Warrant Officer Prerequisites and Duty Description

150U - Tactical Unmanned Aerial Systems (TUAS) Operations Technician

 

Duties:

Identifies the strategic and tactical employment strategies of UAS for all levels of command; supervise the enlisted management of the commander’s Aircrew Training Program; supervise UAS operations to include mission planning, payload operations, and launch recovery, aerial reconnaissance, target detection, and target engagement.  Manage the safety, maintenance, and reporting programs; coordinate UAS airspace frequencies, and requirements to facilitate UAS operations.  Manage UAS logistical requirements, and interface with appropriate UAS system managers.  Act as the Army liaison for UAS missions; assist command staffs at all levels with analysis of UAS data to satisfy aggregate priority requirements, and serve as an advisor and subject matter expert for all UAS related issues.  Aviation warrant officers fill a unique role within Army Aviation as the technical and tactical experts of the branch providing long-term continuity of service within both conventional and special operations Aviation units.

 

Minimum prerequisites:

  • Be a SGT (E5) or above.
  • Be an Advanced Leadership Course (ALC) graduate in a feeder MOS or Sister Service equivalent.
  • Must be a High School Graduate (or GED equivalent)
  • Be a US Citizen
  • GT Score minimum of 110
  • Have less than 12 years Active Federal Service.
  • Must have a minimum of 48 months in primary feeder MOS
  • HOLD PMOS:
    • 15W
      • Must be a qualified I/O (U7 ASI), Standardization Operator (F8 ASI) or RQ-7 Sergeant with a minimum of 12 months experience in duty position documented in NCOERs.
    • 15C
      • Must be a qualified MQ-1 I/O (U7 ASI) or MQ-1 Sergeant (G3 ASI) with a minimum of 12 months experience in duty position documented in NCOERs.
    • 15E
      • Must serve as an RQ-7 System Chief, RQ-7 15E30 Technical Inspector or equivalent as defined in DA Pam 611-21 with a minimum of 12 months experience in duty position documented in NCOERs.
    • 15M
      • Must serve as an MQ-1 Maintenance Section Sergeant or equivalent as defined in DA Pam 611-21 with a minimum of 12 months experience in duty position documented in NCOERs.
  • Open to sister service personnel in the following fields; USMC MOS 7314/6214 (MOS Prerequisite Waiver Required), USAF AFSC 1U0X1 (MOS Prerequisite Waiver required), USN NEC 8361-4, 6-8 (MOS Prerequisite Waiver Required).
  • Must have a Final Secret Security Clearance.
  • All applicants must have a digitally signed letter of recommendation (LOR) from an Army Aviation Tactical Unmanned Aerial Systems (TUAS) Operations Technician (CW3 to CW5) currently serving (Not Retired) to accompany their Company and Battalion CDR LOR's.  The Warrant Officer LOR must attest to the applicant's technical/tactical competency and potential for warrant officer service.

     

    Preferred qualifications (Minimum plus):

  • Possess an Associate Degree from an accredited college or university.

 

**For initial packet questions or inquiries, please contact one of the regional recruiters at the following: https://recruiting.army.mil/ISO/AWOR/CONTACT_US/**

***For inquiries regarding aviation policy, waivers and ETPs ONLY, please contact the aviation proponent POCs below. Please use the group email box in lieu of emailing each manager separately:  usarmy.rucker.avncoe.mbx.avn-warrant-officer@mail.mil ***

 

 

Aviation Proponent POC: CW3 Ed Colby
COMM: 334-255-1414
DSN: 558-1414

EMAIL: everett.e.colby.mil@mail.mil

 
Aviation Proponent POC: Mr. Allen R. (Randy) Godfrey
Aviation Proponent Program Analyst
COMM: 334-255-1430
DSN: 558-1430

 

Aviation Proponent POC: Mr. David M. Miller
Aviation Proponent Program Analyst
COMM: 334-255-1454
DSN: 558-1454

Last Updated: 15 September 2021