Top Electronic Warfare Specialist Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for an Electronic Warfare Specialist. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Electronic Warfare Specialist resumes they appeared on. For example, 14.1% of Electronic Warfare Specialist resumes contained Military Personnel as a skill. Let's find out what skills an Electronic Warfare Specialist actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Electronic Warfare Specialist resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Military Personnel

high Demand
Here's how Military Personnel is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Convoy Security escorting generals and other high ranked military personnel to different locations in Iraq and Kuwait.
  • Gather information pertaining to training of other military personnel of chemical safety.
  • Conducted military personnel records review.
  • Teach classes to college / military personnel, performing hands on evaluations for usage of high valued equipment and supplies.
  • Tracked sensitive information of military personnel within the unit and use Standard Operating Procedures to handle files.
  • Provided all linguists with housing, food, uniforms, and supplies; aiding their transition to assist military personnel.

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2. Combat

high Demand
Here's how Combat is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Received and implemented combat orders in offensive, defensive and retrograde operations.
  • Review combat engineer publications for accuracy/applicability to SANG use.
  • Enhanced the unit combat readiness by 40%; trained over 30 Soldiers through realistic Sergeants Time Training.
  • Organized briefings on the role Electronic Warfare (EW) plays in combat to all levels of leadership.
  • Experience in Iraq or Afghanistan and/or experience as an Observer/Controller at a U.S. Army Combat Training Center.
  • Provided professional care to 130 Marines, ensuring they were medically ready to complete combat missions overseas.
  • Fort Riley Kansas as special duty assignment to Combat Simulation 1st Infantry Division European Theater.
  • Maintained and updated sensitive Counter R-CIED equipment throughout area of responsibility in a combat zone.
  • Tracked over 70 combat logistics patrols supporting 3500 personnel on three forward operating bases.
  • Earned and displayed the knowledge required to obtain my Combat Warfare Specialist Pin.
  • Fulfilled a range of EXW Specialist duties for both combat and peacekeeping missions.
  • Tracked Flight Hour Program for a Combat Aviation Brigade.
  • Provided advanced training, maintenance, and support for assigned communications equipment for Route Clearance/Combat Engineer Company.
  • Qualified as advanced firefighter, expert lookout, and small boat coxswain Qualified in combat diving.
  • Certified Modern Army Combatives Level 2.

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3. Security Clearance

high Demand
Here's how Security Clearance is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Performed work that was sensitive and classified in nature, holding a Top Secret security clearance.
  • Received Secret security clearance as a requirement to work on EWS equipment.
  • Acquired top-secret security clearance as result of background check.
  • Top Secret Security Clearance Successfully completed Basic Non-Commissioned Officers Training Course Honorable Discharge
  • Earned Department of Defense Secret Security Clearance, currently inactive.
  • Managed over 400 critical personnel security clearances.

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4. Medal

high Demand
Here's how Medal is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Received 2 Navy and Marine Corps medals and a Fleet letter of accommodation from an Admiral.
  • Awarded the Air Force Achievement Award and three Air Force Commendation Medals.
  • Awarded three Army Achievement Medals and the Joint Service Achievement Medal.
  • Achieved Armed Forces Expeditionary Forces Medal for Operation Ernest Will.
  • United States Navy Good Conduct Medal, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001.
  • Demonstrated excellence in quarterly audits of unit armory; receiving an achievement medal.

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5. Electromagnetic Spectrum

high Demand
Here's how Electromagnetic Spectrum is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Utilized electromagnetic energy to determine, exploit, reduce or prevent hostile use of the electromagnetic spectrum.

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6. Commander

high Demand
Here's how Commander is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Ensured accountability of Electronic Warfare Equipment and Systems allowing commanders' property books to be accurate and up to date.
  • Briefed supervisors and commanders on mission readiness, training, and electronic warfare equipment status.
  • Achieved Letter of Commendation from base commander for volunteer effort with local schools.
  • Directed unit EW training and provided technical advice and assistance to commanders.
  • Team Company Commander (In charge of 80 men in a company for 7 different company's)
  • Provided Advance E.O.D training to KNG company/platoon and E.O.D Company Commander.

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7. Troubleshot

high Demand
Here's how Troubleshot is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Repaired, troubleshot, and maintained integrated electronic Radar Warning Receivers (RWR) and enemy Radar Jamming and Deception systems.

