Guide to the Evaluation of Educational Experiences in the Armed Services

Occupation Exhibit

NER-AZ-004

AVIATION MAINTENANCE ADMINISTRATIONMAN
AZ3
AZ2
AZ1
AZC
AZCS
AZCM

Exhibit Dates: 1/11–Present.

Career Pattern
AN: Airman (E-3). AZ3: Aviation Maintenance Administrationman, Third Class (E-4). AZ2: Aviation Maintenance Administrationman, Second Class (E-5). AZ1: Aviation Maintenance Administrationman, First Class (E-6). AZC: Chief Aviation Maintenance Administrationman (E-7). AZCS: Senior Chief Aviation Maintenance Administrationman (E-8). AZCM: Master Chief Aviation Maintenance Administrationman (E-9).

Description
Summary: Aviation Maintenance Administrationmen (AZ) perform technical, managerial, and support duties required by the Naval Aviation Maintenance Program (NAMP); prepare aircraft and maintenance related correspondence; maintain directive control and custody records, control forms and reporting requirements; maintain files on departmental organization, manning, personnel travel, transfers, and training requirements; plan, program, and coordinate scheduled and unscheduled maintenance tasks and the incorporation of changes and modifications on and to aircraft and aeronautical equipment and support equipment; coordinate squadron and activity maintenance reporting requirements and recommend changes to maintenance policies and procedures; organize, maintain, and operate Navy Aeronautical Technical Publications Library (ATPL); oversee dispersed libraries; audit and train dispersed librarians; operate the Naval Aviation Logistics Command Management Information System (NALCOMIS); input, verify, and validate data pertaining to the history, operation, maintenance, configuration, receipt, and transfer of naval aircraft, related aeronautical equipment, and components installed in those equipment; maintain operations department flight data historical files and aviator data; setup and administer basic Local Area Networks (LAN) in support of detachment processing; liaise with ship and/or shore Information Technology personnel for LAN support for NALCOMIS; maintain data integrity between operations and maintenance departments; manage NALCOMIS hardware and software upgrades; provide support and assistance to organizational, intermediate, and depot maintenance staff areas. AZ3: Inputs data for various logs and records; prepares correspondence and reports; performs records and administration duties; and maintains publications. AZ2: Able to perform the duties required for AZ3; maintains records on weapons support equipment and aircraft logs and records; trains subordinates in automated data operations, including the use of computers and associated office software; updates publications and distributes changes; writes official correspondence. AZ1: Able to perform the duties required for AZ2; supervises subordinates and administrative procedures of the office; analyzes data; and prepares briefings and other correspondence. AZC: Able to perform the duties required for AZ1; schedules aircraft and equipment for maintenance actions; coordinates unscheduled maintenance actions; manages inventory and provides quality assurance; analyzes reports; and determines data requirements and manages maintenance activities. AZCS: Able to perform the duties required for AZC; determines personnel and material needs; prepares directives and instructions for improving operations; develops a program for interviewing, evaluating, and assigning personnel for maximum utilization; organizes, schedules, and evaluates training programs; develops preventative maintenance and quality assurance programs; coordinates the preparation and dissemination of safety instructions applicable to aviation maintenance; and provides information and advice on utilization, capabilities, reliability, and operations. AZCM: Able to perform the duties required for AZCS; formulates guidelines for safety and assists in the analysis of aircraft accidents reports; forecasts future requirements; plans and initiates action to satisfy requirements; establishes goals and priorities; performs project management operations; forecasting and staffing of human resource needs; prepares, recommends, and submits aviation maintenance staff studies; plans, organizes, implements and controls activities in compliance with policy directives; administers aircraft and component inventory; develops operating budgets; and monitors expenditures.

Related Competencies
Computer applications topics include basic computer skills, data management, internet searches, inventory software, MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS PowerPoint, MS Word, and software applications. Business communications topics include briefing, electronic messages, multi-media presentations, persuasive writing, presentation skills, and report writing. Records management topics include design forms, document preparation, draft forms, electronic files, file management, MS Access, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Word, and service record entries. Supervision topics include awards assessment, evaluation and performance appraisal, inspection, mentoring, on-the-job training, organizational staffing, safety, scheduling, supervisory reports, and team building. Information systems technology topics include back-up administration, computer hardware maintenance, computer hardware setup, computer hardware troubleshooting, network configuration, and network maintenance. Maintenance management topics include budget planning, inspection, inventory management, maintenance management database, preventive maintenance and service planning, quality assurance, quality control, and trend analysis. Human resource management topics include career counseling, career development, communications skills, conflict resolution, manpower management, needs analysis, performance evaluation, and training. Project management topics include budget forecasting, human needs assessment, logistics support, quality assurance, scheduling, trend analysis, and workload management.

Recommendation, AZ3
In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in computer applications, 1 in business communications, and 3 in records management (1/11)(1/11).

Recommendation, AZ2
In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in computer applications, 1 in business communications, and 3 in records management (1/11)(1/11).

Recommendation, AZ1
In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in computer applications, 1 in business communications, 3 in records management, 3 in supervision, and 3 in information systems technology (1/11)(1/11).

Recommendation, AZC
In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in computer applications, 1 in business communications, 3 in records management, 3 in supervision, and 3 in information systems technology. In the upper-division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in maintenance management (1/11)(1/11).

Recommendation, AZCS
In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in computer applications, 1 in business communications, 3 in records management, 3 in supervision, and 3 in information systems technology. In the upper-division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in maintenance management and 3 in human resource management (1/11)(1/11).

Recommendation, AZCM
In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in computer applications, 1 in business communications, 3 in records management, 3 in supervision, and 3 in information systems technology. In the upper-division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in maintenance management, 3 in human resource management, and 3 in project management (1/11)(1/11).

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