- Monitor emergency frequencies to detect distress calls and respond by dispatching emergency equipment.
- Communicate with receiving operators to exchange transmission instructions.
- Operate radio equipment to communicate with ships, aircraft, mining crews, offshore oil rigs, logging camps and other remote operations.
- Broadcast weather reports and warnings.
- Maintain station logs of messages transmitted and received for activities such as flight testing and fire locations.
- Conduct periodic equipment inspections and routine tests to ensure that operations standards are met.
- Turn controls or throw switches to activate power, adjust voice volume and modulation, and set transmitters on specified frequencies.
The data sources for the information displayed here include: O*NET™; US Department of Labor (BLS); Virginia Workforce Connection.
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Virginia: No Data
High School Diploma
Three: Medium Preparation Needed
Moderately High ($36,000 - $49,999)