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Nodal Network Systems Operator-Maintainer (25N)

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

Overview

The nodal network systems operator-maintainer is responsible for making sure that the lines of communication are always up and running. They maintain strategic and tactical nodal systems.

Job Duties

  • Field level maintenance on electronic nodal assemblages, combat net radios and ancillary communications equipment
  • Perform system/network operations and correct system faults
  • Maintenance on all internal communications systems devices

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 nodal network systems operator-maintainer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 18 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and in the field.

Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Electronic switching systems repair and WAN network
  • Maintaining telephone exchange
  • Maintain Internet Protocol

Helpful Skills

  • Interest in working with nodal equipment
  • Knowledge of Internet Protocol
  • Configuring, operating and troubleshooting routers and E-switches
  • An ability to work as a team member

Required ASVAB Score(s)

Electronics (EL) : 102, Surveillance & Communications (SC) : 105

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 in network support, data processing and computer programming.

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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