The air traffic control equipment repairer performs or supervises field and sustainment level maintenance and installation of air traffic control communications, navigation aids and landing systems.
- Test instruments, navigational controls and simulators using electronic and electrical test equipment
- Replace equipment parts such as resistors, switches and circuit boards
- Perform quality control measures
- Install and adjust air traffic control communications and navigation aids systems
- Maintain air traffic control systems
Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.
Job training for an air traffic control equipment repairer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 38 weeks Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.
Some of the skills you’ll learn are:
- Electronic principles and concepts
- Use of test equipment
- Equipment repair exercises
- Interest in mathematics, solving problems and electronic equipment
- High attention to detail
Required ASVAB Score(s)
Electronics (EL) : 102