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Aviation Maintenance Administrationman

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General Description 

Aviation Maintenance Administrationmen (AZ) perform a variety of clerical, administrative, and managerial duties necessary to keep aircraft maintenance activities running efficiently. The rating requires close communication with all other aviation maintenance ratings.

What They Do

The duties performed by AZs include: scheduling aircraft inspections; keeping charts that show trends in aircraft system reliability; organizing and operating libraries of technical publications, reports and related maintenance data; issuing aircraft inspection and work orders; performing clerical and administrative duties such as filing and typing; preparing reports and correspondence; performing computer data base and system analysis; maintaining engine logbooks and associated aircraft records.

Working Environment

Aviation maintenance administrationmen usually work in a clean, comfortable office environment. Places of work vary depending on whether they are assigned to sea or shore duty. The tasks they perform are mostly mental and require close cooperation with fellow workers. AZs may be assigned to an aircraft or helicopter squadron that may deploy on Navy ships. Opportunities also exist to work in squadrons based at overseas sites or within the continental United States. 

Requirements

ASVAB: PAY 97 VE + AR = 102
PAY 80 VE + AR = 103
Security clearance required
Must be a U.S. Citizen