Assault Amphibious Vehicle (AAV) Repairer/Technician

GySgt to Pvt - PMOS


The AAV Repairer/Technician, under supervision, performs basic automotive and hull duties incident to inspection, maintenance, and repair of the AAV family of vehicles. The AAV Repairer/Technician also completes basic shop administrative forms and records utilizing technical manuals. The Gunnery Sergeant to Corporal level supervises, and performs various duties incident to the inspection, maintenance, and repair of the automotive and turret systems of the AAV. The AAV Repairer/Technician also prepares, maintains and supervises shop maintenance and management program, and coordinates maintenance and recovery operations according to grade.


  • Must possess an MM score of 105 or higher.
  • Must have WS-B Water Survival Qualification.
  • Must have normal color vision.


  • Complete the Assault Amphibious Vehicle Repairer Basic Course.
  • Complete the AAV Intermediate Assault Amphibian Repairman Course upon promotion to the grade of Corporal and have a minimum of 24 months of obligated service remaining upon completion of the course.
  • Marines completing drill instructor, recruiting duty etc., should reattend the intermediate course prior to MARFOR assignment.
  • Qualified WS-I swimmer.
  • Complete Ground Ordnance Managers Course (A14GBS6) by Sergeant through Gunnery Sergeant with 12 months remaining on active duty upon completion of the course.


  • For a complete listing of duties and tasks, refer to NAVMC 3500.2, Assault Amphibious Vehicle AAV Repairer/Technician Training and Readiness Manual.

Related SOC Classification/SOC Code:

  • Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 49-3031.

Related Military Skill:

  • Engineer Equipment Mechanic, 1341.