13 - Engineer, Construction, Facilities, and Equipment
The Engineer, Construction, Facilities, and Equipment occupational field comprises Marines whose duties include metalworking and welding; repair, maintenance, and operation of engineer heavy equipment such as cranes and bulldozers; construction and repair of military structures and facilities; clearing and emplacing obstacles such as minefields; construction of standard and nonstandard bridging; and emplacing and detonating explosives for construction and demolition projects. Also, some Marines in the field work with the storage and distribution of bulk fuel products.
The opportunity to participate in a formal apprenticeship program leading to receipt of a Department of Labor Certificate of Apprenticeship completion may be available in some MOSs within this occupation field. There are a variety of challenging and interesting billets available, ranging from inspector-instructor duty, to duty with operating forces (in division, Marine logistics group, or Marine air wing), or the supporting establishment.