An expeditionary airfield systems technician employs, installs, operates, inspects, and repairs expeditionary airfield (EAF) systems to include arresting gear, visual landing aids, airfield AM-2 matting and accessories, EAF communications and airfield lighting and marking. In addition, Marines in this field operate, inspect, and maintain emergency arresting gear systems for high performance Naval and Marine Corps Tail Hook aircraft, design expeditionary AM-2 airfield facilities, provide field marker light (FML) systems for Marine Expeditionary Units (MEUs), and conduct tactical/assault landing zone assessment surveys (TALZAS) for Naval and Marine Corps tactical aircraft.

Typical duties of the aviation operations specialist include assisting in the preparation of operation plans and orders, training directives, programs and orders; maintaining orders of flight time in both master and individual flight files; maintaining files of extended flight, navigational information, navigational publications, radio and landing facility charts, flight information manuals, maps, other pertinent guides and notices, and compiling data for and preparing aviation operations and aviation safety reports. MOS 7041 is assigned upon completion of the Marine Aviation Operations Specialist Course (MARAOS). Personnel must have working knowledge of word processors.

Personnel of MOS 7051 employ firefighting equipment and extinguishing materials to rescue victims involved in aircraft crashes and to fight fires. Typical duties include operating, servicing, inspecting, and testing aircraft rescue and firefighting vehicles, firefighting systems, controls, and rescue equipment, controls and rescue equipment; instructing personnel in the techniques and procedures rescue and firefighting.

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