AFSC 2A6X3 - Aircrew Egress Systems

Air Force Enlisted Job Description

Maintence crews from the 49th Fighter Wing at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, conduct preflight checks on an F-22 Raptor.
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Specialty Summary:

Maintains aircraft egress systems including ejection seats, canopies, hatches, and modules; explosive components; subsystems; and related support equipment (SE). Related DoD Occupational Subgroup: 602

Duties and Responsibilities:

Advises on and solves installation, maintenance, and repair problems by studying schematic and technical publications. Diagnoses malfunctions and recommends corrective action. Implements maintenance and safety policies for egress systems.

Performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on egress systems. Removes and installs egress systems. Ensures egress explosive cartridge activated devices (CAD) and pressure activated devices (PAD) are safe and disarmed prior to performing maintenance. Performs operational and functional tests of egress systems, subsystems, and components using test equipment and test kits.

Applies corrosion control procedures to escape systems and related components. Operates and maintains related SE. Uses the automated maintenance system to monitor maintenance trends, analyze equipment requirements, maintain equipment records, document maintenance actions, and time change database.

Performs integrity inspections of the escape system. Inspects egress systems, subsystems, and components for safety, security, and serviceability. Inspects and determines serviceability of CAD and PAD devices based on shelf and service life limits.

Uses and disposes of hazardous waste and materials according to environmental standards.

Specialty Qualifications:

Knowledge. Knowledge is mandatory of mechanical, pneumatic, and electrical principles applying to aircrew egress systems; concepts and application of applicable maintenance directives; and using and interpreting schematic drawings, and technical publications.

Education. For entry into this specialty, completion of high school with courses in general science or mathematics is desirable.

Training. For award of AFSC 2A633, completion of a basic aircrew egress system maintenance course is mandatory.

Experience. The following experience is mandatory for award of the AFSC indicated: (Note: See Explanation of Air Force Specialty Codes).

2A653. Qualification in and possession of AFSC 2A633. Also, experience in functions such as removing, inspecting, installing, repairing, and modifying aircrew egress systems and components.

2A673. Qualification in and possession of AFSC 2A653. Also, experience performing or supervising functions involved in maintaining and inspecting egress systems and subsystems.

Other. For entry into this specialty, normal color vision as defined in AFI 48-123, Medical Examination and Standards, is mandatory.

Strength Req : N

Citizenship: Yes

Required Appitude Score : M-51 (Changed to M-56, effective 1 Jul 04).

Technical Training:

Course #: J3ABR2A633 002

Length (Days): 32