General Construction Equipment Operator

Corps of Engineers
MOS Details
Major Duties: 

Operates air compressors and special purpose construction machines engaged in compaction, ditching, pumping, and auguring.

Skill Level 1 Operates air compressors and related pneumatic tools. Operates SEE and attachments, performing digging, backfilling, and loading operations. Operates self-propelled compaction rollers during construction operations. Operates water distributor during compaction and dust control operations. Operates earth auger, rotary sweeper, and tiller. Assists in performance of combat engineer missions.

Skill Level 2 Operates all general construction equipment. Directs operational maintenance on assigned equipment.

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 21J course conducted under auspices of U.S. Army Engineer School) mandatory, or meet the civilian acquired skills criteria listed in AR 601-210.
  • Be able to visually discriminate between red and green.
  • Must possess a valid state motor vehicle operator license.
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