Also called: Communications Specialist, Flight Communications Specialist, Radio Electronics Officer (REO), Radio Operator
In the Air Force: Airborne Cryptologic Language Analyst; Airborne Cryptologic Language Analyst Craftsman, Low-Flow; Airborne Cryptologic Language Analyst Journeyman, Chinese; Airfield Management Journeyman; Command Post Helper; Cryptologic Language Analyst Craftsman, Hebrew; Cryptologic Language Analyst Helper, Spanish; Ground Radar Systems Helper; Signals Intelligence Analyst Craftsman, Electronic; Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape (SERE) Apprentice; Vehicle Operations Superintendent
In the Army: Air Defense (AD) Battle Management System Operator; Cavalry Scout; Cryptologic Linguist; Electronic Warfare Specialist; Fire Support Specialist; Intelligence Analyst; Multichannel Transmission Systems Operator-Maintainer; Radio Operator-Maintainer; Signal Support Systems Specialist; Signals Intelligence Analyst
In the Coast Guard: Airborne Cryptologic Language Analyst; Airfield Management; CWO - Information Warfare Technician; Command Post; Ground Radar Systems; LDO - Information Warfare; RL - Special Duty Officer - Information Warfare Officer; Signals Intelligence Analyst; Spectrum Operations; Tactical Air Control Party (TACP)
In the Marine Corps: Air Defense (AD) Battle Management System Operator; Airborne Cryptologic Language Analyst Helper; Airborne and Air Delivery Specialist; Assault Amphibious Vehicle (AAV) Crewman; Cryptologic Language Analyst Apprentice, Chinese; Cryptologic Language Analyst Helper, Korean; Electronic Systems Maintenance Warrant Officer; Microwave Systems Operator-Maintainer; Satellite Communications Operator; Special Warfare Boat Operator
In the Navy: Airborne Communicator; Cryptologic Technician Collection; Electronics Technician; Fire Controlman; LDO - Communications, Submarine; Naval Aircrewman Avionics; Naval Aircrewman Operator; Operations Specialist; SSN Radio Frequency (RF)Equipment Operator; TRIDENT I/II Radio Frequency (RF) Equipment Operator; URL - Surface Warfare
- Monitor emergency frequencies to detect distress calls and respond by dispatching emergency equipment.
- Communicate with receiving operators to exchange transmission instructions.
- Operate radio equipment to communicate with ships, aircraft, mining crews, offshore oil rigs, logging camps and other remote operations.
Safety and Government
Engineering and Technology
Hearing and Speech
Ideas and Logic
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