Lesson 1/Learning Event 2
Learning Event 2
MAINTENANCE SUPERVISION RESPONSIBILITIES
All supervisors have certain responsibilities for personnel and maintenance
Personnel are the most important resource and, as a
supervisor, you must ensure that this resource is not wasted. A goal for
the maintenance supervisor to establish is to have all table(s) of
organization and equipment (TOE) slots filled with personnel holding the
correct military occupational specialty (MOS) and pay grade.
One of the
most difficult jobs of the maintenance supervisor is to establish priorities
in the face of conflicting requirements. The supervisor must work with the
assigned personnel to ensure that they--
Are used correctly within the unit.
Are accounted for.
Have their skills developed.
All personnel, from the battalion commander to the vehicle driver, play an
important part in the supervision of resources such as manpower.
resources must be in sufficient quantity when needed, if the maintenance job
is to be completed.
In this learning event, the maintenance responsibilities of each level of
command, from squad leader to battalion commander, will be discussed and you
will be shown how each level interfaces with the other levels.
Platoon Leader. The platoon leader is responsible for all matters relating
to the discipline, training, welfare, and control of personnel assigned to
the platoon. The platoon leader is directly responsible for--
Advising the unit commander of platoon requirements in the maintenance
Executing the maintenance program at the platoon level.