Air Traffic Control Communications Technician; Artillery Systems Technician; Combat Engineer; Field Artillery Cannoneer; Fixed-Wing Aircraft Airframe Mechanic-Trainee; Fixed-Wing Aircraft Mechanic, KC-130; Fixed-Wing Aircraft Safety Equipment Mechanic, F-35; Ground Electronics Systems Maintenance Technician; Metrology Technician; Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technician
5"/54 Caliber Gun System MK 45 Mod 1 and 2 Maintenance Technician; Auxiliary Systems Technician; Caterpillar Diesel Technician; Diesel Engine Systems Maintainer; General Dynamics (GD) Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Core Crew Mission Specialist; Landing Craft Air Cushion Deck Engineer; Mine Warfare Specialist; Naval Special Warfare Small Arms Organizational Level Maintenance Technician; Special Operations Parachute Rigger; Surface Reactor Controls Operator
Aircraft Armament Systems; Aircraft Armament Systems Apprentice, All Other; Aircraft Armament Systems Apprentice, F-15; Aircraft Armament Systems Apprentice, F/A-22; Aircraft Armament Systems Helper, A10; Aircraft Armament Systems Helper, B-52/B-2; Aircraft Armament Systems Helper, F-35; Munitions Systems; Munitions Systems Helper; Nuclear Weapons Apprentice
What they do:
Perform work involving the skills of two or more maintenance or craft occupations to keep machines, mechanical equipment, or the structure of a building in repair. Duties may involve pipe fitting; HVAC maintenance; insulating; welding; machining; carpentry; repairing electrical or mechanical equipment; installing, aligning, and balancing new equipment; and repairing buildings, floors, or stairs.
On the job, you would:
Perform routine maintenance, such as inspecting drives, motors, or belts, checking fluid levels, replacing filters, or doing other preventive maintenance actions.
Inspect, operate, or test machinery or equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions.
Adjust functional parts of devices or control instruments, using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, or straightedges.
Engineering and Technology
building and construction
Arts and Humanities
Math and Science
arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
manufacture and distribution of products
thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
figuring out how to use new ideas or things
noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
Hand and Finger Use
hold or move items with your hands
keep your arm or hand steady
communicate by speaking
listen and understand what people say
Ideas and Logic
order or arrange things
notice when problems happen
see hidden patterns
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:
Operating system software
Video creation and editing software
Computer aided design CAD software
Dassault Systemes CATIA
Education: (rated 3 of 5)
certificate after high school or high school diploma/GED usually needed