MOS 88H Cargo Specialist Duty Descriptions

MOSC 88H3O
Plans work schedules for terminal operations, airfield arrival/departure control groups, (to include passengers) and container/trailer transfer points. Utilizes stowage plans, aircraft load plans and other cargo handling forms. Issue materiel handling equipment, nets, slings, ropes, cables, wire, rope and other cargo operations gear. Enforce safety practices. Prepares, consolidate, and reviews administrative, personnel, and technical reports covering unit activities.

88H Operations Sergeant
Serves as a Operations Sergeant in a Inland Cargo Transfer Company; responsible for coordinating the transshipment of cargo at air, rail, and truck terminals; responsible for cargo/ supply operations at Central Receiving/Shipping Points and Theater Distribution Centers in Sustainment and Brigade Combat Team areas; responsible for supervising the deployment and setup of a field Tactical Operations Center; responsible for the employment of eight RT 240 container handlers, seven M1097 HMMWVs, two M915 tractors, two M878 tractors, an M1078, an M1083, 13 three KW generators and five 5-ton cargo valued in excess of $5 million.

Maintenence Program Manager
Oversees maintenance program and develops and implements guidance necessary to ensure mission effectiveness; schedules and maintains accurate driver rosters; reviews maintenance actions and equipment condition; identifies maintenance shortfalls and inconsistencies; monitors and resolves scheduled and unscheduled driver issues; maintains SOPs for motor stables, PMCS, and completion of DA 5988s; instructs Soldiers and section leaders on vehicle maintenance documentation and reviews 5988s for accuracy.



10-254. 88H-Cargo Specialist, CMF 88 20070824 (Army Civilian Acquired Skills Program (ACASP) designated MOS

a. Major duties. The cargo specialist transfers or supervises the transfer of passengers and cargo to and from air, land, and water transport by manual and mechanical methods. Duties for MOS 88H at each level of skill are:

(1) MOSC 88H1O. Checks, tallies, and documents cargo utilizing both manual and automated data processing systems. Rig ships' gear as part of a team. Loads and unloads supplies and equipment from ships, docks, beaches, railheads, boxcars, warehouses, motor vehicles and aircraft (to include internal and external helicopter loading). Operates and maintains all types and sizes of winches, cranes, and forklifts.

(2) MOSC 88H2O. Assigns cargo handlers, signal and winch operators to duty stations. Provide technical guidance to subordinates. Inspects cargo, supervises cargo checking and hatch operations, controls aircraft loading and unloading (to include helicopter external sling loading operations), oversees railhead tie-down crews, directs container stuffing and unstuffing, plans warehouse storage, and manages crane operations. Supervises operator maintenance for cargo handling equipment such as cranes and forklifts. Enforce safety practices and documentation procedures.

(3) MOSC 88H3O. Plans work schedules for terminal operations, airfield arrival/departure control groups, (to include passengers) and container/trailer transfer points. Utilizes stowage plans, aircraft load plans and other cargo handling forms. Issue materiel handling equipment, nets, slings, ropes, cables, wire, rope and other cargo operations gear. Enforce safety practices. Prepares, consolidate, and reviews administrative, personnel, and technical reports covering unit activities.

(4) MOSC 88H4O. Supervises and manages work force. Coordinate administrative matters, communications activities and training programs. Prepare tactical plans and training materiels. Provide staff supervision, policy, and guidance for personnel and cargo movement by air, rail, motor and water transport.

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