Automatic Test Equipment Operator and Maintainer

Ordnance Corps
MOS Details
Major Duties: 

Operates, maintains, and supervises unit and direct and general support (DS/GS) level maintenance on Automatic Test Equipment (ATE) consisting of electronic equipment test and repair facilities.

Skill Level 1 Operates and performs unit level maintenance on ATE and repairs electronic equipment, printed circuit boards, and modules. Prepares appropriate maintenance forms and records. Troubleshoots automatic test equipment to determined cause of malfunction at unit level maintenance. Repairs ATE and subassemblies by adjusting, aligning, repairing, and/or replacing defective components at unit level maintenance. Tests repaired ATE system to ensure compliance with technical specifications.

Skill Level 2 Performs DS/GS level maintenance on electronic test facility. Troubleshoots ATE at DS/GS maintenance level and repairs ATE at DS maintenance level. Provides technical and procedural assistance to less experienced personnel. Requests and maintains authorized bench stock of repair parts, supplies, and technical publications.

Skill Level 3 Supervises operation and maintenance on the electronic test and repair facility. Prepares, reviews, and consolidates technical and administrative reports and requests to include maintaining files and records. Prepares or updates Standing Operating Procedures (SOP), site defense, and evacuation plans. Assigns specific duties to subordinate personnel and establishes workload, work schedule, and repair priorities. Performs and supervises quality control inspections, Establishes and monitors on the job training (OJT) programs. Provides technical information and instructions to subordinates and supported units. Advises supervisors on operational and maintenance matters.

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Qualifications and Prerequisites
ASVAB Minimum Score: 
110 total from GS+AR+MK+EI
Other Qualifications: 
  • Must be a US citizen.
  • Formal training (completion of MOS 39B Course conducted under the auspices of the U.S. Army Ordnance Missile and Munitions School) mandatory; or waiver may be granted by Commandant, USAOMMCS, Redstone Arsenal, AL 35897-6090.
  • Security clearance of SECRET
  • Must meet the following vision requirements:
    1. Far vision: Snellen Chart correctable to 20/40
    2. Near vision: Jaeger equivalent 1 or 0.50 mm letters at 14 inches
    3. Depth perception: normal binocular vision for fine close work as determined by the Armed Forces Vision Tester
    4. Normal color vision
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