Job Description: Tactical Air Operations/Air Defense Systems Technicians perform and supervise installation, alignment, inspection, testing, maintenance and repair of electronic assemblies and subassemblies, fiber optic cables, and system software of all tactical air operations and air defense systems within the Marine Air Command and Control Systems (MACCS). They make periodic inspections and perform preventive maintenance; use proper safety procedures in systems maintenance and operation; diagnose and isolate malfunctions to the fault; remove and replace LRU (line repairable unit) if hardware, and perform corrective measures of software and verify that the malfunction has been corrected. 

  • Branch Branch: Marines
  • Ratings Average Rating:
  • Desinnation Designation: 5979
  • Average Required Test Average Salary: $37,099
  • Entry Type Entry Type: Enlisted
  • Required Test ASVAB: EL: 115
  • Degree Degree: High School
  • Age Age: 17-29
  • Citizen Citizen: U.S. or Permanent Resident
  • Category Category: Electronics Maintenance
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