15n Avionics Mechanic Hot
- Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts
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15n Avionics Mechanic job at Army National Guard in Buzzards Bay MA
Description, duties, responsibilities
The communications system navigation and flight controls are just a few examples of the dozens of electrical systems that help pilots keep aircraft safely in flight. As an Avionics Mechanic in the Army National Guard you will make sure these systems and instruments operate properly.
Through training and practice you will learn how to perform maintenance on tactical communications-security navigation and flight control equipment. Specific duties may include: performing operational and preventive checks and alignments on aircraft flight controls stabilization systems avionics and controlled cryptographic equipment; troubleshooting equipment using technical manuals and schematic drawings; and inspecting and maintaining electrical systems that include wiring electrical connections and the repair and/or replacement of instruments.
Maintain common/special tools and equipment
Maintain shop and bench stock for aircraft avionics equipment
Some of the Skills Youll Learn
Basic electronics theory
Common soldering and systems installation practices
Preference for mathematics and shop mechanics
Ability to work as a member of a team
Ability to multi-task
The skills you learn as an Avionics Mechanic will help prepare you for a future with commercial airlines aircraft maintenance firms aircraft manufacturers or other organizations that might have fleets of airplanes or helicopters.
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 an Avionics Mechanic consists of 10 weeks of Basic Training where youll learn basic Soldiering skills and 25 weeks of Advanced Individual Training including practice in repairing electrical systems. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.
- 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 $400000 in coverage)
- 401(k)-type savings plan
- Student Loan Repayment Program (up to $50000 for existing loans)
- Health care benefits available
- VA home loans
- Bonuses if applicable
- Most non-prior service candidates will earn between $200 and $250 per drill weekend subject to change
- Military enlistment in the Army National Guard
- Must be at least a junior in high school or have a high school diploma or a GED certificate
- Must be between the ages of 17 and 35
- Must be able to pass a physical exam and meet legal and moral standards
- Must meet citizenship requirements (see NATIONALGUARD.com for details)
Requires military enlistment. Programs and benefits are subject to change. Ask your Army National Guard recruiter for the most up-to-date information. Actual MOS assignment may depend on MOS availability.
This position may qualify for a bonus ask your National Guard recruiter for the most up-to-date information.
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