MOS 12H - Constructlon Engineering Supervisor

Basic Job Description

Note: This is not an entry-level job.

The Construction Engineering Supervisor oversees the construction, repair and utilities of buildings, warehouses, fixed bridges, port facilities and petroleum pipelines, tanks and related equipment.

Duties performed by Soldiers in this MOS include:

Reads and interprets construction drawings. Estimates material, time, equipment, and labor requirements. Supervises the construction and repair of wood frame, concrete, masonry or prefabricated structures. Supervises the installation and repair of utility systems. Inspects structures and facilities to ensure compliance with specifications. Directs operator maintenance on assigned vehicles and equipment. Directs combat engineering missions.

Devises network flow diagrams such as the critical path method and coordinates work activities of supporting units. Provides supervision over all structural and utility construction projects. Inspects subordinate elements to ensure compliance with directives, construction drawings, and specifications. Plans and organizes for combat engineering missions.

Training Information


ASVAB Score Required: 95 in aptitude area GM

Security Clearance: None

Strength Requirement: very heavy.

Physical Profile Requirement: 111221

Other Requirements

  • Completion of the Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course (BNCOC)
  • Completion of the Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course (ANCOC)
  • 10-14 years of service on average

Similar Civilian Occupations

  • First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
  • Civil Engineering Technicians
  • Construction Managers