Basic Job Description
The Radar Repairer is an essential member of the Army communications maintenance team. The Radar Repairer performs or supervises field and sustainment level maintenance on ground surveillance radar and associated equipment, radar electronic assemblies and associated equipment and meteorological equipment. Installs repairs and maintains a working knowledge of how to operate military Radar equipment.
Duties performed by Soldiers in this MOS include:
Troubleshoot radar and associated equipment assemblies, subassemblies, modular and circuit elements with common and system peculiar test equipment for deficiencies and malfunctions. Repair, remove, and/or replace defective components and parts. Test repaired system to ensure compliance with technical specifications. Inspect, test, and adjust system components and test equipment to specific tolerances. Determine serviceability and disposition of radar systems assemblies, subassemblies, and parts. Perform initial, in-process, on-site technical and quality control inspections. Prepare and maintain equipment logs, equipment modification and utilization records, exchange tags, and calibration data cards.
Job training for radar repairer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 45 weeks of Advanced Individual Training. 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
ASVAB Score Required: 107 in aptitude area EL
Security Clearance: Secret
Strength Requirement: medium
Physical Profile Requirement: 222221
- Normal color vision required
- Must be U.S. Citizen
Similar Civilian Occupations
- The skills you learn will prepare you for a career as a communications technician with engineering firms, the federal government or aircraft and military hardware manufacturers.