Whenever in flight, there are many different things that you will need in order to make sure that you will be able to stay safe. Among these different things that you will be able to count on is all of the different pieces of equipment that you will count on to keep you safe. This is even more important to the men and women that fly in the United States Navy as there is an even higher risk of being downed. This is why the job of the Aircrew Survival Equipmentman is such an important one.
What You Will Do
You will be in charge of maintaining and repairing all parachutes, flight gear, survival gear, life rafts and more. You will need to make sure that you are able to perform checks of all equipment pre-flight, in-flight and post-flight. You will also be in charge of making sure that replacements to the different kinds of equipment are done whenever necessary.
Get the Training
As a member of the enlisted core in the United States Navy, you will go through basic training. You will also need to go through A School training of 58 days total in Pensacola Florida. This will allow you to be able to learn everything that you will need to know about what to do in terms of maintaining and repairing all of these different items.