Performs maintenance of microcomputers and electro-mechanical telecommunications terminal equipment.
The senior electronic maintenance chief plans and directs electronic maintenance operations at all levels of command and echelons of the Army; performs electronic maintenance staff functions; provides technical advice to commanders and staff concerning Army electronic maintenance and electronic logistic support matters; writes directives, policies and procedures which establishes Army electronic maintenance requirements; serves as senior staff noncommissioned officer in electronic maintenance school staff; provides advice and makes recommendations to the commander and staff on all matters pertaining to enlisted soldiers and their families; accompanies the commander on inspections, visits and ceremonies; assists in inspection of command activities, facilities and personnel as prescribed by the commander; ensures adherence to command policies; holds first sergeants' or sergeants' major call to announce information and instruction; ensures that newly assigned enlisted personnel are instructed in military courtesy, customs of the service and command regulations or policies; responsible for monitoring training or conducts training of enlisted soldiers; assesses training at all levels and provides feedback to appropriate commanders and leaders; provides counsel and guidance to NCOs and other enlisted soldiers of the command; responsible for and provides guidance on Non-Commissioned Officer Education System (NCOES) and Non-Commissioned Officer Development Program (NCODP); inspects duties performed by subordinate NCOs; notes discrepancies and initiates appropriate corrective action; assists in reception of visitors to the command; serves as president or member of command promotion board or removal board for NCOs, as authorized by regulations; sits as chairperson or member of a command's Military Member of the Quarter/Year competition for enlisted soldiers or NCOs, as directed by local regulations; responsible for quality, control and training of noncommissioned officer evaluation reports (NCOER) while ensuring timely submissions; reviews evaluation reports to determine compliance with policies and procedures and recommends corrective actions on deficiencies to commanders, other leaders and rating officials; performs other duties prescribed by the commander; assists in the professional development of junior and company grade officer.
Develops and implements unit level electronic maintenance programs; develops and enforces policy and procedures for facility management; organizes work schedules and instructs subordinate personnel in the technical maintenance of field communications and electronics equipment and systems, and associated devices; ensures repair of COMSEC devices complies with published security requirements; provides advice and technical assistance to commanders; requests logistic support; assimilates and prepares reports and maintenance statistics; interprets Army maintenance policy and writes technical and operational procedures used in command electronic maintenance operations; serves as material management staff noncommissioned officer in field and garrison electronic maintenance operations. Inspects assigned electronic maintenance activities for compliance with repair priorities, quality control, and shop practices; advises commander and staff on all aspects of electronic maintenance operations.
Troubleshoots microcomputers electro-mechanical telecommunications terminal equipment, facsimile machines, FA digital devices, and associated equipment using built-in test equipment (BITE), Test, Measurement, and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE), schematics, and signal flowcharts in technical publications to determine the cause and location of faults, and repairs required; repairs assemblies, subassemblies and components by disassembling, adjusting, aligning, repairing or replacing faulty shop replaceable units (SRU), cables, wiring, and associated hardware; tests repaired equipment to ensure operability and compliance with technical specifications; maintain selected commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) computers; prepares and processes maintenance supply requests and work orders; perform initial and final inspection of repaired equipment; provides technical assistance to subordinates and performs complex maintenance tasks; interpret circuit diagrams, schematics, software diagnostics and other technical literature pertaining to repair functions; request replenishment of bench stock; establishes workload, work schedules, and repair priorities; provides technical assistance and teaches subordinates technical skills; assign specific duties to supporting forward deployed maintenance teams; coordinates logistical support and advises superiors on maintenance status of in-shop equipment; prepares maintenance reports and writes MOS technical portion of maintenance shop operating procedures; coordinates and prepares paperwork, as necessary, to procure repair parts for microcomputers from commercial vendors.