Responsible for system emplacement, initialization, and operator / organizational level system maintenance and services, (limited to the ability to detect improper equipment operation or malfunction by use of the senses, embedded diagnostic aids; e.g., BIT/BITE and/or on-board test equipment, Test Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE) (e.g., multimeter to perform low voltage and continuity checks), technical references, technical inspections, adjustments, removal and replacement of battery replaceable units/line-replaceable units (BRUs/LRUs), and other tasks authorized in the maintenance allocation chart (MAC), and preventive maintenance checks and services (PMCS) required to sustain or return the PATRIOT Fire Control Section (FCS), Fire Direction Section (FDS), and associated equipment to its operational readiness condition). Performs Battle Damage Assessment Repair (BDAR), near-real time status reporting, report generation, and system deployment. Evaluates target data and identifies and engages targets.
Skill Level 1 Performs march order and emplacement of the FCS, FDS, and associated equipment. Initialize and operates the Information and Coordination Central (ICC), Engagement Control Station (ECS), radar set, Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) Interrogator, Antenna Mast Group (AMG), and remotely located Communications Relay Group (CRG). Performs organizational level system maintenance and PMCS on FCS and FDS equipment. Evaluates target data and identifies and engages targets. Performs operation and intelligence duties, operates/performs PMCS on PATRIOT system prime movers and power units, and establishes and maintains radio and wire communications.
Skill Level 2 Performs duties in preceding skill level and provides technical guidance to lower grade personnel. Supervises and performs organizational level system maintenance and PMCS on FCS and FDS equipment. Supervises march order and emplacement of FCS, FDS and associated equipment.
Skill Level 3 Performs duties in preceding skill level and supervises the operations and organizational level system maintenance and PMCS on FCS and FDS equipment. Enforces safety procedures and standards. Supervises the operation tactical communications. Supervises and participates in unit level training and training management. Performs operations and intelligence duties and serves as unit liaison.
Skill Level 4 Performs duties in preceding skill level and monitors the operations and operator maintenance of the FCS and FDS platoons. Provides technical training and guidance to subordinate personnel. Assists in supervising operations and intelligence functions.
Skill Level 5 Performs duties in preceding skill level, supervises and provides technical guidance to lower grade soldiers in the accomplishment of their duties. Prepares status reports. Monitors unit equipment readiness. Coordinates with maintenance/logistical support activities. Assists in organization planning, operations and training.