Works under general supervision of the Range Operations Manager. Performs day-to-day work independently according to established guidelines. Receives instructions from Range Operations Manager regarding ongoing training events on the Udairi Range Complex (URC) and obtains a set schedule bulletin from the RFMSS Scheduler covering all units conducting training events on the URC. Ensures all support operations personnel on the URC are performing all related services in compliance with safety and environmental policies and procedures.
MAJOR JOB ACTIVITIES:
Ensures that direction of fire, safety data, and time sequences are correct and strictly adhered to as reflected on the Range Concept Bulletin and the Range Facility Management Support System (RFMSS), communications log.
Maintains records of all weapons fired on the assigned range(s) and number of personnel trained throughout the training complex.
Operates three or more range-control radio nets to control ranges and live fire maneuver, monitors training areas, and provide instructions and advisory information to preclude aircraft incursion into activated restricted use air space.
Provides continuous application of communication to ranges, training areas, and training facilities. Issues detailed instructions to training units in the URC, conducting live ammunition firing on various ranges, firing points, and training areas throughout the URC, and simultaneously coordinates the safe entry and exit of support personnel into active danger areas.
Explains safety procedures and requirements to the Range Officer in Charge (OIC)/Range Safety Officer (RSO) and training units pertaining to range usage in accordance with established regulations and SOPs.
Ensures all safety requirements are known and enforced, and a safe training environment always exists.
Coordinates safe entry and exit of Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Teams, wildlife, and Range support personnel into active danger areas.
Reports to supervisor all major problems or requests for deviation from prescribed safety practices.
Verifies schedules, records data, and prints required reports using the Range Facility Management Support System (RFMSS)
Maintains and utilizes a working knowledge of established Army Regulations, ASG-KU Range Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Safety Regulations, Field Manuals (FM's) and Technical Manuals (TM's) applicable for necessary information pertaining to the firing and other uses of ammunition and explosives by troops in training.
Conducts OIC/RSO Briefings
Conducts range tours and safety briefings for all U.S, Coalition, DA/DOD Civilians and Host Nation Forces.
Ensures safety standards of all ranges and or training areas in accordance with DA PAM 385-63.
Responsible for all NETCOMS communications procedures under Range Operations
Responsible for coordinating MEDEVACs on the URC.
Knowledgeable of mechanical and electronically programmable target operation
Ensures all using units have appropriate Surface Danger Area Diagram (SDAD) for training events.
Conducts multi-national briefings and instructions utilizing Coalition Force interpreters’
Responds to emergencies and notifies proper authority.
Prepares accident reports as required by company and US government.
Enforces and monitors unit range operations to ensure that Army policies are enforced.
Performs administrative duties to include records preparation/maintenance.
Performs other duties as required.
MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED:
Computer and FM radios
Indoor and/or outdoor environment.
Standard work week will be six (6) days per week for up to eight (8) hours per day. May work 12-hour shifts as required.
May be required to work an uncommon schedule including nights, weekends and holidays.
Must be able to work in extreme environmental conditions including dust and high temperatures.
Must have professional appearance consistent with US military customs.
Required to observe all safety, security, and health requirements for office, warehouse, and outside environment.
Must be physically capable of lifting 75 pounds a vertical distance of four feet and carrying this weight a horizontal distance of 25 feet.