The United States Army has one of the largest ground forces in the world. Coordination between the base and the many different air, ground and water forces can be difficult at times. Without good communications systems this task is impossible to maintain. By working as an avionic communications equipment repairer you will make sure the aircraft are able to stay in touch with base and complete missions.
Training for Your Career
The avionics communications equipment is highly specialized. It can only be maintained by those who know exactly what they are doing. To attain this specialized knowledge you will have to go through a 19 week advanced training course in addition to the basic training all soldiers have to go through. This will give you the foundation upon which you can start your career.
Responsibilities and Duties
Here is a list of all the functions you may be performing as an avionic communications equipment repairer in the United States Army:
– Modify communication equipment
– Repair wires and circuits as well as installation
– Find faulty components or part and replace them
– Align and calibrate components of equipment
– Test, Maintain and repair all communication equipment
You will also be called upon to train those who will be using the communications systems on how they operate and how to perform minor repairs when needed. You will also be responsible for making sure all components of the communication systems are up to date with the latest equipment.