Home' Army News : November 26th 2009 Contents The Parachute Rigger is a soldier who performs a
wide range of technical functions on Aerial Delivery
Equipment including personnel and cargo
inspection, repack, repair, modification, malfunction
analysis, sentencing, procurement and fleet
management of Aerial Delivery Equipment.
Work as a member of a specialised small trade that
develops its people as individuals.
A requirement to regularly jump to maintain the
parachute qualification and the potential to become
an Army qualified Parachute Jump Instructor.
Inspects parachutes, parachuting instruments,
aerial delivery equipment and helicopter lifting
equipment to determine the serviceability and
necessity for repair.
Packs all personnel and cargo parachutes within
the Army inventory, in accordance with production
Responsible for processing orders for stores,
applying warehousing principles, applying
appropriate maintenance procedures for Aerial
Delivery Equipment and test equipment.
Undertake recovery of Aerial Delivery Equipment
from a Drop Zone.
Repair and modify Aerial Delivery Equipment
and ADE support equipment.
ECN 345 PARACHUTE RIGGER
TRADE TRANSFER OPPORTUNITY
Basic Parachute Course
10 Days -- conducted at PTS Nowra NSW
Parachute Rigger Basic Course
87 Days -- conducted at ALTC Bandiana VIC
Parachute Riggers are employed in Parachute
Maintenance Units, Airborne Units and Training
Command Units throughout Army.
Parachute Rigger courses meet the requirements for
both civilian and military authorities and meet the
eligibility for -- Certificate II in transport and
Distribution (Warehouse and Storage), Certificate II
in Government and Certificate II in Textile
After successful completion of initial training ECN
345-1 Parachute Rigger PTE receive Pay Group 3
from March 2010.
Course Commencement Date
Applications to be submitted via unit orderly
For Further Information:
Phone: 02 62657795
Or contact the Regional Trade Transfer and Retention Warrant Officer:
Enoggera Barracks 07 3332 5165 Lavarack Barracks 07 4771 7819
Robertson Barracks 08 8935 2980 Holsworthy Barracks 02 8782 2480
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