TRACK VEHICLE REPAIRER

Company: United States Army ( Learn More )

General Information
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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
  • Job RequirementsREQUIREMENTS

    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