This position is located at an ANG Aviation Wing, Air Support Operations Group (ASOG) Air Support Operations Squadron (ASOS) and Tactical Air Control Party (TACP). The purpose of this position is to design, deploy, install, operate, maintain, modify, and recover various types of communications transmission systems and their components. These systems transfer voice and data information within service component and to outside agencies and services. Incumbent is also responsible for maintaining currency requirements as a Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC) Instructor or Evaluator. Joint Terminal Attack Controllers (JTAC) are the final authority in the sensor to shooter kill chain for U.S. and coalition airborne, ground and naval forces expending ground-to-ground and air-to-ground munitions in close proximity to friendly conventional and special forces. Mission Ready currency requirements for the purposes of training entail performing duty while exposed to a variety of climates and in austere conditions. Incumbent plans and establishes tactical communications between all echelons of coalition land, sea and air forces to ensure joint air operations are conducted effectively and efficiently throughout the battlefield. Provides technical assistance, guidance and training to users on all current and new equipment. Instructs on all aspects of air support operations encompassing doctrine, theory, formal classroom, and field performance for joint terminal attack control tactics techniques and procedures. Develops instruction and techniques on Close Air Support doctrine, Tactics, Techniques and Procedures to other services. Develops, implements and executes all training and evaluation programs by complying with Major Command (MAJCOM), Air National Guard (ANG) and Air Force Instructions to include unit commanders training objectives, combat readiness reports, Joint Terminal Attack Control evaluations and currency requirements on any multi-purpose/bombing range. Analyzes and identifies trends of problems to recommend best corrective action to include procurement of new equipment or changes to staffing and standards. Manages telecommunication programs by forecasting unit and community equipment and technology requirements. Manages the radio and frequency spectrum for multiband and multiple nets analyzing assigned nets for effectiveness in the transmission of information. Provides data transmission by operating communications transmission systems, subsystems and components. Installs, configures and programs multiplex radios (Ultra High Frequency, Satellite Communication and High Performance Waveform) using military and commercial protocols. develops, establishes and maintains work center training programs. Ensures mobilization readiness of section personnel and equipment. Assembles cables and connectors to interface with commercial and military transmission systems and subsystems. Performs test and evaluation on equipment recommended by higher echelons or manufacturers. Performs other duties as assigned.
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