ERIC Number: ED259130
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Oct-15
Reference Count: 0
Engineer Equipment Operator.
Marine Corps Inst., Washington, DC.
This student guide, one of a series of correspondence training courses designed to improve the job performance of members of the Marine Corps, deals with the skills needed by engineer equipment operators. Addressed in the seven individual units of the course are the following topics: introduction to Military Occupation Specialty (MOS) 1345 (engineer equipment operator); power flow (engines and power trains); fundamentals of earthmoving; tractors and tractor-drawn equipment; materials handling and sectionalized equipment (operation of sectionalized equipment, rough-terrain forklifts, scoop loaders, and sectionalization); rollers, distributors, air compressors, and rock crushers; and associated subjects (following decontamination procedures, fording, and working with wire rope). Following each unit is a section containing a study assignment, a lesson objective statement, and a written assignment consisting of a series of review questions for that unit. (MN)
Descriptors: Construction Materials, Construction (Process), Correspondence Study, Equipment Maintenance, Equipment Utilization, Hazardous Materials, Independent Study, Mechanical Equipment, Military Personnel, Military Training, Motor Vehicles, Operating Engineering, Postsecondary Education, Power Technology, Tractors, Trade and Industrial Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Marine Corps Inst., Washington, DC.