MOS 2149 Ordnance Vehicle Maintenance Chief

MOS 2149 Ordnance Vehicle Maintenance Chief

MOS Description

Ordnance Vehicle Maintenance Chiefs supervise the maintenance, repair, and inspection of ordnance vehicles to include their turrets and direct the activities of assigned enlisted personnel in an ordnance vehicle repair shop or facility. Senior Ordnance Vehicle Maintenance Chiefs supervise and manage the administration of ordnance vehicle maintenance facilities and ordnance vehicle offices. The Senior Ordnance Vehicle Maintenance Chief is proficient in the organization, management, operation and conduct of technical inspections of ordnance vehicles, ordnance vehicle maintenance equipment, and ordnance vehicle shops or facilities. The Senior Ordnance Vehicle Maintenance Chief assists the ordnance vehicle maintenance officer in all duties. They manage command environmental and hazardous waste programs. They supervise and provide oversight of disposal, storage, emergency planning for hazardous waste, and ozone depleting substances.

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Credential is related to some tasks associated with the duties of the rating (at least one critical task but less than 80%)

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