Cable Systems Installer-Maintainers are primarily responsible for installing, operating and performing maintenance on cable and wire communications systems, communication security devices, and the associated equipment.

Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support

Military Duties:

Soldiers in the Cable Systems Installer-Maintainer MOS may perform a variety of duties. Such responsibilities include the installation and operation of cable and wire systems like Digital Group Multiplexers (DGMs) and Remote Multiplexing Combiners. They will work with repeaters, restorers, voltage protection devices, telephones, test stations, intermediate distribution frames, and related equipment on a unit-level. Some of their work will include the configuration of DGMs and remote multiplexing combiners for operations.

Military Duties Translated:

nstall communications equipment in offices, private homes, and buildings that are under construction Set up, rearrange, and replace routing and dialing equipment Inspect and service equipment, wiring, and phone jacks Repair or replace faulty, damaged, and malfunctioning equipment Test repaired, newly installed, and updated equipment to ensure that it works properly Adjust or calibrate equipment to improve its performance Keep records of maintenance, repairs, and installations Demonstrate and explain the use of equipment to customers

Some civilian jobs best suited to this type of military experience:

Telecommunications Equipment Installers