Electronic Intelligence Operations Specialist

Operate electronic monitoring equipment to detect electronic emissions.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $69,000

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What do Electronic Intelligence Operations Specialists do?

Operates electronic monitoring and related equipment to detect electronic emissions: Conducts continuous search and monitoring of assigned portions of radio frequency spectrum, using special search or monitoring equipment. Observes video presentations or listens to signal to determine primary characteristics of monitored signals. Operates cameras to photograph signals. Operates recorders to record signals. Determines azimuth from which signal originated, using direction finder procedures. Determines accurately and rapidly parameters, directional bearing, and point of origin of electronic data recorded on photographic film and magnetic tape through operation of technical laboratory analysis equipment, such as electronic parameter display consoles, oscilloscope, electronic counters and sorters, X-Y plotters, sonographs, visographs, brush recorders, video and audio playback units, complex viewers, visual projectors, and associated analog and digital equipment.

Should I be an Electronic Intelligence Operations Specialist?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Flight Communications Specialist, Radio Electronics Technician

    How to Become an
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