A440:Aviation Maintenance Administrationman

Aviation Maintenance Administrationmen perform a variety of clerical, administrative, and managerial duties necessary to keep aircraft maintenance activities running smoothly and efficiently. AZ's plan, schedule, and coordinate the maintenance workload, including inspections and modifications to aircraft and equipment. The rating requires close communication with all other aviation maintenance ratings.

Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support

Military Duties:

Aviation Maintenance Administrationmen perform technical, managerial, and support duties required by the Naval Aviation Maintenance Program (NAMP). They prepare aircraft and maintenance related correspondence, and maintain directive control and custody records, control forms and reporting requirements. AZs maintain files on departmental organization, manning, personnel travel, transfers, and training requirements, and plan, program, and coordinate scheduled and unscheduled maintenance tasks and the incorporation of changes and modifications on/to aircraft and aeronautical equipment and support equipment. They coordinate squadron/activity maintenance reporting requirements and recommend changes to maintenance policies and procedures.

Military Duties Translated:

ex. Customize and adapt current programs to satisfy users’ needs.Coordinate with network services and information systems groups. Update on status to manager and users through voice mail, email and in-person communication.Connect users to networks and train on facilities and applications. Install, repair and conduct preventive maintenance of personal computer by providing technical support. Troubleshoot software and hardware failures and determine network problems. Diagnose and resolve incidents using documented procedures to perform responsibilities. Workaround if incident cannot be resolved. Configure PCs and laptops, problem ticket resolutions and track problems using Remedy system.

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