Carpentry and Masonry Specialist

Corps of Engineers
MOS Details
Major Duties: 

Performs general heavy carpentry, structural steel, and masonry duties, to include fabrication, erection, maintenance, and repair of rigging devices, trusses, and other structural assemblies.

Skill Level 1 Employs basic carpentry and masonry skills. Assists in building layout, framing, sheathing, fabrication, and roofing structures. Assists in erection of rough timber structures. Reads and interprets drawings, plans, and specifications. Repairs and renovates all types of structures and erects prefabricated buildings. Constructs concrete form work for slabs, walls, and columns. Assists in performance of combat engineer missions, Reserve Components (RC) assists in sawmill set up and operation.

Skill Level 2 Interprets construction drawings and blueprints. Prepares building layout. Constructs wooden or concrete foundation and erects building framework. Installs flooring, walls, partitions, siding, roofing, doors, windows, stairs, and interior finishing. Erects prefabricated and pre-engineered metal structures. Applies proper concrete curing methods. Directs operational maintenance on assigned equipment. Reserve Components perform millwright, head saw operator, and edger functions during sawmill operations.

Physical Demands Rating: 
very heavy
Physical Profile Serial #: 
Qualifications and Prerequisites
ASVAB Minimum Score: 
90 total in GS+AS+MK+EI
Other Qualifications: 
  • Formal training (completion of MOS 21W course conducted under the auspices of USA Engineer Center & School) mandatory or meet civilian acquired skills criteria outlined in AR 601-210.
  • Must not have vertigo; as to prevent your ability to climb, balance, and work in high places.
  • Normal color vision
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