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8. Honorable Discharge

high Demand
Here's how Honorable Discharge is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Promoted to rank of Second Class Petty Office (E5); Honorable discharge.
  • Received honorable discharge after four years of service.
  • Finished my contract with an honorable discharge.
  • Rank at honorable discharge: E4.
  • Staff Sergeant - Honorable Discharge.
  • Selected for special missions crew Received Letter of Commendation Honorable Discharge

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9. Flight Line

high Demand
Here's how Flight Line is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Flight line experience with TRW photo reconnaissance, radar telemetry, electronic warfare and ELINT drones and Lockheed Martin C-130 aircraft.
  • Flight line maintenance and in shop repair of the F4E AN/ALR-46 Radar Warning Receiver and AN/ALE-40 Chaff and Flare dispenser system.
  • Supervised flight line and in shop crews to maintain 96% operational status on 78 aircraft.
  • Migrated to flight line repair of aircraft including wiring and cockpit display systems.
  • Flight line Avionics maintenance on Pave Hawk Helicopters and C130 aircraft.
  • Flight line maintenance on OV-10 Broncos.
  • Flight line troubleshooting and repair of electronic countermeasures equipment.
  • Top Secret Clearance) Electronics Technician - RF4-C in shop Flight Line Technician - B-52 Bomber

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10. Electronic Attack

high Demand
Here's how Electronic Attack is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Monitored and supported the three major subdivisions within electronic warfare: electronic attack, electronic protection, and electronic warfare.
  • Controlled ground and air electronic attack assets simultaneously in support of several air assault missions during deployment.
  • Planned electronic attacks to disrupt enemy communications systems.
  • Controlled Electronic Attack assets for a combined 400 hours of missions resulting in zero Radio Controlled Improvised Explosive Device incidents.

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11. Component Level

high Demand
Here's how Component Level is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Maintained and repaired avionics/electronics systems at the component level.
  • Performed component level troubleshooting of electronic counter measures (ECM) units on B-52, A-10, and F-15 aircraft.
  • Performed component level maintenance on AN/ALQ 119 & 184 self-protection jamming pods utilizing ATE alignment and troubleshooting systems.
  • Conducted in-shop repairs down to component level and installation on the aircraft.
  • Repaired to subsystem and component level.
  • Performed system analysis and component level repair on space collection and military simulator systems.
  • Key points: College Equivalent to 2 Year AS Degree in Electronics Component Level Field Repair

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12. Troubleshoot

high Demand
Here's how Troubleshoot is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Supervised and trained installation, checkout/troubleshooting crews of up to 4 airmen for operational missions and mobility exercises.
  • Provided troubleshooting and maintenance of complex radar jamming equipment.
  • Performed maintenance and troubleshooting of these systems on C-130, C-141 and C-5 aircraft.
  • Performed troubleshooting and component-level repair of all peripheral hardware devices when on the ground.
  • Attended Cargo Weapons Elevator School * Maintain and Troubleshoot Basic Hydraulics
  • Remove, troubleshoot, repair and replace electronic warfare systems.
  • Assisted Comm/NAV personnel in troubleshooting search radar and Doppler.
  • Joined Security Service Special Forces to expand my electronic troubleshooting abilities for multiple modalities.

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13. Support Equipment

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Here's how Support Equipment is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Commended for overhauling an ineffective Preventive Maintenance Inspection program and implemented changes that enhanced the availability of support equipment.
  • Installed and preformed maintenance on all avionic systems and support equipment on the Rivet Joint using schematics, and wiring diagrams.
  • Maintain, repair, calibrate and test all relative support equipment.
  • Performed off-equipment maintenance on selected avionics LRUs and maintained unique support equipment.
  • Maintained PMCS and ground support equipment; plane captain for A-6, A-7 ,FA-18, Cobra, and Apache aircraft.

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14. NCO

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Here's how NCO is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Provided orientation training for incoming personnel.
  • Filled role as FECC NCOIC for first month of deployment; ensured accountability of equipment and supervised initial setup of operations.
  • Presided over the daily office correspondence both for the incoming and outgoing communications.
  • Attended NCO Academy Supervisor School.
  • Received/validated/answered/delegated all incoming/outgoing exercise RFIs.
  • Graduated NCO leadership school- selected for several special equipment test programs to work the bugs out of new test equipment.
  • Supervised the training and daily operations of five subordinate Electronic Warfare NCOs in two battalions consisting of 1500 personnel.
  • Target Concord, NH 2006 - 2008 Human Resources Performed customer service, store updates, and call directory.
  • Distinguished Graduate, Noncommissioned Officer Preparatory Course, March, 1989

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15. Frequency Counters

average Demand
Here's how Frequency Counters is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Used multiple types of test equipment to perform duties such as Frequency counters, multimeters, signal generators, power meters.

