Aviation Quality Assurance Representative (QAR)/Inspector

MGySgt to Cpl - NMOS (any PMOS from 59/60/61/62/63/64/65)


Commanding Officers are responsible for the inspection and quality of materials under their cognizance; however, Aviation Quality Assurance Representatives, Collateral Duty Quality Assurance Representatives, and Collateral Duty Inspectors are accountable to the Quality Assurance Officer and Aircraft Maintenance Officer within the Maintenance Department. These QARs, CDQARs, and CDIs are fundamentally responsible for the prevention of the occurrence of defects. The concept embraces all events from the start of the maintenance operation to its completion. They must possess a detailed, working knowledge of all Navy-sponsored aviation maintenance programs and processes governed by NAVMC 3500.14C.


  • Must be skill qualified in a primary MOS from any of the following OccFlds:
    • 59, Aviation C2 Electronics Maintenance.
    • 60/61/62, Aircraft Maintenance.
    • 63/64 Avionics.
    • 65, Aviation Ordnance
  • Must be nominated by the Aircraft Maintenance Officer.


  • See prerequisites.


  • Comply with NAVMC 3500.14C, and/or Local Command Procedures and CDIs.

Related SOC Classification/SOC Code:

  • Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 43-5061.

Related Military Skill:

  • Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 43-5061.