Job Description: Parachute riggers are primarily responsible for repairing textile and canvas items, webbed equipment and clothing. Job duties include: rig supplies, equipment and vehicles for airdrop; perform technical, routine and in-storage rigger-type inspection on cargo, extraction and personnel parachute as well as other airdrop equipment before, during and after each use; inventory, clean, receive, store and issue all airdrop equipment used in airdrop operations; use and maintain machines and tools for fabrication, modification and repair to parachute and other airdrop equipment; inspect, test and install extraction and release systems.

  • Branch Branch: Army
  • Ratings Average Rating:
  • Desinnation Designation: 92R
  • Average Required Test Average Salary: $37,321
  • Entry Type Entry Type: Enlisted
  • Required Test ASVAB: GM: 88, CO: 87
  • Degree Degree: High School or GED
  • Age Age: 17-34
  • Citizen Citizen: U.S. or Permanent Resident
  • Category Category: Transportation & Aviation
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