at United States Marine Corps
No experience required
265 S Broadway, Hicksville, NY 11801, USA
03/09/2019, 05:13 PM
OVERVIEW Satellite communication systems operator-maintainers are responsible for making sure that the lines of communication are always up and running. They maintain the multi channel satellite communications for the entire Military. JOB DUTIES Maintenance of satellite communications equipment and associated devices Conduct stressed and unstressed network operations Prepare system and equipment related forms and reports REQUIREMENTS Those who want to serve must first take the Military Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Military jobs are best for you. TRAINING Job training for a satellite communication 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: Use of various types of communications equipment Working with codes Maintenance and care of communications equipment HELPFUL SKILLS Interest in communications equipment and satellite systems Ability to perform physically and mentally under pressure Can thrive in team environment REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S) Electronics (EL): 117 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.