report to each division and at the lowest
organizational level, sections report to each branch.
What is a "line" relationship?
A relationship that exists between an advisory
staff supervisor and a production line supervisor
is known as what type of relationship?
Who is responsible to the commanding officer for
the accomplishment of the maintenance
What are the functional management
responsibilities of the aircraft maintenance
What subordinate officers assist the aircraft
maintenance officer in the management of the
What officer is responsible for ensuring that staff
divisions conform to established policies?
In addition to material support, what is the
maintenance material control officer's direct
Organizational Level (O-Level)
Organizational maintenance activities (OMAs)
are the main users and operators of naval aircraft.
Therefore, most of their maintenance tasks are the
day-to-day support for their own operations. OMAs
have maintenance managers who manage the activity,
staff divisions that perform support-type functions for
the production elements, and production divisions that
actually perform the various maintenance tasks.
Figure 1-1 shows the organization chart of the
different work centers in an O-level maintenance
department. Typical work centers are maintenance
control. the power plants branch of the aircraft
division. and the electronics branch of the
STAFF DIVISIONS.At OMAs, staff divisions
provide services and support to the production
divisions. Maintenance administration and quality
assurance (QA) divisions link the progress of the
production divisions. Together. they provide the AMO
with a view of the current status of the maintenance
Figure 1-1.O-level maintenance department organization.