Air Operations Support Technicians (AOS Tech) provide support in the areas of aircraft servicing and handling, Assistance to Search and Rescue (SAR), airfield and base security, and transport and general duties. In supporting of aircraft maintenance, AOS Techs perform quality assurance checks, aircraft handling tasks such as parking, towing, marshalling, starting, refueling and cleaning of aircraft. When working at Search and Rescue (SAR) Squadrons, AOS Techs maintain serviceability of a variety of SAR and medical equipment, set up and tear down parachute drop zones, transport equipment and personnel by vehicle or boat, and assist with diving exercises. AOS Techs also perform airfield and base security duties, including site and aircraft security, guard and access control duties.
Air Operations Support Technicians (AOS Tech) will provide support in the areas of:
- Aircraft servicing and handling,
- Assistance to Search and Rescue (SAR),
- Airfield and base security, and
- Transport and general labour.
In supporting aircraft maintenance, they will perform the following duties:
- Perform quality assurance checks
- Perform aircraft handling tasks which include: