Foreman, Automotive Repair Shop (337) Enlisted Personnel

Supervises, instructs, and lays out work for enlisted mechanics, related specialists, and their helpers in the inspection, repair, or rebuild of military motorized vehicles and accessory equipment.
Supervises the inspection of incoming equipment to determine nature and extent of needed repairs. Lays out and assigns work to unit and supervises and performs more difficult or unusual repair operations. Inspects and tests accomplished work for quality and adequacy of repairs. Instructs personnel in use and maintenance of shop equipment such as mechanic's hand and bench tools, valve reseating machines, cylinder reboring machines, valve refacers, drill presses, compression gauges, and battery chargers. Supervises the maintenance of shop records and requisitioning of supplies, tools, and materials.
Must be able to read blueprints and lay-out work from specifications or from rough notes and sketches.

Alternate nomenclatures:

  • Chief Mechanic