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Warrant Officer Prerequisites and Duty Description

881A - Marine Engineering Officer

 

Duties:

Responsible for the efficient and economical operation of the engine room machinery, auxiliary
machinery, and specific deck equipment.  Supervises and performs installation and repair of marine power plants, propulsion systems, heating and ventilation systems, and other mechanical plumbing and electrical equipment in ships and marine facilities.  Inspects ships, machinery to determine compliance with maintenance standards and/or to determine extent and nature of repairs required.  Maintains maintenance logbooks and prepares maintenance reports and work orders. Implements the Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS) as it applies to Marine material. Manages onboard vessels repair parts supply.

Minimum prerequisites for Army 88L12P, w/ASI S2 and Related Sister Service Specialty Applicants:


(Any minimum prerequisites not met will require a prerequisite waiver in writing to proponent)

  • Rank:
    • SSG (E6) or above.
    • Completion of all phases of the Advance Leadership Course (Indicated on ERB and provide copy of DA Form 1059).
  • Hold 88L or 12P with ASI S2 MOS:
    • Must be certified in the CMF 88 to grade as per AR 56-9 if holding MOS 88L.
    • Have equivalent experience from another service component.
    • Have equivalent experience from civilian sector with US Coast Guard credentials and currently serving in a service component.
  • Experience:
    • Four years of documented marine experience in the engine department within the past seven years.
    • Preponderance of sea time must be on Class A1 or A2 vessel.
  • Score at the 12th grade level or above on both the mathematics computation and applied mathematics portion of the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE).
  • Physical:
    • Must have physical profile of not less than 22221 (to hold MOS).
    • Must be in compliance with AR 40-501  para 4-12  a 5(a)(b) and AR 56-9 para 5-2 b (2)(a)(b)(c).
    • Marine Certification Form (DA Form 7434) be completed with physical and included in packet.
  • Have written recommendation and a review of the applicant’s packet from a senior warrant officer (CW4 or above) in the 881A MOS. If the unit level commander is a CW4, this memorandum serves as the requirement for a commander’s endorsement and warrant officer letter of recommendation.
  • NCOER:
    • Soldier will submit all NCOER; other service components will submit all evaluation reports.
    • Preponderance of NCOER must reflect Among the Best with minimum overall performance not less than 2 and overall potential not less than 2.
    • Must document exceptional MOS and leadership skills.

Minimum prerequisites for Army Wide Pilot Program (Applicable ONLY to ARMY applicants who meet ALL of the following:


(There are NO prerequisite waivers for these requirements)

  • Rank:
    • SSG (E6) or above.
    • Completion of all phases of the Advance Leadership Course (Indicated on ERB and provide copy of DA Form 1059).
  • ASVAB:
    • Soldier must have a minimum of 118 General Technical (GT) score
  • Physical:
    • Must have physical profile of not less than 22221 (to hold MOS).
    • Must be in compliance with AR 40-501 para 4-12 a 5(a)(b) and AR 56-9 para 5-2 b (2)(a)(b)(c).
    • Marine Certification Form (DA Form 7434) be completed with physical and included in packet
  • Pilot Program applicants are NOT required to include a senior warrant officer letter of recommendation (LoR) in their application submission. If the applicant is deemed qualified by the Proponent, he/she will receive an interview and an applicable LoR in their packet before competing on the Warrant Officer Selection Board.
  • NCOER:
    • Soldier will submit a minimum of four NCOERs.
    • Preponderance of NCOERs must reflect “Most-Qualified” or “Among-the-Best” but will not be less than “Highly Qualified”.
    • Must document exceptional leadership skills.
  • Education:
    • Soldier MUST have a minimum of three College credits hours in Mathematics and three College credit hours in English from an accredited institution. (NO TABE substitutions)
  • POC:

    James L. Triplett

    CW4, TC

    Warrant Officer Proponent and Career Development Officer of the Chief of Transportation (OCOT)

    Comm: (804) 765-7901

    DSN: (312) 539-7901

    james.l.triplett3.mil@mail.mil