25R Visual Information Equipment Operator-Maintainer

  • Alabama - Army National Guard
  • 1023 Fort McClellan, Anniston, AL 36205, USA
  • Sep 21, 2021
Technology and Networking

Job Description

Messages in the military aren’t solely sent through the airwaves; they’re visual too! As the Visual Information Equipment Operator-Maintainer, your primary responsibility will be to ensure the quality and functionality of all video equipment in the studio and in the field.

In this role, you will troubleshoot television equipment using testing and diagnostic devices; repair or replace defective components; and maintain television and audio production equipment including cameras, cables, mixing consoles and TV delivery systems.

Job Duties
• Handle television receivers/monitors, cameras, and various studio accessories
• Operate motion/still photo imaging equipment and closed-circuit systems
• Control visual imagery satellites, microwaves, radio frequency transmissions, and cable distribution systems

Some of the Skills You’ll Learn
• Motion picture equipment operation
• Audio recording and using sound equipment
• Scripting and special effects techniques

Helpful Skills
• Interest in creative/artistic work
• Ability to work as a team member
• Experience in school plays or making home movies

Through your training, you will develop the skills and experience to enjoy a civilian career as a motion picture camera operator, production specialist, sound mixer, or recording engineer.

Earn While You Learn
Instead of paying to learn these skills, get paid to train. In the Army National Guard, you will learn these valuable job skills while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance.

Job training for a Visual Information Equipment Operator-Maintainer consists of 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 18 weeks of Advanced Individual Training (AIT). Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.



  • Paid training
  • A monthly paycheck
  • Montgomery GI Bill
  • Federal and State tuition assistance
  • Retirement benefits for part-time service
  • Low-cost life insurance (up to $400,000 in coverage)
  • 401(k)-type savings plan
  • Student Loan Repayment Program (up to $50,000, for existing loans)
  • Health care benefits available
  • VA home loans
  • Bonuses, if applicable
  • Most non-prior service candidates will earn between $200 and $250 per drill weekend, subject to change

  • Military enlistment in the Army National Guard
  • Must be at least a junior in high school, or have a high school diploma or a GED certificate
  • Must be between the ages of 17 and 35
  • Must be able to pass a physical exam and meet legal and moral standards
  • Must meet citizenship requirements (see NATIONALGUARD.com for details)

Requires military enlistment. Programs and benefits are subject to change. Ask your Army National Guard recruiter for the most up-to-date information. Actual MOS assignment may depend on MOS availability.

Other Job Information

Job ID: 1420140
ZIP Code: 362053950
Job Category: Technology and Networking
Age Requirements: Must be between the ages of 17 and 35 filmmaker camera crew gaffer grip documentarian operator photographer editor director producer film digital non-llinear editing video production studio