Distinctive Unit Insignia

551st Signal Battalion
Patriots   Watch and Warn!

551st Signal Battalion
Patriots   Watch and Warn!

Microwave Systems Operator/Maintainer (25P)

As one of the largest ground forces in the world, the U.S. Army needs to make sure that all forces can get the correct information. Army communicators are responsible for making sure that their communications equipment is in top working order to get data traffic through. The ability to efficiently communicate allows the Army to track and direct troop, aircraft and watercraft movements.

Microwave Systems Operator/Maintainers are responsible for all maintenance checks and services on networking communication equipment. Some of your duties as a Microwave Systems Operator/Maintainer may include:

Through your extensive Army training and experience, some additional study and two years of electronics experience, you'll have the opportunity to qualify for certification as an Associate Certified Electronics Technician as well as attain the knowledge to qualifying for CISCO and Microsoft Certifications.

TRAINING

Job training for a Microwave Systems Operator/Maintainer consists of twelve weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 20 weeks of Advanced Individual Training including practice with equipment. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field. Some of the skills you learn are:

HELPFUL SKILLS

Helpful attributes include:

25P AIT Course
25P Course 

Contact Information

(706)791-4880
DSN = 312-780-XXXX