914A Allied Trades Warrant Officer


  • Directs the setup, operation and maintenance of machine tools and welding equipment used to fabricate or repair parts, mechanisms, tools and machinery
  • Manages the following shop operations:
  • Automotive body
  • Frame and hull repair
  • Painting
  • Glass
  • Radiator
  • Canvas
  • Woodworking
  • Employs principles of:
  • Mechanics
  • Metals identification procedures
  • Shop mathematics
  • Shop layout
  • Supervises and conducts recovery operations and maintenance of tracked and wheeled recovery equipment
  • Establishes and directs the upkeep of shop, stock, repair parts and required maintenance-related items, according to applicable regulations
  • Manages quality assurance and production control programs, to ensure established work standards are met and repairs are made on a timely basis
  • Establishes training programs, to ensure subordinates are qualified in current maintenance techniques and equipment operation
  • Coordinates shop activities with other repair shops, to ensure equipment is quickly repaired and returned to user
  • Establishes and conducts a shop safety program, according to applicable regulations

These minimum prerequisites will not be waived.

  • Be a Sergeant (E-5) or above.
  • Have 5 to 6 years' on-the-job experience in feeder MOS validated by NCOERs.
  • OJE experience defined: Specific (operations/logistic support) experience includes any position involving direct contact with equipment/commodity/electronics/repair, retail or wholesale munitions operations, and/or munitions management. ARNG, USAR and civilian experience related to MOS will be taken into consideration. Evaluation reports documenting experience must describe specific MOS-related positions, duties and responsibilities performed and must be commensurate with the rank of the Soldier. Primary positions (Supply Specialist, Admin NCO, Commander's Driver, etc.) and primary duties/responsibilities (Recruiting NCO, Range Safety NCO, Company Ammunition NCO, HAZMAT Driver, etc.) which are not directly related to logistical operations, commensurate with the rank of the Soldier, do not qualify as on-the-job experience.
  • Be an Advanced Leaders Course (ALC) graduate from a feeder MOS. Waiver requests may be submitted and will be considered on an individual basis. All phases/ERB must state ALC graduate and all DA Form 1059s must be provided in the application.
  • Provide a copy of all NCOERs, which should reflect MOS proficiency in an allied trades supervisory capacity.
  • Enclose a written recommendation from a warrant officer from within the applicant's organization who holds the warrant officer (WO) MOS the applicant is applying for. In organizations where no WO in the correct MOS is available, a letter of recommendation from a senior WO in the correct MOS from a supporting maintenance unit can be substituted.

NOTE: Army National Guard programs and benefits are subject to change. Your local warrant officer recruiter has the most up-to-date information about job availability and bonuses in your state.