RADAR, AIRFIELD & WEATHER SYSTEMS
KEEPING AIRCRAFT IN CONTACT
Responsible for air traffic and warning radar systems, and fixed and deployable navigational aids, weather equipment and radios, Radar, Airfield & Weather Systems specialists ensure that the equipment utilized by air traffic controllers and pilots is in perfect working order. These specialists install and maintain everything from air traffic control and weather equipment to ground control and navigational aids to ensure aircraft can be safely guided through takeoff and landing.
- Install, maintain, and repair fixed and mobile radar, navigational aids, weather systems and radios
- Evaluate and resolve problems to the appropriate systems
- Direct maintenance inspection teams
- Establish work standards, methods and safety guidelines
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
50 Mechanical (M) and 65 Electronics (E)
- Knowledge of electronic principles and digital techniques
- Normal color vision
- Possession of a valid state driver’s license to operate government motor vehicles
- 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 at least 17, but has not reached age 42 on the date of enlistment
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
Keesler AFB, MS
STATUS UPON COMPLETION
Enlisted Airman with credits earned towards Enlisted Airman with credits earned towards Electronic Systems Technology.