Military Occupational Specialties

Air Traffic Control Equipment Repairer (94D)

Electronic instruments are used in all areas of the Army, including health care, weather forecasting, flight control and combat. The Air Traffic Control Equipment Repairer is an important member of the Army electronic maintenance team. Electronic instrument repairers fix and maintain electronics, such as measuring equipment, navigational controls and photographic equipment.
The Air Traffic Control Equipment Repairer is responsible for the maintenance and installation of air traffic control communications, navigation aids and landing systems. Some of your duties as an Air Traffic Control Equipment Repairer may include:

  • Testing instruments, navigational controls and simulators using electronic and electrical test equipment
  • Reading technical diagrams and manuals in order to locate, isolate and repair instrument parts
  • Replacing equipment parts such as resistors, switches and circuit boards
  • Performing quality control measures
  • Installing and adjusting air traffic control communications and navigation aids systems
  • Maintaining air traffic control systems
  • Maintaining technical manuals and instructional materials for the repair of air traffic control communication systems
Training
Job training for an Air Traffic Control Equipment Repairer consists of nine weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 35 weeks of classroom instruction, including practice in repairing and replacing equipment parts. Some of the skills you learn are:
  • Electronic principles and concepts
  • Use of test equipment
  • Equipment repair exercises

Helpful Skills
Helpful attributes include:

  • Interest in mathematics
  • Interest in electronic equipment
  • Ability to do work requiring accuracy and attention to detail
  • Interest in solving problems

Radio/Communications Security Repairer (94E)

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. The Army communications maintenance team is responsible for making sure that all communications equipment is in top working order. This equipment allows the Army to track and direct troop, aircraft and watercraft movements.
A Radio/Communications Security Repairer is an essential member of the Army communications maintenance team. The Radio/Communications Security Repairer is primarily responsible for maintaining radio receivers, transmitters, communication security equipment, controlled cryptographic items and other associated equipment.
Some of your duties as a Radio/Communications Security Repairer may include:

  • Maintaining, testing and repairing communications equipment
  • Installing and repairing circuits and wiring
  • Calibrating and aligning equipment components
  • Stringing overhead communications and electric cables between utility poles
  • Repairing systems, equipment and subassemblies
  • Performing bench equipment tests to make sure that repaired equipment is operational
  • Performing preventive maintenance checks and services on equipment
Training
Job training for a Radio/Communications Security Repairer consists of nine weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 23 weeks of classroom instruction, including practice with equipment. Some of the skills you'll learn are:
  • Mechanical, electronic and electrical principles
  • Preventive maintenance procedure
  • Line installation and wiring technique
  • Communication security policy and procedure

Helpful Skills
Helpful attributes include:

  • Interest in mathematics
  • Interest in working with electrical, electronic and electromechanical equipment
  • Ability to do work requiring accuracy and attention to detail
  • Interest in solving problems

Special Electronic Devices Repairer (94F)

Electronic instruments are used in all areas of the Army, including health care, weather forecasting, flight control and combat. The Special Electronic Devices Repairer is an important member of the Army electronic maintenance team. Electronic instrument repairers fix and maintain electronics, such as measuring equipment, navigational controls, photographic equipment and biomedical instruments.
The Special Electronic Devices Repairer is primarily responsible for performing or supervising maintenance and repair on special electronic devices such as night vision equipment, electronic distance and azimuth-orienting devices, battlefield illumination devices, and nuclear, biological and chemical warning and measuring devices.
Some of your duties as a Special Electronic Devices Repairer may include:

  • Testing instruments, navigational controls and simulators
  • Reading technical diagrams and manuals in order to locate and repair instrument parts
  • Replacing equipment parts such as resistors, switches and circuit boards
  • Performing quality control measures
  • Inspecting equipment for faults and completeness
  • Testing equipment to determine operational condition
  • Troubleshooting to determine equipment faults
  • Testing repaired items to ensure compliance
  • Preparing maintenance forms and records
  • Performing preventive maintenance checks on equipment
Training
Job training for a Special Electronic Devices Repairer consists of nine weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 23 weeks of classroom instruction, including practice in repairing and replacing equipment parts. Some of the skills you'll learn are:
  • Electronics principles
  • Use and maintenance of electrical and electronic test equipment
  • Equipment repair

Helpful Skills
Helpful attributes include:

  • Interest in mathematics and electronic equipment repair
  • Ability to do work requiring accuracy and attention to detail
  • Interest in solving problems

Avionic Communications Equipment Repairer (94L)

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. The Army communications maintenance team is responsible for making sure that all communications equipment is in top working order. This equipment allows the Army to track and direct troop, aircraft and watercraft movements.
An Avionic Communications Equipment Repairer is an essential member of the Army communications maintenance team and is primarily responsible for performing intermediate and depot maintenance on aircraft communications equipment.
Some of your duties as an Avionic Communications Equipment Repairer may include:

  • Maintaining, testing and repairing communications equipment
  • Installing and repairing circuits and wiring
  • Calibrating and aligning equipment components
  • Troubleshooting faulty communications equipment
  • Replacing faulty components and parts
  • Modifying communication equipment
  • Performing operator maintenance on tools and test equipment
Training
Job training for an Avionic Communications Equipment Repairer consists of nine weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 24 weeks of classroom instruction, including practice with equipment. You'll learn:
  • Mechanical, electronic and electrical principles
  • Preventive maintenance procedures
  • Line installation and wiring techniques

Helpful Skills
Helpful attributes include:

  • Interest in mathematics, electricity or electronics repair and shop mechanics
  • Interest in working with electrical, electronic and electromechanical equipment
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Ability to work with tools

Avionic Radar Repairer (94R)

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. The Army communications maintenance team is responsible for making sure that all communications equipment is in top working order. This equipment allows the Army to track and direct troop, aircraft and ship movements.
An Avionic Radar Repairer is an essential member of the Army communications maintenance team and is primarily responsible for performing maintenance on manual and semiautomatic switchboards, telephones and associated wire instruments and equipment.
Some of your duties as an Avionic Radar Repairer may include:
  • Maintaining, testing and repairing communications equipment
  • Installing and repairing circuits and wiring
  • Calibrating and aligning equipment components
  • Testing and isolating faulty assemblies and components
  • Replacing parts, rewiring equipment, interconnecting components on semiautomatic telephone switchboard equipment
  • Using circuit and wiring diagrams and schematics
  • Testing repaired equipment
Training
Job training for a Avionic Radar Repairer consists of nine weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 29 weeks of classroom instruction, including practice in repairing radar and sonar equipment. Some of the skills you'll learn are:
  • The application of electronic principles and concepts
  • Inspection techniques and procedures
  • Use of electrical and electronic test equipment
  • Repair and replacement of radar and sonar equipment

Helpful Skills
Helpful attributes include:

  • Interest in mathematics and physics
  • Interest in working with electrical and electronic equipment
  • Ability to apply electronic principles and concepts