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Top 50 Sensor Operator Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Sensor Operator. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Sensor Operator resumes they appeared on. For example, 10.4% of Sensor Operator resumes contained Combat as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Sensor Operator actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

These Are The Most Important Skills For A Sensor Operator

1. Combat
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Here's how Combat is used in Sensor Operator jobs:
  • Utilized laser target marking systems to provide target identification and illumination for 40+ weapons deliveries in support of other combat assets.
  • Debriefed U.S. and allied military personnel involved in combat operations.
  • Gathered, displayed and recorded operational mission information during combat.
  • Provided real-time information to ground assault and helicopter assault forces so known enemy combatants could be captured or killed.
  • Organized team schedule program; pressed execution of 538 currency requirements/maintained 100% combat mission ready personnel.
  • Launched and landed over 100 aircraft in support of Operation Enduring Freedom combat and local reconnaissance missions.
  • Provide real-time EO/IR Full Motion Video (FMV) in support of combat operations in theater.
  • Performed medium altitude surveillance in Afghanistan combat zone providing over watch for troops on the ground.
  • Logged 4656 RPA flight hours, 498 combat sorties in three areas of responsibility.
  • Flight instructor - Training new sensor operators on combat operations and skills upgrades.
  • Logged over 1000 hours of mission combat and base defense sorties.
  • Ensured civilian/non-combatants are clear of strike area.
  • Garnered combat effects for 29 Task Forces (TF) with Three High Value Individuals (HVI) KIA.
  • Trained and certified by Assured Pursuit to support combat and non-combat operations while participating in pre-mission planning for terminal guidance missions.
  • Performed targeting functions to include target development, weaponeering, force application, execution planning, and combat assessment.
  • Performed pre-flight and in-flight mission planning activities in accordance with unified combatant command and theater rules of engagement.
  • Facilitated mission operations, by detecting and identifying surface combatants, using radar and electro-optics (EO/IR).
  • Selected contributions: Successfully flew 123 combat missions (635 hours) in support of OEF.
  • Coordinated ad hoc requirements and validates target locations in support of deployed coalition combat forces.
  • Provided real-time analysis during tactical operations using airborne multi-INT collection platform to perform air-to-ground combat and sustainment operations.

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2. Intelligence Surveillance
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3. Reconnaissance
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Here's how Reconnaissance is used in Sensor Operator jobs:
  • Provided full motion video Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance data collection and analysis in support of mission objectives and customer requirements.
  • Developed training curriculum including advanced Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance course material.
  • Led basic reconnaissance operations and reported enemy movements to commanding officers.
  • Served as Assistant Point of Contact for Full Operational Capability (FOC) for developing the 214th Reconnaissance Group.
  • Worked daily with deployed US forces in support of their Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) needs.
  • Supported the 15th Reconnaissance Squadron by operating a variety of drone-mounted sensors and intelligence equipment throughout the world.
  • Performed reconnaissance operations with Joint Task Force Teams to help combat the illegal smuggling of narcotics.
  • Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge (NCOIC) of Safety and D-Flight, 11th Reconnaissance Squadron.
  • Maintained communications with various aircraft and ground units in order to complete reconnaissance mission.
  • Provided local base defense to support local Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance tasks.
  • Operate and maintained three (ISR) Intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance platforms.
  • Strike coordination and reconnaissance (SCAR).
  • Performed intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance.
  • Instruct new users on reconnaissance mission planning workflow, camera operation, and post-flight production.
  • Disseminated real-time intelligence to the Aerial Reconnaissance Support Team (ARST) Troubleshooted equipment and coordinated crewmembers during flight.

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4. Emergency Situations
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Here's how Emergency Situations is used in Sensor Operator jobs:
  • Recovered 5 aircraft in emergency situations, technical knowledge saved $20 million of critical Air Force combat assets.

