Level 1. Establishes and maintains radio and wire communications;
prepares for operation, and operates and maintains firefinder radars
and associated equipment. Constructs fortifications, bunkers, and crew-served
weapons emplacements. Operates and performs operator maintenance on
prime movers, radar system, and associated equipment.
Skill Level 2. Leads and supervises the preparation for operations
and operates and maintains firefinder radars. Assists section chief
in controlling soldiers and equipment also provides technical guidance
to lower grade soldiers. Takes part in the reconnaissance and selection
of site for emplacement of radar. Supervises and schedules operational
maintenance on radar and associated equipment. In the absence of the
section chief, assumes the duties of the section chief.
Skill Level 3. Leads and supervises the combat operation of
firefinder mortar locating radars. Leads, trains, and supervises soldiers
in operation and maintenance of radar and associated equipment. Provides
leadership and training for integrated target acquisition operations.
Instructs soldiers in radar operation, tech niques, and procedures.
Leads and supervises unit maintenance on firefinder radar and ancillary
equipment, and operator maintenance on organic communications equipment
and vehicles. Evaluates, processes, and reports target information to
Bn/Divarty. Recom mends positioning of direct support target acquisition
radar assets, sectors of search, and radar zone positioning. Recommends
cueing guidance to Bn/DIVARTY counterfire officer for weapon locating
(4) Skill Level 4. Leads and supervises the combat operations
of radar platoons. Leads soldiers performing duties of FA firefinder
radar operator. Conducts map and ground reconnaissance of general position
areas for relocation of weapons locating radar. Coordinates survey data.
Ensures radar visibility diagrams are constructed cor rectly for posting
on battery capabilities chart. Conducts, coordinates, and evaluates
platoon training. Leads, supervises, and trains the targeting element
in a Tactical Operations Center in conjunction with the Fire Support
Element (FSE). Collects and disseminates intelligence information and
applies these products to the tactical employment of TA assets and counterfire
operations. Assist in monitoring target acquisition assets operations,
status, and current and proposed locations. Recommends TA coverage to
include com mand and control relationships of organic and attached TA
assets. Provides input to DIVARTY S-2 for consolidation into the Target
Acquisition Tab. Recommends the positioning of General Support TA assets,
sector of search, and radar zone positioning. Prepares Radar Deployment
Orders (RDO) as required. Assists in maintain ing the artillery OB Data
Base and target file. Recommends cueing guidance to the S-2 for all
Division TA assets. Assists in preparing the Target Acquisition Tab
of the FA Support Plan. Coordinates logistics requirements and prepares
reports summarizing data obtained from radar sections on troop strengths,
logistics, surveillance techniques, and tactical operations.
(1) A physical demands rating
(2) A physical profile of 222221.
(3) Normal color vision.
(4) A minimum score of 100 in aptitude
Clearance of SECRET.
(6) Formal training (completion of MOS 13R course conducted under auspices
of USA FA School) mandatory.
(7) A U.S. citizen.
This job closed to women.
(1) P5--Master Fitness Trainer.
(2) 2S--Battle Staff Operations (skill level 3 and above).
(3) 4A--Reclassification Training.