The Marine Corps’ motor transport OccFld includes the operations and maintenance functions within the tactical and commercial motor vehicle services.
Qualifications required for US Marines to enter this profession include driving and maintenance skills of automotive vehicles and the ability to work closely with other teammates. Their duties will require them to master hard technical skills supplemented by administrative and managerial skills.
Motor transport Marines will be required to learn vehicle operation and maintenance procedures, personnel and operations management techniques, preparation of orders and directives, and record keeping procedures.
Formal schooling and standardized training is provided to US Marines entering the OccFld. Types of entry level jobs available after enlistment in the Marine Corps include work as a light or heavy vehicle operator, organizational positions, or intermediate maintenance mechanics.
Billets available to Marines in the motor transport OccFld range from duty at all staff levels of the division, wing, and force service support group to the opportunity to serve in smaller units. Recruits joining this OccFld will receive MOS 3500, Basic Motor Transport Marine.