MOS 15V—Observation / Scout Helicopter Repairer
Qualifications for initial award of MOS 15V, Observation / Scout Helicopter Repairer:
Physical Demands Rating: 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
Observation / Scout Helicopter Repairer (MOS 15V) Description / Major Duties:
The observation/scout helicopter repairer supervises and performs maintenance on observation/scout helicopters, excluding repair of system components.
Duties for MOS 15V at each skill level are:
MOSC 15V1O. 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 as required.
MOSC 15V2O. 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 15V3O. 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, applies production control, quality control, 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.
MOSC 15V40. Supervise aircraft maintenance and technical inspection activities. Determines manhours, personnel, parts and facility requirement to repair aircraft and associated equipment. Plan aircraft maintenance areas, component repair shops, and facilities. Instruct subordinates in aircraft repair and technical inspection techniques and procedures according to directives, technical manuals, work standards, and operational policies. Maintains supply economy and discipline. Supervise the technical training program. Prepares evaluations, special reports, and records pertaining to aircraft maintenance repair and related activities. Recommends and administers plans and policies.
(1) Normal color vision.
(2) Formal training (completion of a resident MOS 15V 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 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 years in the repair of Bell Model 206 helicopters.
(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, AHRC 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 us" 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 15V:
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