If you're an Army field artillery meteorological crew veteran (Field 13W) looking for a job, check out your skills and the civilian jobs they're suited for, based on the Military.com Skills Translator.
Army, Field 13W, Field Artillery Meteorological Crewmember
One of the biggest barriers to searching for jobs is understanding how the skills you learned in the military translate to the civilian workforce. Military.com features a powerful tool that breaks down the unique abilities inherent to any military occupational specialty (MOS) and tells you what keywords and terms to use in your resume, as well as suggested job openings.
Your Skills Breakdown:
- Atmospheric Analysis & Forecasting
- Automotive Environmental and Safety Regulations
- Blueprints/Technical Diagrams
- Electrical Component/Equipment Installation
- Electrical System Testing/Measurement
- Electronic Device/System Installation/Repair
- Integrated Electronic Systems
- Technical Writing
Civilian Job Suggestions:
Field Service Technician – If you enjoy fixing and fiddling with mechanical systems, you might like working as a field service technician. The job usually requires you to work on a variety of systems and rarely provides the same challenges from day to day. You'll also have the satisfaction of maintaining infrastructure that the U.S. relies on to maintain the level of functionality and standard of living citizens usually enjoy.
Delivery Driver – Delivery driver's have a broad range of jobs available to them. From delivering mail to hauling cargo across state lines, there's plenty of work to choose from. However, all delivery drivers should have a strong sense of timeliness, organization, and interpersonal skills.
Engineer – There many types of engineers who work on many different technologies, but each one blends creativity and technical proficiency to solve complex problems. Engineering jobs usually require at least a bachelor's degree, but often a master's will enhance an applicant's chances.
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