Machinist

Branch: 
Ordnance Corps
CMF: 
44E
MOS Details
Major Duties: 

Supervises and performs the fabrication, repair, and modifications of metallic and nonmetallic parts and supervises metalworking shop activities.

Skill Level 1 Fabricates, repairs, and modifies metallic and nonmetallic parts, utilizing such machines as engine lathes, utility grinders, power cutoff saws, armature undercutters, arbor and hydraulic presses, drill presses, and their associated attachments, accessories, and tools.

Skill Level 2 Perform duties in preceding skill level, supervises lower grade soldiers, and provides technical guidance to the soldiers in the accomplishment of their duties.

Skill Level 3 Perform duties in preceding skill levels. Inspects completed work.

Skill Level 4 Perform duties in preceding skill levels. Performs as support maintenance machine shop supervisor or metalworker supervisor.

Physical Demands Rating: 
heavy
Physical Profile Serial #: 
222222
Qualifications and Prerequisites
ASVAB Minimum Score: 
100 total from GS+AS+MK+EI
Other Qualifications: 
  • Formal training (completion of MOS 44E course conducted under the auspices of the USA Ordnance Center and School) mandatory; or meet the civilian acquired skills criteria listed in AR 601-210.
  • Normal color vision
  • Near and distance visual acuity of at least 20/30 in each eye regardless of whether or not corrective lenses are worn
  • No more than one error on Titmus Stereo Circles at 16 inches or no errors on 8 positions of Verhoeff Stereoptor at 16 inches
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