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5. ISR
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Here's how ISR is used in Sensor Operator jobs:
  • Optimize electronic and communication systems against jamming to ensure C3ISR architecture is secure.
  • Executed safe launch and recovery of 507 MQ-1B sorties, enabling 11,000 hours of FMV/ISR in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
  • Managed 21 Sensor Operators and advised Mission Commanders in daily execution of 14 combat orbits/$159M total assets/336 ISR hours.
  • Executed safe launch and recovery of 200 MQ-1B sorties, enabling 4000 hours of FMV/ISR/SCAR in support of Operation Unified Protector.
  • Supported ISR, airborne electronic warfare and force protection, and dynamic airborne tasking for ISAF and OEF operations.
  • Advised ISR assets on operational procedures, techniques, and capabilities to ensure mission effectiveness.
  • Operated MQ-1B payload conducting ISR and tactical operations in compliance with ground CC's intent.
  • Performed maintenance and updated database for Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) systems.
  • Provided skillful ISR, and surface attack capabilities, in support of global operations.
  • Provided ISR support for troops-in-contact situations and raids meeting ground commanders intent.
  • Trained and managed a team of 20+ Airborne Systems Technicians/ISR Sensor Operators.
  • Provided critical ISR in support of 12 different coalition task forces.
  • Performed scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on ISR platform aircraft.
  • Facilitated 22 Enemy Killed-in-Action (EKIA), 38K armed-ISR hours ($1.8B), zero lost combat sorties.
  • Employed advanced FMV/C2 equipment on a tactical ISR aircraft (MC-12w) for counter Insurgency/Terrorism operations in OEF/OIF.
  • Maintained multi-theatre expertise in Rules of Engagement and ISR operations in the world's most demanding combat environments.
  • Integrated Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) into worldwide joint Intelligence Surveillance and Recognizance ISR and kinetic taskings.
  • Conducted ISR operations out of Kabul Interanational Airport in support of CNTPO contract TORP-187 for the DEA.
  • Fulfilled SOF taskings; sustained operations/raids with en-route and target area threat mission planning and ISR.
  • Maintain multi-theater expertise in ROE and ISR operations in world's most demanding combat environments.

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6. Full-Motion Video Imagery
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7. Aircrew Members
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Here's how Aircrew Members is used in Sensor Operator jobs:
  • Headed scheduling department of five, charged with meeting training and currency needs for 300+ aircrew members.
  • Monitored flight upgrade training programs for aircrew members and ensured all critical positions were filled.
  • Produced White Paper on developing Sensor Operators as aircrew members.
  • Coordinate with other aircrew members to verify and validate objects.
  • Trained 192 aircrew members on newly developed aircraft sensors.
  • Managed professional development, mentoring, and training of 32 enlisted sensor operator (SO) aircrew members.

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8. Effective Weapons Control
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9. Radar Systems
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Here's how Radar Systems is used in Sensor Operator jobs:
  • Initialize data into the Radar systems computer prior entering into the operational program.

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10. MQ-9
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Here's how MQ-9 is used in Sensor Operator jobs:
  • Developed MQ-9 Initial qualification academics for MQ-9 difference training course for dual qualification.
  • Developed MQ-9 mission qualification academics for mission dictated needs.
  • Plan, examine, and disseminate current and potential tactics, techniques and procedures for MQ-1B and MQ-9 mission set.
  • Conduct flight training for AFSOC Sensor Operators on the MQ-9 Reaper UAS in support of the 551 Special Operations Squadron.
  • Designated Instructor assigned to instruct new instructors on the Launch & Recovery Element for the MQ-9 Reaper.
  • Provide Instruction on MQ-9 aircraft, Analyze Full-Motion Video, Checklists, CRM, systems operations.
  • Instructed and evaluated students ability to properly take-off and land the MQ-9 Reaper Remotely Piloted Aircraft.
  • Controlled and disseminated live full-motion video to detect and destroy enemy targets (MQ-9/1).
  • Instruct United States Air Force and Coalition Airmen on the MQ-9 Reaper AN/DAS-1 Sensor Payload.
  • Operated the payload on the MQ-9 Remotely piloted aircraft in order to collect intelligence.
  • Initial cadre to stand-up MQ-9 Training (simulators and academics) for Hancock ANGB.
  • Instructed 101 hours in basic MQ-9 operations using current technical orders and doctrine.
  • Acquired dual qualification between the MQ-1B and MQ-9.
  • Completed Air Force Classroom Instructor Course (CIC).MQ-9 Reaper qualified 2014.Over 250 MQ-9 hours and 200 Instructor hours.
  • Qualified as Evaluator and Instructor SO in the MQ-9 Reaper, and SO in the MQ-1B Predator.
  • Trained, instructed and evaluated aircrew to effectively employ the MQ-9 using numerous multi-spectral targeting pods.
  • Complete MQ-9 TX-1 Training Q1 with Commendable Comments - Current Top Secret Clearance (SCI)
  • Trained new MQ-9 sensors Instructed new sensor operators in squadron tactics and procedures.

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11. Coalition Forces
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Here's how Coalition Forces is used in Sensor Operator jobs:
  • Managed assets to ensure the safety of coalition forces through dangerous operations.
  • Provided multi-mission operational support by providing persistent Intel, Surveillance, Reconnaissance and communications in support of coalition forces in Afghanistan.
  • Process, exploit, and disseminate real-time intelligence containing potential threats to U.S. and Multi Coalition Forces in Afghanistan.
  • Instructed Combat Mission Readiness (CMR) sorties - Provided armed overwatch of coalition forces in OIF/OEF

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12. Flight Hours
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Here's how Flight Hours is used in Sensor Operator jobs:
  • Provided wardroom training to 31 aircrew personnel on Navy-wide aviation-related mishaps, contributing to 2,400 command mishap-free flight hours.
  • Managed team training plan; supervised 8K flight hours and ensured upgrade of 70 mission qualified/instructor sensor operators.
  • Updated computer based systems with flight qualifications, medical records, and flight hours.
  • Accumulated 1567 combat flight hours as a Special Sensor Operator/In-Flight Technician.
  • Completed 900 Flight hours on the MQ1 Predator Unmanned Aerial System.
  • Accumulated 1,310 mishap free flight hours.
  • Contributed to success of POTUS mission with 36 flight hours, successful geo-location and successful operations.
  • Tracked and reported squadrons flight hours, fuel consumptions, and flight personnel qualifications.
  • Participated in over 80 flight hours while collecting on over 125 NAIs.

