AGE REQUIREMENTS: Must be between the ages of 17 and 35
For the military to make strategic decisions, they depend on having the right information when they need it. Multi-Channel Transmission Systems Operator-Maintainers ensure the communication to make these decisions continues to surge through all channels without any interruption.
As a Multi-Channel Transmission Systems Operator-Maintainer, you will be responsible for keeping information moving through the Army National Guard's communication systems in both tactical and strategic environments. Your duties will include: installing, repairing, operating, and running maintenance checks on multi-channel transmission diagnostic equipment, devices, and antennae; setting up transmitters, receivers, cable modems, and ultra-high frequency antennas; setting up line-of-sight satellites and cable link systems; and operation of radio equipment.
• Maintenance on assigned equipment, vehicles, security devices, and power generators
• Analyze BIT/BITE diagnostics to isolate faults in the Line Replaceable Units
Some of the Skills You'll Learn
• Performing maintenance on associated transmission vehicles
• Interest in working with radios and transmissions
• Ability to apply electronic principles and concepts
• Enjoys working on electronics and fiber optics
• Interest in problem solving
Through your training, you will develop the skills and experience to enjoy a civilian career with companies that produce communications and electronic equipment.
Earn While You Learn
Instead of paying to learn these skills, get paid to learn. In the Army National Guard, you will learn these valuable job skills while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance.
Job training for a Multi-Channel Transmission Systems Operator-Maintainer consists of 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 15 weeks of Advanced Individual Training (AIT), which will include a combination of hands-on and classroom training with multi-channel transmitters and associated equipment.
The National Guard is a unique element of the U.S. military that serves both community and country. The Guard responds to domestic emergencies, overseas combat missions, counterdrug efforts, reconstruction missions and more. Any state governor or the President of the United States can call on the Guard in a moment's notice. Guard Soldiers hold civilian jobs or attend college while maintaining their military training part time. Guard Soldiers' primary area of operation is their home state.
The Guard dates back to 1636, when Citizen-Soldiers formed militias to defend community and country. And for 377 years, the Guard has stayed true to its roots. Enlisting in the National Guard means more time at home. Training typically requires one weekend each month, with a two-week training period once each year. Get a degree with money for school, learn job skills that translate to the civilian world, make bonds that last a lifetime and earn pride for life. When you become a Guard Soldier, your family will thank you, your country will thank you and your future will owe you. Contact a recruiter to find more specifics about your opportunities in the Army National Guard.