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15U CH-47 HELICOPTER REPAIRER - New York Army National Guard - Military Veterans

at New York Army National Guard
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New York, NY

CONTINUE YOUR SERVICE TO THE COUNTRY IN THE GUARD

You already know the unmatched pride that comes from serving your country. The National Guard makes it easy for you to continue serving while receiving valuable benefits and increased flexibility in many aspects of your life. Serve part-time, and choose your life path now. Decide where you want to live, what your civilian career will look like and more. Your skills and experience from any branch of service may transfer to the Guard.  GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL SERVICES

  • Age – Must qualify for non-regular retired pay by age 60.
  • Physical – Must meet height/weight and current medical requirements.
  • Education – Must meet education standards for the MOS or option for which you enlist.
  • Background – Must have most current DD 214, NGB22 or discharge order and have an approved DD Form 368 Conditional Release.

Benefits and Services Joining the Guard:

  • Monthly Paycheck
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Now Offering up to a $20,000 Bonus
  • Student Loan Repayment Plans - Repaying up to $50,000 on your behalf.
  • Paid training in 130+ career fields
  • Earn retirement benefits for part-time service
  • Low-cost medical and dental care for you and your family

OVERVIEW
The CH-47 helicopter repairer is primarily responsible for the maintenance of the CH-47 helicopters (also known as the Chinook). With hundreds of Army National Guard missions depending on these helicopters, CH-47 helicopter repairers must ensure that all of them are safe and ready to fly.

JOB DUTIES

  • Remove and install aircraft subsystem assemblies such as engines, rotors, gearboxes, transmissions and mechanical flight controls
  • Service and lubricate aircraft and subsystems
  • Inspect and repair aircraft wings, fuselages and tail assemblies
  • Prepare aircraft for inspections and maintenance checks
  • Assist in diagnosing/troubleshooting


TRAINING
Job training for a CH-47 helicopter repairer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 17 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom, and part takes place in the field.

Advanced Individual Training: 17 weeks at Fort Eustis, VA

Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Engine disassembly and repair
  • Repair of aluminum, steel and fiberglass airframes/coverings
  • Repair of hydraulic, fuel and electrical systems


HELPFUL SKILLS

  • Preference for mathematics and shop mechanics
  • Interest in working with aircraft and engine mechanics
  • Ability to use hand and power tools


REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S)
Mechanical Maintenance (MM): 104

WARRANT OFFICER TRACK
151A Aviation Maintenance Technician (nonrated)

Click link below to get in touch with a Recruiter

https://www.nyarmynationalguard.com/

 

New York, NY

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CONTINUE YOUR SERVICE TO THE COUNTRY IN THE GUARD

You already know the unmatched pride that comes from serving your country. The National Guard makes it easy for you to continue serving while receiving valuable benefits and increased flexibility in many aspects of your life. Serve part-time, and choose your life path now. Decide where you want to live, what your civilian career will look like and more.

Your skills and experience from any branch of service may transfer to the Guard. 

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL SERVICES

  • Age – Must qualify for non-regular retired pay by age 60.
  • Physical – Must meet height/weight and current medical requirements.
  • Education – Must meet education standards for the MOS or option for which you enlist.
  • Background – Must have most current DD 214, NGB22 or discharge order and have an approved DD Form 368 Conditional Release.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Prior Service members from all branches could be required to attend a six-week Basic Combat Training (BCT) course at Fort Leonard Wood depending on the length of their break in service. For more information regarding whether you will be required to attend a six-week Basic Training you will need to speak with your Recruiter.
  • ASVAB – Applicants with a break in service of over 10 years must re-take the ASVAB to establish current scores.
  • For full requirements and additional information, please contact your local recruiter.

A SUPPORT STRUCTURE FOR YOUR LIFE

When you join the Guard, you create a world where goals are within your grasp. It’s not easy, but you’ll overcome whatever challenge is laid out before you.

Get a degree with money for school, learn job skills that translate to the civilian world, make bonds that last a lifetime and earn pride for life. When you become a Guard Soldier, your family will thank you, your country will thank you and your future will owe you.

Begin your planning.

Civilian life is new territory, and a lateral move to the Guard is the smart plan. Ease your transition with these advantages.

 

Get in the Guard. Protect what you’ve earned. And move towards your next objective.