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Land Combat Electronic Missile System Repairer (94A)

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

Overview

The land combat electronic missile system repairer supervises or performs field and sustainment level maintenance on a variety of systems, including the M-220 antitank missile system, Javelin systems and the Bradley fighting vehicle TOW subsystem.

Job Duties

  • Determine shortcomings and malfunctions in electronic, electrical, mechanical and circuit elements
  • Perform maintenance adjustments and repairs
  • Repair unserviceable optical and infrared components
  • Inspect, test and adjust components to specific tolerances
  • Perform quality control measures

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 a land combat electronic missile system repairer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 22 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field, including practice in repairing and replacing equipment parts.

Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Principles of electronics
  • Use and maintenance of electrical and electronic test equipment
  • Equipment repair

Helpful Skills

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

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 will help you pursue a career at manufacturing companies, medical research facilities, satellite communications firms or commercial airline companies.

The same skills may also prepare you for a future with the Federal Aviation Administration, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration or the National Weather Service. Through your extensive Army training experience and some additional study, you may be able to qualify for Electronics Technician Association certification.

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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