The Army National Guard relies on electronic devices in areas ranging from weather forecasting to combat. As a Special Electronic Devices Repairer, you will ensure that night vision equipment; electronic distance and azimuth-orienting devices; battlefield illumination devices; nuclear, biological, and chemical warning and measuring devices, as well as other vital instruments and tools are meticulously maintained and operational.
Specific duties of the Special Electronic Devices Repairer include testing instruments, navigational controls, and simulators; reading technical diagrams and manuals; replacing parts; ensuring quality control measures; and troubleshooting and inspecting equipment. Also, advanced level Special Electronic Devices Repairers are expected to supervise and train other Soldiers in the craft.
Plus, this job track can help you achieve a rewarding civilian career. The skills you learn as a Special Electronic Devices Repairer will prepare you for positions with manufacturing companies, medical research facilities, satellite communications, or commercial airlines. Also, this could be a step toward a job with the federal government, as well as possible certification as an Associate Certified Electronics Technician.
Earn while you learn
Get paid to learn! As an Army National Guard Special Electronic Devices Repairer, you will learn valuable job skills while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance.
Job training for a Special Electronic Devices Repairer requires 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you learn basic Soldiering skills. Advanced Individual Training consists of 23 weeks of training. Training is spent in a classroom, practicing on equipment, and in the field under simulated combat conditions.
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications. Actual MOS assignment may depend on MOS availability. Benefits subject to change.
- Paid training
- A monthly paycheck
- Montgomery GI Bill
- 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
- 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)
Programs and benefits are subject to change.
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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