documented on the CB 60 form. The NAVSUP Form
1250s are reviewed and approved by the maintenance
NOTE: The inventory procedures are accountable
man-hours on the Equipment Repair Order.
The operators of class B assigned CESE sign the CB
60 form assuming full custody of mounted collateral
gear. CB 60 forms for class C mounted collateral gear
on CESE are signed by the yard boss. The mounted
collateral gear is annotated on the daily trip ticket, and
custody is assumed by the operator who signs the trip
ticket, or the collateral equipage can be issued and
returned to collateral each time the unit of CESE is
The attachment custodian maintains a card file and
log that shows an accurate inventory of receipts and
issues of attachments, when the attachments were last
lubricated, and any damage incurred from one operation
to another. In addition, the custodian is responsible for
the segregated storage of all attachments and their
Attachments are accessories to construction
equipment that enable the basic equipment to perform
its function or add versatility. Attachments are stored
on hardstands to keep the items out of sand, mud, and
Hydraulic lines and fittings are sealed for
protection from dirt and moisture.
Attachment accessories, such as bucket teeth,
sprockets, drum lagging, and wedges, are placed in
boxes or on pallets and marked for the appropriate
equipment. Wire rope, sheaves, and bolt threads are
lubricated. Nuts and bolts are stored in their respective
holes on the attachments when possible. Exposed
machined surfaces and open parts are preserved to
prevent oxidation and damage. Storage is maintained
so all attachments belonging to one USN number are
The attachment custodian is responsible for the
Attachments Status Board (fig. 6-18), maintained in the
The Attachments Status Board
reflects the attachment code, NAVFAC identification
number, abbreviated description, the USN number of
the equipment to which the attachment is assigned the
PM group (same as the equipment the attachment is
assigned), the location of the attachment, and remarks.
The collateral equipage custodian normally performs
the duties of the attachment custodian.
FUEL TRUCK DRIVER
Fuel operations in an NMCB are managed by the
transportation pool supervisor. The management of fuel
operations is normally delegated to the fuel truck driver
who must be mature, independent, and reliable.
NOTE: A poorly managed fuel program results in
needless downtime of equipment and delays in
The fuel truck driver must possess the knowledge,
skill, and abilities to accomplish the following:
1. Use the Equipment Status Board to determine
the location of all CESE.
2. Know the fuel requirements and function of
equipment used on construction sites.
Figure 6-18.-Attachments Status Board.