MISSILE AND SPACE SYSTEMS MAINTENANCE
FORTIFYING OUR DEFENSES
Missiles and rockets are critical components of our national defense strategy. Responsible for servicing and maintaining them, Missile and Space Systems Maintenance specialists ensure these assets are fully operational at all times. From missile launchers to space lift boosters, these highly knowledgeable experts plan, organize and perform every service necessary to keep these systems in pristine working condition so they’re ready when we need them.
- Supervise and coordinate maintenance, operations and research and development (R&D) functions
- Perform preventive maintenance inspections and electrical tests on missiles
- Evaluate and direct missile maintenance, space lift booster and payload processing and R&D activities
- Interpret efficiency and equipment reliability findings and recommend improvements
- Ensure compliance with international treaties relating to nuclear weapons and associated equipment
High school diploma, GED with 15 college credits, or GED
- Knowledge of electronic theory
- Completion of a current Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI)
- Completion of 7.5 weeks of Basic Military Training
- Must be between the ages of 17 and 39
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 Missile and Space Systems Maintenance
- INTERESTS & SKILLS
- Science & Technology
TAKE A BREAK
Flights and 30-days vacation with pay each year.