Intelligence and Combat Support MOS Information
Detailed warning, control and evacuation plans must be developed in order to prepare for emergencies and natural disasters. Emergency management specialists, such as the Chemical Operations Specialist, prepare emergency plans and procedures for all types of disasters, including floods, earthquakes, hurricanes, biological warfare or enemy attacks.
Chemical Operations Specialists are primarily responsible for operating, maintaining or supervising the use of nuclear, biological and chemical detection and decontamination equipment. Some of your duties as a Chemical Operations Specialist may include:
Assisting in the establishment and application of NBC defense measures
Providing training advice and supervision regarding the proper use and maintenance procedures for chemical equipment and chemical operations
Operating and performing operator maintenance on smoke generating equipment, NBC identification/detection and decontamination equipment
Assisting in preparing and maintaining disaster operations plans
Training military and civilian personnel on what to do in an emergency
Operating and maintaining nuclear, biological and chemical detection and decontamination equipment
Conducting surveys to determine needs in the event of an emergency
Monitoring disaster preparedness activities and training operations
Job training for a Chemical Operations Specialist consists of Basic Training, where you’ll learn basic Soldiering skills, and of Advanced Individual Training for 19 weeks of One Station Unit Training (OSUT). Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.
Defensive procedures for WH warfare
Preparation of emergency plans
Helpful attributes include:
An ability to communicate effectively
An interest in algebra, chemistry, physics, geometry and trigonometry
An ability to plan and organize
An ability to work calmly under stress
Advanced level Chemical Operations Specialists supervise and train other Soldiers within their discipline. As an advanced level Chemical Operations Specialist, you may be involved in:
Leading smoke generating or fuel supply squads
Supervising reconnaissance/decontamination operations
Serving as company NBC Specialist
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