NODAL NETWORK SYSTEMS OPERATOR-MAINTAINER

Company: United States Army ( Learn More )

General Information
US-IA-Des Moines
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Full-Time
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Job Description

The nodal network systems operator-maintainer is responsible for making sure that the lines of communication are always up and running. They maintain strategic and tactical nodal systems.


JOB DUTIES
  • Field level maintenance on electronic nodal assemblages, combat net radios and ancillary communications equipment
  • Perform system/network operations and correct system faults
  • Maintenance on all internal communications systems devices
  • Job Requirements

    Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.


    TRAINING

    Job training for a nodal network systems operator-maintainer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 18 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and in the field.

    Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

    • Electronic switching systems repair and WAN network
    • Maintaining telephone exchange
    • Maintain Internet Protocol

    HELPFUL SKILLS
    • Interest in working with nodal equipment
    • Knowledge of Internet Protocol
    • Configuring, operating and troubleshooting routers and E-switches
    • An ability to work as a team member