Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions

MOS 0612 -- Field Wireman

Type of MOS : PMOS

Rank Range: Sgt to Pvt

Job Description: Field wiremen are the foundation of wire communications in the Marine Corps. Personnel holding this designation construct, operate, and maintain wire networks to link key outposts, control points, and headquarters with reliable paths for the transmission of telephone, facsimile, and digital data messages. Typical duties of this MOS are installing telephones and switchboards, laying wire and cable, adjusting equipment for proper operation, recovering wire, locating wire system faults, and operating switchboards.

Field wiremen may obtain the additional skill of pole climbing if deemed necessary to perform wire functions.

Job Requirements:

(1) Must possess an EL score of 90 or higher.

(2) Complete the Field Wireman Course at MCCES 29 Palms, CA.

(3) Must have normal color vision.

(4) Must hold a confidential security clearance and be eligible for a secret security clearance.

(5) Must be a U.S. citizen.

Duties: For a complete listing of duties and tasks, refer to NAVMC Directive 3500.106, Communications Training and Readiness Manual.

Related Department of Labor Occupation Codes :

(1) Station Installer and Repairer 822.261-022.

(2) Line Installer-Repairer 822.381-014.

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Above information derived from MCBUL 1200, parts 2 and 3