Lesson 1/Learning Event 2
corrective actions through the NCO chain,
advising the commander as
Unit Commander. The unit commander is responsible for all matters relating
to mission accomplishment, discipline, training, welfare, and control of
personnel and equipment assigned to the unit. He must supervise and ensure
timely completion of all company activities. His responsibilities include--
Analyzing the unit maintenance situation.
Directing the unit motor officer to
program in line with the battalion program.
Providing command guidance to the unit motor officer.
Directing implementation of the unit maintenance program.
Supervising the execution of the maintenance program.
Suggesting changes to the battalion maintenance program.
Battalion Maintenance Sergeant. The battalion maintenance sergeant is the
NCOIC of organic motor pool operations. He is directly responsible for the
Supervising shop operations.
Making daily work assignments.
Supervising scheduled maintenance services, tests, troubleshooting
repairs, use of tools and test equipment, replacement of parts, safety, and
on-the-job (OJT) programs.
Drafting and maintaining the shop operation SOP.
Controlling the daily dispatching of battalion vehicles.
Providing assistance to company motor sergeants when needed.