Warrant Officer Prerequisites and Duty Description
919A - Engineer Equipment Maintenance Warrant Officer
Supervises personnel in maintenance of engineer and ground support equipment. Analyzes malfunctions and supervises field level repair and adjustment of engineer equipment which includes power generation, earthmoving, shaping and compacting, lifting and loading, quarrying and rock crushing, asphalt concrete mixing and surfacing, water purification, refrigeration and air conditioning, water gap crossing, POL transfer and engineer electronic application. Supervises maintenance of non-engineer equipment assigned by equipment authorization documents. Inspects incoming equipment to determine repair requirements, assigns work to subordinates, and ensures quality of work performed by inspection of outgoing equipment. Establishes maintenance and repair schedules based on equipment schedules and availability of parts, tools, personnel, and unit mission. Establishes internal administrative procedures to procure, store, and issue publications, tools, parts, and POL. Manages maintenance float items to replace equipment not repairable within prescribed time limits.
***Applicants must meet all Administrative Requirements to become a Warrant Officer.***
Minimum Prerequisites:
1.  Must be SGT (E-5) or above.
2.  Must have 24 months of experience in the primary OD MOS documented on the NCOERs.  Those with less than 48 months of experience must offset the lack of experience with certifications, credentials, technical training, or equivalent civilian experience.  See Preferred Qualifications below.
3.  ALC Graduate from feeder MOS, OR civilian employment evaluations in a related field, OR transcripts and/or certifications of equivalent training from acceptable institutions or industries.  See Preferred Qualifications below.
4.  Six semester hours of English, OR combination of three semester hours of English and Communication, OR successfully complete the six Business Grammar Courses in PercipioClick Here for Percipio Instructions
  • Using the Parts of Speech
  • Getting the Details Right: Spelling Basics
  • Abbreviating, Capitalizing, and Using Numbers
  • Using Punctuation Marks
  • Creating Well-constructed Sentences
  • Troublesome Words and Phrases: Usage Mistakes in Writing 

* Percipio Skillsoft courses took affect January 3, 2023. Skillport courses acquired prior to January 3, 2023 will still be accepted until further notice.

5.  Physical profile of not less than 111221. Have normal vision correctable to 20/20; normal color discrimination per AR 40-501 (may be waived by USAREC surgeon).
6.  Must be fully deployable.
Preferred Qualifications (not limited to):
  • ASIs:  D8, H8, H9
  • Certifications through National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) (Military Tactical Wheeled Vehicle (TWV), Medium/Heavy Truck systems, and Light/Automotive series)
  • NATE HVAC Support Credential
  • GCSS-Army (GTRAC) Certifications
  • GCSS-Army Operator and Managers Courses
  • Maintenance Manager’s Course
  • Support Operations I and II 
  • United Service Military Apprenticeship Program (USMAP)
  • Field-Level Maintenance New Equipment Training (FMLMNET)
  • Civilian employment in related field
  • MOS related credentialing through Credentialing Opportunities In-Line (COOL)
  • Technical Courses with Professional Education Center
  • Technical Courses with Sustainment Training Center
  • Original Equipment Manufacturer technical courses
  • Commander’s Safety Course
  • OSHA Safety Course
  • College credits in automotive, diesel commercial trucks, tractors, construction equipment, etc. not earned through credentialing programs
  • EPA Section 608 credential
  • EPA Section 609 credential
  • TMDE Course
  • AOAP Course
NCOER Criteria:
Rater’s bullet comments reflecting exceptional performance:
  • The duties and responsibilities must be feeder MOS related and clearly stated.
  • The majority of NCOERs must reflect MOS competency, exceptional duty performance with quantifiable technical bullets that support the duties and responsibilities, areas of emphasis, and appointed duties.
  • Senior Rater comments must be clear in defining NCO MOS competency, ability to lead and perform at a higher level in a stressful demanding environment.
  • Exceptional promotion potential, i.e. promote now/immediately.
  • Capacity to serve in assignments or positions of increased supervisory responsibility.
Senior Warrant Officer’s Letter of Recommendation:
LOR must be from a Senior Warrant Officer CW3 in CMF 91 or CW4-CW5 in MOS 915E. The LOR must come from a Senior Warrant Officer within your immediate organization or your chain of command. If a Senior Warrant Officer in not assigned to your immediate chain of command.  If a Senior Warrant Officer in not assigned to your immediate organization or higher command:
  • For Active Component, contact the Personnel Development Officer POCs below to assist with contacting a Senior Warrant Officer holding the feeder MOS to facilitate the required interview.
  • For Reserve Component, contact the assigned Command Chief Warrant Officer (CCWO) in your chain of command to assist with contacting a Senior Warrant Officer holding the feeder MOS to facilitate the required interview.
  • For National Guard Component, contact the state WO Strength Manager or Ordnance ARNG Proponent Warrant Officer to assist with contacting a Senior Warrant Officer holding the feeder MOS for the letter of endorsement.

Address all warrant officer application questions and inquiries to a Regional Warrant Officer Recruiter.  Please visit the "How Do I Apply" page for required forms and examples. Contact the proponent POCs below for any questions regarding technical qualifications.
Active Army & Army Reserve
CW3 William Washington Jr.
TEAMS: 571-644-1243
If you are a member of the Army Reserves and who wishes to apply for position as a Warrant Officer.  For more information on the Army Reserve Warrant Officer Accession program please visit: https://stayarmyreserve.army.mil/wo.htm
Army National Guard 
CW4 Wayne S. Sexton
TEAMS: 571-644-0581
If you are a member of the Army National Guard talk to your State, Territory or the District of Columbia Warrant Officer Strength Manager (WOSM) to see if you meet the qualifications and how to complete a Predetermination Packet. For more information on the Army National Guard Warrant Officer Accession program please visit: https://www.nationalguard.com/contact/wosm

Last Updated: 22 May 2024