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Integrated Family of Test Equipment (IFTE) Operator/Maintainer - 94Y

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


The integrated family of test equipment operator/maintainer is primarily responsible for maintaining the base shop test facility, performing electronic maintenance on shop replaceable units, system supported line replaceable units and test program sets.

Job Duties

  • Perform electronic maintenance, adjustments and tests
  • Operate and perform preventive maintenance checks and services on assigned vehicles and power generators
  • Install supported weapon system test program sets
  • Replace defective components and perform base shop test facility alignments
  • Read technical diagrams and manuals in order to locate, isolate and repair instrument parts
  • 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 an integrated family of test equipment operator/maintainer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 34 weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field with on-the-job instructions. Some of the skills you'll learn are:

  • Principles of electronics
  • Use and maintenance of electrical and electronic test equipment
  • Equipment repair exercises
  • Helpful Skills

  • Interest in mathematics and working with electronic equipment
  • High attention to detail
  • Interest in solving problems

    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.

  • No ASVAB
  • Compensation

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

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