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Air Traffic Controller

Air Traffic Control Equipment Repairer (94D)

  • Enlisted
  • Officer
  • Active Duty
  • Army Reserve
  • Open to Women
  • Entry Level

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

Requirements

Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.

Training

Job training for an air traffic control equipment repairer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 38 weeks Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.

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

Learn more about the ASVAB and see what jobs you could qualify for.

Compensation

Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time. Learn more about total compensation.

Education Benefits

In the Army, qualified students can earn full-tuition, merit-based scholarships, allowances for books and fees, plus an annual stipend for living expenses. Learn more about education benefits.

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.

PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUTH SUCCESS (PaYS) Program

Those interested in this job may be eligible for civilian employment, after the Army, by enrolling in the Army PaYS program. The PaYS program is a recruitment option that guarantees a job interview with military friendly employers that are looking for experience and trained Veterans to join their organization. Find out more about the Army PaYS Program at http://www.armypays.com.

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