Fuel Cell Repairman (665) Enlisted Personnel

Inspects and repairs self-sealing rubber airplane fuel tanks.
Removes empty fuel tanks from airplane, usually from wing compartments. Inspects exterior and interior surfaces of tank for cracks, rips, and holes. Patches rubber, leather, plywood and metal containers composing fuel tank by using materials and tools required. Determines whether damage to tanks is too extensive to be repaired and recommends salvage. Repairs other equipment such as life rafts and rubber flying boots.
Must be qualified to do sheet metal work. Should be thoroughly familiar with methods of treating rubber, leather, plywood, and metal materials used in fuel tanks.