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13. UAV
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Here's how UAV is used in Sensor Operator jobs:
  • Provided UAV pilots with navigation information for image collection of specific targets, and determined optimal sensor selection.
  • Provided guidance and intelligence to UAV pilots, and otherwise assisted with mission planning, flight operations, and debriefing.
  • Performed as UAV Pilot responsible for safe operation of aircraft, fuel management and timely response to aircraft emergencies.
  • Displayed proficiency in operating the UAV while handling all facets of mission planning and mission sensor/payload operations.
  • Performed as an UAV Sensor Operator using an IR/EO payload for Target Identification, analysis and Reconnaissance.
  • Maintained combat ready mission-ready status as M/RQ-1B Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) sensor operator.
  • Certified on class 4 sized UAV for flight operations, launch recovery, and mission.
  • Assisted UAV pilot on take-off / landing and right seat operations.
  • Logged over 2,500 combat support hours on MQ-1B Predator UAV's.
  • Assisted UAV pilot on take-off/landing and trouble shooting procedures.
  • Served as a Global Hawk UAV sensor operator; 600+ hours; attained evaluator status.
  • Become familiar with MQ-1, Bold Face CAPs, and basic UAV operating procedures.
  • Deployed with UAV system to MK NATO Base, Constanta Romania.

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14. Flight Operations
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Here's how Flight Operations is used in Sensor Operator jobs:
  • Coordinate with maintenance personnel on aircraft configuration for daily flight operations.
  • Instructed multiple operators on flight operations and efficient mission planning.
  • Planned flight operations in airspace shared by manned and unmanned systems to identify and relay information on various assigned targets.
  • Conducted monthly squadron tactics tests to ensure members compliance with all Operation Enduring Freedom specific Special Instructions for flight operations
  • Collaborate with pilots in all phases of employment including mission planning, flight operations, and debriefings.
  • Assisted pilot through all phases of employment to include mission planning, flight operations, and debriefings.
  • Conducted flight operations, to include mission planning, execution, briefing, and debriefing.
  • Conducted over 1,000 hours of flight operations in the P-3 Orion.
  • Performed Flight Operations duties in support of MARSS mission.
  • Instructed in-flight operations of the Predator remote sensor, aircrew operational procedures, airmanship and flight discipline.

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15. Predator
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Here's how Predator is used in Sensor Operator jobs:
  • Managed daily Predator mission; ensuring 100 percent collection satisfaction.
  • Deployed in support of predator operations in Iraq; 250 successful landing/launches of $4.5 million dollar Air Force aircraft.
  • Provided over 1,900 MQ-1 Predator flying hours in support of 24/7/365 operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.
  • Initial Qualification Training (IQT) level training to experienced Predator combat crews.
  • Support Presidential Mandated mission working with the Predator weapons system.
  • Developed powerpoint briefings to include building construction and Predator Mission Aircrew Training System (PMATS) installation.
  • Project Pilot/crewmember for various Predator Flight Test Center (MQ-1/9) developmental/operational flight tests.

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16. Air Support
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Here's how Air Support is used in Sensor Operator jobs:
  • Performed aircrew duties to execute special operation forces/Joint Force Air Component Commander missions requiring persistent armed reconnaissance and Close Air Support.
  • Coordinated operations with intelligence units, and air support units during sensor employment missions.
  • Performed intelligence surveillance, reconnaissance, close air support, and battle damage assessment during 2500+ hours of combat support time.
  • Assisted in mission planning, including close air support, interdiction, armed reconnaissance, and combat search and rescue.
  • Coordinated Close air support from additional theater assets through effective employment of laser guidance systems.
  • Provided OCONUS FMV target development and direct air support for C-IED and ground combat operations.
  • Managed teams in operational mission planning to include close air support and surveillance missions.
  • Provided close air support for customers Worked with customers to improve products Managed an aircrew

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17. Clearance
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Here's how Clearance is used in Sensor Operator jobs:
  • Mitigated pilot workload and coordinated clearance with controlling agency; airspace crisis averted.
  • Position required Top Secret security clearance.
  • Maintained a Top Secret Security Clearance
  • Exploited near-real time imagery in support of route clearance patrols as a member of Counter-IED operations.
  • Obtained and held a SCI security clearance.
  • Issued Top Secret SCI security clearance.

