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Air Traffic Control Equipment Repairer Details


OVERVIEW
The air traffic control equipment repairer performs or supervises field- and sustainment-level maintenance and installation of air traffic control communications, navigation aids and landing systems.

JOB DUTIES
  • Test instruments, navigational controls and simulators using electronic and electrical test equipment
  • Replace equipment parts such as resistors, switches and circuit boards
  • Perform quality control measures
  • Install and adjust air traffic control communications and navigation aids systems
  • Maintain air traffic control systems


TRAINING
Ten weeks of Basic Combat Training and 31 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.

Advanced Individual Training: 31 weeks, 4 days, Fort Gordon, GA

Some of the skills you'll learn are:
  • Electronic principles and concepts
  • Use of test equipment
  • Equipment repair exercises


HELPFUL SKILLS
  • Interest in mathematics, solving problems and electronic equipment
  • High attention to detail


REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S)
Electronics (EL): 102

WARRANT OFFICER TRACK
948B Electronic Systems Maintenance Warrant Officer

FUTURE CIVILIAN CAREERS
The skills you learn could help you pursue a career with manufacturing companies, medical research facilities, satellite communications firms or commercial airline companies.