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Automated Logistical Specialist (92A)

  • Enlisted
  • Officer
  • Active Duty
  • Army Reserve
  • Open to Women
  • Entry Level

Overview

The automated logistical specialist is primarily responsible for supervising and performing management or warehouse functions in order to maintain equipment records and parts.

Job Duties

  • Establish and maintain stock records and other documents such as inventory, material control, accounting and supply reports
  • Review and verify quantities received against bills of contracts, purchase requests and shipping documents
  • Unload, unpack, count, segregate, palletize and store incoming supplies and equipment
  • Construct bins, shelving and other storage aids
  • Simplify and standardize the collection and use of maintenance data
  • Raise the quality and accuracy of performance, cost and parts data through improved maintenance management

Requirements

Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.

Training

Job training for an automated logistical specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 12 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field, including practice in handling and storing stock.

Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Stock control and accounting procedures
  • Procedures for shipping, receiving, storing and issuing stock
  • Movement, storage and maintenance of ammunition
  • Procedures for handling medical and food supplies

Helpful Skills

  • Interest in mathematics, bookkeeping, accounting, business administration and/or typing
  • Keep accurate records
  • Enjoy physical work
  • Interest in operating forklifts and other warehouse equipment

Required ASVAB Score(s)

Clerical (CL) : 90

Learn more about the ASVAB and see what jobs you could qualify for.

Compensation

Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time. Learn more about total compensation.

Education Benefits

In the Army, qualified students can earn full-tuition, merit-based scholarships, allowances for books and fees, plus an annual stipend for living expenses. Learn more about education benefits.

Future Civilian Careers

The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career as a stock control clerk, parts clerk or storekeeper with civilian factories, repair shops, department stores and government warehouses and stockrooms.

PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUTH SUCCESS (PaYS) Program

Those interested in this job may be eligible for civilian employment, after the Army, by enrolling in the Army PaYS program. The PaYS program is a recruitment option that guarantees a job interview with military friendly employers that are looking for experience and trained Veterans to join their organization. Find out more about the Army PaYS Program at http://www.armypays.com.

  • AT&T, Inc.
  • Hewlett-Packard Company
  • Kraft Foods Global, Inc.
  • Sears Holdings Corporation
  • Time Customer Service, Inc.
  • Walgreen Co.

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