MOS 25W—Telecommunications Operations Chief

Qualifications for initial award of MOS 25W, Telecommunications Operations Chief:

PULHES: 222221
Physical Demands Rating: mN / A
Required ASVAB Score: N / A
Enlistment Bonus: N / A
Security Clearance: Secret
U.S. Citizenship: Required
Training Length / Location: Unknown
Other Requirements

Telecommunications Operations Chief (MOS 25W) Description / Major Duties:

The telecommunications operations chief plans, coordinates, configures, directs, integrates, and supervises the installation, operation, maintenance, and management of tele-communications systems and networks, and oversees information systems support functions for command, control, communications, and computers (C4) used at all echelons of the Army. The Telecommunications Operations Chief serves in Signal and other special communications activities.

Duties for MOS 25W at each skill level are:

MOSC 25W4O. Plans, coordinates, and supervises installation, operation, maintenance, and management of telecommunications systems and networks, including radio, switching, cable, and automation equipment. Supervises the installation, operation, strapping, re-strapping, preventive maintenance checks and services (PMCS) and unit level maintenance on COMSEC devices. Directs restoration and alternate routing of circuits, trunks, links, and systems. Develops and implements unit level signal maintenance programs. Provides advice and technical assistance to subordinates and commanders. Develops frequency operational requirements, telecommunications service requests, and disseminates operations information to ensure C2 communications connectivity. Requests and ensures appropriate logistical support is available at all times. Assimilates and reports system/network statistics. Develops and implements training programs for Signal personnel. Uses computers to process operational and administrative information. Operates system control facilities as part of Signal organization management functions.

MOSC 25W5O. Plans, directs, supervises and manages the installation, operation, and maintenance of Information Mission Area (IMA) Signal support functions within an integrated Army, Joint, or Defense telecommunications network, to include coordinating the resolution of communication difficulties within Army operated Signal systems and networks, and between Army, Joint, Defense and commercial telecommunications activities. Develops and enforces unit level Signal maintenance programs, policies, and procedures. Plans and coordinates logistic support for C4I network operations. Provides advice and technical assistance to commanders and subordinate units/elements. Performs Signal staff functions and coordinates Signal activities with higher, lower and adjacent headquarters. Prepares and maintains reports, records, and operational databases used to conduct Signal support functions in both tactical and strategic environments.

Other Requirements for Award of MOS 25W:

(1) Normal color vision.

Article Last Modified: February 24, 2011

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