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technicians

PK

Old-Salt
#3
smoojalooge said:
WHY AM I THE ONLY CLASS 2 RADIO TECHNICIAN
Becuase your job is obsolete - long live Bowman and it's 3 year warranty :lol:

Get yourself re-named to Sys Eng Tech (GS). It's the way forward for modernisation apparantly... :roll:
 
#4
PK said:
Becuase your job is obsolete - long live Bowman and it's 3 year warranty :lol:
Hmmm and who's gonna fix it when it breaks 3 days after its warranty, Dam bugger thats me thinking again. I'll have to put a stop to that.
 

PK

Old-Salt
#5
Thebull140 said:
Hmmm and who's gonna fix it when it breaks 3 days after its warranty
That'll be your local friendly Sys Eng Tech (GS) as apparantly we don't need Radio or Sys Techs any more 8O One operator to break...erm...operate it all and one tech to fcuk it all up even more :wink:

Anyway I though it was corps policy to build up a trade group so much that there where 200+ over the required number...
 
#6
PK wrote

Anyway I though it was corps policy to build up a trade group so much that there where 200+ over the required number...
I think you're a bit under on that figure!!!

Isn't it closer to 500+!!!!

Anyway, I heard they're going to sack all the Operators and have Operator/Maintainers like the Navy/RAF. Any Ops that can't complete the Tech course will be posted to the Infantry to make up numbers. Or the Int Corps'. Mechs/Inst Techs combine with RSigs Electricians. Rsigsdrivers combine with the blanket stackers. 3 easily managed trades. Sorted.
 

PK

Old-Salt
#7
Yeah, I had heard something along those lines. Loads of 'super' trades.

As for numbers I couldn't say, probably remembering the wrong numbers from the MCM Div Roadshow - twas a bit hazy that day :oops:
 
#8
The following details are to the best of my knowledge... a load of sh1t
they're going to sack all the Operators and have Operator/Maintainers like the Navy/RAF. Any Ops that can't complete the Tech course will be posted to the Infantry to make up numbers. Or the Int Corps'. Mechs/Inst Techs combine with RSigs Electricians. Rsigsdrivers combine with the blanket stackers. 3 easily managed trades.
Although I to have heard a few rumours that may or may not roughly correspond with above statement.
 
#10
i understand the bit about obesolete equipment but we've got hardly any system techs ever the sprogs out of bland or should i the artists formely known as phase 2 traineys are guard force because blandford don't run enough equipment courses.

and operator maintainers have you seen the quality of operators coming out of blandford now half 'em need to call a tech to wipe there arrse and it has to be me to go out cos there aren't enough spaces on the arrse wiping equipment course for the class 3's to get quilified

oh well i'm off to blandford soon then i'll really have something to moan about
 
#11
Don't do it son, it's not worth it!!!

No Bonus, no rank on completion, place is run by co*ks from CO down. and when you have finished, no posting.

TRA to the infantry while you still can.

I am lost, I have gone too far!!!
 

PK

Old-Salt
#13
I think what you're getting at here is Tech training?

Techs now leave Blandford as qualified basic fault finders which amounts to the square root of fcuk all. Now they have to go on 'operator arrse wiping courses' ,as you said, to learn about the equipment after spending a set amount of time in a working unit learning hands on.

Whilst this isn't the most efficient way of training techs in that you are getting untrained personnel in working units I think that at the end of this you are getting a higher quality of tech because of the hands on training in a unit which cannot be taught at RSS.

Just on a side note, if anyone who teaches the PTTE course at Blandford is reading this people need to learn about power faults as these are the most common faults found in a Ptarmigan unit and not spending all day learning about daisy chaining staff vehicles...

Back to the thread...

My understanding is that all techs (systems and radio) are being almagamated into one trade that is Sys Eng Tech and then they will specialise in a certain area such as MAPPS or Trunk Engineer. When they get posted to a different unit they will go to Blandford on the relevant course or recieve in unit training. I belive the same will happen with Bowman and Cormorant (?) when their warranties run out in that techs will go to Blandford to complete the relevant 'skills' course as and when their units requires them to.

PK
 
#14
PK said:
Just on a side note, if anyone who teaches the PTTE course at Blandford is reading this people need to learn about power faults as these are the most common faults found in a Ptarmigan unit and not spending all day learning about daisy chaining staff vehicles...
Very very true, Ptarmigan power faults are a large reason my hair stands on end so much, had to learn the hard way. Nowt like fixing a radio relay power fault in the rain to wake you up in the morning.
 
#18
Thebull140 said:
Disco said:
I love technicians...



but I couldnt eat a whole one...

:twisted: :twisted:
What not even a skinny baby tech.
As in the mirror image of you m8 ;)

Arrggghhh but a mirror image of you - That would mean that he would have to be a social handgrenade that went of at birth and still hasn't died down yet. :wink: :twisted: :wink:
 

PK

Old-Salt
#20
sh1t_list said:
that statement just proves how unworthy soldiers these fannies are.......
So er could you just tell me what the supposedly worthy soldiers recieve when they leave Blandford?

Lets see...

RS Op - No Bonus, No Rank - Must make them 'unworthy soldiers' and 'fannies'
AS Op - No Bonus, No Rank - Again this must make them 'unworthy soldiers' and 'fannies'
ED - No Bonus, No Rank - Can you see a pattern here yet...
Liney - No Bonus, No Rank - WTF 8O
Storeman - No Bonus, No Rank - ...
Tech - No Bonus, No Rank

Must be a entire corps of unworthy soldiers and fannies :lol:
 

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