BRADLEY FIGHTING VEHICLE SYSTEM MAINTAINER

Company: United States Army ( Learn More )

General Information
US-NC-Greenville
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Full-Time
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Job Description OVERVIEW

The Bradley fighting vehicle system maintainer handles the maintenance and repair of the M2/M3, A2/A3 Bradley fighting vehicle, the M6 Bradley linebacker air defense vehicle and the M-7 Bradley fire support team vehicle.

JOB DUTIES
  • Perform maintenance on gas particulate systems, vehicular mounted armament and associated fire control systems
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot malfunctions and perform maintenance and onboard direct support tasks on the Bradley fighting vehicle suspension and steering systems
  • Perform maintenance on fire extinguisher and 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 bradley fighting vehicle system maintainer 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.

    Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

    • Engine repair and tune up
    • Troubleshoot mechanical and electrical problems
    • Repair and replace body panels, fenders, power packs, weapons systems and radiators
    HELPFUL SKILLS
    • Interest in auto mechanics and the industrial arts
    • Troubleshooting and repairing mechanical problems
    • Interest in automotive engines and how they work
    • Enjoy physical work