Home » Navy » AM – Aviation Structural Mechanic

AM – Aviation Structural Mechanic

The military occupation code AM – Aviation Structural Mechanic has the following basic knowledge, skills and abilities:

Inspects and maintains aircraft fuselages, wings, fixed and movable surfaces, airfoils, empennages, seats (except ejection seats), wheels, tires, controls, and mechanisms. (E4-E6) Able to perform all default tasks; Assembles and installs equipment; repairs stressed and non-stressed skin; fabricates and/or repairs metallic and nonmetallic parts and internal structural members; performs periodic aircraft inspections. (E1-E3) Uses schematic diagrams, drawings, and charts; prepares layout patterns and templates for metal work; fabricates, fits, and tests rigid and flexible hose assemblies; uses technical publications; uses and maintains hand tools; performs hardness tests.

The following energy occupations align well to this MOS or NEC code:

  • Controls & Valve Installer
  • Industrial Mechanic