Army Reserve
Soldiers carrying a radio control unit to an Avenger Air Defense System

Fire Control Repairer (91G)

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

Overview

The fire control repairer is primarily responsible for supervising and performing maintenance on combat vehicles, and infantry and artillery fire control systems and equipment.

Job Duties

  • Maintain and repair commander’s weapon station/auxiliary sights, aiming circles, image transfer assemblies, quadrants, mount assemblies and fire control support equipment
  • Maintain and repair laser range finders, ballistic computers, laser observation devices, thermal imaging systems and telescopes
  • Perform battlefield damage assessment and repair

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 fire control repairer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 19 weeks of 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 and mechanical principles and concepts
  • Operation of electronic, electrical and mechanical test equipment
  • Understanding schematics, drawings, blueprints and wiring diagrams
  • Operation, testing and maintenance of specific types of weapons systems
  • Operation and maintenance of fire control systems on ships

Helpful Skills

  • Aptitude in science and math
  • Interest in electronic or electrical equipment
  • High attention to detail
  • Interest in working with weapons

Required ASVAB Score(s)

Electronics (EL) : 98
OR
Electronics (EL) : 93, General Technical (GT) : 88

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 prepare you for a career as an electronic mechanic, an avionics technician or a missile facilities repairer with companies that design, build and test weapons for the military.

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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