MOS 15M—UH-1 Helicopter Repairer
Qualifications for initial award of MOS 15M, UH-1 Helicopter Repairer:
Physical Demands Rating: very heavy
Required ASVAB Score: MM: 102
Enlistment Bonus: None
Security Clearance: None
U.S. Citizenship: Not Required
AIT Length / Location: Unknown
Army Reserves MOS Only
UH-1 Helicopter Repairer (MOS 15M) Description / Major Duties:
The UH-1 helicopter repairer supervises and performs maintenance on UH-1 helicopters, excluding repair of systems components
Duties for MOS 15M at each skill level are:
MOSC 15M1O. Removes and installs aircraft subsystem assemblies such as engines, rotors, gearboxes, transmissions, mechanical flight control and their components. Services and lubricates aircraft and subsystems. Prepare aircraft for inspections and maintenance checks. Performs scheduled inspections and assists in performing special inspections. Performs limited maintenance operational checks and assists in diagnosing and troubleshooting aircraft subsystems using special tools and equipment as required. Uses and performs operator maintenance on tools, special tools and aircraft ground support equipment. Prepare forms and records related to aircraft maintenance. Perform air crewmember duties.
MOSC 15M2O. Performs duties described in skill level 1 and provides technical guidance to subordinate personnel. Perform operational checks and scheduled inspections. Diagnoses and troubleshoots malfunctions in aircraft subsystems.
MOSC 15M3O. Supervises and provides technical guidance to subordinate personnel performing aircraft and subsystem maintenance and evaluates the technical training program. 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 airplane maintenance operations. Plans, conducts and supervises aircraft technical inspections. Compute basic weight and balance records. Participate in maintenance test flights. Ensure compliance with aircraft configuration control, Army Oil Analysis Program and test measuring diagnostic calibration.
(1) Normal color vision.
(2) Formal training (completion of a resident MOS 15M course conducted under the auspices of the U.S. Army Aviation War-fighting Center) mandatory or meet the Army Civilian Acquired Skills Program (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 2 years experience, or combination of formal training and experience totaling 2 or more years in the repair of Bell Model 204 or Bell Model 205 helicopter.
(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 completes 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 involuntary 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 15M:
P5—Master Fitness Trainer.
Q2—Aviation Life Support Equipment (ALSE).
1X—Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma (personnel only).
1Y—Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma (personnel only).
1Z—Master Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma (personnel only).
2A—Non-Lethal Weapons Trainer (personnel only).
2B—Air Assault (personnel only).
2S—Battle Staff Operations (skill level 3 and above).
5W—Jumpmaster (personnel only).
6T—Military Auditor (Reserve Component personnel only).
8P—Competitive Parachutist (skill level 2-4 personnel only).
Article Last Modified: February 19, 2011