TRACK VEHICLE REPAIRER

United States Army
US-NV-Reno
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  • Post Date: Jun 18, 2019
  • Start Date: 6/18/2019
  • Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

OVERVIEW

The track vehicle repairer is primarily responsible for performing maintenance on tracked vehicles and supervising activities that include fuel and electrical system repair and maintenance.

JOB DUTIES
  • Repair diesel power plants/packs, compression ignition engine fuel systems and compression ignition air induction systems
  • Fix vehicle air cooling systems and vehicle liquid cooling systems, and track hull electrical systems and automatic transmission assemblies
  • Service track vehicle cross drive transmission assemblies, transfer assemblies, hydraulic brake systems and fire extinguisher/suppression systems

Skills

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 a track vehicle repairer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 13 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field. 

Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Engine repair and tune up or replacement
  • Troubleshoot mechanical and electrical problems
  • Body repair and body panel replacement
HELPFUL SKILLS
  • Interest in auto mechanics and the industrial arts
  • Enjoy physical work
  • Troubleshooting and repairing mechanical problems




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