Construction mechanic (United States Navy)

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Construction mechanic
Rating Badge CM.jpg
Rating insignia
Issued by: United States Navy
Type Enlisted rating
Abbreviation CM
Specialty Construction

Construction mechanic (abbreviated as CM) is a United States Navy occupational rating.

Construction mechanics perform tasks involved in maintenance, repair and overhaul of automotive, materials handling and construction equipment; assign and supervise activities of assistants who locate, analyze and correct malfunctions in equipment and issue repair parts; maintain records; prepare requisitions and reports; train assistants in repair procedures and techniques; maintain individual combat readiness and perform tasks required in combat and disaster preparedness or recovery operations.[1]

At the master chief petty officer level, construction mechanic merges with the equipment operator rating. At this level, they are referred to as a master chief equipmentman (EQCM).

References

  1. “Navy enlisted manpower and personnel classifications”. Bureau of Naval Personnel. US Navy. Retrieved 2007-01-11.
  2. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Construction_Mechanic_%28US_Navy%29

See also