Signal Support Systems Specialist (25U)

Army National Guard Great Bend , KS 67530

Posted 2 months ago

25U Signal Support Systems Specialist

Job ID: 1248638

Job Views: 12

Location: GREAT BEND, Kansas, United States

ZIP Code: 67530

Job Category: Technology and Networking

Posted: 04.16.2020

Age Requirements:
Must be between the ages of 17 and 35

Job Description

Communication is the pulse of Army National Guard units, and it's up to the Signal Support Systems Specialist to ensure the information keeps flowing so the military doesn't miss a beat.

Signal Support Systems Specialists are responsible for integrating signal systems and networks; performing signal support functions and unit-level maintenance on authorized signal equipment; and installing, operating, and maintaining radio and data distribution systems.

Advanced team members supervise and train other Soldiers; maintain and install signal support systems and terminal devices; provide technical assistance and training for automation and communications equipment; prepare maintenance and supply requests for unit-level signal support; and operate and perform preventative maintenance checks and services on assigned vehicles.

Job Duties

  • Maintain radio and data distribution systems

  • Perform signal support functions and technical assistance for computer systems

  • Provide technical assistance and training for local area networks

  • Maintenance for equipment, terminal devices, assigned vehicles, and power generators

Some of the Skills You'll Learn

  • Mechanical and electrical principles

  • Preventive maintenance procedures

  • Line installation and wiring techniques

  • Communication security policies and procedures

Helpful Skills

  • Interest in working with electronic equipment

  • Interest in problem solving

Through your training, you will develop the skills and experience to enjoy a civilian 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 Technician.

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 Signal Support Systems Specialists consists of 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 18 weeks of Advanced Individual Training (AIT) which will include a combination of hands-on and classroom training.

Benefits/Requirements

Benefits

  • 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 $400,000 in coverage)

  • 401(k)-type savings plan

  • Student Loan Repayment Program (up to $50,000, 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

Requirements

  • 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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Signal Support Systems Specialist (25U)

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