Task Statement for Military Occupational Structure Identification - 00021 Flight Engineer

A-MD-154-000/FP-000 - Appendix 1, Annex D

MOSID  00021 - Flight Engineer (FLT ENGR)

General Duties:

FLT ENGR shall perform duties related to:

  • mission planning;
  • pre/post flight inspections;
  • monitoring/operating aircraft (A/C) system controls;
  • responding to emergency situations;
  • calculating A/C & engine performance data;
  • compute weight & balance;
  • identify A/C abnormalities;
  • certify A/C for flight;
  • maintain A/C by:
    • completing scheduled & unscheduled inspections;
    • rectification & certification of A/C unserviceability; and
    • replenishing fuel, oil & lubricants;
  • conduct flight simulator training; and
  • perform other duties.

Duties are carried out in tactical field/ship, isolated & urban environments.

MOSID Related Duties

Circle the X for each task that Mbr is UNABLE or UNFIT to perform.

1. Lift up to 40 Kg from ground 1.3 m to A/C continuously for 45 minutes. X X X X X X
2. Lift and carry one end of shared load weighing up to 100 Kg. X X X X X
3. Manipulate weights of 35 Kg while climbing, stooping, bending, or crawling. X X X X X X
4. Manhandle 45 gallon drums in fuel caches.     X X X X
5. Hand pump up to 450 gals of fuel from drums.       X X X
6. Wear personal survival equipment of 12 Kg while airborne, 12 hours per day.       X X X
7. Maintain high level of mental and physical dexterity for prolonged periods. X X X X X X
8. Monitor and control systems from overhead control panel. X X X X    
9. Inspect/repair A/C in low light and all weather. X X X X X X
10. Operate ground support equipment near A/C in congested areas in all weather. X X X X X X
11. Maintain moderate to high physical exertion for 5 mins to manually actuate doors, flaps, etc. X X X X X X
12. Climb ladders 4 m to A/C surfaces in all weather conditions. X X X X X X
13. Remain highly alert for 20 hours per days. X X X X X X
14. Endure up to 8 hours of low level flying in bad weather.   X X X X X
15. Endure high noise, vibration and heat. X X X X X X
16. Cope with stress in time-critical A/C preparation, low/high level and pressurized/non-pressurized ops for 12 hours. X X X X X X
17. Remain sitting in A/C for up to 12 hrs in cramped, uncomfortable spaces. X X X X X X
18. Endure exposure with caustic/toxic substance and fuel/hot exhaust fumes. X X X X X X


Ch 1995

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