Monitors radar and sonar equipment in the military. Normally specializes in either radar or sonar.
This career is part of the Government and Public Administration cluster National Security pathway.
A person in this career:
- Detects and tracks position, direction, and speed of aircraft, ships, submarines, and missiles.
- Analyzes acoustic intelligence.
- Sets up and operates radar equipment to direct artillery fire.
- Monitors early warning air defense systems.
- Sends and receives messages using electronic communication systems.
- Analyzes contact data to determine tactical intelligence.
- Operates submarine sonar, oceanographic equipment, and submarine auxiliary sonar.
- Detects, tracks, and classifies surface and sub-surface contacts utilizing state of the art electronic equipment.
- Participates in weapons handling functions.