Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Air Vehicle Operator Job Description

MOS 7314 -- Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Air Vehicle Operator

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, NV - AUGUST 08: United States Air Force Senior Airman William Swain operates a sensor control station for an MQ-9 Reaper during a training mission August 8, 2007 at Creech Air Force Base in Indian Springs, Nevada.
••• Ethan Miller / Getty Images

Type of MOS : PMOS

Rank Range: MGySgt to Pvt

Job Description: External UAV operators execute the initial takeoff and final landing phases of UAV operations. They are also an integral part of all mission planning, takeoff and landing sequences, and crew coordination aspects of UAV flight.

Job Requirements:

(1) This MOS is to be assigned to qualified Air Vehicle Operators (MOS 7314) who have successfully completed formal training at Ft. Huachuca, AZ in external UAV operations.

(2) Superior adaptability to three-dimensional spatial relationships.

(3) Must meet all the physical requirements per NAVMED P-117 (Manual of the Naval Medical Department), section IV, article 15-65, paragraph 1.15, as MOS 7314, with the following addition: Depth Perception-AFVT A-D.

Duties: For a complete listing of duties and tasks, refer to MCO 1510.82A, Individual Training Standards.

Related Department of Labor Occupation Codes :

No civilian equivalent

Related Marine Corps Jobs:


Above information derived from MCBUL 1200, parts 2 and 3