An avionic and survivability equipment repairer is an essential member of the Army communications maintenance team and is primarily responsible for performing field and sustainment level maintenance on avionic navigation flight control systems, stabilization systems and equipment.
- Maintain, test and repair communication equipment
- Install and repair circuits and wiring
- Calibrate and align equipment components
- Test and isolate faulty assemblies and components
- Replace parts, rewire equipment and interconnect components on semiautomatic telephone switchboard
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 avionic and survivability equipment repairer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 29 weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field with on-the-job instructions.
Some of the skills you’ll learn are:
- Application of electronic principles and concepts
- Inspection techniques and procedures
- Operating electrical and electronic test equipment
- Repair and replacement of radar and sonar equipment
- Interest in mathematics and physics
- Ability to apply electronic principles and concepts
- Interest in working with electrical and electronic equipment
Required ASVAB Score(s)
Electronics (EL) : 98