The QA concept is basically that of preventing
defects. The concept takes in all events from the start of
the maintenance operation to its completion. Quality
assurance is the responsibility of all maintenance
personnel. The achievement of QA depends on
prevention, knowledge, and special skills.
The administration division provides clerical and
administrative services for the AIMD department. The
establishes a central reporting and record-keeping file
system for all maintenance reports and correspondence.
The safeguarding and distributing of personal mail to
department personnel is another function of the
Manpower, Personnel, and Training
The manpower, personnel, and training coordinator
will normally be a senior enlisted (E-9) person. The
coordinator ensures that all divisions in AIMD are
conducting training sessions to improve the quality of
opportunities are available for the assigned personnel.
assigned work spaces and personnel.
ASSISTANT AIRCRAFT INTERMEDIATE
Breakdown beyond the basic divisions are not illustrated because of the variety of branches possible.
Activities will be required to establish the necessary branches in accordance with their individual
requirements. Volume V, Appendix D will be used as a guide to establish branches/work centers within
the respective divisions. Branches should be established only when more than one work center is
involved, for example, Jet Engine Branch with work centers forJ79 engine and J52 engine.
NOTE 1: When specific authority has been granted to combine the operations maintenance division (OMD)
and IMA, an organizational maintenance division will be established.
NOTE 2: For AIMDs not large enough to rate the E-9 billet associated with this function, and in those
cases where full E-9 and E-8 manning is not available, this separate organizational position
is not required.
NOTE 3: Direct authority for production matters only.
Figure 2-3.Aircraft intermediate-level maintenance department (ashore) organizational chart.