Q: What is it like working at U.S. Air Force (USAF)?
Logistics Supervisor in San Antonio:
The benefits take care of me and my family just fine.
Systems Administrator in Hampton:
Pros: Benefits are amazing, they have many items available for members as well as family members.
Cons: Depending on location and leadership can make or break your experience. People leave bosses not jobs but in the military, you can't leave the boss.
Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace in Washington:
Pros: Unparralled training opportunities.
Cons: Involuntary relocation, often to terrible locations.
Military Pilot, Jet in Washington:
Pros: Flying environment and comradeship.
Cons: Deployments and instability coupled with uncertainty.
Security Manager in Omaha:
Pros: Helping people.
Cons: Owerworked mot enough tome to complete daily tasks.
Avionics Technician in Goldsboro:
"Strong teamwork coupled with unbeatable benefits."
Pros: Unbeatable teamwork, reliable service, and working with like-minded individuals to reach a common goal. Benefits and healthcare are also amazing.
Cons: Long hours and lengthy periods away from the family.
Information Technology Specialist in Spokane:
"Work Hard, Play Hard."
Pros: Able to get certifications and other schooling when needed at no expense to you unless you fail the course. Most of the time supervisors are willing to let you leave for appointments that involve family and can spare not having you with out making you take the day off.
Cons: High stress, high demand with budget cuts limiting people and resources available to help you and your co-workers. Sometimes it's hard to leadership to see the struggle because you and your team seem to still make ends meet.
Mechanical Engineer in Panama City:
"Military culture and work flexibility."
Pros: Allowed to introduce new solutions.
Cons: Somewhat limited promotions.
Aircraft Electrician in St. Augustine:
"Looking for better opportunities."
Pros: Being able to progress... Get things done. Self worth being the go to technician to teach and manage all personnel in my career field in my squadron.
Cons: How they promote people is what I dislike. They promote test takers rather than aircraft mechanics that work hard and get the job done.
Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) in San Antonio:
Pros: Leading people, being challenged to learn new things, learning to be flexible.
Cons: Deployments, extremely long work hours, long periods of time away from family.