Weapons maintenance technicians are responsible for servicing and maintaining the Military’s weapons. They ensure these assets are fully operational at all times. These experts plan, organize, and perform every service necessary to keep these systems in pristine working condition so they are ready when needed.Explore this career outside the military
Weapons maintenance technicians work in workshops when testing and repairing electronic components. They may work outdoors while inspecting and repairing combat vehicles, ships, artillery, aircraft, and missile silos.
What you can expect to experience while on the job
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Weapons Maintenance Technicians in the Military
Military salaries include a lot more than just base pay.
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People in this career achieve this level of education.
All enlisted service members complete basic military training, which includes time spent in a classroom and in the field, and covers tactical and survival skills, physical training, military life and customs, and weapons training. Weapons maintenance technicians in the Military will gain skills through classroom study and on-the-job experience. Job-specific training content may include: Electronic and mechanical principles and conceptsUse and understanding of schematics, drawings, blueprints, and wiring diagramsOperation, testing, and maintenance of weapons systems and fire control systemsOperation, use, and maintenance of electronic, electrical, and mechanical test equipmentPrinciples and concepts of electronics and mechanicsEquipment repairRead More
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