MOS 15N—Avionic Repairer

Qualifications for initial award of MOS 15N, Avionic Repairer:

PULHES: 222221
Physical Demands Rating: very heavy
Required ASVAB Score: EL: 93
Enlistment Bonus: None
Security Clearance: Secret
U.S. Citizenship: Required
AIT Length / Location: 28 weeks at Ft Eustic, Virginia
Other Requirements

Avionic Repairer (MOS 15N) Description / Major Duties:

The avionic mechanic performs unit and intermediate maintenance on tactical communications security (COMSEC), communication, navigation, identification friend or foe (IFF) and flight control equipment.

Duties for MOS 15N at each skill level are:

MOSC 15N1O. Repairs, replaces and performs operational and preventive checks and alignments on aircraft flight controls, stabilization systems, avionics and controlled cryptographic equipment. Troubleshoots equipment and traces avionic and cryptographic equipment wiring harnesses using technical manuals and schematic drawings to diagnose and isolate faults and effect repairs. Perform unit maintenance on special and common hand tools and test, measurement and diagnostic equipment. Requisitions and maintains shop and bench stock for repair of aircraft avionics equipment. Prepare forms and records related to aircraft maintenance.

MOSC 15N2O. Performs duties described in paragraph (1) and provides technical guidance to subordinate personnel. Schedule maintenance on test, measurement and diagnostic equipment. Alters or modifies material according to DA approved modification work orders.

MOSC 15N3O. Supervises and provides technical guidance to subordinate personnel performing maintenance of aircraft avionic, COMSEC, flight control and stabilization equipment. 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 avionic repair shop operations. Instructs personnel and conducts technical training in aircraft avionic, COMSEC, flight control and stabilization equipment maintenance, supply and safety techniques. Evaluate the technical training program. Monitors requisition of parts, tools and supplies.

Other Requirements for Award of MOS 15N:

(1) Normal color vision.
(2) A security eligibility of SECRET is required for the initial award and to maintain the MOS.
(3 Formal training (completion of a resident MOS 15N course conducted under the auspices of the U.S. Army Aviation Warfighting Center) 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.
1. Be eligible for security eligibility of SECRET under AR 380-15.
2. Must have 2 years of experience or combination of formal training and experience totaling 2 years with proper FCC certificate performing maintenance on communications, navigation and flight control equipment installed in aircraft and supporting ground-based avionic equipment.
(4) 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 in accordance with 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 15N:

A2—Aviation Safety.
A9—CH-47F Helicopter/UH-60M Helicopter Qualification.
P5—Master Fitness Trainer.
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).
4A—Reclassification Training.
5W—Jumpmaster (personnel only).
6Q—Additional Duty Safety NCO (Reserve Component personnel only).
6T—Military Auditor (Reserve Component personnel only).
8P—Competitive Parachutist (skill level 2-4 personnel only).

Article Last Modified: May 10, 2011

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