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18. IR
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Here's how IR is used in Sensor Operator jobs:
  • Assisted pilot-in-command as directed and performed co-pilot related duties; reviewed checklist items, implemented emergency procedures, monitored aircraft/airspace.
  • Provide airborne image and signal intelligence to various customers for contingency operations in multiple overseas locations.
  • Conducted high profile mission operations for various Government agencies satisfying theater-level intelligence collection requirements.
  • Established and maintained communication with ground forces in a fast-paced environment.
  • Operated material handling equipment in accordance with requirements and safety restrictions.
  • Utilized EO-IR imagery system to collect intelligence.
  • Set up, manage, and troubleshoot network problems and maintain anti-virus definitions and network policies.
  • Operated complex IMINT sensor (WestCam MX-15) and communications/data link between airborne and ground stations.
  • Certified in communication routing messages and signing in secret messages according to Air Force Regulations.
  • Integrate, test, and maintain multiple sensors into aircraft both CONUS and OCONUS.
  • Researched IED trends, planned mission collections, and coordinated with air traffic controllers.
  • Develop flight authorizations for multiple aircraft at CONUS and OCONUS sites.
  • Performed post mission image analysis with client agents as required.
  • Operated an APG Sensor in forward deployed environments.
  • Updated operational logs, inspection records, aircraft forms - Directed operation and modification of standard operating procedures.
  • Provided maintenance for airborne communication systems, Evaluated employee performance and managed physical training program.
  • Participated in mission pre-planning with pilots to coordinate airspace and maximize aircraft mission time.
  • Provided on-call service and traveled to foreign countries whenever ad-hoc service was required.
  • Utilized Electro-Optical (EO) and infrared (IR)FMV sensor systems.
  • Verified crypto and changed as required with SKL device.

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19. Eo
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Here's how Eo is used in Sensor Operator jobs:
  • Provide full motion video to imagery and intelligence analysts for exploitation while satisfying customer collection tasks.
  • Provided real-time actionable intelligence using full motion video data link.
  • Submitted over 230 briefs with over 3000 imagery products based on the review of over 330 hours of video.
  • Performed mission full motion video analysis and identification of friendly or foe order of battle.
  • Provided full motion video support to ground personnel in fast pace and high stress environment.
  • Full motion video intelligence surveillance and training of new platform capabilities and tactics.
  • Collected and disseminated EO/IR video utilizing AN/DAS-1A Multi-Spectral Targeting System (MTS).
  • Operate both sensors simultaneously in flight.
  • Controlled and disseminated live video using several multi-spectral targeting pods in order to detect and eliminate enemy targets.
  • Performed precise mensuration of multisensor imagery to determine geographic location and vertical and horizontal measurements of objects.
  • Experienced with electro-optical, low-light and infrared full-motion video imagery, Minotaur Systems and Synthetic Aperture Radar.
  • Collected and analyzed full-motion video to satisfy intelligence collection requirements using the Multispectral Targeting System.
  • Operated remotely controlled electro-optical and infrared sensors providing full motion video for task forces.
  • Controlled and disseminated live video using multi-spectral targeting pods to detect/destroy enemy targets.
  • Operated remotely controlled electro-optical/IR sensors providing full motion video for tactical intelligence.
  • Analyzed geospacial data for intelligence collection.
  • Used the high definition video camera for multiple missions which included intelligence gathering, surveillance, and crop detections.
  • Analyzed real time data and imagery to assist in the development of actionable intelligence and geolocation.
  • Provide Direct MX15 Full Motion Video (FMV) and SIGNT to ground forces by using SATCOM link and VHF/UHF radios.
  • Detected and analyzed targets using electro-optical, low-light, and infrared full-motion video imagery using the AN/AAS-52 Multi-Spectral Targeting System.

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20. Mq-1B
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Here's how Mq-1B is used in Sensor Operator jobs:
  • Excelled in a high stress and high consequence environment as part of the MQ-1B flight crew.
  • Provided over 1,900 MQ-1B Predator flying hours in support of 24/7/365 operations in OIF/OEF.
  • Conducted 400+ MQ-1B Launch and Recovery events from a deployed location.
  • Preserved 14 MQ-1B aircraft experiencing emergencies valued at $56M combined.
  • Maintained Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance Exercised poise during high-pressure, time-sensitive objectives Performed intelligence, reconnaissance and surveillance operations from MQ-1B Predator

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21. Airborne Sensors
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Here's how Airborne Sensors is used in Sensor Operator jobs:
  • Deployed airborne sensors in a tactical and strategic/remote environment while using data systems and communication equipment organic to the APG Sensor.
  • Employed airborne sensors to actively and/or passively acquire, track, and monitor airborne, maritime, and ground objects.
  • Operated SH-60F/H airborne sensors and systems in support of battle group underwater/surface warfare and logistic operations.

