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Aerospace Physiological Technician Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Operate physiological training devices, like pressure suits, pressure chamber, parasail equipment, and ejection seats, that simulate flying conditions, to indoctrinate flying personnel to physical physiological stresses encountered in flight
  • Interview trainees to obtain physiological medical histories to detect evidence of disqualifying conditions, prior to simulated flight
  • Move levers, turns knobs and presses buttons on control panel to regulate gas & airflow, temperature and barometric pressure in pressure chamber to simulate flying conditions at varying altitudes speeds
  • Operate altitude pressure suit control console which adjusts pressure inside flying suits helmets
  • Operate parasail training equipment, like tow reel, tow truck, radio equipment, and meteorological devices
  • Adjust seat, harness, and headrest of ejection tower for safety of personnel
  • Place ammunition in catapult chamber to load catapult for firing
  • Fire catapult that ejects seat to simulate ejection from aircraft.

Airborne Sensor Specialist Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Operate airborne sensing equipment to locate and identify friendly enemy aircraft
  • Place and secures sensing monitoring equipment, like Iff Identification Friend or Foe , infrared and radar, in aircraft
  • Push buttons, presses switches turns knobs to start, control and stop equipment
  • Observe equipment scopes and indicators to obtain data to define location identity of aircraft
  • Contact Command Post personnel, using radio, to report presence of enemy aircraft
  • Examine equipment to detect malfunctions
  • Replace malfunctioning components, including tubes circuit boards, to repair equipment, using handtools.

Aircraft Launch And Recovery Technician Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Operate aircraft launching and recovery equipment, like hydraulic or steam catapults, barricades, arresting gear, and visual landing aids to launch or recover aircraft on aircraft carriers land based airfields
  • Operate arresting gear or catapult consoles and controls to fire catapults, raise & lower arresting gear and blast deflectors and control other launch recovery equipment
  • Calibrate, adjusts and tests launch & recovery equipment, using electrical and mechanical test equipment handtools
  • Disassemble catapults, arresting gear, and other equipment replaces defective parts, using handtools
  • Splice broken arresting gear cables, using cable splicing tools
  • Record in log aircraft launches, recoveries, and maintenance performed on equipment
  • Occasionally directs aircraft launch or recovery operations, using visual hand or light signals.

Amphibian Crewmember Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Drive or steers military amphibious equipment, like tractors and armored vehicles on land sea to transport personnel, supplies, and equipment in support of combat or training operations
  • Load supplies equipment aboard vehicle
  • Confer with superior for defining course to be followed
  • Drive or steers vehicle to transport personnel, supplies, and equipment between ship shore
  • Confer with personnel aboard ship and on land, using radio to transmit receive information concerning enemy location, troop movement, and enemy gunfire encountered
  • Load ammunition into breech of weapon
  • Aims fires weapon at enemy emplacement.

Antitank Assault Gunner Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Position, fires, and maintains antitank assault weapons, like recoilless rifle, portable flame thrower, and multishot portable flame weapon
  • Prepare weapons equipment for movement
  • Designate location for positions weapons
  • Compute firing data, loads aims weapons preparatory to firing
  • Fire antitank and assault weapons at fixed moving targets
  • Assist supervisor in leading antitank or assault units to assault positions during combat or training operations, furnishing supporting fire for other infantry units
  • Assist supervisor in coordinating units fire movement with that of unit supported, adjacent units, and other support units
  • Construct and camouflages positions and ground obstacles for antitank assault squads
  • Employ, arms, disarms, and removes mines used for local security antitank defense
  • Protect weapons and equipment against chemical warfare agents and decontaminates weapons equipment when exposed to chemical attack
  • Perform minor repairs to weapons equipment
  • May direct fire of other infantry crew-served weapons.

Armor Reconnaissance Specialist Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Drive military wheeled or tracked vehicle observes area to gather information concerning terrain features, enemy strength, and location, serving as member of ground armored reconnaissance unit
  • Report information to commander, using secure voice communication procedure
  • Write field messages to report combat reconnaissance information
  • Drive armored, tracked, and wheeled vehicles in support of tactical operations to harass, delay, and destroy enemy troops
  • Direct gunfire from vehicle to provide covering or flanking fire against enemy attack
  • Prepare employs night firing aids to assist in delivering accurate fire
  • Test surrounding air to define presence identity of chemical agents, using chemical agent detecting equipment, radiac, or radiological monitoring device
  • Drive vehicle to bridge locations to mark routes control traffic
  • Request and adjusts mortar and artillery fire on targets reports effectiveness of fire.

Artillery Or Naval Gunfire Observer Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Observe and reports by specified means of communications, enemy and simulated enemy locations to coordinate adjust artillery or naval gunfire during combat or training
  • Select sites for observation posts
  • Sets up observation & communication instruments equipment
  • Inform infantry, artillery, or naval gunfire ships of enemy activity, location of friendly troops other pertinent intelligence data, using radio
  • Confer with artillery and gunship personnel to request and adjust artillery naval gunfire
  • Confer with fire direction center personnel to report gunfire results based on knowledge of characteristics, capabilities, and limitations of artillery, mortar, rocket, and naval gunfire, using radio.

Assistant Oceanographer Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Analyze and records oceanographic meteorological data to forecast changes in weather or sea condition
  • Collect weather and oceanographic data, using meteorological & oceanographic equipment visual observation
  • Sketch surface weather charts, upper air charts, sea condition charts and other charts & maps to indicate weather sea conditions
  • Prepare and forecasts warnings of severe and hazardous weather and sea conditions & prepares briefings of current & predicted environmental conditions their effect on military operations
  • Perform preventative maintenance on meteorological oceanographic equipment.

Aviation Support Equipment Repairer Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Inspect, maintains, repairs, and modifies aircraft ground equipment, like M-G motor generator sets, air compressors, and test stands
  • Conduct periodic special inspections, using test equipment, to detect malfunctions
  • Test operates equipment for output, leakage and operation in accordance with technical orders for defining serviceability
  • Disassemble and assembles malfunctioning accessories and components of aerospace ground equipment, like motor and engine driven generator sets, air compressors, hydraulic-pneumatic sets, air-conditioners, heaters, exhaust cooling equipment, and test stands
  • Replace worn bearings, bushings, shafts, end plates, brushes, springs, coils, armatures, pushrods, valves, exhaust manifolds, tubing, hoses, and defective wiring
  • Repair, adjusts, and operates small gas turbine engines.

Camouflage Specialist Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Camouflage military field equipment installations, using items like nets, paint, brush, and grass
  • Observe field areas to define types of camouflage required
  • Apply specified garnishes to nets to prepare nets for use in camouflaging activities
  • Drape and covers field equipment activities with nets, employing rigging techniques
  • Camouflage equipment and structures, using paint and natural materials, like grass brush
  • Fabricate camouflage materials decoys in shop, using handtools
  • Erect decoys, runs misleading tracks to decoys, and simulates activity to confuse enemy forces.

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