15N Avionics Mechanic

Recruiter
Army National Guard
Location
Windsor Locks
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 03, 2016
Closes
Oct 19, 2016
Industry
Aircraft
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Avionics is a term used to describe the dozens of electrical systems necessary to keep aircraft safely in flight. As an Avionics Mechanic in the Army National Guard, you will make sure these systems ?????" from communications and navigation to lights, weapons, and ignition systems - 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.

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
Get paid to learn! In the Army National Guard, you will learn 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 you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 22 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.

Requires military enlistment. Applicants must meet minimum qualifications. Actual MOS assignment may depend on MOS availability. Benefits subject to change.

Benefits/Requirements
Benefits
  • Paid training
  • A monthly paycheck
  • Montgomery GI Bill
  • 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)
  • Healthcare Benefits Available
Requirements
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 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)

Most non-prior service candidates will earn between $196.26 and $254.91 per drill weekend.
Programs and benefits are subject to change.
This position may qualify for a bonus, ask your National Guard recruiter for the most up-to-date information.



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Company Description:

With more than 370 years of service, the Army National Guard is the largest reserve component, as well as the oldest branch of the U.S. military. In the Guard, you get the training from us, serve part-time in your own community, and enhance your marketability for the higher paying jobs you are now seeking. We provide our members with college tuition assistance and offer attractive benefits on top of paid training in all of our career fields. The Guard has career opportunities in every State and U.S. Territory, more than 3,600 training locations, and more than 350,000 members. Visit the Army National Guard Web site at NATIONALGUARD.com.



Earn while you learn

Instead of paying to learn trade skills, get paid to learn. In the Army National Guard, you will learn valuable job skills while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance.



Job training for various positions consists of 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills; and 13 weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Training consists of both classroom and field work.



Applicants must meet minimum qualifications. Actual MOS assignment may depend on MOS availability.



Benefits




  • Paid training

  • A monthly paycheck

  • Montgomery GI Bill

  • Retirement benefits for part-time service

  • Low-cost life insurance (up to $400,000 in coverage)

  • 401(k)-type savings plan