Basic Job Description
The Fire Control Repairer is primarily responsible for supervising and performing maintenance on combat vehicle, infantry and artillery fire control systems and equipment, as well as related test equipment.
Duties performed by Soldiers in this MOS include:
Maintains direct and general support and/or repairs laser ranger finders, ballistic computers, laser observation devices, laser designators, thermal imaging systems, periscopes, telescopes, commander's weapon station/auxiliary sights, aiming circles, image transfer assemblies, quadrants, mount assemblies, fire control support equipment, and test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment. Performs battlefield damage assessment and repair.
Supervises lower grade soldiers and provides technical guidance to the soldiers to diagnose and troubleshoot malfunctions in fire control systems and related equipment at the direct and general support maintenance level.
Job training for a fire control repairer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 19 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.
Some of the skills you’ll learn are: Electronic and mechanical principles
and concepts, operation of electronic, electrical and mechanical test equipment,
understanding schematics, drawings, blueprints and wiring diagrams, operation,
testing and maintenance of specific types of weapons systems, and the operation
and maintenance of fire control systems on ships.
Score Required: 98 in aptitude area EL OR 93 in aptitude area EL
and 88 in aptitude area GT
Security Clearance: Confidential
Strength Requirement: very heavy
Physical Profile Requirement: 222222
- Normal color vision required
- Must be U.S. Citizen
Similar Civilian Occupations
- Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment
- First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers