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

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  • U.S. Army
  • Staunton, VA

Job Description

Overview:

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


Eligibility:

  • 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).


Requirements:

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.

Training:

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

Compensation:

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.

PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUTH SUCCESS (PaYS) Program:

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. 

  • AAI CORPORATION
  • EATON CORPORATION
  • L-3 Communications Linguist Operations & Technical Support
  • Comcast Cable Communications, Inc
  • CISCO SYSTEMS
  • 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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