Everything begins with solid communications. And in this hyper-networked world, that won’t change anytime soon. So set yourself up in a promising civilian career by learning the skills you need in the Army National Guard.
As a Multi-channel Transmission Systems Operator-Maintainer you will learn how to install, repair, operate, and run maintenance checks on multi-channel transmission diagnostic equipment, devices, and antennae. This could help you land a civilian career in businesses involving communications networks such as telecommunications companies, network services, and government agencies.
Earn while you learn
Get paid to learn! Join the Guard and you will learn valuable job skills while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance.
After 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you will learn fundamental Soldiering skills, you will attend 18 weeks of Advanced Individual Training (AIT), which will include a combination of hands-on and classroom training with multi-channel transmitters and associated equipment.
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications. Actual MOS assignment may depend on MOS availability. Benefits subject to change.
RequirementsHelpful attributes include an interest in working with radios, fiber optics, and transmission equipment; an ability to apply electronic principles and concepts; and a general understanding of math and physics. You must meet the following requirements to qualify for service:
- Paid training
- A monthly paycheck
- Montgomery GI Bill
- Up to 100 percent Tuition Assistance for college or vocational training (up to $4,500 per fiscal year, 1 October – 30 September)
- Retirement benefits for part-time service
- Low-cost life insurance (up to $400,000 in coverage)
- 401(k)-type savings plan
- Student Loan Repayment Program (up to $50,000, for existing loans)
- Healthcare Benefits Available
- High School Diploma or GED (If you do not have a diploma or GED, you may still apply – ask a Recruiter about how the Army National Guard can help you earn your GED.)
- Must be between the ages of 17 and 35
- Must be able to pass a physical exam and meet legal and moral standards
- Must meet citizenship requirements (see NATIONALGUARD.com for details)
This position may qualify for a bonus, ask your National Guard recruiter for the most up-to-date information.
For the latest list of all open jobs in your area, please visit the National Guard Job Board regularly at jobs.NationalGuard.com
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