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AH- 64 Attack Helicopter Repairer/Army Reserve

Company:
Army
Location:
South Holland, Illinois, United States
Salary:
Up to $20,000 sign on bonus
Posted:
November 19, 2016
Description:

OVERVIEW

The AH-64 attack helicopter repairer is primarily responsible for the maintenance of the AH-64 attack helicopters (also known as the “Apache”). With hundreds of Army missions depending on these helicopters, they must ensure that all of them are safe and ready to fly.

JOB DUTIES

Remove and install aircraft subsystem assemblies such as engines, rotors, gearboxes, transmissions and mechanical flight controls

Service and lubricate aircraft and subsystems

Prepare aircraft for inspections and maintenance checks

REQUIREMENTS

Age: 17 to 35 years old

Citizenship: U.S. Citizen or I-551 Card Holder (Green Card)

GED or High School Diploma. Associate Degree or Bachelor Degree is a plus

Meet height, weight and medical standards

Meet moral standards

Single Parents are ok to apply with some restrictions

Take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB)

TRAINING

Job training for an AH-64 attack helicopter repairer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 17 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and in the field.

Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

Engine disassembly and repair

Repair of aluminum, steel and fiberglass airframes/coverings

Fix hydraulic, fuel and electrical systems