Army National Guard
Posted Under: Louisville, Mississippi jobs in Professions; Professions jobs in zipcode 39339
Posted On: 2020-02-15
AGE REQUIREMENTS: Must be between the ages of 17 and 35
The Army National Guard uses a wide array of weapons, from small field artillery to large ballistic missiles. But they all have something in common ?they are only as good as their ability to be fired. To ensure that ability, they require routine maintenance and repair by trained specialists.
The Armament Repairer is responsible for supervising and performing maintenance and repairs on the mechanisms and systems of tank turrets, tank weapons, fighting vehicles, small arms, and other infantry weapons.
You will learn vital skills applicable in any civilian career; skills such as teamwork, discipline, and leadership. You may also acquire the skills and knowledge needed for a future as an electronics mechanic, an avionics technician, or a missile facilities repairer with civilian firms that design, build, and test weapons for the military.
Earn While You Learn
Get paid to learn! In the Army National Guard, you will learn valuable job skills while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance.
Job training for an Armament Repairer consists of 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 19 weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.
Requires military enlistment. Applicants must meet minimum qualifications. Actual MOS assignment may depend on MOS availability. Benefits subject to change.
- 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
- 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.