A U.S. Army Multichannel Transmission Systems Operator-Maintainer works directly on communication devices and equipment that communicate through more than one channel. They are responsible for installation, repair, operation, and maintenance checks of these devices, antennae, and associated equipment, according to the U.S. Army.

Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support

Military Duties:

Install, operate, and perform unit-level maintenance on multichannel line-of-site and tropospheric scatter communications systems, antennas, and associated equipment. Analyze BIT/BITE diagnostics to isolate faults to the Line Replaceable Unit. Install, operate, and perform strapping, restrapping, preventive maintenance checks and services, and unit-level maintenance on communication security devices. Operate and perform Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services on assigned vehicles. Install, operate, and perform preventive maintenance checks and services on assigned power generators. Supervise operations and assist team members in the installation and operation of multichannel line-of-site and tropospheric scatter communications systems.

Military Duties Translated:

Install communications equipment in offices, private homes, and buildings that are under construction Set up, rearrange, and replace routing and dialing equipment Inspect and service equipment, wiring, and phone jacks Repair or replace faulty, damaged, and malfunctioning equipment Test repaired, newly installed, and updated equipment to ensure that it works properly Adjust or calibrate equipment to improve its performance Keep records of maintenance, repairs, and installations Demonstrate and explain the use of equipment to customers

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