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  • Navy Aircrew Survival Equpmentman (PR)

    Aircrew Survival Equipmentman (PR) are responsible for keeping parachutes, life rafts, personal flight gear, and other aviation survival gear in proper working condition. These technicians may also volunteer to fly as Naval aircrew. Aircrew performs numerous in-flight duties and operates aircraft systems in turbojet, helicopter, or propeller aircraft.
    The duties performed by PRs include:

    inspecting, maintaining and repairing survival equipment, flight gear and protective clothing (anti-gravity suits etc.)
    using, adjusting, maintaining and repairing sewing machines;
    repairing, packing and rigging parachutes;
    inspecting and testing oxygen regulators, liquid oxygen converters and safety equipment;
    repairing, packing and rigging parachutes;
    equipping and packing life rafts;
    manufacturing various types of fabric work and webbing assemblies used in survival equipment.
    Working Environment

    Duties in the PR rating are usually performed indoors in aircraft hangars and on board carriers. They also may work outdoors on flight decks and on Naval Air Station flight lines.

    A-School (Job School) Information

    Pensacola, FL --40 calendar days
    Pensacola, FL -- 18 calendar days
    ASVAB Score Requirement: VE+AR+MK+AS = 185 OR MK+AS+AO =140

    Security Clearance Requirement: None required (except those who volunteer for aircrew duty)

    Other Requirements


    Sea/Shore Rotation for This Rating

    First Sea Tour: 36 months
    First Shore Tour: 42 months
    Second Sea Tour: 36 month
    Second Shore Tour: 36 month
    Third Sea Tour: 42 month
    Third Shore Tour: 36 month
    Fourth Sea Tour: 42 month
    Forth Shore Tour: 36 month
    Note: Sea tours and shore tours for sailors that have completed four sea tours will be 36 months at sea followed by 36 months ashore until retirement.

    Much of the above information courtesy of the Navy Personnel Command

  • #2
    Does any one on BootCamp4Me have this job?


    • #3
      Originally posted by emrldallyson View Post
      Does any one on BootCamp4Me have this job?
      I am the LPO (Leading Petty Officer) of a PR shop in a C-130 squadron. While my rate is AME, I have worked very closely with PR's for several years now.


      • #4
        Thank you for reply. I ended going HM.