Telecommunications Equipment Installers & Repairers
Also called: Central Office Technician, Install / Repair Technician, Installer, Service Technician
In the Air Force: Airborne Mission Systems Operator; Airborne Mission Systems Operator Superintendent; Airfield Systems Journeyman; Cable and Antenna Systems Journeyman; Client Systems Journeyman; Ground Radar Systems; Missile And Space Facilities; Missile And Space Systems Maintenance; RF Transmission Systems; Tactical Air Control Party (TACP)
In the Army: Cable Systems Installer-Maintainer; Electronic Systems Maintenance Warrant Officer; Field Artillery (FA) Firefinder Radar Operator; Field Artillery Surveyor/Meteorological Crewmember; Microwave Systems Operator-Maintainer; Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) Operations/Fire Direction Specialist; Network Management Technician; Radar Repairer; Radio and Communications Security (COMSEC) Repairer; Signal Support Systems Specialist
In the Coast Guard: Airborne Mission Systems Operator; Airfield Systems; Cable and Antenna Systems; Client Systems; Ground Radar Systems; Information Systems Technician; Missile And Space Facilities; Missile And Space Systems Maintenance; RF Transmission Systems; Tactical Air Control Party (TACP)
In the Marine Corps: Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) Technician; Aircraft Communications/Navigation Systems Technician, KC-130; Cable Systems Installer-Maintainer; Computer/Detection Systems Repairer; Field Artillery (FA) Firefinder Radar Operator; Ground Electronics Telecommunications and Information Technology Systems Maintainer; Missile And Space Facilities Apprentice; Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS)/High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) Crewmember; Radio Operator-Maintainer; Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Journeyman; Tropospheric Scatter Radio Multi-channel Equipment Operator
In the Navy: AN/STC-3(V) Integrated Voice Communications System (IVCS) Maintenance Technician; Advanced Integrated Voice Communication Network (IVCN) Maintenance Technician; Central Office Exchange Technician; Electronics Communications Technician; Electronics Technician, Submarine, Communications; Fire Control Technician; Fire Controlman; Information Systems Technician Submarines; Interior Communication Administrator; Interior Communications Electrician
- Note differences in wire and cable colors so that work can be performed correctly.
- Test circuits and components of malfunctioning telecommunications equipment to isolate sources of malfunctions, using test meters, circuit diagrams, polarity probes, and other hand tools.
- Test repaired, newly installed, or updated equipment to ensure that it functions properly and conforms to specifications, using test equipment and observation.
Engineering and Technology
Safety and Government
People and Technology Systems
Hand and Finger Use
Ideas and Logic
Hearing and Speech
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
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