The nodal network systems operator-maintainer is responsible for making sure that the lines of communication are always up and running. They maintain strategic and tactical nodal systems.
- Perform field-level maintenance on electronic nodal assemblages, combat net radios and ancillary communications equipment
- Perform system/network operations and correct system faults
- Maintain all internal communications systems devices
Job training for a nodal network systems operator-maintainer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 25 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom, and part takes place in the field.
Advanced Individual Training: 25 weeks, 1 day at Fort Gordon, GA
Some of the skills you’ll learn are:
- Electronic switching systems and wide-area network (WAN) repair
- Maintaining telephone exchange
- Maintaining Internet Protocol