Job Description: Radio Chiefs supervise the installation and operation of fixed and field radio systems, microwave systems, and satellite communications systems. A Radio Chief must be familiar with the equipment capabilities and system integration for all elements of switching, transmission, data communications, and information assurance. They prepare and execute radio communications and plans vital to successful deployments for highly mobile and reliable communications. Additionally, the Radio Chiefs must understand maintenance and be familiar with budgeting, and administration. Skill progression training for Gunnery Sergeant and Staff Sergeant is the Radio Chief Course.

  • Branch Branch: Marines
  • Ratings Average Rating:
  • Desinnation Designation: 0629
  • Average Required Test Average Salary: $57,414
  • Entry Type Entry Type: Enlisted
  • Required Test ASVAB:
  • Degree Degree: High School
  • Age Age: 17-29
  • Citizen Citizen: U.S. or Permanent Resident
  • Category Category: Communications
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