Parachute Rigger and Repairman (620) Enlisted Personnel

Inspects, repairs, rigs, and packs parachutes, and makes repairs to leather and cloth flight clothing.
Examines canopy, rigging, suspension lines, pack, and harness of parachute for dirt, tears, rips, and stains. Repairs small rips and tears in canopy with needle and thread or by use of sewing machine. Inspects and repacks parachutes that have been opened in service for repairs. Examines leather jackets and helmets, electrically heated clothing, and other flight clothing and makes necessary repairs.

Alternate nomenclatures:

  • Parachute Packer
  • Parachute Repairman