airmen ensuring aircraft tires are in optimal condition pre-flight
ENLISTED

AIRLIFT/SPECIAL MISSION AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE

ENSURING THAT OUR AIRCRAFT FLY

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We do everything we can to keep our aircraft in peak condition at all times. Conducting pre- and postflight inspections, Airlift/Special Mission Aircraft Maintenance specialists ensure that all our aircraft are operational and ready to fly. Primarily responsible for general maintenance, these technicians also determine when repairs require the focus of an individual systems specialist so the aircraft are ready to go whenever they’re needed.

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY

  • MINIMUM EDUCATION

    A High School Senior (age 17 or older)*, High school diploma, a GED, or 15 college semester hours

    *High School Students may start their application as early as the end of their junior year.

  • ASVAB SCORE REQUIREMENTS

    47 Mechanical (M)

  • QUALIFICATIONS

    • Completion of a current National Agency Check, Local Agency Checks and Credit
    • Normal color vision
    • Completion of 7.5 weeks of Basic Military Training
    • Must be between the ages of 17 and 42
TRAINING & EDUCATION

TRAINING & EDUCATION

How do we transform you from a raw recruit to an expert Airman in this field? From hands-on experience to college credit toward a degree, the path begins here.

  • BASIC MILITARY TRAINING

    7.5 weeks

  • TECHNICAL TRAINING

    Length varies with aircraft.

  • TECH SCHOOL LOCATION

    Sheppard AFB TX

  • STATUS UPON COMPLETION

    Enlisted Airman with credits earned towards Aviation Maintenance Technology

TAKE A BREAK

Flights and 30-days vacation with pay each year.

YOUR FUTURE IS WAITING.

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