Ordnance Corps
MOS Details
Major Duties: 

Supervises or performs direct and general support (DS/GS) level maintenance on the CHAPARRAL and REDEYE missile systems and associated equipment and trainers.

Skill Level 1 Inspects, tests, and adjusts components to specific tolerances. Determines shortcomings and malfunctions in electronic, electrical, and cryogenic assemblies, sub-assemblies, modules, and circuit elements using system associated test equipment. Repairs or removes and replaces defective components and parts. Determines serviceability and disposition of system assemblies, subassemblies, and parts. Performs quality control measures. Performs maintenance adjustments on test equipment. Completes maintenance and supply forms and reports.

Skill Level 2 Performs duties shown in preceding skill level and provides technical guidance to lower grade personnel in the accomplishment of their duties. Provides technical assistance to supported units. Responsible for installing equipment modifications.

Skill Level 3 Performs duties in preceding levels of skill. Establishes workload and repair priorities. Recommends procedures for receipt, storage, inspection, testing, and repair of assemblies and subassemblies. Supervises inspection and maintenance teams. Organizes and conducts on the job training (OJT) programs. Demonstrates proper maintenance and troubleshooting techniques. Determines faulty works practices. Implements quality control measures. Performs as maintenance Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QA/QC) inspector. Performs initial, in-process, and final inspection of systems assemblies and subassemblies. Establishes and maintains maintenance records and reports.

Skill Level 4 Supervises and coordinates direct and general support (DS/GS) level maintenance of CHAPARRAL and REDEYE missile systems, VULCAN weapon system electronics, system associated trainers and test equipment, and power generation equipment. Supervises calibration of system associated electronic equipment. Serves as section chief or platoon sergeant of a detachment, platoon, company, or comparable organization performing missile and weapon system support maintenance. Assists in the development of and supervises quality control program.

Physical Demands Rating: 
very heavy
Physical Profile Serial #: 
Qualifications and Prerequisites
ASVAB Minimum Score: 
95 total from GS+AR+MK+EI
Other Qualifications: 
  • Must be a US citizen
  • Formal training (completion of MOS 27G Course conducted under the auspices of the U.S. Army Ordnance Missile and Munitions School) mandatory; or waiver may be granted by the Commandant USAOMMCS, Redstone Arsenal, AL 35897-6000.
  • Security clearance of SECRET
  • Normal color vision
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