MOS 1349 Engineer Equipment Chief

MOS 1349 Engineer Equipment Chief

MOS Description

Engineer Equipment Chiefs coordinate and manage the employment of engineer equipment in both horizontal construction and material handling operations by performing soil analysis, expedient drainage, calculation of production estimations and determining the logistical requirements to support their project sites. They have the ability to manage equipment licensing, equipment repairs, and related metal working for the support of mobility, counter-mobility, general engineering and logistics operations in any environment. They manage and develop the Marines in the eight functional areas of maintenance and 48 sub-functional areas. Assist in the planning of establishing field maintenance and equipment staging sites, and the protocol for its defenses. Engineer Equipment Chiefs may also perform duties of battalion staff and general staff level, playing a key role in the four principal elements of maintenance management; providing advice in equipment employment and staging, material readiness, and qualification/ training. This MOS will be assigned only by the authority of the CMC (MM).

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