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Uav Operator job at Army National Guard in Boone IA
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15W UAV Operator
Job Views: 1505
Location: BOONE Iowa United States
ZIP Code: 50036
Job Category: Aviation
Age Requirements: Must be between the ages of 17 and 35
Military drones also known as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are used in the field to gather intelligence for tactical operations. As an Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operator in the Army National Guard you will be responsible for piloting these drones and using your skills to gather and relay information about enemy forces and battle areas to your crews.
Conduct air reconnaissance surveillance targeting and acquisition missions
Plan and analyze flight missions
Perform preflight in-flight and post-flight checks and procedures
Launch and recover airframe from runway
Perform maintenance on communications equipment power sources light/heavy wheeled vehicles and crane operations
Some of the Skills Youll Learn
Performing intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance simulation missions
Preparing maps charts and intelligence reports
Analyzing aerial photographs
Using computer systems
Interest in remote/radio controlled vehicles
Organize information and study its meaning
Ability to think and write clearly
Strong attention to detail
Through your training you will develop the skills and experience to enjoy a civilian career with federal government agencies including the CIA and NSA.
Earn While You Learn
Instead of paying to learn these skills get paid to train. 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 Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operator consists of 10 weeks of Basic Training where youll learn basic Soldiering skills and 23 weeks of Advanced Individual Training (AIT).
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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