Initial Training Overview:
Training for this MOS consists of nine weeks of Basic Training, followed by 23 weeks, 4 days of Advanced Individual Training (AIT) at Fort Gordon, Georgia. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.
Additional Training Information:
Specific formal training opportunities for this MOS, including advanced training courses available at specific points of the soldier's career, can be found on the Army Training Requirements and Resources System (ATRRS) Web Site.
During Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training (AIT), the Army limits a soldier's personal freedom, using a "Phase System," which grants increased freedom, based upon phase of training. For details, see Army Training Phase Restrictions.
Perform direct support, general support, and depot level maintenance on tactical and semi-fixed communications equipment and systems, and repair COMSEC equipment by substitution of pluggable assemblies at the direct support level. Maintaining, testing and repairing communications equipment, installing and repairing circuits and wiring, calibrating and aligning equipment components, stringing overhead communications and electric cables between utility poles, repairing systems, equipment and subassemblies, performing bench equipment tests to make sure that repaired equipment is operational, and performing preventive maintenance checks and services on equipment.