Basic Job Description
The Test Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE) Support Specialist is an essential member of the Army precision instruments maintenance team. Performs and supervises sustainment level maintenance involving the calibration and repair of general purpose Test, Measurement, and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE), selected special purpose TMDE, Radiation Detecting, Indicating, and Computing (RADIAC) equipment and accessories.
Duties performed by Soldiers in this MOS include:
Operates and performs calibration and minor repair of general purpose test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment and unit and direct support and general support level maintenance on calibration standards and calibration accessories; operates and performs preventive maintenance checks and services on vehicles and power generators.
Operates and performs calibration and minor repair of selected special purpose test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment, team and laboratory calibration standards and calibrations accessories; performs calibration, maintenance and repair of Radiation Detecting, Indicating, and Computing (RADIAC) equipment.
Job training for a test measurement and diagnostic equipment maintenance support specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 34 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field, including practice in repairing precision instruments.
Some of the skills you’ll learn are:
- Calibration and repair of precision-measuring instruments
- Use of blueprints and schematics
ASVAB Score Required: 107 in aptitude area EL
Security Clearance: None
Strength Requirement:moderately heavy
Physical Profile Requirement:212221
- Normal color vision required
Similar Civilian Occupations
- First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers