94D - Air Traffic Control Equipment Repairer

Basic Job Description

The air traffic control equipment repairer performs or supervises field and sustainment level maintenance and installation of air traffic control communications, navigation aids and landing systems.

Duties performed by Soldiers in this MOS include:

  • Test instruments, navigational controls and simulators using electronic and electrical test equipment
  • Replace equipment parts such as resistors, switches and circuit boards
  • Perform quality control measures
  • Install and adjust air traffic control communications and navigation aids systems
  • Maintain air traffic control systems

Training Information

Job training for an air traffic control equipment repairer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 38 weeks Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.

Some of the skills you'll learn are:

  • Electronic principles and concepts
  • Use of test equipment
  • Equipment repair exercises

ASVAB Score Required: 102 in aptitude area EL

Security Clearance: None

Strength Requirement: very heavy

Physical Profile Requirement: 211221

Other Requirements

  • Normal color vision required
  • History of alcohol or drug abuse is generally disqualifying (Note: Experimental use of marijuana, as a civilian, under the age of 18, documented on enlistment documents is not generally disqualifying)
  • A positive result of urine test found during MEPS processing generally makes one ineligible for this MOS
  • Documented instance of the use, sale, transfer, possession, or manufacture of any narcotic or other controlled substance or dangerous drug is disqualifying

Similar Civilian Occupations

  • The skills you learn could help you pursue a career with manufacturing companies, medical research facilities, satellite communications firms or commercial airline companies.