RADIO OPERATOR-MAINTAINER

Company: United States Army ( Learn More )

General Information
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Job Description

Radio operator-maintainers are responsible for the maintenance of radio communication equipment. This equipment needs to consistently work in order for the Army to direct the movement of its troops. 


JOB DUTIES
  • Maintenance of communication equipment and security devices
  • Prepare, transmit, receive and record messages
  • Maintain assigned power generators
  • 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 radio operator-maintainer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 13 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:

    • Mechanical and electrical principles
    • Preventive maintenance procedures
    • Line installation and wiring techniques
    • Communication of security policies and procedures

    HELPFUL SKILLS
    • Preference in working with electronic equipment
    • Interest in solving problems