The United States Air Force Needs electronics to work properly. As an Air Force Measurement Laboratory Equipment Apprentice, you will help to make sure the systems which run the Air Force are working properly. You will do this in a controlled setting so the equipment will work properly when in the field and in combat situations. Your work will help to save the lives of others.
To make sure you have the skills necessary to perform precise procedures on equipment, you will go through extensive training. Your training will be in the classroom as well as hands-on. You will also go through continuing education to make sure you understand all of the new technology which you will be responsible for.
A Career with a Future
Whether or not you plan to stay in the Air Force, working as a precision equipment laboratory apprentice will train you for the future. You will have the opportunity to advance in your position in the Air Force through education and advancement opportunities. You will be given chances to lead others and teach what you have learned to others.
When working in the Air Force, you will have the opportunity to take advantage of all the benefits which are made available to military personnel. You will have opportunities for college education, housing allowances as well as full medical benefits. You will also be able to take advantage of a retirement fund which is unheard of in today?s civilian work force.