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Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions

MOS 6217 -- Fixed-Wing Aircraft Mechanic, F/A-18


Type of MOS : PMOS

Rank Range: GySgt to Pvt

Job Description: Fixed-Wing aircraft mechanics, F/A-18; inspect and maintain aircraft airframes and airframe components, and perform duties relating to flight line operations.

Job Requirements:

(1) Must possess an MM score of 105 or higher.

(2) Must have normal color perception.

(3) For career progression, the Plane Captain (PC) Ground Syllabus Familiarization for the F/A-18 aircraft must be completed.

(4) Complete the appropriate formal "A" school, Aviation Machinist Mate Common Core Class at NATTC, NAS Pensacola, FL and Aviation Machinist Mate Turbojet Aircraft Fundamentals Strand Class Al at NATTC, NAS Pensacola, FL.

(5) Complete the appropriate formal "C" school, F/A-18 Power Plants and Related Systems (initial) Organizational Maintenance at CNATT at CNATTU, NAS Lemoore, CA or CNATTU, Oceana, VA.

Duties: For a complete listing of duties and tasks, refer to MCO P4790.20, Maintenance Training Management and Evaluation Programs (MATMEP) for MOS 6217.

Related Department of Labor Occupation Codes :

(1) Airframe and Power Plant Mechanic 621.281-014.

(2) Supervisor, Aircraft Maintenance 621.131-014.

Related Marine Corps Jobs:

Fixed-Wing Aircraft Power Plants Mechanic, 6227

Above information derived from MCBUL 1200, parts 2 and 3

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