RADIO AND COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY (COMSEC) REPAIRER

Company: United States Army ( Learn More )

General Information
US-WV-Wheeling
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Full-Time
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Job Description

The radio/communications security repairer performs or supervises field and sustainment level maintenance on radio receivers, transmitters, communication security equipment, controlled cryptographic items and other associated equipment.

JOB DUTIES
  • Install and repair circuits and wiring
  • Calibrate and align equipment components
  • Use test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment, test program sets and interactive electronic technical manuals to troubleshoot and repair equipment
  • Perform preventive maintenance checks and services on equipment
  • 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/communications security repairer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 16 weeks of Advanced Individual training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.

    Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

    • Mechanical, electronic and electrical principles
    • Preventive maintenance procedures
    • Line installation and wiring technique
    • Communication security policy and procedure
    HELPFUL SKILLS
    • Interest in mathematics and solving problems
    • High attention to detail
    • Interest in working with electrical, electronic and electromechanical equipment