25S Satellite Communication Systems Operator-Maintainer

OVERVIEW
As a Satellite Communication Systems Operator-Maintainer, you help keep open the line of communication that missions and lives depend on. Maintain a multichannel radar system that spans the entire Army. Everyone will depend on you, from first-class privates to four-star generals.

JOB DUTIES

• Maintain satellite communications equipment and associated devices
• Conduct network operations
• Prepare system- and equipment-related forms and reports

TRAINING
Job training for a Satellite Communications Systems Operator-Maintainer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 28 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom, and part takes place in the field.

Advanced Individual Training: 28 weeks at Fort Gordon, GA

Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Use of various types of communications equipment
  • Working with codes
  • Maintenance and care of communications equipment


HELFUL SKILLS

  • Interest in communications equipment and satellite systems
  • Ability to perform physically and mentally under pressure
  • Can thrive in a team environment


REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S)
Electronics (EL): 117

Learn more about the ASVAB

WARRANT OFFICER TRACK
225N Network Management Technician
948B Electronic Systems Maintenance Warrant Officer (with approved feeder MOS waiver) 

FUTURE CIVILIAN CAREERS
The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career as a communications equipment operator at airports, telephone companies and police/fire stations.


MOS Code: 
25S

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Satellite Equipment Technician
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IT Manager
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User Support Specialist
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Supervises and installs multichannel ground terminals and communication security (COMSEC) devices.
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SATELLITE COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS OPERATOR-MAINTAINER
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25S Satellite Communication Systems Operator-Maintainer. Satellite communications equipment. Conduct network operations. Fort Gordon, GA
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Career Field - Technology & Networking
Job Description: 
Help keep open the line of communication that missions and lives depend on. Maintain a multichannel radar system that spans the entire Army. Everyone will depend on you, from first-class privates to four-star generals.