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98% Chance of Automation
“Police Communications Operator” will almost certainly be replaced by robots.
This job is ranked #673 out of #702. A higher ranking (i.e., a lower number) means the job is less likely to be replaced.
Receive and transmit communications using radiotelephone equipment in accordance with government regulations. May repair equipment.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 27-4013.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 46,780.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 22.00
- Currently, there are 870 people on this job
☝️ Information based on the reference occupation “Radio Operators”.
Also Known As…
- Radio Operators
- Telecommunication Operator
- Radio Operator
- Radio Electronics Technician (RET)
- Radio Electronics Officer (REO)
- Flight Follower
- Flight Communications Specialist
- Communications Technician
- Communications Specialist
- Airline Operations Agent
- Signals Analyst
- Radiotelephone Operator
- Radiotelegraph Operator
- Radiophone Operator
- Radio Station Operator
- Radio Recorder
- Radio Officer
- Radio Intelligence Operator
- Radio Division Officer
- Radio Communication Coordinator
- Police Communications Operator
- Photoradio Operator
- Field Radio Operator
- Electronic Intelligence Operations Specialist
- Continuous Wave Operator (CW Operator)
- Centrex Radio Operator
- Avionics Supervisor
- Airline Radio Operator
- Aircraft Dispatcher
Tasks for “Police Communications Operator”
- Broadcast weather reports and warnings.
- Monitor emergency frequencies to detect distress calls and respond by dispatching emergency equipment.
- Communicate with receiving operators to exchange transmission instructions.
- Conduct periodic equipment inspections and routine tests to ensure that operations standards are met.
- Operate radio equipment to communicate with ships, aircraft, mining crews, offshore oil rigs, logging camps and other remote operations.
- Determine and obtain bearings of sources from which signals originate, using direction-finding procedures and equipment.
- Send, receive, and interpret coded messages.
- Operate sound-recording equipment to record signals and preserve broadcasts for purposes such as analysis by intelligence personnel.
- Maintain station logs of messages transmitted and received for activities such as flight testing and fire locations.
- Review applicable regulations regarding radio communications, and report violations.
- Turn controls or throw switches to activate power, adjust voice volume and modulation, and set transmitters on specified frequencies.
- Repair radio equipment as necessary, using electronic testing equipment, hand tools, and power tools.
- Examine and operate new equipment prior to installation to ensure that it performs properly.
- Coordinate radio-related aspects of locating and contacting airplanes and ships that are missing or in distress.
- Set up antennas and mobile communication units during military field exercises.
Related Technology & Tools
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- Desktop computers
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- Radio function testers
- Multipurpose knives
- Satellite telephones
- Channel lock pliers
- Digital multimeters
- Needle nose pliers
- High frequency HF radios
- Socket wrench sets
- Battery test tools
- Mobile radios
- Laser facsimile machines
- Antenna analyzers
- Handheld microphones
- Very high frequency VHF radios
- Straight blade screwdrivers
- Radio direction finders RDF
- Laptop computers
- Global positioning system GPS devices
- Portable power generators
- Dummy antennas
- Sound recording equipment
- Single channel radios
- Vise grip pliers
- Standing wave ratio SWR meters
- Measuring tapes
- Electric soldering irons
- Tablet computers
- Wire cutting tools
- Microsoft Word
- Database software
- Microsoft Office
- Microsoft Excel
- Email software
- Web browser software