Skill Level 1 Establishes, maintains, and operates radio and wire communications. Assists in preparation of computer center for operation and shutdown. Prepares TAFCS equipment for operation to include cabling, installation, and removal procedures. Operates and performs operator maintenance on section vehicles and generators associated with the TAFCS computer. Performs crew maintenance and participates in organized maintenance of section equipment.
Skill Level 2 Assists fire control NCO in supervision of section training, maintenance, and operations. Performs computer operations and trains and supervises junior personnel. Initiates computer center operations, including establishing control information to establish communications with subscribers. Recognizes partial or complete TAFCS failures and initiates procedures to correct them.
Skill Level 3 Assists fire control NCO in supervision of section training, maintenance, and operations. Inputs and retrieves initial information and control and tactical data base information into TAFCS. Operates TAFCS computer, including processing technical and tactical data, artillery target intelligence, fire planning data/survey information, and meteorological data. Assists in the supervision and directs the construction, camouflage, and defense of the section position. Supervises the performance of operator, crew, and organizational maintenance on section vehicles.
Skill Level 4 Assists operations NCO and officer in planning, preparation, and execution of collective training activities of the section. Supervises TAFCS computer operations. Prepares the distribution of maps, operational information, and training materials. Compiles information for and presents briefings on current operations, situations, and after action reports. Enforces compliance with security procedures and regulations. Supervises the performance of operator, crew, and organizational maintenance on section vehicles.