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United States Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions and Qualification Factors



The motor transport OccFld includes the operations and maintenance functions within the tactical and commercial motor vehicle services. Qualifications required include driving and maintenance skills of automotive vehicles and the ability to work closely with others. The duties require hard technical skills supplemented by administrative and m,~nagerial skills. Motor transport Marines will be required to learn vehicle operator and maintenance procedures, personnel and operations management techniques, preparation of orders and directives, and record keeping procedures. Formal schooling and standardized training is provided to Marines entering the OccFld. Types of entry-level jobs available include work as a light or heavy vehicle operator and organizational or intermediate maintenance mechanic. There is a wide variety of billets available in the OccFld ranging from duty at all staff levels of the division, wing, and force service support group to the opportunity to serve in smaller organizations/units. Marines entering this OccFld will receive MOS 3500, Basic Motor Transport Marine. Request for waivers of requirements/prerequisites should be directed to the MOS 3500 specialist, I&L Department, Code LPM, Headquarters Marine Corps.

Below are the Marine Corps Enlisted Military Occupation Specialties which are organized under this occupational field:

3521 --Automotive Organizational Mechanic

3522 --Automotive Intermediate Mechanic

3523 --Logistics Vehicle System Mechanic

3524 --Fuel and Electrical Systems Mechanic

3526 --Crash/Fire/Rescue Vehicle Mechanic

3529 --Motor Transport Maintenance Chief

3531 --Motor Vehicle Operator

3533 --Logistics Vehicle System Operator

3534 --Semitrailer Refueler operator

3536 --Vehicle Recovery Operator

3537 --Motor Transport Operations Chief

3538 --Licensing Examiner

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