Naval Aircrewmen Mechanical (AWF) are members of a fixed wing integrated tactical crew aboard C-2, C-9, C-12, C-20, C-37, C-40, C-130, E-6, and P-3 aircraft; perform primary inflight and ground duties as aircraft Flight Engineer/Crew Chief, Loadmaster, Reel Operator, and Aircrew Readiness Manager; perform aircraft maintenance, weight and balance (W&B) calculations, and aircraft systems rigging, Aircrew administration, Flight/Ground training, cargo movement, Medical Evacuations (MEDEVAC), passenger transport, small arms, and Joint Special Warfare operations
E7-E8 only, converts to AWCM at E9. Able to perform the duties required for E4-E6; coordinates training systems acquisition contracts; certifies aircraft records; develops long and short term aircrew training plans; organizes logistics operations.
E1-E3; Assists in the maintenance of aircraft, associated aeronautical equipment, and aircraft support equipment; services, cleans, and handles aircraft; performs other apprentice-level duties involved in the operation of a naval aircraft afloat and ashore.
E4-E6; Able to perform the duties required for E1-E3; Contribute directly to operations for the purposes of attaining and maintaining the squadron's aircrew qualifications and certifications; and knowledgeable of all aircraft systems, passenger and cargo safety procedures.