If you like working with your hands you are not alone. Of course, you don?t have to join the National Guard to do so. That being said, there are many rewarding mechanic jobs that you may want to consider.
Are you ready to make a move and join the National Guard? In this case, you should request more information. From there, it is much easier to decide if joining in a mechanic related position makes sense.
The training for mechanic jobs in the National Guard is nothing to take lightly. You will start out with 10 weeks of Basic Training. Once complete, you are responsible for 8 to 29 weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Just how long this training lasts depends on many factors, most importantly your specialty.
It goes without saying that the skills you learn as a mechanic in the National Guard translate well into the real world. This is particularly true with the following jobs: small arms repairer, fire control repairer, armament repairer, utilities equipment repairer, power generation equipment repairer, construction equipment repairer, wheeled vehicle mechanic, artillery mechanic, track vehicle repairer, air traffic control equipment repairer, computer detection systems repairer, radar repairer, patriot system repairer, maintenance supervisor, and electronic maintenance chief among others.
When you decide on a mechanic job in the National Guard you are doing more than working with your hands. You are also taking part in protecting your country ? and this is the biggest reward of them all.