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Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions

MOS 1371 -- Combat Engineer

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Type of MOS : PMOS

Rank Range: MGySgt to Pvt

Job Description: Combat engineers construct, alter, repair, and maintain buildings and structures; lift and move heavy objects and equipment by setting up, bracing, and utilizing rigging devices and equipment; and perform various duties incidental to the use of demolitions in construction projects and destruction of objects. Personnel assigned this MOS are taught carpentry and other construction skills as well as demolitions, specialized demolitions for urban breaching and land mine warfare.

Job Requirements:

(1) Must possess an MM score of 95 or higher.

(2) Complete the Basic Combat Engineer Course, Marine Corps Engineer School, Camp Lejeune, NC.

(3) Non-MOS qualified Reserve Marines unable to attend the regular formal school course may be certified for MOS 1371, as an AMOS-only, by the unit commander upon successful completion of the Alternate Training Instructional Program (ATIP) of the Marine Force Reserves. The ATIP for MOS 1371 Marines is found in Force Order 1535.1 and consists of two phases of Reserve Basic Combat Engineer Course, including a minimum of 6 months MOJT while assigned to a 1371 billet.

(4) Completion of Engineer Operations Chief Course is recommended upon promotion to GySgt.

Duties: For a complete listing of duties and tasks, refer to MCO 1510.95, Individual Training Standards.

Related Department of Labor Occupation Codes :

(1) Carpenter 860.381-022.

(2) Rigger 921.260-010.

Related Marine Corps Jobs:

None.

Above information derived from MCBUL 1200, parts 2 and 3

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