Army

15D:Aircraft Powertrain Repairer (15D)

These soldiers, more than anything else, make sure that the powertrain systems for tanks, airplanes, and helicopters are working properly, so that the machinery the Army depends on can be counted on to work, at all times.


Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support


Military Duties:

All members of the Army have the same basic requirements upon enlistment. However, some Army MOS’s have specific requirements to qualify for the assignment. The MOS 15D has its own requirements, such as normal color vision. Also, after boot camp, soldiers assigned to the MOS 15D must attend advanced individual training. All soldiers take the ASVAB test to help determine aptitude for specific jobs, and the MOS 15D requires a score of 105 in the Mechanical Maintenance (MM) section. Also, there are some other skills help in this field.

Military Duties Translated:

Responsibilities in this field include inspecting aircraft along with handling maintenance procedures. Also, you can expect to oversee air traffic controls and communication equipment to ensure compliance with safety regulations. This position is also called the Aviation Safety Inspector or Quality Control Inspector. Just over half of the workers already in this position have a master’s degree, while 25 percent have a bachelor’s degree. The expected growth is at four percent, which is considered average

Some civilian jobs best suited to this type of military experience:

Aircraft Mechanic