15T • UH-60 Helicopter Repairer

Starting September 1, 20223 months

Overview

The UH-60 helicopter repairer is primarily responsible for the maintenance of the UH-60 Helicopters (also known as the “Black Hawk”). With hundreds of Army missions depending on these helicopters, they 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
    • Prepare aircraft for inspections and maintenance checks
    • Assist in diagnosing/troubleshooting

Training

Job training for an UH-60 helicopter repairer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training, and 15 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and in the field.

Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

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