August 28, 2018

What Do Ordnance Maintenance Marines Support?

Go to Light Armored Recon Vehicle Systems

Light Armored Recon Vehicle Systems

The LAV Repairer/Technician, under supervision, performs basic automotive duties and tasks incident to inspection, maintenance, and repair of the LAV family of vehicles. The LAV Repairer/Technician also completes basic shop administrative forms and records utilizing technical manuals. At the grade of Corporal and above, the LAV Systems Technician trains, supervises, and performs various duties and tasks incident to the inspection, maintenance, and repair of automotive and turret systems of the LAV family of vehicles. The LAV Systems Technician also prepares, maintains, and supervises shop maintenance and management programs, and coordinates maintenance and recovery operations according to grade.

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Assault Amphibious Vehicle Systems

The AAV Repairer/Technician, under supervision, performs basic automotive and hull duties incident to inspection, maintenance, and repair of the AAV family of vehicles. The AAV Repairer/Technician also completes basic shop administrative forms and records utilizing technical manuals. The Gunnery Sergeant to Corporal level supervises, and performs various duties incident to the inspection, maintenance, and repair of the automotive and turret systems of the AAV. The AAV Repairer/Technician also prepares, maintains and supervises shop maintenance and management program, and coordinates maintenance and recovery operations according to grade.

Main Battle Tank Vehicle Systems

The Main Battle Tank (MBT) repairer/technician performs basic automotive duties incident to inspection, maintenance, and repair of the Marine Corps MBT, Tank Retriever (M88A2), and Armored Vehicle Launched Bridge (AVLB). The MBT repairer/technician also completes basic shop administrative forms and records utilizing technical manuals. At the grades of Sergeant and above, the MBT repairer/technician trains, supervises, and performs various duties and tasks incident to the inspection, maintenance, and repair of the automotive and turret systems of the Marine Corps MBT. The MBT repairer/technician also prepares, maintains, and supervises shop maintenance and management programs, and coordinates maintenance and recovery operations according to grade.

Precision and Small Arms Systems

Small arms repairer/technician in the grade of Private through Lance Corporal, under supervision, performs basic duties incident to inspection, maintenance, and repair of all small arms, less vehicular mounted weapons. The small arms repairer/technician also completes basic shop administrative forms and records utilizing technical manuals. At the Corporal through Gunnery Sergeant level, the small arms repairer/technician performs, trains, and supervises various duties incident to inspection, maintenance, and repair of all small arms, to include vehicular mounted small arms. The small arms repairer/technician also prepares, maintains, and supervises a shop maintenance and management program and coordinates maintenance and repair of small arms according to grade.

Machinist/Metal Fabrication

Machinists perform various duties incident to fabrication, repair or modification of engineer, motor transport, weapons, and accessories. Duties include selection of proper stock and set up of work on lathes, shapes, milling machines, internal and external grinders, drill presses, saws and cylinder, or line-boring machines. Machinists work from sketches, diagrams, blueprints, written specifications, or oral instructions. The control of quality and accuracy is met by the machinists’ use of precision measuring devices to include micrometers, vernier gauges, and various other gauges and the subsequent adjustment of machine tool controls. Fabrication of metals is also followed by welding with all standard welding equipment. Maintenance of all shop equipment is performed to ensure that serviceability is sustained. Coordination with other repair shops, reporting of work completion, and the shop administrative functions are requirements to be effected by machinists.

Electro-optical Ordnance Instruments

The electro-optical ordnance repairer performs electro-optical maintenance and repair to ground ordnance laser and night vision devices, small missiles systems, and other fire control equipment. Duties also include performing mechanical, mechanical-optical and electrical repairs to include inspecting, troubleshooting and adjusting fire control instruments and systems. The electro-optical ordnance repairer, grades Private through Corporal, also completes basic shop administrative forms and records using technical publications. At the grades of Sergeant and above, the electrooptical ordnance repairer trains, supervises, and performs various duties and tasks incident to the management of an electro-optical ordnance repair shop or facility.

  Towed Artillery   Systems

The towed artillery systems technician, under supervision, performs basic duties incident to inspection, maintenance, and repair of towed artillery howitzers. The towed artillery systems technician also completes basic shop administrative forms and records utilizing technical manuals. At the Gunnery Sergeant through Corporal level, the towed artillery systems technician performs, trains and supervises various duties incident to inspection, maintenance and repair of towed artillery howitzers. The towed artillery systems technician also prepares, maintains and supervises a shop maintenance and management program, and performs the maintenance and repair of towed artillery howitzers according to grade.

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