IT Helpdesk Technician (25U Signal Support System Specialist)
Company: United States Army
Posted on: November 12, 2021
Signal support systems specialists are primarily responsible for
working with battlefield signal support systems and terminal
devices. This equipment needs to consistently work in order for the
Army to direct the movement of its troops.
Maintain radio and data distribution systems
Perform signal support functions and technical assistance for
Provide technical assistance and training for local area
Maintenance for equipment, terminal devices, assigned vehicles and
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.
Job training for a signal support systems specialist requires 10
weeks of Basic Combat Training and 18 weeks of Advanced Individual
Training with on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in
the classroom and in the field.
Some of the skills you'll learn are:
Mechanical and electrical principles
Preventive maintenance procedures
Line installation and wiring techniques
Communication security policies and procedures
Interest in working with electronic equipment
Good at solving problems
REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S)
Surveillance & Communications (SC): 92, Electronics (EL): 93
Learn more about the ASVAB and see what jobs you could qualify
Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay,
and vacation time. Learn more about total compensation.
EARN CASH FOR IN DEMAND JOBS
You could earn up to $40,000 in cash bonuses just for enlisting
under certain Military Occupational Specialties. Visit Jobs in
Demand to see if this job qualifies for an enlistment bonus.
In the Army, qualified students can earn full-tuition, merit-based
scholarships, allowances for books and fees, plus an annual stipend
for living expenses. Learn more about education benefits.
FUTURE CIVILIAN CAREERS
The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career with
companies that produce communications and electronic equipment.
Additional study and two years of electronics experience will also
qualify you for certification as an Associate Certified Electronics
PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUTH SUCCESS (PAYS) PROGRAM
Those interested in this job may be eligible for civilian
employment, after the Army, by enrolling in the Army PaYS program.
The PaYS program is a recruitment option that guarantees a job
interview with military friendly employers that are looking for
experienced and trained Veterans to join their organization. Find
out more about the Army PaYS Program at
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