AMPHIBIAN TRACTOR DRIVER (732)

AMPHIBIAN TRACTOR DRIVER (732)

Operates a gasoline or Diesel powered amphibian tractor used in transporting supplies, equipment, and personnel to points on land.


Prepares tractor for debarkation, checking engine, hull, tracks, and equipment. Maneuvers tractor in water to prevent crashing into other craft and grounding on sand bars or reefs. Controls loading of tractor and supervises stowing, bracing, and lashing of cargo. Is responsible for driver maintenance. Maintains log of operation, recording compass course, distances, buoys, vessels passed, currents, and landing conditions.

May evacuate casualties from land points to ships.

Must be familiar with navigation rules, harbor markers, and cargo stowage. Should have prior experience as track vehicle driver.

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