Army Training — MOS 21E — Heavy Construction Equipment Operator

Preliminary Instruction Summary:
Work training for a Large Construction Equipment Operator consists of nine weeks of Basic Instruction and 4 to 12 weeks of Advanced Individual Training (AIT) at Fort Leonard Wood Missouri. Precise period of instruction depends upon particular construction gear in the beginning work job.
Extra Instruction Info:
Particular formal training possibilities for this MOS, including sophisticated training programs available at specific factors of the soldier’s profession, can be identified on the Army Training Requirements and Resources System (ATRRS) Web Site.
During Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training (AIT), the Military limits a soldier’s private freedom, utilizing a “Stage Program,” which grants improved freedom, based upon phase of training. For specifics, see Army Training Phase Limits.
Instruction Details: 
Fundamental program is seven months of MOS specific instruction consisting of running methods and operator level maintenance of the 5-ton dump truck, M915 tractor with semi scooploader, dozer, grader, scraper and trailer. Following a fundamental program, additional gear owner programs might be joined, with respect to the needs of the very first work section. Additional topics taught throughout the program include: Interpreting informative data on quality levels, operating bulldozers, roadgraders, and other construction machines to slice and degree planet for runways and roadbeds, cleaning, grubbing, stripping, excavating, backfilling, stockpiling and pressing scraper with tractor crawler, reducing and scattering floods substance with scraper, carrying heavy construction equipment with tractor-truck, aiding in efficiency of combat engineer tasks, raising and shifting metal and other heavy building components using winches, cranes, and hoists, and looking holes and ditches using power shovels.