US Army - Aircraft Electrician (Soldier)

US Army / Army Reserve - Township of Brick, NJ

Full-time$1,500 - $2,100 a month
EducationBenefits

The aircraft electrician is primarily responsible for supervising, inspecting and performing maintenance on aircraft electrical systems. They ensure that the electrical systems on airplanes and helicopters are properly maintained and repaired.

JOB DUTIES

  • Diagnose malfunctions in electrical and electronic components
  • Maintain electrical/electronic elements of assemblies nickel-cadmium batteries
  • Use and maintain common/special tools
  • Maintain facilities for storage of flammable and hazardous materials
  • Prepare requests for turn-ins and repair 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 aircraft electrician requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 19 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and in the field.

Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Electrical theory and system maintenance
  • Troubleshooting procedures
  • Soldiering skills

To enlist in the Army/ Army Reserve you must be: Between the ages of 17–35 (must ship to basic training prior to 35th birthday) U.S. Citizens or Permanent Resident Aliens (people who have an INS I-151/I-551 “Green Card”) may join the U.S. Military. Possess a High School Diploma or GED.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $1,500.00 to $2,100.00 /month

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Working days:

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Other types of insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Education assistance or tuition reimbursement
  • Child Care benefits
  • Gym memberships or discounts
  • Commuting/travel assistance
  • Employee discounts
  • Flexible schedules
  • Others

Hours per week:

  • 20-29
  • 30-39

Overtime often available:

  • No

Typical start time:

  • 9AM

Typical end time:

  • 5PM