Army Canvas RepairmanEnlisted


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Supervises or performs repair of canvas equipment or canvas items.

Must be able to perform the duties of Canvas Repairman, 43K20; supervises repair of canvas equipment; examines repaired canvas items to insure proper repairs have been made; assists and directs personnel in setting up and preparing canvas repair equipment for repair and salvage operations; inspects irreparable canvas items to assure that all salvageable parts have been removed; assigns individuals to specific repair activities; instructs subordinate personnel in repair and salvage techniques; assists in controlling, expediting, scheduling, and routing items through repair sections; must be able to perform the duties of Tire Repairman, 57C40; serves as First Sergeant of a company; interprets and supervises execution of company policy and SOP; assists in planning, coordinating, and supervising all activities that support the company mission; advises company commander on all matters concerning enlisted personnel, to include assignments, reassignments, transfers, promotions, granting of passes and leave, punishments, welfare privileges, and awards; directs and coordinates company administration; forms unit for drill, ceremonies, and other military formations; receives report of personnel present and absent, and reports number of unauthorized absences; holds NCO call to disseminate instructions and information to subordinate enlisted supervisors; coordinates operation of company food service and supply activities; assists company commander in accomplishing unit training; assists in inspection of organizational activities as prescribed by commander, observes discrepancies, and initiates appropriate corrective action.

Must be able to perform the duties of at least one MOS at skill level 5; advises commander and staff on matters pertinent to troop welfare and morale in terms of assignment, reassignment, utilization, promotion, privileges, discipline, training, operations, and logistics; accompanies commander on inspections, visits, and at ceremonies; assists in inspection of command activities, facilities, and personnel as prescribed by commander; holds first sergeants' or sergeants' major call to disseminate information and instruction; insures that newly assigned enlisted personnel are instructed in military courtesy, customs of the service, and in command regulations or policies; provides counsel and guidance to noncommissioned officers and other enlisted personnel of the command; inspects duties performed by subordinate noncommissioned officers; makes notes of observed discrepancies and initiates appropriate corrective action in name of commander; assists in reception of visitors to the command; sits as member of command promotion board for senior noncommissioned officers, where authorized by pertinent regulations; performs those additional duties prescribed by the commander.

Fabricates and repairs canvas equipment; visually inspects repairable canvas equipment and webbed items for damage and wear; tests tensile strength of canvas with approved breaking test equipment; sews, darns, and patches worn or damaged canvas; attaches hardware and attachments; fabricates canvas covers, paulins, and other items; adjusts and performs preventive maintenance on canvas repair machinery.

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