Job Description: Flight Equipment Technicians inspect, maintain, and repair parachutes; flight survival equipment; flight equipment; carbon dioxide, and gaseous and liquid oxygen equipment.

  • Branch Branch: Marines
  • Ratings Average Rating:
  • Desinnation Designation: 6048
  • Average Required Test Average Salary: $34,564
  • Entry Type Entry Type: Enlisted
  • Required Test ASVAB: MM: 105
  • Degree Degree: High School
  • Age Age: 17-29
  • Citizen Citizen: U.S. or Permanent Resident
  • Category Category: Aircraft Maintenance
Average Age
24 Average Age
Average Age
1,054 Number Employed
Average Age
5.0 YearsAverage Employment


Pros: Steady Paycheck, Family benefits, payed vacation, leadership skills at a early stage in the career

Cons: On call 24/7/365

Location: MCAS New River, NC


Great command and great group of Marines to work with.

Pros: Great group of individuals to work with

Cons: Time off is not a right

Location: San Diego, CA


A typical day was busy, 0600 show to pull all toll boxes to be inspected by a work center supervisor, print out the work load and screen it. as soon as the dust settled, would task Marines for maintenance that was passed. Great command and great group of Marines to work with.