Telecommunications Equipment Installers & Repairers
Also called: Central Office Technician, Install and Repair Technician, Service Technician, Telecommunications Technician
In the Air Force: Cable and Antenna Systems; Cable and Antenna Systems Journeyman; Client Systems Helper; Cyber Transport Systems Craftsman; Missile And Space Facilities Apprentice; Missile And Space Systems Maintenance; Missile And Space Systems Maintenance Journeyman; RF Transmission Systems Helper; Radar, Airfield and Weather Systems (RAWS) Craftsman; Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Apprentice
In the Army: Air Traffic Control Equipment Repairer; Combat Engineer; Computer/Detection Systems Repairer; Electronic Warfare Technician; Intelligence Analyst; Military Intelligence (MI) Systems Maintainer/Integrator; Network Systems Technician; Radio Equipment Repairer; Signal Support Systems Specialist; Test, Measurement, and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE) Maintenance Support Specialist
In the Coast Guard: Electronics Technician; Information System Technician; Information Systems Technician; Intelligence Specialist
In the Marine Corps: Air Traffic Control Communications Technician; Aircraft Communications/Navigation Systems Technician, KC-130; Basic Communications Marine; Data Systems Administrator; Digital Wideband Systems Maintainer; Field Artillery Radar Operator; Ground Electronics Telecommunications and Information Technology Systems Maintainer; Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance (ISR) Systems Engineer; Satellite Transmissions System Operator; Transmissions System Operator; Utilities Chief
In the Navy: AEGIS Computer Network Technician (ACNT) Mark (Mk) 6 Mod 0; AN/SSC-12 Shipboard Air Traffic Control Communications (SATCC) Technician; Air Traffic Control Communications Technician; Combat Control Systems Technician; Cryptologic Systems Maintenance Technician; Electronics Technician; Fire Controlman; Integrated Voice Communication Network (IVCN) Maintenance Technician; LCS-1 (Freedom Variant) TACAN/AIMS/SATCOM/AN-UPX Electronics Technician; SSDS OA Maintenance Technician
- Demonstrate equipment to customers and explain its use, responding to any inquiries or complaints.
- 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.
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