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94H Test, Measurement, and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE) Maintenance Support Specialist
Indianapolis, IN
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Post Date: 03/20/17 Company: National Guard
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Job Type: Part Time Phone:
Education: High School / GED Fax:
Experience: 6 months - 2 years Mailing Address:
Travel: Negligible
Reference: 787961


AGE REQUIREMENTS: Must be between the ages of 17 and 35

The Army National Guard uses precision instruments to determine distance, pressure, altitude, and underwater depth. These instruments must be kept in top condition. And it's the Test, Measurement, and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE) Maintenance Support Specialist who makes sure that happens.

As a member of the National Guard precision instruments maintenance team, the TMDE Maintenance Support Specialist calibrates and repairs test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment, such as weapon-aiming devices, weather instruments, gyrocompasses, radiation-detecting equipment, and instruments used in aircraft.

Use your TMDE Maintenance Support Specialist experience as a springboard to advance your civilian career. The skills you learn in this specialty prepare you for a career with civilian firms that manufacture or use precision instruments. You'll be able to pursue a career as an instrument mechanic or a calibration specialist at civilian companies, such as manufacturing firms, airlines, machinery repair shops, or maintenance shops.

Earn while you learn
Instead of paying to learn these skills, get paid to train. In the Army National Guard, you will learn these valuable job skills while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance.

Job training for TMDE Maintenance Support Specialists consists of 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 33 weeks of Advanced Individual Training and on-the-job instruction, including practice in repairing precision instruments. Training consists of both classroom and field work.

Requires military enlistment. Applicants must meet minimum qualifications. Actual MOS assignment may depend on MOS availability. Benefits subject to change.

Benefits/Requirements Benefits
  • Paid training
  • A monthly paycheck
  • Montgomery GI Bill
  • Retirement benefits for part-time service
  • Low-cost life insurance (up to $400,000 in coverage)
  • 401(k)-type savings plan
  • Student Loan Repayment Program (up to $50,000, for existing loans)
  • Healthcare Benefits Available
Requirements
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be between the ages of 17 and 35
  • Must be able to pass a physical exam and meet legal and moral standards
  • Must meet citizenship requirements (see NATIONALGUARD.com for details)

Most non-prior service candidates will earn between $196.26 and $254.91 per drill weekend.
Programs and benefits are subject to change.

This position may qualify for a bonus, ask your National Guard recruiter for the most up-to-date information.


 
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