MOS 150U—Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations Technician

Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations Technician (MOS 150U) Description / Major Duties:

Develops UAV requirements and identifies appropriate payloads to satisfy collection requirements. Coordinates airspace requirements and acts as the Army liaison for all UAV missions. Articulates requirements for UAV collection and integrates UAV into collection strategies. Assists All-Source and Imagery Analysts with analysis of UAV data to satisfy priority intelligence requirements. Provides information to cue other collection assests and assist targeting by coordination re-tasking of the UAV. Supervises UAV standardization and safety programs IAW all applicable guidance. Advisor and Subject Matter Expert for all UAV related issues.

Minimum Prerequisites for MOS 150U:

  • Be a SGT (E5) or above.
  • Be a BNCOC graduate (now known as Advanced Leader Course ALC).
  • Must be a High School Graduate (or GED equivalent) US Citizen with an GT Score minimum of 110 and have less than 12 years Active Federal Service.
  • Hold PMOS 15W.
  • Have at least one year of experience as a section chief or have supervisory experience as defined in DA Pam 611-21. Supervisory experience must be documented in NCOERs.
  • Have a Secret Clearance. Applicants for MOS 150U who do not possess a Secret Clearance must submit a request for a Secret Clearance through their local security office prior to submitting an application. A verification memorandum from the security office stating the request has been submitted and the date it was submitted must be part of the packet.
  • Enclose a written recommendation from a Senior Warrant Officer (CW3 and above preferred) from within the applicant's organization who holds the UAV WOMOS. In organizations where no SWO in the correct MOS is available, a letter of recommendation from any senior WO can be substituted.

Preferred Prerequisites for MOS 150U:

  • Have a minimum of 3 NCOERs with one in a leadership position.
  • Possess an Associate Degree from an accredited college or university.

Article Last Modified: February 20, 2011

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