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16. Ribbon

average Demand
Here's how Ribbon is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Received two ARCOM ribbons and two AAM ribbons for completed tasking while on duty in Berlin, Germany.
  • Served five years and received Navy good conduct ribbon.

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17. A-10

average Demand
Here's how A-10 is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Bench repair of electronic warfare receivers and transmitters on B-52 and A-10 airplanes.
  • Worked as an EW technician on B-52's and A-10 aircraft

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18. Oversaw

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Here's how Oversaw is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Trained 17 personnel to assist with the Defense Travel System and oversaw operations.
  • Maintained and oversaw 781st MI BN.

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19. Electronic Equipment

average Demand
Here's how Electronic Equipment is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Top Secret clearance -Performed repair and maintenance on electronic equipment essential for protection of aircraft and monitoring transmissions.

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20. Electronic Support

average Demand
Here's how Electronic Support is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Maintain, repair, & operate electronic support and countermeasures systems in the Electronic Warfare field.

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21. Esws

average Demand
Here's how Esws is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Earned the Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist (ESWS) distinction in 1998.
  • Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist (ESWS) lead for Navigation Department.
  • Instructed over 120 sailors in achieving they're ESWS qualification as Navigation's lead ESWS instructor

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22. Terrorism

average Demand
Here's how Terrorism is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Maintained and developed defensive strategies for various hazardous environments, anti-terrorism, mass casualties, and domestic worst-case scenarios.
  • Assist in the establishment, and administration of Anti-terrorism /Homeland security defense measures.
  • Earned the Army's National Defense Service Medal & Global War on Terrorism Service Award.
  • Gained proficiency and experience in: first-responder/investigations, police patrol, search and seizures, security/surveillance operation and counter-terrorism strategies.

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23. Electronic Warfare

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Here's how Electronic Warfare is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Operated communication equipment, including radio receivers and special typewriters for signal intelligence and electronic warfare reporting and coordination.
  • Created and established enhanced on-the-job training programs for new Electronic Warfare personnel graduating from technical training.
  • Instructed, operated, and maintained electronic warfare weapons and airborne communication systems.
  • Recommended and requested both Electronic Warfare assets and countermeasures to ensure missions success.
  • Developed Electronic Warfare input to Targeting Products and participates in Targeting meetings
  • Performed scheduled/unscheduled maintenance on complicated computer systems and electronic warfare systems.
  • Recognized lead Electronic Warfare specialist on numerous Special Access Programs.
  • Operated maintained and planed electronic warfare operations in hostile environment.
  • Repaired avionics Electronic Warfare Systems Transmitters and Receivers.
  • Repaired electronic warfare equipment installed on B-52G aircraft.
  • Maintained Airborne Tactical Electronic Warfare and Surveillance Systems.
  • Maintained and repaired electronic warfare equipment.
  • Managed the maintenance and repairs of Electronic Warfare Systems to ensure all equipment functioned at the highest safety and performance standards.
  • Conducted comprehensive diagnostic, end to end testing, of all Electronic Warfare systems on C-130's and MH-53's.
  • Maintained 15 Electronic Warfare systems installed on over 30 MC-130H, AC-130H/U, MH-53J/M, and C-130E aircraft.
  • Trained the force in Electronic Warfare Doctrine, improvised explosive device counter measures, and troop training procedures.
  • Supervised and trained team of up to 4 technicians supporting $50M in high-tech electronic warfare/intercept systems.
  • Deployed in two real-world deployments, supporting the US Navy in Electronic Warfare during the Iraqi War.
  • Use of a spectrum analyzer to performed preventive maintenance checks on over 200 electronic warfare computer systems
  • Direct coordination with RCS Electronic Warfare Officer in the functional management of Joint Regional EW resources.

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24. Signal Generators

average Demand
Here's how Signal Generators is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Operated RF HP Spectrum Analyzers and signal Generators.
  • Utilized digital multi-meters, signal generators, spectrum analyzers and Automatic Test Equipment (ATE).

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25. Usaf

low Demand
Here's how Usaf is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Managed USAF OJT 3 Level to 5 Level Upgrade maintenance training program.

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26. Technical Assistance

low Demand
Here's how Technical Assistance is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Provided technical assistance to resolve electronics systems malfunctions.
  • Responded to requests for technical assistance in person, via phone, or electronically Diagnosed and resolved technical hardware and software issues
  • Provided technical assistance to supported units.

