MISSILE AND SPACE FACILITIES
KEEPING US READY TO LAUNCH
The intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) weapon system is one of our nation’s most sophisticated and powerful defense tools. It’s the responsibility of Missile and Space Facilities specialists to keep ICBM launch facilities at peak operational capability. Inspecting, maintaining, operating and repairing everything from launch control systems to facility heating and cooling systems, these professionals perform duties integral to keeping our country safe from attack.
- Troubleshoot, repair and service missile weapons system and space lift equipment and facilities
- Service support equipment
- Analyze support facility and equipment malfunctions to determine operational readiness
- Supervise space lift booster, payload systems maintenance and launch processing
- Perform inspections and operate special vehicles
A High School Senior (age 17 or older)*, High school diploma, a GED, or 15 college semester hours
*High School Students may start their application as early as the end of their junior year.
ASVAB SCORE REQUIREMENTS
70 Electronics (E)
- Knowledge of electrical, mechanical and pneumatic principles
- Normal color vision
- Freedom from fear of heights
- Completion of a current National Agency Check, Local Agency Checks and Credit
- Completion of 7.5 weeks of Basic Military Training
- Must be between the ages of 17 and 42
TRAINING & EDUCATION
How do we transform you from a raw recruit to an expert Airman in this field? From hands-on experience to college credit toward a degree, the path begins here.
BASIC MILITARY TRAINING
TECH SCHOOL LOCATION
Vandenberg AFB CA
STATUS UPON COMPLETION
Enlisted Airman with credits earned towards Mechanical and Electrical Technology
- INTERESTS & SKILLS
- Maintenance & Repair
TAKE A BREAK
Flights and 30-days vacation with pay each year.