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22. Ttps
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Here's how Ttps is used in Sensor Operator jobs:
  • Qualified operator must understand tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) for friendly and enemy AOB assets.
  • Developed, implemented and adjusted tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) in response to changing environmental requirements.
  • Understand tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) for friendlies and enemies.
  • Partnered in updating and integrating MC-12 TTPs.
  • Coordinated multi-platform 5th-generation exercise; developed advanced TTPs.

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23. Enemy Orders
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Here's how Enemy Orders is used in Sensor Operator jobs:
  • Research and study target imagery, friendly and enemy orders of battle, and offensive and defensive capabilities from various sources.
  • Researched and studied target imagery, friendly and enemy orders of battle.

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24. Potential Targets
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Here's how Potential Targets is used in Sensor Operator jobs:
  • Conducted armed combat reconnaissance and surveillance of potential targets and areas of interest.
  • Conduct reconnaissance and surveillance of potential targets, areas of interest, and provide imagery analysis.
  • Conducted 1600+ hours of reconnaissance and surveillance of 1000+ potential targets and areas of interest.

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25. Lidar
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Here's how Lidar is used in Sensor Operator jobs:
  • Assisted with operating and maintaining an aerial ground mapping EO, LIDAR and Radar system on King Air 200 aircraft.
  • Use a variety of camera systems (film, LiDAR, digital) to capture imagery from various airplanes.
  • Operated LIDAR/Buckeye sensor suite, for Counter IED missions for US Corp of Engineers.
  • Employed, diagnosed and repaired LiDAR system and associated systems.
  • Background in processing LiDAR data in a 3-D environment.
  • Operated airborne imagery and LiDAR systems.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot Optech Orion H LiDAR sensor without a manual or users guide due to the immaturity of the system.
  • Conduct airborne data acquisition in accordance with LiDAR and Digital Orthophoto SOP.
  • Key Results: LiDAR, Airborne GPS and Inertial Navigation Systems.
  • Conducted airborne surveys on multiple system platforms (LIDAR, Leica ADS, Optech, and DMC camera systems.)

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26. RPA
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Here's how RPA is used in Sensor Operator jobs:
  • Provide direct RPA knowledge to ground member and fellow flight crews.
  • Evaluated, and supervised RPA operations system activities.
  • Subject matter expert in RPA autopilot system.
  • Conducted training for RPA operations systems personnel.
  • Perform intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance -operator RPA mission equipment systems, electro-optical sensor systems and electronic protection equipment.
  • Engaged fixed, moving, time-critical targets using simultaneous multi-ship Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) precision attack weapons and tactics.
  • Weaponized remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) crewmember.

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Here's how Sigint is used in Sensor Operator jobs:
  • Provided Full Motion Video (FMV) and Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) to support Ground Force Commander's intent.
  • Enabled Full Motion Video and SIGINT capabilities to aid Operation Enduring Freedom and the capture of nineteen High Valued Targets.
  • Front line analyst reporting directly to customers on the ground with time-sensitive IMINT, SIGINT, and other derived intelligence.
  • Created fused intelligence products consisting of MASINT, IMINT, and SIGINT for dissemination to Task Force Commanders.
  • Experienced in using data collected from multiple SIGINT sources, combining with FMV data to prosecute the target
  • Operated Electro-Optical/Infrared Sensors and conducted SIGINT collection in support of OEF and AFRICOM military operations.
  • Operate using various COMMIT, SIGINT and VADER equipment incorporated into mission capability and completion.
  • Supervised rapid response airborne Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) crews worldwide, including over Somalia
  • Trained in proper use/application of current SIGINT and weapons systems for HHQ
  • Served as mission commander on 100 airborne multi-sensor (SIGINT/GEOINT/FMV) reconnaissance missions, overseeing collection, analysis and production.
  • Used the MTS camera along with the SIGINT platform to track and follow certain HVIs for successful capture or demolition.

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28. Mx-15
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Here's how Mx-15 is used in Sensor Operator jobs:
  • Experience using highly specialized surveillance technology (MX-15 Camera) to provide protection for U.S.
  • Performed Counter UAS Surveillance with PGST System, SRC Hawk Radar, and MX-15 Camera.
  • Operated MX-15i and MX-15HDi with both Sentry and Brimstone Mission Management Systems.
  • Experienced equipment: Cameras: BETS-C, Mx-15, Mx-20, JTAC, FLIR, WHISP, & Kestrel.
  • Perform airborne sensor operator duties & preventive maintenance, operating the Wescam MX-15 sensor for Green Flag military training exercises.
  • Utilized the MX-15 EO/IR camera system, PRC-117 radio, video downlink and Falcon View mapping system.
  • Maintained, employed, MX-15 electro optical camera system.
  • Operated infrared EO/IR sensor (Wescam MX-15) systems and illuminator equipment and allied components.

