The United States Army uses the UH-60 for many different missions. These include transporting troops, patrolling the area and training the pilots who will be flying the helicopters. It is imperative these helicopters work properly for the safety of the pilots and all those who ride inside the UH-60. Your job as a UH-60 helicopter repairer will be to make sure all mechanical systems are working properly.
To make sure you will be able to fulfill your duties as a UH-60 helicopter repairer you will need to go through training. This will include basic training which all soldiers go through. After you are done with basic training you will go through advanced training which includes teaching you repair of all coverings, electrical systems, fuel systems, hydraulic systems, engine disassembly and repair. Your training will last 15 weeks.
How to Get the Job
In order to get started as a UH-60 helicopter repairer you should be interested in engine mechanics, working on aircraft, shop mechanics and mathematics. You should also retain the knowledge of how to use hand and poser tools. This will make sure you will be chosen to work in the field.
Once you are working as a UH-60 helicopter repairer you will have the opportunity to enjoy many different benefits. You will have comprehensive medical and dental benefits. You will also have access to low-cost life insurance. These benefits are extended to your entire family.