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2A6X2 - AEROSPACE GROUND EQUIPMENT

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Specialty Summary: Maintains aerospace ground equipment (AGE) to support aircraft systems or subsystems. Manages AGE functions and activities. Related DoD Occupational Subgroup: 602.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on AGE. Inspects, tests, and operates AGE to determine equipment serviceability and proper operation.

Diagnoses mechanical and electronic circuitry malfunctions using visual and auditory senses, test equipment, and technical publications. Removes, disassembles, repairs, cleans, treats for corrosion, assembles, and re-installs AGE accessories and component.

Stencils and marks AGE. Services equipment with fuel, oil, coolant, water, hydraulic fluid, and air. Operates, cleans, inspects, and services AGE towing vehicles. Maintains vehicle forms. Provides dispatch service for AGE, including positioning equipment to support aircraft maintenance and flying operations.

Diagnoses malfunctions and repairs AGE. Advises and performs troubleshooting on AGE before assigning repair action. Inspects and approves completed maintenance actions. Prepares AGE for storage and mobility deployment. Solves repair problems by studying drawings, wiring diagrams and schematics, and technical publications. Uses automated maintenance system to monitor maintenance trends, analyze equipment requirements, maintain equipment records, and document maintenance actions. Analyzes and repairs ground support equipment using conventional and digital multimeters, voltmeters, ohmmeters, frequency counters, oscilloscopes, circuit card testers, transistor testers, and hand tools. Maintains external fuel and grounding systems. Stores, handles, uses, and disposes of hazardous material and waste according to environmental standards.

Plans and organizes AGE maintenance activities. Establishes production controls and standards. Interprets and implements policy directives and instructions pertaining to maintenance, including environmentally safe maintenance practices. Determines resource requirements, including facilities, training, equipment, and supplies. Inspects maintenance activities, evaluates resource use, and recommends corrective actions. Determines equipment serviceability criteria where it does not exist. Encourages quality Air Force activities.

Specialty Qualifications:

Knowledge.

Knowledge is mandatory of: principles of electricity, electronics, general mechanics, heating, refrigeration, pneumatics, hydraulics, and reciprocating and turbine engines; troubleshooting, inspecting, repairing, and modifying equipment;5???; use of automated maintenance systems; application of maintenance management techniques; interpretation of maintenance directives, technical publications, drawings, wiring diagrams and schematics; and proper identification, handling, use, and disposal of hazardous waste materials.

Education. For entry into this specialty, completion of high school with courses in general science and industrial arts is desirable.

Training. For award of AFSC 2A632, completion of a basic AGE training course is mandatory.

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

    2A652. Qualification in and possession of AFSC 2A632. Also, experience in functions such as inspecting, modifying, or repairing AGE.

    2A672. Qualification in and possession of AFSC 2A652. Also, experience performing or supervising functions such as inspecting, modifying, repairing, or troubleshooting AGE.

    2A692. Qualification in and possession of AFSC 2A672. Also, experience managing AGE functions and activities.

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

Deployment Rate for this AFSC

Strength Req : H

Physical Profile: 333132

Citizenship: Yes

Required Appitude Score : M-44 and E-33 (Changed to M-47, and E-28, effective 1 Jul 04).

Technical Training:

Course #: J3ABR2A632 001

Length (Days): 106

Location: S

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