Communications coordinator

at US Marine Corps

Job Detail




No experience required

Schedule Type

Full Time


Suffolk County, NY, USA




03/23/2019, 10:44 PM


OVERVIEW The radio/communications security repairer performs or supervises field and sustainment level maintenance on radio receivers, transmitters, communication security equipment, controlled cryptographic items and other associated equipment. JOB DUTIES Install and repair circuits and wiring Calibrate and align equipment components Use test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment, test program sets and interactive electronic technical manuals to troubleshoot and repair equipment Perform preventive maintenance checks and services on equipment 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 radio/communications security repairer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 16 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: Mechanical, electronic and electrical principles Preventive maintenance procedures Line installation and wiring technique Communication security policy and procedure HELPFUL SKILLS Interest in mathematics and solving problems High attention to detail Interest in working with electrical, electronic and electromechanical equipment 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.