US ARMY Cable Systems Installer/Maintainer (25L) Job at U.S. Army, Staunton, VA

  • U.S. Army
  • Staunton, VA

Job Description


Cable systems installer-maintainers are primarily responsible for the maintenance of cable/wire communications systems, communication security devices and other associated equipment. This equipment needs to consistently work in order for the Army to direct the movement of its troops

Job Duties:

  • Perform test on cable communications systems and circuit groups
  • Operate manual and motorized cable construction equipment
  • Install and repair circuits and wiring
  • Maintenance on power generators


  • Must have an interest in joining the Army.
  • 17 to 34 years old.
  • Must be able to meet height/weight requirements
  • No tattoos on hands, face, or above the neck (ring tattoos are acceptable)
  • No history of a felony-level offense.
  • No major medical procedures that would prohibit you from service. (please feel free to ask specific questions).


Those who want to serve must first take (ASVAB), a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.


Job training for a cable systems installer-maintainer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and eight weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and in the field.

Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Mechanical and electrical principles
  • Preventive maintenance procedures
  • Line installation and wiring techniques
  • Communication security policies and procedures

Helpful Skills:

  • Preference in working with electronic equipment
  • Interest in solving problems

Required ASVAB Score(s):
Surveillance & Communications (SC): 89, Electronics (EL): 89


Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time. 

Earn Cash For In Demand Jobs:

You could earn up to $40,000 in cash bonuses just for enlisting under certain Military Occupational Specialties. 

Education Benefits:

In the Army, qualified students can earn full-tuition, merit-based scholarships, allowances for books and fees, plus an annual stipend for living expenses. 

Future Civilian Careers:

The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career with companies that produce communications and electronic equipment.


Those interested in this job may be eligible for civilian employment, after the Army, by enrolling in the Army PaYS program. The PaYS program is a recruitment option that guarantees a job interview with military friendly employers that are looking for experienced and trained Veterans to join their organization. 

  • L-3 Communications Linguist Operations & Technical Support
  • Comcast Cable Communications, Inc
  • CDW, LLC
  • CoxCom, Inc.
  • T-Mobile

Thank you!

About U.S. Army:

US Army Recruiting Company Lynchburg operates out of our headquarters located in Lynchburg, VA. Our area covers a large portion of Central Virginia. We have over 150 jobs within the US Army and Army Reserve, with most offering both part-time and full-time positions!With a competitive salary and benefits, the US army can help you to get real-world experience in the field that YOU CHOOSE, all while helping with the financial burden of college. Gain a competitive edge over your peers with a career in the US Army or US Army Reserve

Job Tags

Full time, Part time,

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