B250:Machinery Repairman

Machinery Repairmen are skilled machine tool operators. They make replacement parts and repair or overhaul ship's engines and auxiliary systems. They also work on deck equipment including winches and hoists, condensers and heat exchange devices. MR's occasionally operate main propulsion and auxiliary machinery in addition to performing machine shop and repair duties.

Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support

Military Duties:

The duties performed by Machinery Repairmen include repairing and operating auxiliary machinery, calculating time and material needed for machine shop work and the repairing of auxiliary machinery. They draw sketches and prepare specifications for replacement parts and work from the sketches and specifications to produce replacement parts. MRs operate machine shop equipment, such as lathes, drill presses, shapers, bench grinders, milling machines, boring mills, power hacksaws and computer numerically controlled machinery, and they also work with precision measuring instruments such as micrometers, depth gauges, Vernier's, calipers, gauge blocks, protractors and dial indicators. They engrave metal and other materials, and perform electroplating and flame spraying operations.

Military Duties Translated:

Operate heavy equipment in compliance with the company's operating safety policies and procedures. Provide recommendations for maintaining and improving environmental performance. Load and unload equipment from vehicles and trailers. Ensure company equipment, material, and the work site are maintained, kept clean, and stored in a safe manner. Collect and dispose of scrap, excess materials, and refuse. Observe distribution of paving material to adjust machine settings or material flow, and indicate low spots for workers to add material. Complete required paperwork, reporting, and other documentation.

Some civilian jobs best suited to this type of military experience:

Heavy Equipment Operator