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|ELECTRO-OPTICAL ORDNANCE REPAIRER|
Exhibit Dates: 6/98–3/19.
SSGT: Staff Sergeant (E-6). GYSGT: Gunnery Sergeant (E-7).
The electro-optical ordnance repairer performs electro-optical maintenance and repair to ground ordnance laser and night vision devices, small missiles systems, and other fire control equipment. Duties also include performing mechanical, mechanical-optical and electrical repairs to include inspecting, troubleshooting and adjusting fire control instruments and systems. The electro-optical ordnance repairer, grades Private through Corporal, also completes basic shop administrative forms and records using technical publications. At the grades of Sergeant and above , the electro-optical ordnance repairer trains, supervises, and performs various duties and tasks incident to the management of an electro-optical ordnance repair shop or facility.
Computer applications topics include basic computer skills, data management, inventory software, MS Access, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Word, report generation, and Windows operating systems. Business communications topics include electronic messages, multimedia presentations, oral communications, presentation skills, and report writing. Maintenance management topics include inspection, inventory management, quality assurance, requisitions, scheduling, and supervision. Electronics basics topics include AC circuits in reactance and impedance; basic test equipment (multimeters, signal sources, power supplies, and oscilloscopes); oscilloscopes; power supplies; series and parallel circuits in resistance, capacitance, and inductance; and transformers. Electronic troubleshooting and repair topics include circuit measurement, circuit waveform analysis, power supply fault analysis, resistance measurements, signal tracing, visual inspection, and voltage/current/power measurements. Basic electronics laboratory topics include AC circuit analysis, DC circuit analysis, multimeters, oscilloscopes, series and parallel circuits, soldering, testing and measurements on electronic circuits, use of frequency counter, use of power meters, and use of signal generators. Management topics include budget development, controls, coordinating, interpersonal skills, leadership, motivation, organizing, performance evaluation, and scheduling. Project management topics include briefings and presentations, budget development, evaluation, movement of equipment and personnel, needs assessment, quality assurance, reporting status and progress to supervisors, resource allocation, task execution, and workload management.
SSGT: In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in computer applications, 3 in business communications, 3 in maintenance management, 3 in electronics basics, 3 in electronic troubleshooting and repair, and 1 in basic electronics laboratory. In the upper-division baccalaureate degree category, 6 semester hours in management and 3 in project management (3/09)(3/09).
GYSGT: In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in computer applications, 3 in business communications, 3 in maintenance management, 3 in electronics basics, 3 in electronic troubleshooting and repair, and 1in basic electronics laboratory. In the upper-division baccalaureate degree category, 6 semester hours in management and 3 in project management (3/09)(3/09).