MOS 12W—Carpenty and Masonry Specialist

Qualifications for initial award of MOS 12W, Carpenty and Masonry Specialist:

PULHES: 111221
Physical Demands Rating: very heavy
Required ASVAB Score: GM: 88
Enlistment Bonus: None
Security Clearance: None
U.S. Citizenship: Not Required
AIT Length / Location: 7 weeks, 3 days at Ft Leonardwood, Missouri
Other Requirements

Carpenty and Masonry Specialist (MOS 12W) Description / Major Duties:

The carpentry and masonry specialist performs general heavy carpentry, structural steel, and masonry duties, to include fabrication, erection, maintenance, and repair of rigging devices, trusses, and other structural assemblies.

Duties for MOS 12W at each skill level are:

MOSC 12W1O. Employ basic carpentry and masonry skills. Assists in building layout, framing, sheathing, fabrication and roofing structures. Assist in erection of rough timber structures. Reads and interprets drawings, plans and specifications. Repairs and renovates all types of structures and erects prefabricated buildings. Constructs concrete form work for slabs, walls, and columns. Assists in performance of combat engineer missions, Reserve Components (RC) assists in sawmill set up and operation.

MOSC 12W20. Interpret construction drawings and blueprints. Prepares building layout. Constructs wooden or concrete foundation and
erects building framework. Install flooring, walls, partitions, siding, roofing, doors, windows, stairs, and interior finishing. Erect prefabricated and pre engineered metal structures. Apply proper concrete curing methods. Directs operational maintenance on assigned equipment. Reserve Components perform millwright, head saw operator, and edger functions during sawmill operations.

Other Requirements for Award of MOS 12W:

(1) Normal color vision.

(2) Freedom from vertigo to permit climbing, balancing, and working in high places.

(3) Formal training (completion of MOS 21W course conducted under the auspices of USA Engineer Center & School) mandatory or meet civilian acquired skills criteria by having 2 years of experience, be certified as Civil-Service-rated carpenter or mason WB-7 or have 2 years of experience and be apprentice member of United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America.

Additional Skill Identifiers for MOS 12W:

N / A

Article Last Modified: February 21, 2011

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