Master Mechanic (342) Enlisted Personnel

Supervises the maintenance and repair of shop facilities at an Army repair shop, machine shop, or other similar maintenance center.
Checks work requisitions, examines equipment to be repaired, and lays out schedules of work. Assigns jobs to individual specialists. Inspects progress of repairs as well as completed repair jobs for quality of work. Assists in solving the more complex problems of repair and installation. Instructs and guides new personnel in machine and repair shop practices.
Supervises painting, carpentry, plumbing, and allied maintenance work in and about a military unit.
Equipment used include engine lathes, milling machines, boring machines, drill presses, welding equipment, hammers, saws, brace and bit, soldering iron, and wrenches.

Alternate nomenclatures:

  • Millwright

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