25U: Signal Support Systems Specialist
Major Duties: The Signal Support Systems Specialist supervises, installs, employs, maintains, troubleshoots, and assists users with battlefield Signal support systems and terminal devices; integrates Signal systems and networks; performs unit level maintenance on authorized Signal equipment and associated electronic devices; trains and provides technical assistance to users of Signal equipment; and operates and performs prevent maintenance checks and service (PMCS) on assigned vehicles and power generators. Duties for MOS 25U at each level of skill are:
o Skill Level 1 MOSC 25U1O. Installs, maintains, and troubleshoots Signal support equipment and terminal devices. Installs, operates, and maintains designated radio and data distribution systems. Maintains selected electronic devices. Performs Signal support functions, to include providing technical assistance and training for user owned and operated automation and communications equipment. Prepares maintenance and supply requests for unit level Signal support. Operates and performs PMCS on assigned vehicles. Install, operates, and performs PMCS on power generators.
o Skill Level 2 MOSC 25U2O. Supervises, installs, maintains, and troubleshoots Signal support systems and terminal devices, to include radio, wire, and battlefield automated systems. Provides technical assistance and unit level training for automation, communication, and user owned and operated Signal equipment. Disseminates information services policy. Prepares maintenance and supply requests for unit level Signal support. Operates and performs PMCS on assigned vehicles. Operates and performs PMCS on assigned power generators.
o Skill Level 3 MOSC 25U3O. Plans, supervises, and integrates the installation, operation, and maintenance of Signal support systems, to include radio, wire and battlefield automated systems. Plans and provide unit level training for automation and communications systems and Signal support equipment. Assist in staff supervision of information services. Plans, supervises and executes unit level maintenance programs for Signal equipment. Prepares and integrates Signal operations orders and reports. Requests maintenance and supply replenishment for Signal support operations.
o Skill Level 4 MOSC 25U4O. Supervises, plans, and executes the installation, operation, and maintenance of Signal support systems and network integration using radio, wire, and battlefield automated systems (BAS). Develops and implements unit level Signal maintenance programs. Directs unit Signal training and provides technical advice and assistance to commanders. Develops and executes information services policies and procedures for supported organizations. Coordinates external Signal support mission requirements. Prepares and implements Signal operations orders and reports. Plans and requests Signal logistics support for unit level operations and maintenance.
o Skill Level 5 MOSC 25U5O. Supervises, plans, and integrates the installation, employment, and maintenance of Signal support systems, to include radio, wire, and battlefield automated systems. Develops Staff information services policy and procedures. Establishes unit Signal maintenance programs, policies, and procedures. Plans and conducts Division, Brigade, and Battalion Signal support operations and user owned and operated Signal equipment training. Provides technical advice and assistance to commanders and subordinate units. Coordinates Signal activities with higher, lower, and adjacent headquarters. Performs Signal staff functions, and develops Signal policies and battlefield integration plans in support of Division, Brigade, and Battalion Signal operations.
Physical demands rating and qualifications for initial award of MOS. The signal support systems specialist must possess the following qualifications:
(1) Physical Demands Rating: moderately heavy
(2) Physical Profile: 111221
(3) Normal color vision.
(4) Minimum score of 95 in aptitude area SC (General Science) and EL (Electronics).
(5) A security clearance of SECRET.
(6) A U.S. citizen.
(7) Formal training (completion of MOS 25U course conducted under the auspices of the U.S. Army Signal School) mandatory or waiver granted by Commandant, USASIGC.
MOS 25U was known as 31U before fiscal year 2005.
The major duties, physical demands, physical profile, and skill levels were obtained from Army Pamphlet 611-21.