Age Requirements: Must be between the ages of 17 and 35
The Army National Guard utilizes many forms of sophisticated equipment on and off the field. As a Special Electronic Devices Repairer, you will ensure that vital instruments and tools are meticulously maintained and operational. This includes night vision equipment, electronic distance and azimuth-orienting devices, battlefield illumination devices, nuclear, biological, and chemical warning and measuring devices, and others.
Specific duties of the Special Electronic Devices Repairer include: testing instruments, navigational controls, and simulators; reading technical diagrams and manuals; replacing parts; ensuring quality control measures; and troubleshooting and inspecting equipment. Advanced level Special Electronic Devices Repairers are expected to supervise and train other Soldiers in the craft.
• Interest in mathematics, solving problems, and electronic equipment repair
• Strong attention to detail
Through your training, you will develop the skills and experience to enjoy a civilian career with the Federal Aviation Administration, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, or the National Weather Service.
Earn While You Learn
Instead of paying to learn these skills, get paid to train. 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 Special Electronic Devices Repairer requires 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you learn basic Soldiering skills. Advanced Individual Training consists of 25 weeks of training. Training is spent in a classroom, practicing on equipment, and in the field under simulated combat conditions.