MOS 21C Bridge Crewmember Duty Descriptions

In 2004, the Engineer MOS changed from CMF 12 to CMF 21. In 2009, the Engineer MOS changed again, from CMF 21 to CMF 12.

Bridge Crewmember

Conducts reconnaissance for roads, rivers, and bridges, and assists in site layout. Operates bridge trucks and light vehicles. Serves as a deck hand on the bridge erection boat. Handles the loading, unloading, assembly, and maintenance of floating and fixed bridges. Installs fixed bridge anchorage, shore guys, kedge anchorage systems, and overhead cable anchorage systems. Ensures the security and accountability of equipment valued at over $500,000.

Senior Boat Operator

Supervises a Non-Commissioned Officer and 10 Soldiers. Provides training to 30 Soldiers on Bridge Crewmember tasks and Warrior Tasks. Ensures the serviceability of equipment, including two Common Bridge Transporters, one Bridge Erection Boat, one Palletized Load System Trailer, one Bridge Adapter Palette, and two Improved Ribbon Bridge Bays. Responsible for the well-being, daily accountability, and training of 10 Soldiers. Accountable for all team equipment valued at over $700,000.

21C Bridge Crewmember

Oversees the assembly of fixed and floating bridge assets. Directs the maintenance of fixed and floating bridge assets. Operates and supervises the use of bridge erection boats. Leads the construction of fighting positions, wire entanglements, and demolition charges. Determines limiting slopes, curves, stream velocities, overhead restrictions, and gap widths. Ensures team members receive performance evaluations and professional growth counseling. Trains, supervises, and mentors subordinates on common MOS (Military Occupational Specialty) tasks.

Operations NCOIC

Assists the company commander in planning, coordinating, and executing training events. Provides operational support to full-time staff sections. Plans, directs, and supervises daily operations, including the preparation, verification, and dissemination of reports to higher headquarters and commanders. Develops and publishes training schedules with risk assessments. Assists in preparing the Unit Status Report (USR). Manages the Unit Manning Report (UMR) and manning board. Schedules Soldiers for OES (Officer Evaluation System), NCOES (Non-Commissioned Officer Education System), and MOSQ (Military Occupational Specialty Qualification) schools. Responsible for submitting individual RFO (Request for Orders) for approval. Handles all orders related to collective and individual training.

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