Lesson 1/Learning Event 2
Motor Officer. The motor officer position is an additional duty assigned to
is responsible for the following:
Developing the unit maintenance program.
Coordinating maintenance operations with supporting units.
Drafting the unit maintenance SOP.
Briefing all incoming officers and noncommissioned officers (NCO) on
the unit maintenance SOP.
Keeping the commander informed daily on the operational status of all
Monitoring all aspects of unit maintenance operations
maximum effective utilization of resources and equipment.
Planning and organizing work schedules and
downtime for maintenance with the using section.
Assigning duties to the unit motor sergeant.
The first sergeant is the senior NCO of the unit.
first sergeant should be the source of most of the guidance received by the
platoon sergeants and the unit commander's source of information and advice
on all matters pertaining to the soldiers.
In the maintenance realm, the
first sergeant sets the example for all other soldiers by--
Attending scheduled maintenance periods.
Ensuring that all first-line supervisors, platoon sergeants, and staff
NCOs attend and participate during scheduled maintenance periods.
Knowing the unit's personnel gains, losses, strengths, and weaknesses
and advising the commander accordingly.
Checking maintenance operations continually, from the operator through
the motor sergeant, and correcting where necessary.