A130:Aviation Structural Mechanic

Aviation Structural Mechanics remove, repair and replace hydraulic system pumps, auxiliary power systems and unit actuating subsystems. They maintain aircraft landing gear systems, brakes and related pneumatic systems, reservoir pressurization, emergency actuating devices, pumps, valves, regulators, cylinders, lines and fittings; service pressure accumulators, emergency air bottles, oleo struts, reservoirs and master brake cylinders, and inspect, remove and replace components of hydraulic systems.

Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support

Military Duties:

The duties performed by AMEs include Maintain the various aircraft systems such as seat and canopy ejection (egress), gaseous and liquid oxygen, life raft ejection, fire extinguishing, air conditioning, cabin and cockpit heat, pressurization, ventilation. They remove and install oxygen system valves, gauges, converters and regulators, and inspect, remove, install and rig ejection seats, shoulder harnesses, lap belts and face-curtain mechanisms. AMEs also perform daily, preflight, post flight and other periodic aircraft inspections.

Military Duties Translated:

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Aircraft Mechanic