MULTICHANNEL TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS OPERATOR-MAINTAINER

Company: United States Army ( Learn More )

General Information
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Job Description

A multichannel transmission systems operator-maintainer works directly on equipment that communicates through more than one channel. They are responsible for the maintenance check of these devices, antennas and associated equipment.


JOB DUTIES
  • Maintenance on assigned equipment, vehicles, security devices and power generators
  • Analyze BIT/BITE diagnostics to isolate faults in the Line Replaceable Units
  • 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 multichannel transmission systems operator-maintainer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 15 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:

    • Operating multi-channel transmission equipment and diagnostic equipment
    • Performing maintenance on associated transmission vehicles
    • As your career continues, you will take more classes and training

    HELPFUL SKILLS
    • Interest in working with radios and transmissions
    • Ability to apply electronic principles and concepts
    • Enjoys working on electronics and fiber optics
    • Good at solving problems