, transfer, possession, or manufacture of any narcotic or other controlled substance or dangerous drug as defined by 21 USC 801, et seq, is disqualifying. A documented instance includes conviction by any courts martial or any civilian court. Convictions include juvenile adjudication, non judicial punishment under Article 15, UCMJ, or voluntary confession after proper rights warning according to Article 31(b), UCMJ.
(e) A Soldier or potential enlistee will not be disqualified for teenage civilian experimentation with marijuana or other cannabinoids disclosed in voluntary confessions of drug experimentation documented solely by information obtained from SF 2808 or SF 2807-2. (Experimentation is defined as one time use or casual use over a short period of time resulting from peer pressure.) The use disclosed must have occurred prior to the individual's 18th birthday, and prior to enlistment in any armed force.

Additional Skill Identifiers for MOS 15G:

A2—Aviation Safety
U2—Shadow Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Repair (skill level 1-3 only). (Rescinded 201110)
U3—Hunter Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Repair (skill level 1-3 only). (Rescinded 201110)

Article Last Modified: May 10, 2011

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