Driver Duty Descriptions

Maintains qualification on all assigned vehicles; inspects and keeps vehicles in operating condition; tracks repairs and vehicle status; performs operator maintenance when necessary; researches and recommends safe routes; prepares for convoy operations; maintains communications at all times; operates in all weather to transport cargo and personnel; visually monitors routes for hazards and IEDs; records and reports issues with route or equipment; assists in recovery of inoperative vehicles; ensures the safety of cargo and crew.

VIP Driver
Coordinates with protocol office to obtain, maintain and update routes and schedules; maintains secure communications at all times; ensures vehicle readiness at all times and immediate response to calls for service; ensures clean interior; reports mechanical problems and tracks status; maintains accurate log, performs operator maintenance; operates in all weather; meets and transports distinguished visitors from and to various locations; stocks and distributes refreshments, maps, and local support information; ensures the safe and timely delivery of cargo and passengers.

Motor Transport Operator
Supervises two noncommissioned officers and ten Soldiers; plans, organizes, and performs combat logistic patrols; dispatches vehicles, verifies log books, receives and fills taskings for motor transport; compiles time, mileage, and load data for equipment and vehicles; responsible for the operation of three RG31/MRAPs, one M1117 ASV, and two M1151 HMMWVs valued in excess of $5,750,000.

Provides professional support and technical guidance to all Soldiers requiring motor transport; plans, organizes, and operates a motor vehicle convoy; performs convoy route reconnaissance; commands a convoy march, unit or serial; supervises transporting of all types of cargo; supervises personnel preparing vehicles for deployment; trains constantly on convoy defense; prepares and implements the security and defense plans.

Heavy Wheel Vehicle Operator
Performs duties as a Heavy Wheel Vehicle Operator in a Heavy Equipment Transportation (HET) Company in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 08-12; responsible for the health, welfare, training, discipline, morale and accountability of 2 Soldiers; responsible for the maintenance and accountability of 1 Heavy Equipment Transport (HET) system, all assigned MTOE equipment and Basic Issue Items (BII) valued in excess of $550,000.

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