2.3.3 Critical: Critical defects categorized by unit and affected service identified during
the JACE inspection will be corrected before the aircrafl is put back in service. The evaluation team, Unit
Commander, and the affected service will determine the level of maintenance for the repair. If the repair is at
the depot level, the affected service will be responsible for scheduling either depot field team or depot
induction to evaluate or correct the defects. The repair will be scheduled expeditiously as possible to
minimize the impact on the operational unit.
2.4.1 Team Composition: A minimum evaluation team shall be composed of a Team
Leader and an Evaluator. The Team Leader shalt function as the Principal Point of Contact (PPOC) with the
unit personnel and the affected services, and shall provide direction and oversight for the evaluator(s) for
which he exercises lead person authority.
2.4.2 Orientation Seminar: The JACE orientation administrator shall be responsible for
the development and/or review and approval of programs designed to familiarize personnel for service as
JACE Team Leaders or Evaluators, and the review and approval of the experience, qualifications, and
capability of personnel applying to perform the JACE. Participating services shall assist the administrator in
126.96.36.199 Syllabus: At a minimum, a syllabus should consist of a classroom and an
aircraft (lab) phase to ensure that a qualified candidate gains proficiency in the following areas:
JACE directive policy and technical requirements.
Individual service's (Army, Air Force) maintenancefoms and records.
Reporting and documentation requirements.
Defect identification and severity classification.
Defect correction maintenance level and repair alternatives (depot vs. field team).
Field site protocol.
Use of necessary tools and equipment.
188.8.131.52 Orientation: The Army shall be responsible for initial and recurrent
qualification of personnel and seminar syllabi. Initial orientation shall ensure that trainers are proficient in all
aspects pertinent to the JACE program, that evaluators have mastered the necessary knowledge deemed
minimum for their assigned level, and that seminar syllabi are sufficient and effective for continued use.
Recurrent orientation shall be conducted annually for those years in which new evaluation personnel are
involved or when evaluation procedures change. Recurrent orientation shall include syllabi that have been
updated as required by program changes, and requires that trainers and evaluators demonstrate the
requisite mastery of knowledge and skills needed to continue in their assigned roles.
184.108.40.206 Personnel Experience and Qualifications: The following defines the
minimum experience and qualifications necessary for individuals to attend the orientation seminar and apply
for Team Leader, Evaluator, or Trainer positions:
Possesses the qualifications of an Evaluator, and has six years of total experience
in aircraft maintenance,with two years of experience as a qualified technical inspector/inspector authorization
(TI/IA) in either the military or civil sector within the last five years.
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