Meteorologist

Time-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
Unknown
Industries
O*Net Code
19-2021.00
Rapids Code
0940
Req. Hours
32300
State
DC
Created
Apr 29, 2021
Updated
Apr 29, 2021

Time-Based Skills

5 skill sets | 26 total skills | 32300 total hours
Observing Procedures - 9000 req. hrs
Use of observing equipment: Surface and aviation; Upper Air; Solar radiation
1500 hrs
Maintenance of weather and climatological records
1500 hrs
Plotting upper air radiosonde observations
1500 hrs
Data acquisition
1500 hrs
Compute fallout winds
1500 hrs
Complete following courses leading to certification: Observing and synoptic courses
1500 hrs
Communications Systems and Equipment - 10000 req. hrs
Operation of the following equipment
500 hrs
Understanding and familiarization with communications systems
500 hrs
Service to Public - 12400 req. hrs
Preparation of information releases
800 hrs
Service to public -- individual or group
800 hrs
Familiarization with climatological records and services
800 hrs
Aviation Forecasting - 24300 req. hrs
Writing of terminal forecasts
1700 hrs
Writing of area synopses and route forecasts for FAA transcribed weather broadcasts
1700 hrs
Plotting and analysis of weather maps and charts
1700 hrs
Verification of forecasts
1700 hrs
Briefing of pilots and other aviation interests
1700 hrs
Assist in map discussions
1700 hrs
Take familiarization flights
1700 hrs
Public Forecasting - 32300 req. hrs
Prepare and issue weather for flood warnings, watches, advisories, and statements
1000 hrs
Prepare and issue local, one, and state forecast for two and five day periods
1000 hrs
Prepare special forecasts for agriculture, air pollution dispersal, and recreation
1000 hrs
Gain understanding of satellite weather systems and interpretation of satellite imagery
1000 hrs
Conduct coordination calls with other offices on forecasts, warnings and weather information
1000 hrs
Pilot fallout winds
1000 hrs
Conduct map discussions
1000 hrs
Gain understanding of guidance materials. Prepare guidance material for service offices
1000 hrs