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YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- 1st Lt. Akira Takahashi, Central Transportation Management Command, marshals Vehicles from the 15th Brigade, Japan Grand Self Defense Force, here March 17. C-17 aircraft transports Japan Grand Self Defense Force's troop and vehicles from Okinawa for relief efforts up earthquake and tsunami sites.
U.S. Air Force photo / Osakabe Yasuo
Specialty Summary: Responsible for activating and managing Civil Engineer (CE) command and control centers during peacetime, wartime, and contingency operations. Processes and controls work requirements in contingency, wartime, and peacetime situations for work performed by CE work forces. Maintains accountability of resources. Related DOD Occupational Subgroup: 710.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Establishes and manages the operation of the command and control centers and customer focal point. Implements and manages the customer satisfaction program. Responds to customer inquiries. Prepares and manages work requirements during approval, processing, and completion stages. Recommends method of accomplishment based on existing capabilities. Develops, monitors, and manages work order priority program. Monitors work costs to ensure compliance with legal limits or support agreements. Operates computer and communications equipment to support work force management activities. Manages preparation and maintenance of work force records and reports. Performs quantitative study of management data to assess CE cost and reimbursement, work performance, progress, trends, standards, and policies. Manages and ensures a continuous workflow. Manages priorities and work plans, and monitors work status. Manages recurring work program and provides non-technical automated assistance as needed.

Ensures identification of environmental concerns. Develops and administers facility manager program. Analyzes work activities to ensure quality and compliance with policies, current directions, and other publications. Evaluates inspection findings and recommends corrective action. Collaborates with engineer and environmental planning functions to prepare and execute CE programs and plans. Ensures coordination and/or collaboration with all appropriate agencies.

Performs Quality Assessment Evaluation and develops Statement of Work on non-technical contracts, interfaces with host nations on maintenance requirements, purchase agreements, and service contracts. Manages and advises on issues related to the operation career field. Resolves complex issues related to CE cost and reimbursement, work performance, progress trends, standards and policies.

Specialty Qualifications:

Knowledge. Knowledge is mandatory of CE policies, operations practices, and procedures for constructing, maintaining, and operating real estate, facilities, systems, and equipment; supply procedures, directives, and policies; information management systems use; and work force management requirements, interpretation, and application of technical guidance, directives, operational plans, and command policies.

Education. For entry into this specialty, completion of high school with courses in mathematics, and English composition is mandatory. Accounting, typing, and computer operations are desirable.


For award of AFSC 3E631, completion of the basic operations course is mandatory.

For award of AFSC 3E671, completion of the CE Management Craftsman course is mandatory.

Experience. The following experience is mandatory for award of the AFSC indicated. (Note: See Explanation of Air Force Specialty Codes).

3E651. Qualification in and possession of AFSC 3E631.

3E671. Qualification in and possession of AFSC 3E651.

3E691. Qualification in and possession of AFSC 3E671.

Other. The following are mandatory for entry into this AFSC:

Qualification to operate government vehicles according to AFI 24-301, Vehicle Operations.

Ability to speak distinctly.

Deployment Rate for this AFSC

Strength Req: G

Physical Profile333223

Citizenship: No

Required Appitude Score : G-43 (Changed to G-44, effective 1 Jul 04).

Technical Training:

Course #: J3ALR3E631 007

Length (Days): 25

Location: S

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