Keeping equipment in good condition is a very important task of the National Guard. After all, soldiers cannot do their job unless their equipment is functioning properly. Do you enjoy working with your hands? If so, a mechanic job in the National Guard may be perfect for you. There are many positions available, so finding one that you enjoy should not be difficult.
During Basic Combat training you will learn basic soldiering skills for 10 weeks ? this is something that all new members of the National Guard go through.
Once complete, you will move onto 8 to 29 weeks of Advanced Individual Training. How long you train depends on your specialty. Some of the most common specialties include: small arms repairer, fire control repairer, power generation equipment repairer, construction equipment repairer, wheeled vehicle mechanic, track vehicle repairer, air traffic control equipment repairer, and radar repairer.
Do any of these specialties interest you?
Training for mechanic jobs in the National Guard can be a lot of fun. Anybody who wants to work with their hands, while serving their country, should consider a job as a mechanic ? there are many specialties to choose from.