25S Satellite Communication Systems Operator-Maintainer

Compensation

: $72,005.00 - $155,800.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Part-Time

Industry

: Telecommunication/Wireless/Cable



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Job Description
Communication is a vital part of the militarys ability to run successful missions. Its the role of the Satellite Communication Systems Operator-Maintainers to ensure the lines of communication are always open, by installing, operating, and maintaining strategic and tactical multi-channel satellite communications.
Duties of the Satellite Communication Systems Operator-Maintainer include: transmitting, receiving, and logging messages according to military procedures; encoding and decoding classified messages; operating telephone switchboards; installing, maintaining, and operating communications equipment; and monitoring and responding to emergency calls.
Advanced Satellite Communication Systems Operator-Maintainers provide guidance on technical issues to other Soldiers; identify and report electronic jamming and deception; and apply appropriate electronic countermeasures.
Job Duties
Conduct stressed and unstressed network operations
Maintenance of satellite communications equipment and associated devices
Prepare system and equipment related forms and reports
Some of the Skills Youll Learn
Use of various types of communication equipment
Working with codes
Maintenance and care of communications equipment
Helpful Skills
Interest in communications equipment and satellite systems
Ability to perform physically and mentally under pressure
Ability to work as a team member
Earn While You Learn
Instead of paying to learn these skills, get paid to learn. In the Army National Guard, you will learn these valuable job skills while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance.
Job training for a Satellite Communication Systems Operator-Maintainer consists of 10 weeks of Basic Training, where youll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 18 weeks of Advanced Individual Training (AIT). Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field under simulated combat conditions.
Benefits/Requirements
Benefits
Paid training
A monthly paycheck
Montgomery GI Bill
Federal and State tuition assistance
Retirement benefits for part-time service
Low-cost life insurance (up to $400,000 in coverage)
401(k)-type savings plan
Student Loan Repayment Program (up to $50,000, for existing loans)
Health care benefits available
VA home loans
Bonuses, if applicable
Job Description
Communication is a vital part of the militarys ability to run successful missions. Its the role of the Satellite Communication Systems Operator-Maintainers to ensure the lines of communication are always open, by installing, operating, and maintaining strategic and tactical multi-channel satellite communications.
Duties of the Satellite Communication Systems Operator-Maintainer include: transmitting, receiving, and logging messages according to military procedures; encoding and decoding classified messages; operating telephone switchboards; installing, maintaining, and operating communications equipment; and monitoring and responding to emergency calls.
Advanced Satellite Communication Systems Operator-Maintainers provide guidance on technical issues to other Soldiers; identify and report electronic jamming and deception; and apply appropriate electronic countermeasures.
Job Duties
Conduct stressed and unstressed network operations
Maintenance of satellite communications equipment and associated devices
Prepare system and equipment related forms and reports
Some of the Skills Youll Learn
Use of various types of communication equipment
Working with codes
Maintenance and care of communications equipment
Helpful Skills
Interest in communications equipment and satellite systems
Ability to perform physically and mentally under pressure
Ability to work as a team member
Earn While You Learn
Instead of paying to learn these skills, get paid to learn. In the Army National Guard, you will learn these valuable job skills while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance.
Job training for a Satellite Communication Systems Operator-Maintainer consists of 10 weeks of Basic Training, where youll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 18 weeks of Advanced Individual Training (AIT). Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field under simulated combat conditions.
Benefits/Requirements
Benefits
Paid training
A monthly paycheck
Montgomery GI Bill
Federal and State tuition assistance
Retirement benefits for part-time service
Low-cost life insurance (up to $400,000 in coverage)
401(k)-type savings plan
Student Loan Repayment Program (up to $50,000, for existing loans)
Health care benefits available
VA home loans
Bonuses, if applicable

Associated topics: asic, circuit, electrical, electrical engineer, frequency, nortel, osp, radio, soc, system engineer * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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