Aerospace Ground Equipment - 2A6X2 - Air Force Careers
(2A6X2) Air Force Job Aerospace Ground Equipment
QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY (PER THE AIR FORCE WEBSITE)
High school diploma, GED with 15 college credits, or GED
Knowledge of general mechanics, electronics and basic wiring diagrams and schematics
Experience operating or supervising aerospace ground equipment
Normal color vision
Completion of 8.5 weeks of Basic Military Training
Must be between the ages of 17 and 39
Technical Training: 95 days
Technical School Location: Sheppard AFB TX
Status Upon Completion of Technical School: CCAF Degree with credits earned towards Aerospace Ground Equipment Technology.
Job Description: As an Aerospace Ground Equipment Mechanic you will learn many things such as hydraulics, refrigerant handling, trouble shooting, electronical theory, basic /advanced mechanical practices and much much more. On an average day for an A.G.E apprentice (3lvl) you will work towards becoming an A.G.E journeyman (5lvl). This will include driving the flight line providing equipment for flights and all things aircraft related. You will also learn how the equipment works on a much more in depth level than in tech school. This will help with quick fixes on the flight line to aid in on time flights. You will also start working on inspecting equipment to make sure it is working properly. Lastly you will learn to fix equipment that breaks from use over time. In short your job will consist of providing support equipment to help the Air Force protect this great Nation, its assets and its people from all enemies foreign and domestic."