Skill Level 1 Records and transmits firing data using the Fire Direction System (FDS) and voice radio. Operates FDS, Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS), and MLRS communications equipment. Participates in gathering of operations and intelligence data. Plots using fire capability charts and friendly and enemy situation maps. Records ammunition expenditure, equipment serviceability, situation, firing point, target, and mission reports. Drives section vehicles, performs operator/crew maintenance on section vehicles, generators, and equipment. Aids in collection and transmission of data. Installs, maintains, and operates radio wire communications, digital communications devices, and secure voice equipment.

Skill Level 2 Assists in leading and directing fire direction personnel. Leads 13P personnel in MLRS Platoon FDC. Plots information using firing capabilities charts along with friendly and enemy situation maps. Operates FDS, AFATDS, and MLRS communications equipment. Converts fire orders to fire commands.

Skill Level 3 Leads and instructs personnel in techniques and procedures in computation of firing data. Leads and instructs the operation of the FDS, AFATDS, and MLRS communications equipment. Leads personnel in MLRS Battery FDC. Maintains fire capability charts along with friendly and enemy situation maps. Maintains ammunition accountability, equipment serviceability, situation, firing point, target, and mission reports. Supervises operator/crew maintenance on section vehicles, generators, and equipment.

Skill Level 4 Supervises operations of FDC to ensure proper computations, plotting of targets and issuance of fire commands. Plans and organizes work schedules and assigns duties to fire direction personnel. Instructs and supervises personnel in techniques and procedures in computation of firing data. Reviews, consolidates, and prepares technical, personnel, and administrative reports covering fire direction activities. Supervises the operation and maintenance of equipment in a MLRS Battalion FDC/Operations section. Leads and instructs in techniques and procedures in computation of firing data. Leads and instructs FDC personnel in tactical fire control of a MLRS Battalion.

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