MOS 91E—Allied Trades Specialist (Machinist)
Qualifications for initial award of MOS 91E, Allied Trades Specialist (Machinist):
Physical Demands Rating: heavy
Required ASVAB Score: GM: 88 & GT: 92 or GM: 98
Enlistment Bonus: None
Security Clearance: None
U.S. Citizenship: Not Required
AIT Length / Location: Unknown
Allied Trades Specialist / Machinist (MOS 91E) Description / Major Duties:
The machinist supervises and performs the fabrication, repair and modifications of metallic and nonmetallic parts and supervises metalworking shop activities.
Duties for MOS 91E at each skill level are:
MOSC 91E1O. Fabricate, repair and modify metallic and nonmetallic parts, utilizing such machines as engine lathes, utility grinders, power cutoff saws, armature undercutters, arbor and hydraulic presses, drill presses and their associated attachments, accessories and tools.
MOSC 91E2O. Perform duties in preceding skill level, supervises lower grade Soldiers and provides technical guidance to the Soldiers in the accomplishment of their duties.
MOSC 91E30. Perform duties in preceding skill levels, perform metal workers (MOS91F) duties, supervises lower grade Soldiers and provides technical guidance to the Soldiers in the accomplishment of their duties. Inspects completed work.
(1) Normal Color Vision.
(2) Near and distance visual acuity of at least 20/30 in each eye regardless of whether or not corrective lenses are worn.
(3) No more than one error on Titmus Stereo Circles at 16 inches or no errors on 8 positions of Verhoeff Stereoptor at 16 inches.
(2) Formal training (completion of MOS 91E course conducted under the auspices of the USA Ordnance Center and School) mandatory; or meet the civilian acquired skills criteria per paragraph (a) below or a waiver approved by the Commandant, U.S. Army Ordnance Center and Schools.
(a) ACASP qualification criteria. Must have 2 years of experience as a machinist, a combination of formal training and experience totaling 2 years as machinist, be an NIMS level 1 certified machinist.
Additional Skill Identifiers for MOS 91E:
P5—Master Fitness Trainer.
1J—Operational Electronic Warfare Operations (personnel only).
1K—Tactical Electronic Warfare Operations (personnel only).
1X—Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma (personnel only).
1Y—Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma (personnel only).
1Z—Master Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma (personnel only).
2A—Non-Lethal Weapons Trainer (personnel only).
2B—Air Assault (personnel only).
2S—Battle Staff Operations (skill level 3 and above).
5W—Jumpmaster (personnel only).
6T—Military Auditor (Reserve Component personnel only).
8P—Competitive Parachutist (skill level 2-4 personnel only).
Article Last Modified: May 10, 2011