radar | RADAR Repairer in Wheeling, WV

RADAR Repairer

  • United States Army
  • $57,440.00 - 83,200.00 / Year *
  • 2087 Park View Rd
  • Wheeling, WV 26003
  • Full-Time
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The radar repairer is an essential member of the Army communications maintenance team and performs maintenance on ground surveillance radar and associated equipment.


Job Duties

  • Inspect, test, and adjust system components and test equipment to specific tolerances

  • Perform initial, in-process, on-site technical and quality control inspections

  • Troubleshoot radar and associated equipment assemblies, subassemblies, modular and circuit elements for deficiencies and malfunctions

  • Repair, remove and replace defective components and parts

  • Prepare and maintain equipment logs, equipment modification and utilization records, exchange tags and calibration data cards


Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.


Training

Job training for radar repairer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and a two phase Advanced Individual Training. Phase one is 37 weeks and phase two is 33 weeks. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field with on-the-job instructions, including practice in repairing and replacing equipment parts.



Some of the skills you ll learn are:



  • Application of electronic principles and concepts

  • Inspection techniques and procedures

  • Use of electronic test equipment

  • Repair and replacement of radar equipment


Helpful Skills

  • General understanding of math and physics

  • Interest in working with electronic equipment and radar communication

  • Ability to apply electronic principles and concepts


Associated topics: customer service, diagnose, equipment, maintenance, maintenance technician, malfunction, mechanical, millwright, repair, upgrade


* 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.