Guide to the Evaluation of Educational Experiences in the Armed Services

Occupation Exhibit

MOS-25N-001

NODAL NETWORK SYSTEMS OPERATOR-MAINTAINER
25N10
25N20
25N30

Exhibit Dates: 10/04–6/14.

Career Management Field: 25 (Communication and Information Systems).

Description
Summary: Supervise, install, operate and perform field level maintenance on IP based high speed electronic nodal systems; integrated network control centers; network management facilities; associated multiplexing and transit cased subscriber interface equipment; communications security (COMSEC) devices; and other equipment associated with network nodal operations. Perform network management functions in support of maintaining, troubleshooting and reengineering of nodal assets as needed in support of operational requirements. Skill Level 10: Install, initialize, operate, perform field level maintenance on electronic nodal assemblages, combat net radios, and ancillary communications equipment. Use computers and software tools to perform system/network operations. Interpret system and equipment error codes to correct system faults. Install, operate, maintain, perform preventative maintenance checks and services (PMCS) and performs unit level maintenance on all internal communications systems and communications security (COMSEC) devices. Operate and perform preventative maintenance checks and services (PMCS) on assigned vehicles. Install, operate and performs preventative maintenance checks and services (PMCS) on power generators. Perform as network controller in Brigade Combat Team Network Operations (BCT NETOPS) section. Execute the installation, operation, preventative maintenance checks and services (PMCS) and field level maintenance of the Integrated System Control (ISYSCON), Joint Network Management System (JNMS), Detailed Planning and Engineering Module (DPEMS) or any other associated network management systems. Skill Level 20: Able to perform the duties required for Skill Level 10; supervise and perform as team chief or team member, in the installation, operation, employment, and field level maintenance on electronic IP based nodal assemblages and associated equipment. Perform and assist subordinate operators to execute nodal and communications security (COMSEC) operations, associated computer and software related technical tasks. Interpret orders and compile system statistics for the shift and node. Assist in reconfiguration of IP based nodal systems equipment as needed. Request logistical support for teams or shifts. Implement network operations center generated changes to support operational requirements. Direct or assist in conducting preventative maintenance checks and services (PMCS) procedures on assigned vehicles, power generators, combat net radios and all other associated internal nodal communications systems. Skill Level 30: Able to perform the duties required for Skill Level 20; supervise and perform complex and multifaceted nodal operations functions. Supervise the installation, operation, deployment, provisioning, maintenance of electronic IP based nodal assemblages, combat net radios and all related communications security (COMSEC) devices. Disseminate network orders, compile and submit operational statistics reports and processes requests for logistic support. Coordinate, integrate, and control the operation of IP based nodal systems with associated transmission systems and local subscriber interface equipment. Perform network operations center tasks for planning, reconfiguration and employment of nodal systems equipment. Ensure contingency operations plans and nodal routing subsystems are correctly maintained in nodal databases to reflect current operational scenarios. Troubleshoot complex system faults, supervise or correct failures to meet system availability and reliability standards. Interpret, disseminate and implement network changes/reconfigurations affecting nodal network architecture operations. Execute or supervise in the installation, operation, preventative maintenance checks and services (PMCS) and field level maintenance on all associated network management equipment or systems. Conduct technical, operational and maintenance training of subordinates on nodal operations procedures.

Related Competencies
Computer applications topics include basic computer skills, MS Access, MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS PowerPoint, MS Word, and recordkeeping. Supervision topics include counseling, disciplinary actions, evaluation and performance appraisal, mentoring, motivation, planning, team building, and training. Maintenance management topics include planning, quality assurance, scheduling, trend analysis, and troubleshooting.

Recommendation, Skill Level 10
Credit may be granted on the basis of an individualized assessment of the student (2/09)(2/09).

Recommendation, Skill Level 20
Credit may be granted on the basis of an individualized assessment of the student (2/09)(2/09).

Recommendation, Skill Level 30
In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in computer applications; 3 in supervision; and 3 in maintenance management (2/09)(2/09).

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