Army

13j:Fire Control Specialist (13J)

Once again related to artillery, these soldiers process data from all over the artillery team and use it in order to manage the data and accurately run it through army sensors and systems. They also do fire mission processing.


Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support


Military Duties:

Fire Control Specialists are part of a larger Army field artillery team. Artillery in the U.S. army includes anything where large ammunition is fired such as rockets or missiles. The objective of the Army artillery team is to assist and support the ground infantry while in combat as well as tank units. Army Fire Control Specialists (MOS 13J) commonly support Army Joint Fire Support Specialists (MOS 13F) out in the field with intelligence operations related to target processing and brigade maneuvers.

Military Duties Translated:

There is no direct civilian career equivalent of an Army Fire Control Specialist (13J MOS). Regardless, the skills you attain while service the U.S. Army are practical in a number of lines of work. The experience you receive dealing with various computer and communication systems can help you land a job as a telecommunication specialist or computer programmer

Some civilian jobs best suited to this type of military experience:

Software Engineer