Army Unmanned Aerial Vehicle OperatorEnlisted


Job Detail

Supervises or operates the TUAV.

Operates mission sensor/payload for target detection; plan and analyze flight missions; deploy and redeploy TUAV ground and air system; operate and perform maintenance on communications equipment, power sources, light and heavy wheel vehicle and some crane operations; perform pre-flight, in flight and post-flight checks and procedures; direct emplacement of ground control station; supervise and assists in air frame repair; coordinate evacuation and replacement of parts and end items; supervise site selection of UAV ground equipment using maps, aerial photographs, terrain studies and intelligence reports; assist in coordination of intelligence collection; recommend methods of employment to higher and adjacent units; maintain mission and operational data base.

Provides guidance to subordinate soldiers; supervise and coordinates platoon operations; apply military intelligence collection process and surveillance planning to UAV operations; coordinate shift operations; provides guidance to subordinate soldiers; assist commander in site selection and coordinates functions of various platoons within the UAV company; supervise area security; supervise and operates specialized surveillance equipment for target identification.

Performs duties shown in preceding skill level; the intelligence senior sergeant supervises intelligence surveillance, collection, analysis, processing, and distribution activities at group, division, corps, Army, and comparable or higher echelons; supervises activities pertaining to organization and training of tactical and technical operations; supervises intelligence, operations and training; coordinates operating requirements of subordinate units with major supported units; supervises intelligence operations in Corps and echelon above corps analysis and control elements; 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.

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