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Occupation Exhibit

MCE-2823-001

TECHNICAL CONTROL CHIEF
2823

Exhibit Dates: 6/98–3/14.

Occupational Field: Ground Electronics Maintenance.

Career Pattern
SSGT: Staff Sergeant (E-6). GYSGT: Gunnery Sergeant (E-7). MSGT: Master Sergeant (E-8). MGYSGT: Master Gunnery Sergeant (E-9). May progress to MOS 2823 from MOS 2821 (Private to Sergeant).

Description
Technical control chiefs supervise the operation and maintenance of technical control equipment in MAGTF and joint communications networks. They are trained to evaluate the technical supportability and limitations of communications equipment, draft Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF)/joint systems architecture and communications plans, and coordinate technical interface and restoration issues with higher, adjacent, and subordinate commands. They supervise subordinates; communicate both verbally and in writing with superiors and subordinates; supervise corrective maintenance; and implement quality control and inventory control processes. This MOS is a career progression for MOS 2821. Preferred target for assignment to career progression training is at the 7-10 years time-in-service (TIS) mark.

Related Competencies
Electronic systems troubleshooting and maintenance topics include circuit analysis, circuit parameter measurements, digital electronics, electrical safety, fault isolation, repair procedures, schematics, and systematic troubleshooting principles. Basic electronic fabrication techniques topics include cable connectivity techniques; cable material identification ; fiber optics; wire and cable repair; wire and cable test equipment; wire soldering techniques; and wire, cable, and connector maintenance procedures. Digital communications systems topics include grounding procedures, modulation, multiplexing, network interface equipment, power equipment, safety, signal system distribution, and transmission hardware alignment. Supervision topics include interpersonal communications, inventory control, mentoring, motivation, on-the-job training, problem solving, and quality control. Maintenance management topics include automated systems, calibration control, contractor logistics support, corrective maintenance, ground electronics maintenance, information system software, inventory control, maintenance operations, parts inventory, repair parts inventory, and tool control. Project management topics include contract administration, logistics control, materials list development, progress monitoring, quality control, task evaluation and monitoring, and task execution. Network management topics include connectivity design, network configuration, network operation and administration, network planning and design, optimization of data and telecommunication structures, and security management. Operations management topics include briefings; communications; contingency planning; logistics; logistics management; maintenance supervision; movement of personnel, equipment, and supplies (planning, organizing, and executing); policy implementation; resource management; and risk management.

Recommendation
SSGT: In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in electronic systems troubleshooting and maintenance, 3 in basic electronic fabrication techniques, 4 in digital communications systems, and 3 in supervision (9/09)(9/09).


GYSGT: In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in electronic systems troubleshooting and maintenance, 3 in basic electronic fabrication techniques, 4 in digital communications systems, and 3 in supervision. In the upper-division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in maintenance management (9/09)(9/09).


MSGT: In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in electronic systems troubleshooting and maintenance, 3 in basic electronic fabrication techniques, 4 in digital communications systems, and 3 in supervision. In the upper-division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in maintenance management, 3 in project management, and 3 in network management (9/09)(9/09).


MGYSGT: In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in electronic systems troubleshooting and maintenance, 3 in basic electronic fabrication techniques, 4 in digital communications systems, and 3 in supervision. In the upper-division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in maintenance management, 3 in project management, 3 in network management, and 3 in operations management (9/09)(9/09).

THIS PAGE WAS LAST UPDATED ON 05/09/2014
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