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Avionic and Survivability Equipment Repairer Details


OVERVIEW
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.

JOB DUTIES
  • 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


TRAINING
Ten weeks of Basic Combat Training and 25 weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field with on-the-job instructions.

Advanced Individual Training: 25 weeks, 3 days, Fort Gordon, GA

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


HELPFUL SKILLS
  • 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

WARRANT OFFICER TRACK
948B Electronic Systems Maintenance Warrant Officer

FUTURE CIVILIAN CAREERS
The skills you learn will prepare you for a future with engineering companies, the federal government, or aircraft and military hardware manufacturers.

Through your extensive Army training and some additional study, you may be able to qualify for Electronics Technician Association certification as an associate certified electronics technician, journeyman-avionics electronics technician, journeyman-network systems or journeyman-radar electronics technician.