Shower/Laundry and Clothing Repair Specialists are primarily responsible for supervising and performing laundry, shower, personnel, and clothing decontamination functions.
Basic Job Description
Duties performed by Soldiers in this MOS include:
Bulk, individual, or organizational laundry and reviews laundry lists for accuracy of bundle count or contents of individual laundry bag. Segregates, classifies, and marks washable and unwashable items.
Operates mobile washers, extractors, dryers, reimpregnation, decontamination, and delousing equipment. Sorts and issues cleaned laundry and equipment. Conducts clothing exchange in conjunction with bag operations. Installs, inspects, operates, and maintains laundry, shower, decontamination and delousing equipment, and generators.
Supervises establishment of laundry or shower facility. Supervises marking, classifying, and washing operations. Coordinates flow of personnel through shower and delousing operations with supported units. Supervises preventive maintenance of laundry, shower, and delousing equipment. Estimates supply requirements, requests supplies, and supervises receipt, storage, and issue of supplies, clothing, and equipment. Prepares facility layout.
Operates light duty sewing machines and associated equipment. Alter sizes, and repair uniforms and zippers. Operate and maintain sewing, darning and button machines
Job training for a Shower/laundry and clothing repair specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and eight weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field with on-the-job instructions.
ASVAB Score Required: 84 in aptitude area GM
Security Clearance: None
Strength Requirement: very heavy
Physical Profile Requirement: 222222
Future Civilian Careers
The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career as laundry or dry cleaning operator or manager and as a tailor.
Possible (PaYS) Program Eligibility
This position may be a good fit for a job recruitment program called Army PaYS, which offers a recruitment option that guarantees a job interview, after the Army, with military friendly employers, such as AT&T, Hewlet-Pakard, Kraft Foods, and other large companies. These employers are looking for experienced Veterans to join their organization. Those interested in this job should explore the Army PaYS.