Warrant Officer Prerequisites and Duty Description
948D - Electronic Missile Systems Maintenance Warrant Officer
Implements proper crime prevention, security and safety procedures IAW OSHA. Employs digital switching theory, logic, computer fundamentals and infrared fundamentals applicable to the Army's missile systems and associated equipment. Responsible for the operation of field level maintenance support operations and facilities. Monitors unit status reporting requirements for tactical missile units and associated support elements. Supervises maintenance and repair of organic tools, test sets, and associated training equipment. Estimates supply requirements, observes work practices, and detects/corrects improper procedures and techniques. Initiates and monitors reporting of discrepancy (ROD), quality discrepancy report (QDR), and engineering change proposal (ECP) documents. Ensures quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) procedures are followed, to include calibration. Applies theory and fundamentals of solid-state devices and optics employed in guidance and sighting systems. Directs test procedures, diagnostic system analysis and troubleshooting techniques. Directs and assists personnel in solving complex problems of diagnosis, and modification of automated test equipment used in support of missile systems. Directs the operation of the Standard Army Maintenance System-Enhanced (SAMS-E) for field level repair parts. Develops, coordinates, updates, and applies internal administration procedures to requisition, receive, issue, and store repair parts, tools, publications, and supplies. Appropriates shop supply and maintenance related items. Advises commanders on technical aspects of missile systems maintenance, support testing, and supply. Instructs subordinates on operating procedures and maintenance techniques and interprets technical data used in care of special tools and supporting equipment, as well as The Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS). Establishes, monitors, and maintains a comprehensive environmental protection program IAW international, national and local directives. Performs other company grade officer level duties as required/essential to the unit mission. The Electronic Missile Systems Maintenance Warrant Officer is a self-aware and adaptive technical expert, combat leader, trainer and advisor.
- SGT (E-5) or above.
- Minimum of five years on-the-job experience in feeder MOS validated by NCOERs
- ALC Graduate from feeder MOS documented on ERB with all DA Form 1059s provided in the application
Rater’s bullet comments reflecting excellent content not necessarily blocks in:
- MOS competency and technical ability must be clearly stated on the NCOER
- Supervisory capacity (leadership) in MOS by position or assignments
- Bullets must identify that the NCO has knowledge and experience with missile systems and associated systems such as radars
- Ability to lead and perform at a higher level in a stressful demanding environment
- Proficiency and ability to manage processes related to MOS
Senior Rater's bullet comments reflecting:
- Exceptional promotion potential
- Capacity to serve in assignments or positions of increased supervisory responsibility
Letters of Recommendation (LOR’s): LOR must be from a Senior Warrant Officer (CW4-CW5) holding MOS being applied for. The LOR must come from a Senior Warrant Officer within your immediate organization or your chain of command. If a Senior Warrant Officer in not assigned to your immediate chain of command:
- Active Component contact the Personnel Development Officer POCs below to assist with contacting a Senior Warrant Officer holding the feeder MOS to facilitate the required interview.
- Reserve Components contact the assigned Command Chief Warrant Officer (CCWO) in your chain of command. They can write the LOR or assist with contacting a Senior Warrant Officer holding the feeder MOS to facilitate the required interview.
*OJE Experience defined: Specific (operations/logistic support) experience includes any position involving direct contact with equipment/commodity/electronics/ repair, retail or wholesale munitions operations and/or munitions management.
Reserve Components civilian experience related to their MOS will be taken into consideration. Evaluation reports documenting experience must describe specific MOS related positions, duties, and responsibilities performed and must be commensurate with the rank of the soldier.
NOTE: Applicants must submit a separate waiver request for each prerequisite not met. Waiver requests must provide rationale to why the waiver should be granted. No waivers will be granted for E-4 and below.
Please contact the proponent POCs below for any questions regarding qualifications. Address all other inquiries to the Warrant Officer Recruiting Branch at firstname.lastname@example.orgPOC: CW4 John J. Shappell Jr. (Active Component)
POC: CW5 Raymond A. Wolf Jr. (Reserve Components)
POC: CW4 Jimmy Polk (Army National Guard)
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