Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions

MOS 1316 -- Metal Worker

Lance Cpl. Tyler Sletterink, a metal worker with Support Company, 9th Engineer Support Battalion, uses a welding torch to cut a piece of rebar during the construction of a land bridge in the district of Now Zad, Helmand province, Jan. 14. The building project allows free movement through the riverbed, which normally is not navigable during the rainy season. Route Red is a road that runs from Gereshk to Musa Qalah and is used by coalition forces and Afghans.
••• U.S. Marine Corps photo by Master Gunnery Sgt. Phil Mehringer

Type of MOS : PMOS

Rank Range: SSgt to Pvt

Job Description: Metal workers examine drawings and work orders; determine sequence of operations, materials, tools, equipment, time, and personnel required. They also perform installation, operation, maintenance and repair of metalworking, and welding equipment and material.

Job Requirements:

(1) Must possess an MM score of 95 or higher.

(2) Complete the Basic Metal Workers Course, U.S. Army Ordnance School, Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD.

(3) Meet the physical requirements of TM 11275-15/4.

(4) Must have normal color vision.

Duties: For a complete listing of duties and tasks, refer to MCO 1510.95, Individual Training Standards.

Related Department of Labor Occupation Codes :

(1) Welder, Combination 819.384-010.

(2) Welding Supervisor 819.131-014.

Related Marine Corps Jobs:

Aircraft Welder, 6043.

Above information derived from MCBUL 1200, parts 2 and 3