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Exhibit Dates: 2/09–5/17.
May have progressed to Electronics Warrant Officer from Aviation Electronics Technician (AT), Electronics Technician (ET), or Telephone Technician (TT).
Warrant officers serving in the specialty of electronics are technical specialists in the field of ship and shore, electronic equipment. Electronic equipment is defined as any equipment which transmits or receives intelligence by electrical or electromagnetic means (including landline and sonar equipment). They serve as officers in charge of electronics repair shops and as assistants to electronics officers; instructors in theory and repair of electronic equipment; and as command and staff officers concerning inspections, uses, capabilities, limitations, and reliability of electronic systems and equipment. They plan, direct, and supervise practices and procedures for maintenance and repair of electronic equipment; analyze, solve, and correct electronic operational and maintenance problems; and prepare, maintain, and submit personnel and material records, reports, and accounts.
Project management topics include budget administration, contract administration, coordination with outside agencies, evaluation, forecasting, reporting status and progress to supervisors, resource allocation, trend analysis, and workload management. Supervision topics include counseling, human resource development, mentoring, performance evaluation, supervisory reports, team building, and training. Communications topics include briefings, computer literacy, interpersonal communications, multimedia presentations, policy and procedures writing, and report writing. Operations management topics include contract administration, contract negotiations, inventory management, logistics, procurement and contracting, resource management, and scheduling. Computer networks topics include hardware components, network security, network services, software testing, and wired and wireless networks. Electronic communications topics include antenna specification propagation, frequency selection and propagation, modulation and demodulation techniques, navigation aids, receiver hardware, and transmitter hardware.
In the upper-division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in project management, 3 in supervision, 3 in communications, 3 in operations management, 3 in computer networks, and 3 in electronic communications (2/09)(2/09).