Skill Level 1 Identifies foreign communications from an assigned geographic area and categorizes signals by activity type. Analyzes foreign communication for information to support mission reporting requirements. Recognizes changes in transmission modes and tips the appropriate analytical or intercept authority. Provides translation expertise to analysts. Provides gists, transcriptions, or translations of foreign communications. Operates systems as needed to support SIGINT tasking, reporting and coordination.
Skill Level 2 Performs duties from previous skill level and provides guidance to subordinates. Leads independent team level foreign communications processing operations. Supervises the language training of subordinates.
Skill Level 3 Performs duties from previous skill levels and provides guidance to subordinates. Directs section communications signal collection and processing activities and determines priorities. Implement SIGINT emergency action plans in accordance with unit SOP. Provide quality control of SIGINT products. Serves as unit Command Language Program Manager.
Skill Level 4 Performs duties from previous skill levels and provides guidance to subordinates. Supervise multi mode foreign communications intercept and processing. Refine Essential Elements of Information requirements for identification and extraction. Determine EW (EA/EP/ES) requirements for supported units. Supervise collection management. Coordinate collection activities across multiple disciplines and platforms.