Telecommunications Equipment Installers & Repairers
Also called: Central Office Technician, Install and Repair Technician, Service Technician, Telecommunications Technician
In the Air Force: Airborne Mission Systems Operator; Airborne Mission Systems Operator Superintendent; Cable and Antenna Systems Journeyman; Client Systems Journeyman; Cyber Transport Systems Craftsman, Data Links; Missile And Space Facilities; Missile And Space Systems Maintenance; RF Transmission Systems; Radar, Airfield and Weather Systems (RAWS); Tactical Air Control Party (TACP); Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Superintendent
In the Army: Cable Systems Installer-Maintainer; Combat Engineer; Computer/Detection Systems Repairer; Electronic Warfare Technician; Intelligence Analyst; Military Intelligence (MI) Systems Maintainer/Integrator; Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS)/High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) Crewmember; Radar Repairer; Satellite Communications Systems Operator-Maintainer; Test, Measurement, and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE) Maintenance Support Specialist
In the Coast Guard: Information Systems Technician
In the Marine Corps: Air Traffic Control Communications Technician; Aircraft Communications/Navigation Systems Technician, KC-130; Aviation Radar Repairer; Basic Ground Electronics Maintenance Marine; Digital Wideband Systems Maintainer; Field Artillery Radar Operator; Fire Support Marine; Ground Electronics Transmission Systems Maintainer; Network Administrator; Tactical Air Operations/Air Defense Systems Technician
In the Navy: AN/STC-3(V) Integrated Voice Communications System (IVCS) Maintenance Technician; Advanced Integrated Voice Communication Network (IVCN) Maintenance Technician; Cryptologic Technician Maintenance; Electronics Technician; Electronics Technician, Submarine, Navigation; Fire Controlman; Fire Controlman (AEGIS); Information Systems Technician Submarines; Interior Communication Administrator; Interior Communications Electrician
- Demonstrate equipment to customers and explain how it is to be used, and respond 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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