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27. DOD

low Demand
Here's how DOD is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Enforce National, DoD, Joint and Air Force information protection operations security policies and directives.

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28. F-4

low Demand
Here's how F-4 is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Bench technician on avionics radar homing and warning systems used on F-4E aircraft.
  • Repair and maintenance of electronic warfare equipment on the F-4 and F-15 fighter jets
  • Performed scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on F-4, and A-10 aircraft EW Systems.
  • Work Description: A-10, F-4G, F-16 and F-4E, and many other aircraft.
  • Supported ALT28/ALQ155 (B52), ALQ125 (RF-4C TEREC), systems globally.
  • Deployed to Red Flag with some of our RF-4C's for training.

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29. F-16

low Demand
Here's how F-16 is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Conducted checkout of countermeasure systems and related equipment on F-16 and C-130 aircrafts.

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30. Proper USE

low Demand
Here's how Proper USE is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Trained and supervised personnel in proper use of shipboard crane and winches.
  • Instructed in the proper use and care of technical material.
  • Provided training advice/supervision regarding proper use/maintenance for CBRN equipment/operation.
  • Demonstrated the proper use of chemical equipment for approximately forty to fifty military personnel.
  • Trained soldiers in the proper use of Personal Protective Equipment, such as protective masks and NBC outfits.
  • Trained soldiers in the proper use of personal protective gear for a nuclear attack.

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31. IED

low Demand
Here's how IED is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Qualified in performing or supervising functions such as analyzing and isolating integrated avionics systems malfunctions and using test equipment.
  • Repaired, tested, calibrated and performed preventative maintenance on classified electronic warfare equipment for F-111D aircraft.
  • Checked and verified operational statuses and configuration of avionics systems and software.
  • Analyzed and verified technical publications for maintenance troubleshooting actions and repair procedures.
  • Developed curriculum and trained government personnel on classified systems.
  • Reviewed and identified intelligence requirements and products.
  • Re-qualified Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist.
  • Prepared classified documents for destruction.
  • Identify emerging threats and analyze historical trends, fusing multiple sources of intelligence data together in order to support counter-IED efforts.
  • Qualified Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist a high Supply Officer responsible for over ordering and maintaining over $1,000,000.00 of equipment.
  • Manage and operate company inventory of Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device (RCIED) Electronic Warfare (CREW) equipment.
  • Review and process classified material for the certification of personal to be able to have access to the installation.
  • Provided updates to ensure the C-IED strategy and Joint Counter-IED Common Operational and Intelligence Pictures remained relevant.
  • Identified, diagnosed, and performed board level repairs on CVRJ and Thor systems in ELM shop.
  • Aligned, calibrated, and modified avionics test equipment, SE, and aircraft components.
  • Develop and maintain expert level understanding of C-IED principles and fundamentals and IED-D Drills.
  • Conducted extensive bench check tests on classified equipment and identified source of failures.
  • Tutored, instructed, and qualified more than 130 sailors in warfare qualifications.
  • Handled the destruction of all sensitive equipment and classified material as necessary.
  • Studied the Korean language at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center.

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32. Proper Operation

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Here's how Proper Operation is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Used blueprints and schematics to reveal install/removal procedures and proper operation.
  • Supervised and trained numerous personnel in proper operation and safe maintenance procedures for over 200 different types of equipment.

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33. SCI

low Demand
Here's how SCI is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Experienced with oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, voltmeters and all manner of general and specialized electronic test equipment.
  • Reviewed infractions and other adverse actions and made disciplinary recommendations to superiors.
  • Delivered electronic and RF support to operations, engineers and scientists in the development and testing of CIED technologies.
  • TOP SECRET SECURITY CLEARANCE, SCI/TK Accomplishments Commendation: Federal Bureau of Investigation Certificate of Service in the Public Interest
  • Received and Maintained a Top Secret SCI clearance.
  • Maintained a Top Secret/SCI/TK Security Clearance.
  • Calibrated and repaired precision electronic equipment, Oscilloscopes, Voltmeters, Signal Generators, Time Domain Reflectomers and Frequency Counters.
  • Air Force Good conduct Medal.Secret,Top Secret with Sci clearance.

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34. Unix

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Here's how Unix is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Experience developing Unix Scripts in both Bourne Shell, and C shell.
  • Used Unix Operating Systems on six Sunstation Sparc10s to perform pulse and scan analysis to determine the originating platform.

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35. S2

low Demand
Here's how S2 is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Assisted and coordinated with the S2 on Electronic Preparation of the Battlefield (EPB).

