CH-47 Helicoptor Repairer (15U)
Company: Army National Guard
Posted on: May 4, 2021
The CH-47 (Chinook) helicopter is the heavy lifter of the Army
National Guard and requires precise mechanical attention. Used for
cargo handling, transporting troops, disaster evacuation, and
combat operations, it's up to you to ensure these helicopters are
ready to answer any call to action.
The wide range of missions and diversity of functions of Guard
helicopters require a highly specialized maintenance team for each
type of aircraft. As a CH-47 Helicopter Repairer you will be
responsible for supervising and performing maintenance on Chinooks
to ensure that these aircraft remain safe and ready to fly. This
includes all requisite inspections, service, and maintenance of
aircraft and subsystems.
* Remove and install aircraft subsystem assemblies such as engines,
rotors, gearboxes, transmissions, and mechanical flight
* Service and lubricate aircraft and subsystems
* Inspect and repair aircraft wings, fuselages, and tail
* Prepare aircraft for inspections and maintenance checks
* Assist in diagnosing/troubleshooting
Some of the Skills You'll Learn
* Engine disassembly and repair
* Repair of aluminum, steel, and fiberglass airframes/coverings
* Fix hydraulic, fuel, and electrical systems
* Preference for mathematics and shop mechanics
* Ability to use hand and power tools
Through your training, you will develop the skills and experience
to enjoy a civilian career with aircraft manufacturers, commercial
airlines, and government agencies.
Earn While You Learn
Instead of paying to learn these skills, get paid to learn. In the
Army National Guard, you will learn these valuable job skills while
earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition
Job training for a CH-47 Helicopter Repairer consists of 10 weeks
of Basic Combat Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering
skills, and 16 weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Part of this
time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.
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