MOS 14T PATRIOT Launching Station Enhanced Operator/Maintainer

MOS Description

The PATRIOT launching station enhanced operator/maintainer supervises or serves in an air defense unit or as a member of an air defense activity engaged in operations or intelligence functions of liaison units. Responsible for system emplacement, initialization, operator/organizational level system maintenance (limited to the ability to detect improper equipment operation or malfunction by use of the senses, embedded diagnostic aids; e.g., BIT/BITE and/or board test equipment, Test Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE) (example, multimeter to perform low voltage and continuity checks), technical references, technical inspections, adjustments, removal and replacement of battery replaceable units/line replaceable units (BRUs/LRUs), and other tasks authorized in the maintenance allocation chart (MAC) and preventive maintenance checks and services (PMCS) required to sustain or return the PATRIOT Launching Station (LS), Enhanced Launcher Electronic System (ELES), PATRIOT guided missile round, and associated equipment to its operational readiness condition. Performs Battle Damage Assessment Repair (BDAR) and system deployment, and missile resupply/reload functions. For more information on MOS 14T, see this Army website.

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Renewal Period: 5 years

The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO), Service Truck Crane Operator (STC) certification validates a crane operator’s skills. Service truck cranes are a subcategory of the Telescopic Boom-Fixed Cab (TSS) certification and typically have shorter boom lengths and lower capacities and functions are typically accomplished via a winch. The Telescopic Boom – Fixed Cab Operator (TSS) and Boom Truck –Fixed Cab (BTF) certifications cover service truck cranes. Service Truck Crane Operators who currently hold a TSS or BTF certification are not required to also hold the Service Truck Crane Operator certification. Other candidates must pass a written and a practical exam.
Click here to go to Lift Director-Mobile Cranes (MLD) COOL Snapshot page.

Renewal Period: 5 years

The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO), Lift Director-Mobile Cranes (MLD) certification is designed for lift directors who have been trained and/or have extensive knowledge gained from experience in the crane industry. MLD candidates must be at least 18 years of age, meet medical requirements, comply with NCCCO's Substance Abuse Policy and Code of Ethics, and pass six written exams.

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Renewal Period: 4 years

The Electronics Associate Comprehensive (EM5) is an entry-level credential designed for technicians in the electricity and electronics field. Candidates must pass a written examination testing their knowledge of soldering, desoldering, tools, electrical conductors, AC power distribution, circuit protection, circuit controls, generators, motors, interfacing of electronics products, and technician work procedures. The EM5 credential is one in a group of five credential modules; once a technician attains all five credentials, ETA will issue the Associate CET certification.
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Renewal Period: 1 year

The Global Communication Certification Council (GCCC), Communication Management Professional (CMP) is for generalists, specialists and other business communicators established in their careers as managers. To earn the CMP, candidates must have eight years of experience and 40 hours of training or six years of experience, two years of education and 40 hours of training. Candidates must also pass a written exam.
Click here to go to Electrical Generator Systems Technician Certification - Apprentice COOL Snapshot page.

Renewal Period: 3 years

The Electrical Generating Systems Association (EGSA), Electrical Generator Systems Technician Certification - Apprentice is an entry-level certification that demonstrates an individual's knowledge of on-site power generation equipment and systems. Electrical Generator Systems Technician Apprentices have knowledge of electricity, mechanical, and electrical components and the interactions between them and are proficient in the installation, service, maintenance, and repair of on-site power generation systems. There are no formal education or experience requirements, but candidates must pass a written exam.
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Renewal Period: 2 years

The Center for Development of Security Excellence (CDSE), Physical Security Certification (PSC) is a part of Department of Defense's (DoD) Security Professional Education Development (SPeD) Certification Program. PSC is ideal for DoD, Industry, and federal members performing physical security functions. PSC assesses foundational knowledge in the following areas of expertise: physical security concepts; physical security standards; standards, countermeasures, and planning; and physical security planning and implementation. Candidates must be a DoD personnel or a federal employee or contractor assigned to a security position to be eligible for the exam. Candidates must pass a written exam.
Click here to go to Articulating Boom Crane (ABC) COOL Snapshot page.

Renewal Period: 5 years

The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO), Articulating Boom Crane (ABC) certification is for individuals who operate articulating boom cranes such as knucklebooms or folding cranes. ABC candidates must be at least 18 years of age, meet medical requirements, comply with NCCCO's Substance Abuse Policy and Code of Ethics, and pass both a written and practical exam.
Click here to go to Articulating Boom Crane with Winch (ABW) COOL Snapshot page.

Renewal Period: 5 years

The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO), Articulating Boom Crane w/ Winch (ABW) certification is for individuals who operate articulating boom cranes such as knucklebooms or folding cranes with a winch. ABW candidates must be at least 18 years of age, meet medical requirements, comply with NCCCO's Substance Abuse Policy and Code of Ethics, and pass both a written and practical exam.
Click here to go to Overhead Crane Inspector COOL Snapshot page.

Renewal Period: 5 years

The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO), Overhead Crane Inspector certification is for individuals who inspect overhead cranes. Overhead Crane Inspector candidates must be at least 18 years of age, have at least five years of crane-related experience, meet medical requirements, and comply with NCCCO's Substance Abuse Policy and Code of Ethics. Candidates must also pass two written exams.

High

Highly attainable: Credential is related to the duties performed within the military occupation, the minimum education requirement = HS or less and/or minimum experience = 2 years or less experience and no additional requirements.

Medium

Moderate ease of attainment: Credential is related to the duties performed within the military occupation, the minimum education requirement = Associate's and/or prerequisite and/or minimum experience = more than 2 years and less than 10 years of experience.

Low

May be difficult to attain: Credential is related to the duties performed within the military occupation, the minimum education requirement is a Bachelor's degree, and/or minimum experience is 10 or more years.

Most – Tasks in these careers match most duties of the military job or specialty (approximately 80% or greater)
Some – Tasks in these careers match some duties of the military job or specialty (greater than 20% but less than 80%)
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