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Here's how Sensor Systems is used in Sensor Operator jobs:
  • Trained and qualified sensor operators on AcesHy, PeARL and Black PeARL sensor systems in theater.
  • Assisted sensor technicians in operational and performance check out of sensor systems.
  • Detailed Description: Operated full motion video (FMV) sensor systems.
  • Perform ground-crew functions, including preflight preparation of sensor systems, tracking aircraft locations, and coordinating air- and ground-crew communications.
  • Manipulated and monitored Electro Optical, Infrared Red, and Low Light Television sensor systems for acquiring and identifying targets.
  • Operate both GyroCam Systems HiDef (FMV) video and multi-spectral EO sensor systems.

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Here's how Situational Awareness is used in Sensor Operator jobs:
  • Implemented aerospace operations mission planning and execution support through detailed analysis, situational awareness, and reconnaissance management.
  • Provided effective crew resource management, timely and accurate situational awareness, and in-flight training as required.
  • Execute real-time situational awareness and tactical intelligence reporting to special operations ground and air assets.
  • Promoted and instilled situational awareness in all aspects of airborne and ground operations.
  • Supported six ground assault forces calling enemy location/movement enhancing battlefield situational awareness.
  • Ensured situational awareness by informing battle groups of critical information.
  • Use multiple programs, screens, resources, and personnel to gain situational awareness and prioritize decisions for maximum efficiency.
  • Qualified for Hurricane Recon, providing Aerial Search, Rescue and Disaster Response situational awareness for emergency services agencies.
  • Employed mlRC and intelligence web sites to provide up-to-date situational awareness of respective areas of operation.

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31. Invalid Targets
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Here's how Invalid Targets is used in Sensor Operator jobs:
  • Identified potential targets and areas of interest; detected, analyzed, and discriminated between valid and invalid targets.
  • Detect, analyze and discern differences between valid and invalid targets using electro-optical, low-light, and infrared full-motion video imagery.

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Here's how OEF is used in Sensor Operator jobs:
  • Deployed to Kandahar AB MQ-1 Launch and Recovery Operations in support of OEF.
  • Upgraded to multi-ship sensor operator - Commanded aircraft over OIF/OEF with pilot back up

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Here's how Laser is used in Sensor Operator jobs:
  • Assisted ground forward air controllers and forward air controller airborne by illuminating/laser designating and guiding munitions onto validated targets.
  • Monitored launch parameters, provided terminal guidance for laser guided munitions, and assessed weapons impact effects.
  • Led a laser-control program as safety petty officer and active morale welfare recreation teammate.
  • Eliminated threats via laser-guided GBU-12 and AGM-114 weapons.
  • Engaged enemy forces using Hellfire and GBU-12 laser guided munitions.
  • Utilized computer, communication, electro-optical, infrared and laser equipment to accomplish mission taskings.
  • Provided terminal guidance for the AGM-114 Hellfire missile and utilized the onboard laser rangefinder and infrared pointer.
  • Employed laser range finder/designator and laser target marker for talk-ons, and weapons guidance.

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34. Training Unit
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  • Supervised unit supplies and inventory, maintained 2500 items worth $16k,equipped 121 flying training unit Instructors.
  • Lead evaluator/instructor for the Formal Training Unit evaluated over twenty students.

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35. Target Identification
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  • Assisted in air navigation and laser target marking systems to provide target identification.
  • Utilized laser target marking systems to provide target identification.
  • Perform Target Identification, and Reconnaissance using IR/EO/LDRF payload.
  • Utilized laser target marking systems to provide target identification and illumination for onboard weapons delivery.

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36. UAS
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  • Utilized an unmanned aerial system (UAS) to support Humanitarian Assistance missions following the 2010 Haiti earthquake.
  • Coordinated with various agencies to ensure on time launches and landings of UAS.

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37. Usaf
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  • Conduct operational testing of Unmanned Aerial Systems in support of the USAF's 556th Test and Evaluation Squadron.
  • Implement Unit Authorized Control Access List procedures to compliance with USAF security regulations.
  • Instructed & developed USAF's most advanced tactical training mission.
  • Create and maintain training records for USAF students.
  • Implemented ePEX; a USAF approved program that interfaces with scheduling, aircraft maintenance, training, testing and evaluating.

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38. DOD
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  • Maintain mission readiness for worldwide deployment supporting DoD and Overseas Contingency Operations.
  • COORDINATE extensively with DGS, AOC and other Department of Defense (DOD) organizations when collecting/analyzing intelligence data.4.
  • Rendered high level of assistance to DOD personnel with information about enemy forces and potential battle areas.
  • Tracked, ordered, and inventoried radio navigation equipment for DOD supply system.
  • Conducted combat missions in support of the US DoD throughout the Middle East.

