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Aircraft Electrical and Environmental Systems

Overview: Aircraft Electrical and Environmental Systems personnel are responsible for maintaining and repairing the wiring and electrical components on aircraft. These include landing gear, anti-skid, steering, engine control, ignition, lighting, warning, flight control, cabin pressurization, air conditioning and other systems.

Position: Enlisted


Specific Tasks:

  • Inspect, troubleshoot and maintain aircraft electrical and environmental (E&E) systems 
  • Perform off-equipment maintenance on E&E system component and test equipment 
  • Evaluate aircraft E&E maintenance activities, interpret findings and determine corrective actions 
  • Handle, label and dispose of hazardous materials and waste according to environmental standards


  • HS diploma or GED. Completion of courses in basic electronics, mathematics, general science and mechanics is desirable.
  • Normal color vision 
  • ASVAB score of 41 on Mechanical and 61 on Electrical


  • Candidates without prior military experience are required to attend 7.5 weeks of Basic Military Training (BMT) at JB San Antonio-Lackland, TX; followed by Technical Training 

Related Civilian Careers: 

  • Aircraft and Avionics Equipment Mechanics and Technicians