Radiocommunications are essential for the military to send and receive critical information in the field. To do this, they need reliable equipment. As a Radio Operator/Maintainer in the Army National Guard, you will ensure the functionality of these systems so that every mission ends in triumph.
Army National Guard Radio Operator/Maintainers are primarily responsible for all maintenance checks and services on assigned radio communication equipment, allowing Soldiers to track and direct troop movements.
Maintenance of communication equipment and security devices
Prepare, transmit, receive, and record messages
Maintain assigned power generators
Some of the Skills You'll Learn
Mechanical and electrical principles
Preventive maintenance procedures
Line installation and wiring techniques
Communication of security policies and procedures
Preference in working with electronic equipment
Interest in problem solving
Through your training, you will develop the skills and experience to enjoy a civilian career with companies or government agencies that design, repair, or make 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 Radio Operator/Maintainer consists of 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 13 weeks of Advanced Individual Training (AIT). Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.
A monthly paycheck
Montgomery GI Bill