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Test Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment Maintenance Support Specialist - 94H


  • Active/Reserve:Both
  • Officer/Enlisted:Enlisted
  • Restrictions:None

Overview

Distance, pressure, altitude, underwater depth they're all measured by precision instruments. The test measurement and diagnostic equipment support specialist keeps all the Army's precision instruments in top condition.

Job Duties

  • Adjust and repair weaponaiming devices, such as range finders, telescopes and ballistic computers
  • Calibrate weather instruments (e.g., barometers and thermometers)
  • Repair and calibrate engineering instruments, such as transits, levels, telemeters and stereoscopes
  • Repair gyrocompasses, watches, clocks and timers
  • Calibrate electrical test instruments
  • Requirements

  • Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, 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 test measurement and diagnostic equipment maintenance support specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 34 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field, including practice in repairing precision instruments. Some of the skills you'll learn are:

  • Calibration and repair of precisionmeasuring instruments
  • Use of blueprints and schematics
  • Helpful Skills

  • Interest in mathematics, science, electronics and shop mechanics
  • Ability to solve mechanical problems and work with tools
  • Interest in machines and how they work
  • ASVAB

    The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is an examination that is administered by the United States Military Entrance Processing Command. It is used to determine qualification and helps predict future academic and occupational success in the military.

  • Electronics (EL) : 107
  • Compensation

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

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