Telecommunications Equipment Installers & Repairers
Also called: Central Office Technician, Install and Repair Technician, Service Technician, Telecommunications Technician
In the Air Force: Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics; Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Apprentice, E-8; Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Helper, E-3 Computer/Electronic Warfare Systems; Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Journeyman, C-135/25 AF Systems/Carry-on EW; Cable and Antenna Defense Operations Apprentice, Cable and Antenna Operations; Cable and Antenna Systems Apprentice; Client Systems Journeyman; Missile And Space Facilities Craftsman; RF Transmission Systems; Radar, Airfield and Weather Systems (RAWS) Helper; Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Superintendent
In the Army: Air Traffic Control Equipment Repairer; Cavalry Scout; Command and Control Systems Integrator; Electronic Systems Maintenance Warrant Officer; Field Artillery (FA) Weapons Locating Radar (WLR) Specialist; Joint Fire Support Specialist; Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS)/High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) Crewmember; Radar Repairer; Signal Operations Support Specialist; Test, Measurement, and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE) Maintenance Support Specialist; Wheeled Vehicle Repairer
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-13 Shipboard Air Traffic Control Communications (SATCC) Technician; CANES AN/USQ-208(V) System Administrator/Maintainer; Combat Control Systems Technician; Cryptologic Systems Maintenance Director; Electronics Systems Manager; Fire Controlman; Information Systems Technician Submarines; Interior Communications Electrician; SSDS MK-2 Maintenance Technician; ZUMWALT Class Data 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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