Task Statement for Military Occupational Structure Identification - 00299 Naval Communicator

A-MD-154-000/FP-000 - Appendix 1, Annex D

MOSID  00299 - Naval Communicator (NAV COMM)

General Duties:

NAV COMM operate a wide variety of sophisticated communications equipment and systems at sea and ashore. Their duties are performed in exposed and enclosed or confined spaces under all climatic and envirommental conditions and sea states. Consequence of error can range from potential collision at sea to jeopardizing warfare missions through loss of information.

MOSID Related Duties

Circle the X for each task that Mbr is UNABLE or UNFIT to perform.

1. Climb 20 m up ship’s mast or superstructure       X X  
2. Sit for up to 7 hours X X X X
3. Work continuous rotating shifts   X X X X X
4. Stand for 2 hours X X X X X X
5. Scale ship’s side via cargo nets carrying weapon and 20 kg of equipment X X X X X X
6. Fight shipboard fires in small compartment while wearing CHEMOX equipment for 1 hour X X X X X X
7. Endure prolonged exposure to high noise levels X X X X X X
8. Work under stressful conditions requiring intense aural and visual concentration     X X X X
9. Lift and carry weights of 25 kg up and down ladders X X X X X X
10. Monitor and copy weak radio sognals for extended periods   X X X X X
11. Relay information clearlyand accurately for up to 7 hours continuously   X X X X X
12. Work in reduced lighting and ontinuously monitor a video display unit   X X X X X
13. Require good hand to eye co-ordination X X X X X X
14. Require good manual dexterity   X X X X X
15. Be able to distinguish colors to correctly identify national flags and signal flags and pennants X X X X X X


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