AH-64 Helicopter Repairer Duty Descriptions

Production Control NCOIC for 1-17 Air Cavalry Squadron

Serves as the Noncommissioned Officer in Charge (NCOIC) of Production Control for the 1-17 Air Cavalry Squadron. Holds responsibility for the strategic planning and execution of field and sustainment level scheduled and unscheduled maintenance activities for a fleet of 21 AH-64E Apache Attack Helicopters valued at over $500 million. Assists in coordinating daily maintenance actions and establishes work priorities. Ensures the professional development, safety, morale, welfare, and combat effectiveness of four Soldiers. Coordinates the efforts of four separate Troops within the unit to ensure unity of effort and sustained combat power. Provides regular aircraft status reports and updates to the unit commander.

15R40 Attack Maintenance Section Sergeant

Serves as the Sergeant in charge of the Attack Maintenance Section within an AH-64D/E Apache Airframe Repair Platoon. Assumes responsibility for the supervision, discipline, and training of 30 Soldiers and 9 NCOs, prioritizing their health, welfare, and that of their families. Provides maintenance recommendations to Platoon Leaders and Unit Commanders, offering insights on man-hours, personnel, parts, and facility requirements for aircraft and associated equipment repairs. Supervises and administers the Aviation Maintenance Training Program (AMTP). Plans, trains, and executes unscheduled and heavy maintenance tasks for a significant number of AH-64D/E Apache helicopters and related ground support equipment, valued at over $500 million.

Platoon Sergeant

Serves as a Platoon Sergeant within an AH-64D Apache Longbow Helicopter Attack Reconnaissance Company. Assumes responsibility for the supervision, discipline, and training of 10 Soldiers and two NCOs, ensuring the well-being and welfare of the individuals and their families. Provides maintenance recommendations to Platoon Leaders concerning aircraft readiness. Oversees the planning, training, and execution of all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance tasks for six AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopters and related ground support equipment, valued at over $280 million.

Instructor, AH-64D Repairer Curriculum

Assumes responsibility for instructing the AH-64D Longbow Apache Helicopter Repairer curriculum, contributing to its development and preparation. Provides subject-matter expertise for the 128th Aviation Brigade, engaging in writing, researching, revising, and rehearsing lesson plans. Supervises students during the performance of maintenance tasks on 17 AH-64D training devices, each valued at more than $183 million. Supports the training load of over 400 technically qualified aviation maintenance Soldiers, ensuring their readiness to support combat operations.

Training Developer

Serves as a Training Developer for the 1-210th Aviation Regiment, ensuring the quality of resident training for the 15R10 AH-64 Attack Helicopter Repairer course and the 15R30 Professional Military Education course. Reviews, analyzes, and implements updates to the programs of instruction (POI) in coordination with subject matter experts (SME). Provides quality control and guidance for the writing and implementation of lesson plans and evaluations. Ensures compliance with all TRADOC and 128th Aviation Brigade regulations. Serves as a SME for the Training Development Capability (TDC) System within the Course Management Office (CMO).

15R30 AH-64 Attack Helicopter Repairer

Serves as an AH-64D Maintenance Platoon Sergeant assigned to D Company, 4-501st ARB. Supervises and provides technical guidance to subordinates performing maintenance on aircraft and subsystems. Conducts evaluations of the technical training program, maintenance operations, and facilities to ensure compliance with directives, technical manuals, work standards, safety procedures, and operational policies. Performs maintenance trend analysis, plans and oversees aircraft technical inspections, and assumes responsibility for the health, welfare, morale, and professional development of five NCOs and 21 Soldiers and their families. Additionally, responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of equipment valued over $200 million.

15R20 AH-64 Attack Helicopter Repairer

Performs the removal and installation of aircraft subsystem assemblies, including engines, rotors, gearboxes, transmissions, and mechanical flight controls, along with their components. Provides servicing and lubrication to aircraft and subsystems. Prepares aircraft for inspections and maintenance checks, while also performing scheduled and special inspections. Assists in diagnosing and troubleshooting aircraft subsystems using specialized tools and equipment as required. Utilizes and conducts operator maintenance on tools, special tools, and aircraft ground support equipment.

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