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United States Air Force Commissioned Officer Job Descriptions

62EX - DEVELOPMENTAL ENGINEER (Page 2)

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Specialty Qualifications:

Knowledge. Knowledge is mandatory of the Air Force systems engineering process, including development, test, and engineering policies, procedures, and management practices.

Education. The following education is mandatory for entry into the AFSC indicated: (Engineering degrees must be in a school that has at least one program accredited by a nationally recognized body in engineering. Currently, the national accrediting body is the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.)

62E1. Undergraduate academic specialization or advanced degree in engineering unless member possesses a fully qualified AFSC in a suffix of this specialty.

62E1X. Undergraduate engineering degree in the specialization identified by the suffix except shredouts F, and G.

62E1F. Undergraduate academic specialization in engineering, a physical science, or mathematics.

62E1G. Undergraduate academic specialization in engineering.

Training. The following training is mandatory for award of the AFSC indicated:

62E3X. Completion of the Defense Acquisition University Fundamentals of Systems Acquisition Management (ACQ 101) course or Acquisition Fundamentals Course (L30QR63A1).

62E3F. Completion of the Air Force Flight Test Engineer Course or comparable US Navy or foreign flight test engineer course.

Experience. The following experience is mandatory for award of the AFSC indicated:

62E3F. A minimum of 6 months of experience as a flight test engineer.

62E3X. A minimum of 24 months of experience is mandatory for upgrade to fully qualified in the specialty suffix. It is mandatory that experience include assignments in such activities as research, development, design, and technical writing in the suffix specialization. A master's degree in the specialization may be substituted for 12 of the required 24 months experience. A Doctor of Philosophy degree in the suffix specialization fulfills the 24 month requirement.

Other. None.

Specialty Shredouts:

    A....................Aeronautical (Occ code 4D)
    B....................Astronautical (Occ code 4D)
    C....................Computer Systems (Occ code 4B)
    E.................... Electrical/Electronic (Occ code 4B)
    F .................... Flight Test (Occ code 2D)
    G....................Project (Occ code 5L)
    H....................Mechanical (Occ code 4D)

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