25N Nodal Network System


The nodal network systems operator-maintainer is responsible for making sure that the lines of communication are always up and running. They maintain strategic and tactical nodal systems.

Job Duties

  • Field level maintenance on electronic nodal assemblages, combat net radios and ancillary communications equipment
  • Perform system/network operations and correct system faults
  • Maintenance on all internal communications systems devices


Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.


Job training for a nodal network systems operator-maintainer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 25 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and in the field.
Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Electronic switching systems repair and WAN network
  • Maintaining telephone exchange
  • Maintain Internet Protocol

Helpful Skills

  • Interest in working with nodal equipment
  • Knowledge of Internet Protocol
  • Configuring, operating and troubleshooting routers and E-switches
  • An ability to work as a team member


To Learn More Visit
25N Nodal Network System Operator/Maintainer


551st Signal Battalion
Fort Gordon, GA 30905
Battalion Staff Duty  (706)-791-4124
DSN number  (312) 780-4124
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