hat ever branch (Army, Air force, Navy, Marines)you decide to pick,
make sure you let the recruiter know the MOS (Military Occupational
Specialty)you want to pursue. Be selective, because as you know, there's no guarantee you will receive the job you want, as each Services determine where your skills are needed most.
Talk to each service recruiters to get the feel on electrician trade availability. Discuss anything that concerns you. This is the time to write down what questions you need answers.
Benefits From Military Education Training
What To Do Next
First, you need to find out if you have the aptitude for that occupational specialty that you're applying.
ASVAB - It means Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery. Visit this one first! It will determine how qualified you are for certain military occupational specialties and Enlistment Bonuses. Preparation is the key.
Military Branches That Offers Electrician Occupational Specialties
U.S. Air Force -They provide great electrician programs which is essentially the same job as a civilian Electrician. You will install, service, modify, and repair electrical equipment and systems. You will troubleshoot and repair electrical and industrial electronic circuits and equipment.
- They offer multiple choices for an electrician career. The Army
training has extensive and competitive educational requirements.
U.S. Navy - They offer Construction Electrician CE. Navy Construction Electricians build, maintain and operate power production facilities and electrical distribution systems for naval installations.
U.S. Marines - They offer MOS 1141, Electrician. Electricians install, operate, maintain, and repair electrical power distribution systems for operating forces deployed in the field. Additionally, electricians operate and perform organizational maintenance on electrical power generating equipment.