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39. Air Navigation
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Here's how Air Navigation is used in Sensor Operator jobs:
  • Support air navigation, Air Order of Battle (AOB) integration, combat assessments, and fire control planning.

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40. Ground Objects
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Here's how Ground Objects is used in Sensor Operator jobs:
  • Track and monitor airborne, maritime, and ground objects.

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41. Flir
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  • Trained and operated various RADAR, FLIR, ESM, MAD, Acoustic Processors and flight navigation systems.

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42. Target Information
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  • Assemble target information, locate forces, and determine hostile intentions and possible tactics.
  • Perform mission planning by assembling target information, locating forces and hostile defense locations.

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43. ATO
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Here's how ATO is used in Sensor Operator jobs:
  • Integrated closely with pilots and intelligence coordinators to successfully perform mission operations.
  • Reviewed system data and performed root-cause analysis to determine the sources of errors and deliver timely feedback for operators and analysts.
  • Communicated Sense & Warn capabilities effectively to a variety of people including Colonels, Generals and senior NATO officers.
  • Managed and facilitated training for squadron personnel; increased capabilities of experienced Sensor Operators by 40%.
  • Coordinate with the navigator, fire control officer and pilot on firing weapons at designated targets.
  • Performed instructor sensor operator duties and upgrade and continuation training for mission crew members.
  • Conducted sensor operator aircrew training and check rides in accordance with Air Force standards.
  • Trained other sensor operators on the proper utilization of these products.
  • Lead Instructor for Basic Qualification and Instructor upgrade Sensor Operator students.
  • Served as Launch and Recovery Operator in Afghanistan in 2011.
  • Lead LR Sensor Operator, NCOIC of Standardization and Evaluation.
  • Second female to complete training to become Sensor Operator.
  • Perform duties as a mission qualified Sensor Operator.
  • Radio Operator/Sensor Operator Task Force Tarrawa
  • Performed integration, testing, operator-level maintenance, and fault isolation of the AN/TPQ-48 Lightweight Counter Mortar Radar Force Protection system.
  • Controlled laser target marker (LTM) and laser range designator (LRD) for direct targeting and buddy lasing.
  • Provided near real time Ground Moving Target Indicator (GMTI) and Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) images.
  • Provided sensor operator duties to customer, NATO supporting the mission in Kosovo.
  • Performed additional duties as an instructor and evaluator at the 17th ATKS.
  • Served as a senior evaluator/instructor MQ-1 Predator Sensor Operator for the USAF.

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44. Direct Support
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  • Provide direct support to Joint Special Operations Forces.
  • Direct support of Special Operations Units.

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45. SOF
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  • Decreased mission planning 60+% by developing software for both an automated geographic coordinate creator and updated customer requirement tracker.
  • Analyzed imagery against the requirements of the customer and produce products as a member of a PED team using ENVI software.
  • Qualified to operate 903.8, 904.2, 904.4, 2401(high definition) and 2402 Ground Control Station software variants.
  • Maintain computer servers and software via fiber optics, Man Ground Control Station (GCS), and 10kW generators.
  • Trained and Qualified Ultra High Frequency (UHF) Analyst with regard to change detection using SOCET GXP exploitation software.
  • Skilled at evaluating new sensor systems and software packages, building test plans, and evaluating results of test sorties.
  • Maintain software applications, such as geographic information systems (GIS) mapping and artificial intelligence tools and maintain databases.
  • Provided functional customer service support to 14 ground control computer workstations (GCS) between two differentiated software operations.
  • Assisted in the installation, testing, modification and troubleshooting of hardware and software on Windows based systems.
  • Worked directly with engineers to develop and implement new products, designs, services, hardware and software.
  • Assisted in the installation and troubleshooting of hardware and software on Windows based systems for classified computer networks.
  • Control and operate the payload, MX-15 camera, and imaging software in order to achieve customer requests.
  • Update academics, flights, simulator events in Scheduling, and Microsoft Office systems and others software.
  • Prepared and briefed squadron flight chiefs on mission and intelligence objectives using Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.
  • Merged scanned images or build photo mosaics of large areas, using image processing software.
  • Maintained multiple MySQL databases, web server software, and hardware on JWICS TS/SCI network.
  • Performed monitoring and operation of Falcon View GIS Surveying software.
  • Performed initial phase softcopy imagery exploitation functions, compiled mission summaries, and researched target imagery requirements using national-level databases.
  • Update academics/flights/simulator events in the PEX/Micrsoft systems.
  • Filed using Microsoft Office Excel Spreadsheet Facility Security Directed to guard operational facility, safeguarded $40M facility while unsecure.

