Warrant Officer Prerequisites and Duty Description

914A - Allied Trades Warrant Officer

Directs the setup, operation, and maintenance of machine tools and welding equipment used to fabricate or repair parts, mechanisms, tools, and machinery. Manages automotive body, frame, and hull repair, painting, glass, radiator, canvas, and woodworking shop operations. Supervises and conducts recovery operations and maintenance of tracked and wheeled recovery equipment. Employs principles of mechanics, metals identification procedures, shop mathematics, and shop layout. Establishes and directs the upkeep of shop, stock, repair parts, and maintenance-related items required per applicable regulations. Manages quality assurance and production control programs to ensure established work standards are met and repairs are made on a timely basis. Establishes training programs to ensure subordinates are qualified in current metal fabrication and machining techniques as well as equipment operation. Coordinates shop activities with other repair shops to ensure equipment is quickly repaired and returned to user. Establishes and conducts a shop safety program per applicable regulations.

Minimum Prerequisites:


Rater’s bullet comments reflecting performance:


Senior Rater's bullet comments reflecting potential:


Letters of Recommendation (LOR’s): LOR must be from a Senior Warrant Officer CW4-CW5 in MOS 915E. The LOR must come from a Senior Warrant Officer within your immediate organization or your chain of command. If a Senior Warrant Officer in not assigned to your immediate chain of command:

NOTE 1: Experience defined: Specific (operations/logistic support) experience includes any position involving direct with metal fabrication, metal working and recovery operations.

NOTE 2: Reserve Components civilian experience related to their MOS will be taken into consideration. Evaluation reports documenting experience must describe specific MOS related positions, duties, and responsibilities performed and must be commensurate with the rank of the soldier.

NOTE 3: Applicants must submit a separate waiver request for each prerequisite not met. Waiver requests must provide rationale to why the waiver should be granted. No waivers will be granted for E-4 and below.


Please contact the proponent POCs below for any questions regarding qualifications. Address all other inquiries to the Warrant Officer Recruiting Branch at wo-team@usarec.army.mil

POC: CW4 Alexander W. Taylor (Active Component)
E-Mail: alexander.w.taylor.mil@mail.mil
DSN: 539-7370
COM: 804-765-7370
FAX: 804-765-7337


If you are a member of the Army Reserves (regardless of branch) and who wishes to apply for position as a Warrant Officer, for more information on the Army Reserve Warrant Officer Accession program please visit:


POC: CW5 Raymond A. Wolf Jr. (Reserve Components)
E-mail: raymond.a.wolf.mil@mail.mil
DSN: 539-7383
COM: 804-765-7383
FAX: 804-765-7337


If you are a member of the Army National Guard talk to your State, Territory or the District of Columbia Warrant Officer Strength Manager (WOSM) to see if you meet the qualifications and how to complete a Predetermination Packet. To speak to a Warrant Officer Strength manager please visit:


POC: CW4 Jimmy Polk (Army National Guard)
E-Mail: jimmy.w.polk.mil@mail.mil
DSN: 539-7439
COM: 804-765-7439
FAX: 804-765-7337


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