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36. SME

low Demand
Here's how SME is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Supervised 4 junior corpsmen and provided training for medical procedures.

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37. US Army

low Demand
Here's how US Army is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Served on a STRYKER Nuclear Biological Chemical Reconnaissance Platoon for the US Army.
  • Served with honor in the US Army both stateside and overseas.
  • Enlisted Service with US Army.
  • Assigned as the primary supervisor of half-a-dozen US Army personnel.
  • Prepared question pools, printed and mailed end-of-course surveys to US Army personnel who graduated from Ft. Huachuca Military Intelligence Schools.
  • Honor graduate from US Army Chemical School, Fort McClellan, Anniston, AL.

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38. Hand Tools

low Demand
Here's how Hand Tools is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Removed and replaced assembly components using hand tools, soldering devices and electronic instruments.
  • Assemble components such as switches, electrical controls, and junction boxes, using hand tools or soldering irons.

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39. Military Operations

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Here's how Military Operations is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Report military movement in area to headquarters and initiate threat missions to disrupt military operations.
  • Deploy and setup vehicles and tools used for disrupting military operations.

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40. Communications Equipment

low Demand
Here's how Communications Equipment is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Surveyed and analyzed terrain to determine optimum communications equipment placement and use.
  • Armored Airborne Reconnaissance Vehicle, and Cavalry Fighting Vehicle, crew-served weapons and communications equipment.
  • Operated and maintained communications equipment.

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41. Technical Orders

low Demand
Here's how Technical Orders is used in Electronic Warfare Specialist jobs:
  • Diagnosed malfunctions using technical orders, schematics, wiring diagrams, integrated test systems and other test equipment.

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20 Most Common Skill For An Electronic Warfare Specialist

Military Personnel18.1%
Combat11.7%
Security Clearance11.7%
Medal7.1%
Electromagnetic Spectrum5.2%
Commander4.5%
Troubleshot4.1%
Honorable Discharge4%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Electronic Warfare Specialist

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Military Personnel
Military Personnel
14.1%
14.1%
2
2
Combat
Combat
9.1%
9.1%
3
3
Security Clearance
Security Clearance
9.1%
9.1%
4
4
Medal
Medal
5.5%
5.5%
5
5
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Electromagnetic Spectrum
4%
4%
6
6
Commander
Commander
3.5%
3.5%
7
7
Troubleshot
Troubleshot
3.2%
3.2%
8
8
Honorable Discharge
Honorable Discharge
3.1%
3.1%
9
9
Flight Line
Flight Line
3%
3%
10
10
Electronic Attack
Electronic Attack
2.8%
2.8%
11
11
Component Level
Component Level
2.6%
2.6%
12
12
Troubleshoot
Troubleshoot
2.4%
2.4%
13
13
Support Equipment
Support Equipment
2.4%
2.4%
14
14
NCO
NCO
2%
2%
15
15
Frequency Counters
Frequency Counters
2%
2%
16
16
Ribbon
Ribbon
1.9%
1.9%
17
17
A-10
A-10
1.9%
1.9%
18
18
Oversaw
Oversaw
1.7%
1.7%
19
19
Electronic Equipment
Electronic Equipment
1.7%
1.7%
20
20
Electronic Support
Electronic Support
1.6%
1.6%
21
21
Esws
Esws
1.6%
1.6%
22
22
Terrorism
Terrorism
1.6%
1.6%
23
23
Electronic Warfare
Electronic Warfare
1.5%
1.5%
24
24
Signal Generators
Signal Generators
1.5%
1.5%
25
25
Usaf
Usaf
1.3%
1.3%
26
26
Technical Assistance
Technical Assistance
1.3%
1.3%
27
27
DOD
DOD
1.1%
1.1%
28
28
F-4
F-4
1.1%
1.1%
29
29
F-16
F-16
1.1%
1.1%
30
30
Proper USE
Proper USE
1.1%
1.1%
31
31
IED
IED
0.9%
0.9%
32
32
Proper Operation
Proper Operation
0.9%
0.9%
33
33
SCI
SCI
0.8%
0.8%
34
34
Unix
Unix
0.8%
0.8%
35
35
S2
S2
0.8%
0.8%
36
36
SME
SME
0.8%
0.8%
37
37
US Army
US Army
0.8%
0.8%
38
38
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
0.8%
0.8%
39
39
Military Operations
Military Operations
0.8%
0.8%
40
40
Communications Equipment
Communications Equipment
0.8%
0.8%
41
41
Technical Orders
Technical Orders
0.8%
0.8%

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