Specialty Summary. Monitors, collects, assembles, and audits data for reports and briefings. Initiates special studies and investigations, and performs statistical analysis. Reports findings to managers with recommendations. Informs managers of significant factors affecting the mission. Manages and operates maintenance management information systems (MIS), and performs functional system administrator (FSA) duties.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Collects, monitors, audits, evaluates, and analyzes MIS data. Periodically audits source data for accuracy, timeliness, and compliance with directives. Collects and maintains data for use in analysis reports, studies, and problem identification. Using statistical techniques, interprets findings from data, identifies trends and significant deviations, and recommends corrective action. Analyzes deficiencies in areas such as equipment performance, materiel consumption, scheduling, management, and resources; their impact on the maintenance mission; and results of corrective actions. Prepares visual media for analysis studies. Prepares written reports and special studies; and presents recommendations and briefings to senior managers.

Controls, manages, and maintains MISs. Performs FSA duties. Coordinates, effects development, and schedules MIS products, retrievals, and other programs. Identifies problems and recommends and applies corrective actions related to MIS operation and maintenance. Identifies and reports database problems and issues. Coordinates with appropriate information management and processing centers to ensure automated systems capability and compatibility with customer requirements are met. Focal point for MIS requirements and enhancements. Forwards requirements/enhancements to higher headquarters for approval.

Specialty Qualifications:

Knowledge. Knowledge is mandatory of: maintenance and operations organization management and procedures applying to aircraft, missiles, communications-electronics, space systems, or related equipment; applied statistical, analytical data systems design procedures; MIS and desktop computer operation and use; and concepts and application of directives.

Education. For entry into this specialty, computer literacy and completion of high school with courses in algebra, English composition, effective writing, and typing are desirable.

Training. The following training is mandatory for award of the AFSC indicated:

2R031. Completion of a basic maintenance data systems analysis course.

2R071. Completion of an advanced maintenance data systems analysis course.

Experience. The following experience is mandatory for award of the AFSC indicated:

2R051. Qualification in and possession of AFSC 2R031. Also, experience in analysis activities.

2R071. Qualification in and possession of AFSC 2R051. Also, experience performing or supervising analysis functions and activities.

2R090. Qualification in and possession of AFSC 2R071. Also, experience managing analysis activities.

Other. The following are mandatory as indicated:

For entry into this specialty:

Specialty requires routine access to Secret material or similar environment. For award and retention of AFSC 2R031/51/71, completion of a current National Agency Check, Local Agency Checks and Credit (NACLC) according to AFI 31-501, Personnel Security Program Management.