Job Description: Motor transport operators are primarily responsible for supervising or operating wheel vehicles to transport personnel and cargo. They are the backbone of the Army’s support and sustainment structure, providing advanced mobility on and off the battlefield. Job duties include: operate all wheel vehicles and equipment over varied terrain and roadways; manage load, unload, and safety of personnel being transported; oversee and check proper loading and unloading of cargo on vehicles and trailers; employ convoy defense techniques; identify, correct or report all vehicle deficiencies; prepare vehicle for movement/shipment by air, rail or vessel.

  • Branch Branch: Army
  • Ratings Average Rating:
  • Desinnation Designation: 88M
  • Average Required Test Average Salary: $36,879
  • Entry Type Entry Type: Enlisted
  • Required Test ASVAB: OF: 85
  • Degree Degree: High School or GED
  • Age Age: 17-34
  • Citizen Citizen: U.S. or Permanent Resident
  • Category Category: Transportation & Aviation
Average Age
28 Average Age
Average Age
12,447 Number Employed
Average Age
5.0 YearsAverage Employment


Pros: Benefits and extra days offs

Cons: Long hours and working in uncontrolled weather

Location: Fort Bragg, NC


Waking up on weekdays before five in morning getting my physical performance better everyday with pt. A typical day in the army was usually very busy depending on your unit. waiting on mission to complete basically diverse to civilians job as to transport, to secretary work, to organize things. being in charge of others to make sure they work to the unit standard. The hardest part of the job was working and not knowing when you will get off the most I work was 24 hours no sleep. The most enjoyable part of the job was the people of different characters work together to make sure we accomplish our job