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46. PIC
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  • Monitored surrounding areas and troop operations to insure base defense and security was informed of any suspicious or hostile activity.
  • Assisted PIC in complying with all governing regulations and Federal Aviation Administration Regulations.
  • Experienced in surveillance techniques in recognizing suspicious activity and patterns of people.
  • Experienced surveillance operator at recognizing suspicious activity and patterns of people.
  • Adjust the picture appropriately to obtain essential elements of information.
  • Assist the PIC in complying with all governing regulations including service guidance, company procedures and Federal Aviation Administration Regulations.
  • Assist PIC with mission planning, briefing, mission execution, ground and flight safety and debriefing.
  • Challenged suspicious people by requesting identification and questioning them for purpose of their visit.
  • Monitor and report suspicious activity using the MX-15i camera from L-3 Communications.
  • Conduct safe flight operations using Piccolo GCS in restricted airspace.
  • Handpicked to exclusively fly in support of Special Forces operations.
  • Analyze before/after video to detect possible suspicious objects/IEDs along roads.
  • picked as one of four initial crews to deploy and set up LRE at new AOR.

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47. GPS
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  • Controlled differential GPS base stations.
  • Performed ground based surveys using Trimble R8 GPS units.
  • Delivered differential GPS ground control for right-of-way aerial transmission line surveys - Conducted ground-truthing throughout project areas

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48. Control Station
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Here's how Control Station is used in Sensor Operator jobs:
  • Operated Ground Control Station (GCS) to initialize information for download to airborne mission systems.
  • Provided in depth knowledge in the support of electro-optical and infrared sensors, Ground Support Equipment, and Ground Control Stations.

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49. AOR
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  • Deployed numerous times to the USCENTCOM AOR (OEF) Afghanistan in support of Operation BUCKEYE II through February 2014.
  • Deployed to the USCENTCOM AOR in support of Operation PERSEUS II, until November 2012.
  • Worked with 3 AOR's.
  • Know the repair and reacquisition process, in Theater and AOR, of equipment that has been found faulty during PMCS.

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50. CAS
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  • Verified weather conditions/forecast for window and compatibility with conducting satellite data collection.
  • Launched and recovered 213 MQ-9 aircraft which enabled 3.4k hours of ISR/CAS.
  • Perform aircrew duties to execute USSOCOM/SOF/JFACC priority missions recurring persistent armed recon/CAS.
  • Perform occasional travel in support of the mission.
  • Specialized CAS training available upon request.
  • Conducted simulator and in-flight instruction of basic ISR, NTISR, CAS, SCAR, and CSAR.
  • Assisted with scheduling labor/material and forecasting requirements in regards to PBL performance metrics.
  • Enabled 280 combat missions and 5600 hours of CAS/ISR support - SO evaluator while deployed to ensure continuity with new SOs

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20 Most Common Skills For A Sensor Operator

Combat

14.7%

Intelligence Surveillance

10.1%

Reconnaissance

9.3%

Emergency Situations

8.2%

ISR

6.7%

Full-Motion Video Imagery

5.6%

Aircrew Members

5.3%

Effective Weapons Control

4.9%

Radar Systems

4.4%

MQ-9

3.7%

Coalition Forces

3.7%

Flight Hours

3.5%

UAV

2.9%

Flight Operations

2.8%

Predator

2.8%

Air Support

2.4%

Clearance

2.3%

IR

2.3%

Eo

2.3%

Mq-1B

2.1%
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Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Sensor Operator

Rank Skill
1 Combat 10.4%
2 Intelligence Surveillance 7.1%
3 Reconnaissance 6.6%
4 Emergency Situations 5.8%
5 ISR 4.7%
6 Full-Motion Video Imagery 4.0%
7 Aircrew Members 3.8%
8 Effective Weapons Control 3.4%
9 Radar Systems 3.1%
10 MQ-9 2.6%
11 Coalition Forces 2.6%
12 Flight Hours 2.5%
13 UAV 2.0%
14 Flight Operations 2.0%
15 Predator 2.0%
16 Air Support 1.7%
17 Clearance 1.7%
18 IR 1.6%
19 Eo 1.6%
20 Mq-1B 1.5%
21 Airborne Sensors 1.4%
22 Ttps 1.4%
23 Enemy Orders 1.4%
24 Potential Targets 1.3%
25 Lidar 1.3%
26 RPA 1.3%
27 Sigint 1.2%
28 Mx-15 1.2%
29 Sensor Systems 1.1%
30 Situational Awareness 1.1%
31 Invalid Targets 1.0%
32 OEF 1.0%
33 Laser 1.0%
34 Training Unit 1.0%
35 Target Identification 0.9%
36 UAS 0.9%
37 Usaf 0.9%
38 DOD 0.8%
39 Air Navigation 0.8%
40 Ground Objects 0.8%
41 Flir 0.8%
42 Target Information 0.8%
43 ATO 0.8%
44 Direct Support 0.7%
45 SOF 0.7%
46 PIC 0.7%
47 GPS 0.7%
48 Control Station 0.7%
49 AOR 0.7%
50 CAS 0.6%
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