Posts tagged Mechanical Aptitude Jobs
Ground Transportation - 2T1X1 - Air Force Careers

It’s the responsibility of Ground Transportation specialists to transport people, supplies, munitions and outsized expeditionary forces. These airmen must utilize a variety of essential skills, such as map and compass reading, vehicle specifications determination and limitations assessment in order to coordinate and master all aspects of ground transportation necessary for us to get equipment and people where they need to go…

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Nondestructive Inspection - 2A7X2 - Air Force Careers

The primary duties of Nondestructive Inspection is to find anything that’s wrong with Air Force aerospace weapons. They inspect the weapon systems components and support equipment for structural integrity and perform fluid analysis. This may include inspecting metal engine parts for wear and tear, and checking that lubricating oil and other fluids are not seeping into any cracks.

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Air Traffic Control - 1C1X1 - Air Force Careers

Air Traffic Control airmen learn air traffic control principles and procedures, flight characteristics of aircraft, and international, federal and military air directives. They use aeronautical charts, maps, and publications in their daily work, to augment their use of radar and other navigational aids. They also have a working knowledge of meteorology and are well-versed in the principles of organization, purpose, operation, and management of all types of air traffic control facilities. 

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Aircraft Structural Maintenance - 2A7X3 - Air Force Careers

Aircraft Structural Maintainers assemble structural parts and components to meet requirements for preserving structural integrity and low observable qualities. They assess damage to aircraft structural components, low observable coatings , advises on structural and low observable repair, modification, and corrosion protection treatment with respect to original strength, weight, and contour to maintain structural and low observable integrity. T

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Aircraft Metals Technology - 2A7X1 - Air Force Careers

Aircraft Metals Technology airmen advises on metals machining, welding, designing, and production problems. Designs manufactures, or modifies special precision tools and fixtures to facilitate metalworking operations. Metals Technology airmen do calculations such as determining cutting speeds and settings, welding processes, and preheat and post heat requirements. They weld, braze, solder, and heat treat metals.

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Munitions Systems - 2W0X1 - Air Force Careers

Job Description: Munition System Technicians tests, processes and assembles nonnuclear munitions. They prepare and load munitions on aircrafts, check safe and arm mechanisms, install warheads, guidance units, fuses, arming wires, explosive bolts, squibs, strakes, wings, fins, control surfaces, and tracking flares as well as prepare, assemble and test aircraft rockets and loads in launchers…

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Air Force Contract Length - 4 year vs 6 year contract

Are you looking into joining the Air Force but not sure how long of a contract you want to serve? As most of you may know, there are 2 options when joining active duty. 4 year contracts or 6 year contracts. Thankfully I put together this blog post to help ease your mind about the decision and making it easier for you to decide what contract to do for yourself in the United States Air Force. 

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My job in the Air Force: Aircraft Structural Maintenance

Today I explain my job in the Air Force! Which is a long awaited video that many have asked for so I finally decided to sit down and make a full length video explaining everything I can to you guys! My job is Aircraft Structural Maintenance (ASM) in the United States Air Force. I do sheet metal repair on most of the United States Air Forces aircraft.

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