Control Technician, Electrical and Instrument Technician (E and I Tech), Electronic Technician, I and C Tech (Instrument and Control Technician)
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Advanced Fighter Aircraft Integrated Avionics; Airborne Mission Systems Specialist Apprentice, E-4; Aircraft Armament Systems Apprentice, B-52/B-2; Airlift/Special Mission Aircraft Maintenance Journeyman, C-5; Bomber/Special Integrated Communication/Navigation/Mission Systems Helper, B-2; Electrical Systems Helper; Missile And Space Facilities Helper; Mobility Air Forces Integrated Instrument and Flight Control Systems Apprentice, KC-10; Refuel/Bomber Aircraft Maintenance Apprentice, B-2; Special Operations Forces/Personnel Recovery (SOF/PR) Integrated Communication/Navigation/Mission Systems
AH-64 Armament/Electrical/Avionics Systems Repairer; Air and Missile Defense (AMD) Crewmember; Ammunition Specialist; Avionic and Survivability Equipment Repairer; Electronic Systems Maintenance Warrant Officer; Field Artillery Technician; Land Combat Electronic Missile System Repairer; PATRIOT Fire Control Enhanced Operator/Maintainer; Satellite Communications Systems Operator-Maintainer; Signals Acquisition/Exploitation Analyst
Aids to Navigation; Aviation Maintenance Technician; Avionics Electrical Technician; Electrician's Mate; Electronics Specialty; Electronics Technician; Gunner's Mate; Information System Technician; Intelligence Specialist; Machinery Technician
25mm Machine Gun System (MGS) MK 38 MOD Gun Weapon System (GWS) Technician; AEGIS Weapon System MK-7 (BL7) Supervisor; AN/STC-3(V) Integrated Voice Communications System (IVCS) Maintenance Technician; CSMM Rating Enhancing Shore Duty; E-2C Hawkeye 2000 Systems Organizational Initial Maintenance Technician; Gun Computer System (GCS) MK 160 MODs 21 and 22/Electro Optical Sensor System (EOSS) MK 20 MOD 1 Fire Control Technician; Low Pressure Electrolyzer (LPE) Maintainer; Navy Afloat Maintenance Training Strategy (NAMTS) Phalanx Gun and Ammunition Handling System (PGAHS) Repair Technician; SSN 719-773 Submarine Vertical Launch System Tube Maintenance Technician; Surface Cryptologic Carry-On Program (CCOP) Director
Avionics Test Station; Avionics Test Station, Components, And Electronic Warfare Systems; Missile And Space Systems Electronic Maintenance; Missile And Space Systems Electronic Maintenance Journeyman; Missile And Space Systems Maintenance Journeyman; Radar, Airfield and Weather Systems; Radar, Airfield and Weather Systems (RAWS) Apprentice; Radar, Airfield and Weather Systems (RAWS) Craftsman; Radar, Airfield and Weather Systems (RAWS) Journeyman; Radar, Airfield and Weather Systems Manager
What they do:
Repair, test, adjust, or install electronic equipment, such as industrial controls, transmitters, and antennas.
On the job, you would:
Test faulty equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test equipment or software, and applying knowledge of the functional operation of electronic units and systems.
Maintain equipment logs that record performance problems, repairs, calibrations, or tests.
Set up and test industrial equipment to ensure that it functions properly.
Engineering and Technology
computers and electronics
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
manufacture and distribution of products
Math and Science
arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
repairing machines or systems using the right tools
watching gauges, dials, or display screens to make sure a machine is working
Hand and Finger Use
keep your arm or hand steady
hold or move items with your hands
Ideas and Logic
notice when problems happen
order or arrange things
listen and understand what people say
communicate by speaking
quickly compare groups of letters, numbers, pictures, or other things
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
Attention to Detail
You might use software like this on the job:
Facilities management software
Computerized maintenance management system CMMS
Maintenance management software
Electronic mail software
Education: (rated 3 of 5)
associate's degree or certificate after high school usually needed