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Air/missile Def Crew

United States Army

This is a Contract position in Balcones Heights, TX posted August 29, 2020.

Overview The Air and Missile Defense Crewmemberoperates and maintains three of the Army”s surface-to-air advancedweapons systems, which provide mobile, short-range air defenseprotection against cruise missiles and other threats.

Thecrewmember is responsible for transporting and maintaining severalweapons systems, including the counter-rocket artillery and mortar,and the Avenger missile system.

He is also responsible forreloading and resupplying these weapons systems as well astracking, identifying and destroying ground-based enemy threats.Job Duties Movement and placement of the C-RAM, STINGER(MANPADS), and AVENGER weapons systems in various locations andenvironments Operate C-RAM, STINGER, and AVENGER electronic,hydraulic, radar and mechanical components Perform maintenance onthe C-RAM, STINGER and AVENGER systems Perform target engagementevaluations; operate ”friend or foe” identification equipment Load, fire and reload missile and gun systems Transport, prepare,reload and resupply missiles and ammunition Establish andmaintain, digital, radio and wire communications Requirements Thosewho want to serve must first take the Armed Services VocationalAptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you betterunderstand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best foryou.

Training Job training for an Air and Missile Defense (AMD)Crewmember requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 10 weeksof Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction.

Partof this time is spent in the classroom and in the field undersimulated combat conditions.

Some of the skills you”ll learn are: Operate C-RAM, STINGER and AVENGER weapon systems and vehicles overvarious terrain Maintenance and troubleshooting of electronic,hydraulic and mechanical components Navigate terrain using maps,compass and GPS devices Utilize digital communications equipmentto receive target information and engagement orders Visually andelectronically Identify and engage enemy targets Ammunitionhandling procedures Air Defense Artillery tactics, techniques,procedures and air battle strategy Helpful Skills Readiness toaccept a challenge and face danger Physically and mentally fit toperform under pressure Ability to multi-task and remain calmunder pressure Ability to work as a team member Required ASVABScore(s) Operators & Food (OF): 95 Learn more about the ASVABand see what jobs you could qualify for.

Compensation Totalcompensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, andvacation time.

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Earn Cash ForIn Demand Jobs You could earn up to $40,000 in cash bonuses justfor enlisting under certain Military Occupational Specialties.Visit Jobs in Demand to see if this job qualifies for an enlistmentbonus.

Education Benefits In the Army, qualified students can earnfull-tuition, merit-based scholarships, allowances for books andfees, plus an annual stipend for living expenses.

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Future Civilian Careers While there is nodirect job equivalent in civilian life, the skills you learn suchas teamwork, discipline and leadership will help you in anycivilian career you choose.

PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUTH SUCCESS (PaYS)Program Those interested in this job may be eligible for civilianemployment, after the Army, by enrolling in the Army PaYS program.The PaYS program is a recruitment option that guarantees a jobinterview with military friendly employers that are looking forexperienced and trained Veterans to join their organization.

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