94D Air Traffic Control Equipment Repairer

Employer
Army National Guard
Location
Gunpowder, MD
Posted
Jun 20, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
94D Air Traffic Control Equipment Repairer Job ID: 880360 Job Views: 71 Location: APG, Maryland, United States ZIP Code: 21010 Job Category: Mechanic and Maintenance Posted: 06.16.2017 Age Requirements: Must be between the ages of 17 and 35 Job DescriptionWe've all seen the depictions of air traffic controllers sitting at their big, circular radar screens talking planes into a safe landing. But not everyone is aware of the talented professionals who make sure that screen - and all its associated components - is working properly: the Air Traffic Control Equipment Repairer. Simply stated, Army National Guard flight control couldn't operate properly without the Air Traffic Control Equipment Repairer. As a member of the Army National Guard's electronic maintenance team, the Air Traffic Control Equipment Repairer is responsible for the maintenance and installation of air traffic control communications, navigation aids, and landing systems. In short, no planes take off or land without you. Use your Air Traffic Control Equipment Repairer experience as a springboard to advance your civilian career. The skills you learn in this specialty could clearly help you step into a role with small and large airstrips or airports, as well as give you some insight into a wide range of less obvious industries, including manufacturing companies, medical research facilities, satellite communications firms, or airline companies. Earn while you learn Instead of paying to learn these skills, get paid to train. In the Army National Guard, you will learn these valuable job skills while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance. Job training for Air Traffic Control Equipment Repairer consists of 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 37 weeks Advanced Individual Training and on-the-job instruction, including practice in repairing and replacing equipment parts. Training consists of both classroom and field work. Requires military enlistment. Applicants must meet minimum qualifications. Actual MOS assignment may depend on MOS availability. Benefits subject to change. Benefits/RequirementsBenefits * Paid training * A monthly paycheck * Montgomery GI Bill * Retirement benefits for part-time service * Low-cost life insurance (up to $400,000 in coverage) * 401(k)-type savings plan * Student Loan Repayment Program (up to $50,000, for existing loans) * Healthcare Benefits Available Requirements * High School Diploma or GED * Must be between the ages of 17 and 35 * Must be able to pass a physical exam and meet legal and moral standards * Must meet citizenship requirements (see NATIONALGUARD.com for details) Most non-prior service candidates will earn between $196.26 and $254.91 per drill weekend. Programs and benefits are subject to change. This position may qualify for a bonus, ask your National Guard recruiter for the most up-to-date information.