Army MOS 15N Avionics Mechanic

15N Avionics Mechanic

The avionic mechanic performs maintenance on tactical-communications-security, communication, navigation and flight control equipment.

Job Duties

  • Perform maintenance checks on aircraft flight controls, stabilization systems, avionics and controlled cryptographic equipment
  • Maintain common/special tools and equipment
  • Troubleshoot equipment and diagnose repairs
  • Maintain shop and bench stock for aircraft avionics equipment

15N Qualifications

ASVAB Score: EL 93. We highly recommend Kaplan’s 2016 ASVAB Study Guide

PULHES Profile:  222221

Vision: Normal Color Vision

Physical Demands Rating: Moderately heavy

Additional Notes: No aversion to blood. Have a high school diploma or GED equivalency.

Service Obligation: Six years

Security Clearance: Secret


Job training for an avionic mechanic requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 24 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:

  • Restore avionic systems and subsystems
  • Basic electronics theory
  • Common soldering and systems-installation practices

About the Author MSG Washington

MSG Washington has served within the ranks of the United States Army since June of 2001. With ten years of recruiting experience, he is an expert on Recruiting Operations, who willingly assists applicants across the Country with their enlistment process.

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