Air Traffic Control Navigational Aids Technician

GySgt to Pvt - PMOS


Air Traffic Control Navigational Aids Technicians survey, site, and install air traffic control navigational aids and instrument landing systems. Make periodic inspections and perform preventive maintenance. Tune, adjust, and align systems for proper operation. Use proper safety procedures in system maintenance and operation. Diagnose and isolate malfunction to the fault, remove and replace the fault, and verify that the malfunction has been corrected. Participate in and provide technical assistance during system flight inspections. Maintain diagnostic tapes, tools, support, and test equipment. Assist in maintaining the maintenance technical library. Assist in maintaining accountability of all parts of the system, including spare parts, and in requisitioning supplies and spare parts. They process and pack system components for storage or shipment. Train subordinates or less qualified personnel. Maintain necessary records of maintenance and compile data for reports. Assist ATC Maintenance Personnel in MOS 5953 and MOS 5954. Must possess a detailed working knowledge of all Navy sponsored aviation maintenance programs and processes governed by COMNAVAIRFORINST 4790.2B.


  • Must possess an EL score of 110 or higher.
  • Security requirement: Secret security clearance eligibility.
  • Must possess normal color perception.


  • Complete the Marine Air Traffic Control Navigational Aids Technician Pipeline Course (N235972), NAS Pensacola, FL.


  • For a complete listing of duties and tasks, refer to NAVMC 3500.76 Air Traffic Control Maintenance (ATC) Training and Readiness Manual.

Related SOC Classification/SOC Code:

  • Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 49-2094.

Related Military Skill:

  • None