92R:Parachute Rigger (92R)

They repair and maintenance different kinds of textile and canvas items. They also rig things for airdrop: specifically equipment and supplies. They also store and clean all airdrop equipment. Support has four areas: operations, pack, maintenance, and receiving. With shipments of canopy fabric arriving twice daily, materials are continually flowing in and out of the distribution center to be processed, inventoried, and packed. Distribution stores thousands of parachutes in a climate-controlled area to prevent mold on the nylon material.

Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support

Military Duties:

An Army Parachute Rigger (MOS 92R) may primarily deal with parachutes, yet the job duties call for much more than just that emphasis. Army Parachute Riggers are jacks of all trades that have the ability to make high-quality repairs with the upmost safety in mind. Covering all the job duties of MOS 92R is not possible until you join the Army and learn more, yet here are the basics.

Military Duties Translated:

Even though the role of a Parachute Rigger may sound exclusive to the Army there are actually other related jobs. For example, parachute rigging and supply companies like to provide opportunities to former MOS 92R. Civilian job opportunities can also extend to companies that produce or sell survival gear. These types of companies prefer Army Parachute Riggers because they have become experts in airdrops.

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

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